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Why I Left RapidMiner Sep 21, 2018 RapidMiner & thoughts RapidMiner For those that are wondering why I left RapidMiner, my dream job, there are no gory details to share. The simple reason is I got burnt Python, RapidMiner, and Carriage Returns Aug 22, 2018 Python & RapidMiner & machine learning I’ve been working on some Python code for a RapidMiner process. What I want to do is simplify my Instagram Hashtag Tool and make it go faster. RapidMiner Text Mining Resources Aug 22, 2018 Python & RapidMiner & machine learning Just some Text Mining resources in RapidMiner that I found cool, helpful, and interesting. This list will be updated as I find more links. Using Exploring H2O.ai Aug 10, 2018 H2O.ai & RapidMiner & machine learning A few years ago RapidMiner incorporated a fantastic open source library from H2O.ai. That gave the platform Deep Learning, GLM, and a GBT algos, Introduction to RapidMiner Server Jul 24, 2018 Data Science & RapidMiner & Tutorials & machine learning I made a new video on RapidMiner Server! This is just a high level overview of the Web GUI and how to navigate through it. In future videos I’ll be Beta Testing an Instagram Hashtag Tool Jul 22, 2018 Instagram & Python & RapidMiner & machine learning Continuing the stream of consciousness from my Working with Instgram API, JSONPath, and RapidMiner post, I started beta testing a new and improved Working with the Instagram API, JSONPath, and RapidMiner Jul 12, 2018 Instagram & JSON & RapidMiner & Tutorials & machine learning I used Scott’s excellent RapidMiner Instagram API tutorial to build one of my clients a simple hashtag/keyword tool for brand marketing. The Fix Spelling Mistakes in Text Processing with RapidMiner Jul 11, 2018 RapidMiner & Python & machine learning The RapidMiner Community has some really talented Data Scientists. I recently came across a response by Unicorn lionelderkrikor on how to fix Installing RapidMiner Studio on AWS Jun 29, 2018 AWS & RapidMiner & Java 8 & X11 Windows & machine learning For a project I had to spin up an EC2 instance and install RapidMiner Studio there. I needed a static IP to make some connections to a database Word Clouds in RapidMiner and R Jun 29, 2018 RapidMiner & R & machine learning There was a question from the RapidMiner Community on how to make a word clouds in RapidMiner using R. It’s really easy. First, you’ll need to make RapidMiner's New Time Series Extension Jun 3, 2018 RapidMiner & Time Series & Extension & machine learning I’m really liking the overhaul of the old Value Series extension. RapidMiner has been building a new Time Series extension that started with the Consuming REST API's and Text Mining with RapidMiner Jun 1, 2018 RapidMiner & Text Mining & LDA & machine learning Online is becoming the ‘goto’ place for customers to interact with a company Number 1 reason to access chat is to get a quick answer in an Consuming REST API's and Text Mining with RapidMiner Jun 1, 2018 RapidMiner & Text Mining & LDA & machine learning Online is becoming the ‘goto’ place for customers to interact with a company Number 1 reason to access chat is to get a quick answer in an Learn RapidMiner Livestream Volume 4 May 26, 2018 RapidMiner & SMOTE & Balancing Data & machine learning I completely fail in this live stream and it’s hilarious. Before I crash and burn, I do talk about how to upsample, downsample, and balance data! Word2Vec Example Process in RapidMiner May 3, 2018 RapidMiner & Data Science & Word2Vec & Twitter & machine learning This is an example process of how to use Word2Vec in RapidMiner with the Search Twitter operator. For more information check out this post on the Learn RapidMiner Livestream Volume 1 May 2, 2018 RapidMiner & Data Science & machine learning I had my first YouTube LiveStream on how to use RapidMiner. It’s about 48 minutes long and I do a GUI overview and do some text mining. I even Getting Started in Data Science - Part 1 Apr 25, 2018 Data Science & RapidMiner & Python & machine learning This is the forward to an introduction on getting started in data science. I wanted to write a set of ‘getting started’ posts to share with readers Mean Reversion Trading Process in RapidMiner Mar 19, 2018 Mean Reversion & RapidMiner & Trading & Tutorials & machine learning Lately I’ve been think about becoming more active in trading again. I was reviewing some strategies and decided to recreate a mean reversion trading Extract Ernst Hemingway Quotes from Goodreads Feb 20, 2018 RapidMiner & Text Mining & Tutorials & Web Mining & machine learning Here’s a fast and simple process to extract Ernst Hemingway Quotes from Goodreads. The process is not done, I still need to loop over each quote and Predicting Historical Volatility for the S&P500 Dec 17, 2017 Forecasting & Historical Volatility & Option Trading & RapidMiner & machine learning Predicting Historical Volatility is easy with RapidMiner. The attached process uses RapidMiner to recreate a research paper Options trading driven Rapidminer 5.0 Video Tutorial 13 - Parameter Optimization Oct 17, 2017 RapidMiner & Video & Tutorial & machine learning In this Rapidminer Video Tutorial I show the user how to use the Parameter Optimization operator to optimize your trained data. The example shows Introduction to Deep Learning Oct 16, 2017 RapidMiner & Keras & Deep Learning & machine learning This is a great introduction to Deep Learning. I know I learned a few things from Phillip. ##Some key concepts RapidMiner now can do GPU deep Use RapidMiner to AutoLabel a Twitter Training Set Sep 9, 2017 Product Marketing & RapidMiner & Tutorials & One-Class & SVM & LIME & machine learning I’ve been struggling with how to separate the signal from noise in Twitter data. There’s great content and sentiment there but it’s buried by Use RapidMiner to Discover Twitter Content Aug 12, 2017 Product Marketing & RapidMiner & Tutorials & machine learning Welcome to this new tutorial on how to use RapidMiner to discover Twitter Content. I created this process as a way to monitor what’s going on in the Is it Possible to Automate Data Science? Jul 10, 2017 Automation & Data Science & RapidMiner & Thoughts & machine learning A few months ago I read about a programmer that automated his job down to the point where the coffee machine would make him lattes! Despite the RapidMiner Training 2017 Jun 18, 2017 Training & Data Science & RapidMiner & social I just capped off a 4 day RapidMiner training class in NYC last week. It was a ton of fun and I got to meet lots of super smart and cool people. Mashing Up Julia Language with RapidMiner Feb 10, 2017 Julia Language & RapidMiner & Tutorials & machine learning If you want to execute any Python in RapidMiner, you have to use the Execute Python operator. This operator makes things so simple that people use Latest Writing Elsewhere December 2016 Jan 3, 2017 Blogging & Data Science & RapidMiner & Writing & social It’s hard to believe but 2016 is over. Here’s a list of my writings elsewhere in December 2016. I’m also including some RapidMiner community Rebuilding a Blog - Part 4 Oct 4, 2016 Content Marketing & Internet & Data Science & RapidMiner & social This post on rebuilding a blog is continuation of my previous post. In this post I wanted to review some goals I created in Google Analytics. These Latest Writings Elsewhere for September 2016 Sep 29, 2016 Content Marketing & Internet & Data Science & RapidMiner & Tutorials & social Just a quick list of the content I’ve created some place other than this blog. This current list is 100% RapidMiner related but I’d like to branch Software Advice Interview Sep 9, 2016 Interview & Text Analytics & RapidMiner & social Just a short note, but Tom Wentworth and I were interviewed by Software Advice. They were evaluating easy to use but powerful Text Analytics tools Rebuilding a Blog - Part 3 Sep 6, 2016 Content Marketing & Internet & Data Science & RapidMiner & social This post on rebuilding a blog is continuation of my previous post. My new SEO strategy is starting to pay off and I owe it all to tweaking the Rebuilding a Blog - Part 2 Aug 5, 2016 Content Marketing & Internet & Data Science & RapidMiner & social What’s not surprising is that my readers come from all over the world. The map below are where they came from in the first half of 2016. The Plugging in Plot.ly, Python, and RapidMiner May 4, 2016 RapidMiner & Plotly & machine learning I’ve struggled for a while trying to build an embedded visualization for my auto-generated blog posts. I tried D3js (javascript), Bokeh (python), Today's Chart: FBIO Apr 20, 2016 $FBIO & AutoChart & RapidMiner & Markdown & social The chart of $FBIO is generated using the Plot.ly JS library and RapidMiner Studio. This is a daily chart from 2015-10-18 to 2016-04-18. For further Today's Chart: MCD Apr 18, 2016 $MCD & AutoChart & RapidMiner & Markdown & social The chart of $MCD is generated using the Plot.ly JS library and RapidMiner Studio. This is a daily chart from 2015-10-18 to 2016-04-18. For further Today's chart: XOM Apr 13, 2016 RapidMiner & AutoChart & social This is an autogenerated post from RapidMiner. It extracted a daily chart of $XOM ending on 2016-04-13. This currently hotlinks the following A view of Boston Apr 10, 2016 Boston & RapidMiner & social My Second Anniversary Feb 29, 2016 RapidMiner & Career & Personal & social I’m about to celebrate my 2 year anniversary at RapidMiner in 3 days! Wow, time flies when you’re having fun! I’ve gotten to work with some amazing D3js Scatter Plot in RapidMiner Jan 18, 2016 RapidMiner & D3js & machine learning Continuing on the theme of using D3js to visualize RapidMiner results, this time I show you how to skip putting it into a RapidMiner Server Extending GIS in RapidMiner Dec 31, 2015 Geospatial & GIS & RapidMiner & machine learning My talented coworker and GIS expert, Balázs Bárány, made some amazing progress on extending GIS in RapidMiner. Using Groovy Script, and the Execute Geo Distance in RapidMiner and Python Nov 4, 2015 Geospatial & RapidMiner & Python & machine learning In my previous post, I showed how you can use the Enrich by Webservice operator and OpenStreetMaps to do reverse geocoding lookups. This post will Extracting OpenStreetMap Data in RapidMiner Oct 30, 2015 Open Source & Open Street Map & RapidMIner & machine learning A few weeks ago I wanted to play with the Enrich by Webservice operator. The operator is part of the RapidMiner Web Mining extension and is Coding RapidMiner in Python Oct 28, 2015 Python & RapidMiner & machine learning Back in middle school we learned about log tables. We learned how to look them up in a table, interpolate them, and then use the result in our New RapidMiner Intro Videos Sep 21, 2015 RapidMiner & Tutorial & Videos & machine learning I’m pretty excited to have been selected as the “voice of RapidMiner” for 6 new introduction videos that were just posted to YouTube. The first one Using Python with RapidMiner Apr 1, 2015 Python & RapidMiner & machine learning Just a quick note, I recently recorded a new video on how to use Python with RapidMiner Studio. One Year Already? Mar 8, 2015 RapidMiner & Personal & Career & social There’s a reason why I’ve been neglecting this blog, it’s because I’ve been working my tail off! I’ve been so busy that I blew right through my one 15 Million Dollars Feb 18, 2015 Venture Capital & Investment & RapidMiner & social Just wanted to share some exciting news! RapidMiner got another round of Venture Capital (VC) funding today. Series B funding closed at $15 million Some New Videos Jan 30, 2015 RapidMiner & Tutorial & Video & machine learning In case you haven’t noticed, the RapidMiner YouTube channel has been very active lately. There are new videos being uploaded every week and a The Journey Dec 18, 2014 RapidMiner & Career & social This has been truly an exciting year for @RapidMiner and I’m humbled that I’m part of the team. Working at RapidMiner is like embarking on a new Sentiment Analysis & RapidMiner Dec 5, 2014 RapidMiner & Tutorial & machine learning This year, in late October, Rapidminer released an update to their Wordnet Extension. Granted, it’s December and I’m just getting around to playing Photos from Germany Nov 26, 2014 RapidMiner & Travel & social As I mentioned before, I was in Germany for Radoop training and while I was there I managed to take a few photos of the area surrounding the Radoop Training in Germany Nov 23, 2014 RapidMiner & Radoop & Big Data & Travel & social I spent last week in Dortmund at the Rapidminer office - the place where it all started - to take part in Radoop training. It was a mind blowing Twython and the Rise of Something Oct 14, 2014 RapidMiner & Python & machine learning For the longest time I had a goal to automate Neural Market Trends with financial innovation(s) and broadcast the results to my readers. I wanted Twitter OAuth in RapidMiner Jul 8, 2014 RapidMiner & Tutorial & machine learning This is why I love the Rapidminer Community. There are so many smart people out there sharing their Rapidminer processes with us that it keeps Tips and Tricks Using Rapidminer - Balancing Data Jul 2, 2014 RapidMiner & Video & Tutorial & machine learning Posted another tips and tricks video using Rapidminer. This one is about how to balance and sample data from a large data set (10 million Tips and Tricks Using Rapidminer Jun 30, 2014 RapidMiner & Video & Tutorial & machine learning Finally got around to making a few new videos. This one is about using the Union operator and it saved me from a Sunday night of hell. Hope you Craft Beer Demo May 21, 2014 Beer & Machine Learning & RapidMiner & machine learning I love beer, especially craft beers, and I also love what people say about beers on Twitter. One evening I had a wild idea to see if I can find out First Month and Half at RapidMiner Apr 11, 2014 RapidMiner & Career & social I really wanted to do a “my first month anniversary working at Rapidminer” post, but I had no time. I’ve been working like a mad man supporting our RapidMiner: A Leader in Advanced Analytics Feb 24, 2014 RapidMiner & RapidAnalytics & Raspberry Pi & machine learning Last week the news broke that Gartner Research placed Rapidminer in the Leader Quadrant for Advanced Analytics. I can’t say that I was surprised at The RAPi Project Update Feb 17, 2014 RapidMiner & RapidAnalytics & Raspberry Pi & machine learning With every few steps forward on this project, I inevitably take a step back. On Friday night I successfully created a 2 node Pi computer. I tested Betting on RapidMiner in a Big Way Feb 12, 2014 RapidMiner & Career & social This past Friday I resigned from my position as a Civil Engineering Manager at SYSTRA, my employer of the last 6+ years.  I did this because an The RAPi Project Feb 10, 2014 RapidMiner & RapidAnalytics & Raspberry Pi & machine learning My initial setback in running Rapid Analytics on a Raspberry Pi might end up being just a small stumbling block in the end. The only thing that’s Rapid Analytics: On a Raspberry Pi – Part 3 Feb 6, 2014 RapidMiner & RapidAnalytics & Raspberry Pi & machine learning #Rapid Analytics: On a Raspberry Pi — Part 3 Update: After talking with some IT folks, I realized that I might just be able to Rapid Analytics: On a Raspberry Pi - Part 2 Feb 4, 2014 RapidMiner & RapidAnalytics & Raspberry Pi & machine learning #Rapid Analytics: On a Raspberry Pi - Part 2 I had some great success last night installing Rapid Analytics 1.3 (RA) on the Raspberry Pi. I RapidAnalytics on a Raspberry Pi? Feb 3, 2014 RapidMiner & RapidAnalytics & Raspberry Pi & machine learning I’m attempting a feat that I believe hasn’t been done or thought of before, putting Rapid Analytics (RA) 1.3 on a Raspberry Pi. I know that the Random Forest Trees in RapidMiner Feb 1, 2014 RapidMiner & Tutorial & Random Forest & machine learning I was fooling around yesterday with the Random Forest Tree operator in Rapidminer because of this post on Revolution Analytics (great website Finance and Economics Extension Jan 15, 2014 Finance & Economics & RapidMiner & Extension & machine learning I’m playing around with the Rapidminer Finance and Economics extension, from Broad Reach Analytics, and I like it.  It’s a slick and fast way to Rapid-I gets $5 Million Infusion Nov 4, 2013 RapidMiner & Venture Capital & social Congrats to the Rapid-I team for getting a $5 million dollar cash infusion and opening a Boston HQ! RapidMiner on Raspberry Pi Jun 19, 2013 Raspberry Pi & RapidMiner & machine learning The image below is my first Raspberry Pi computer.  It’s an amazing little thing and I decided to purchase one ($35 USD) so I can connect it to my AAII Fund Portfolio - R Code Jun 18, 2013 AAII & RapidMiner & R & social I’m uploading, as a text file, the R code for generating my AAII Fund Portfolio charts.  It’s really simple, uses Quantmod, and pulls daily data Rapidminer Sample Process - Multiply Data Jan 23, 2012 RapidMiner & Tutorial & machine learning I often use the Multiply operator to make copies of my data set and feed it into different learners. I do this because sometimes I don’t know if a Rapidminer Sample Process Financial Text Mining Jan 19, 2012 RapidMiner & Tutorial & machine learning This is the sample Rapidminer process I used in Video #14.  Just download the text file and import into into RM using the import process function. Rapidminer Sample Process: Parameter Optimization Jan 18, 2012 RapidMiner & Tutorial & machine learning Below is a simple parameter optimization process in Rapidminer using the Iris data set.  Download the TXT file and import it into Rapidminer.  Of Text Mining Blog Keywords In Rapidminer and Google Analytics Mar 18, 2011 Text Mining & RapidMiner & Google Analytics & machine learning So I finally got around to downloading some keyword data from Google Analytics for the time period of 2/17/11 through 3/17/11 just to see what’s R and Rapidminer Together = Disruptive Technology! Mar 5, 2011 R & Statistics & RapidMiner & machine learning I’ve been teaching myself R now that I finally got Rapidminer’s R plugin to work.  It’s  pretty slick program and easy to learn, I’ve picked up Rapidminer 5.0 Video Tutorial 14 - Web Mining Financial Web Sites - Part 1 Feb 28, 2011 RapidMiner & Video & Tutorial & machine learning In this Rapidminer Video Tutorial I show the user how to use the web crawling and text mining operators to download 4 web pages, build a word Breakout Stock Pattern Recognition Jan 19, 2011 RapidMiner & Stocks & machine learning I love trading breakouts and piling into trends.  As such I’ve been spending an awful lot of time trying to understand patterns that the assets Rapidminer pushes the envelope with Information Extraction Jan 14, 2011 RapidMiner & Text Mining & machine learning I’ve been waiting for this plugin ever since Felix Jungermann showcased it at RCOMM 2010! It seems all the really cool things were showcased there RapidAnalytics released into the wild! Jan 12, 2011 RapidMiner & RapidAnalytics & machine learning This maybe old news to some but to those that don’t know, RapidAnalytics has been released to the community!  I got to watch Simon Fischer of the A Botched "R" plugin installation in Rapidminer - Solution Jan 11, 2011 RapidMiner & R & machine learning I decided to install the “R” plugin in Rapidminer recently and seriously botched the process.  I botched it so bad that Rapidminer got stuck in an Tweeting Sentiment Nov 3, 2010 Text Mining & Twitter & RapidMiner & machine learning Twitter, Sentiment Wow, I finally got my hands on some Twitter data from my collaborative partner and began the process of text mining it. The Rapidminer 5.X Video Tutorial #12 - Using the Generate Attribute Operator to Create Trading Rules Oct 5, 2010 RapidMiner & Tutorials & Video & machine learning ** There are NEW livestream videos about RapidMiner! Visit my Channel here ** In this video I highlight the often overlooked (I know I did) Rapidminer 5.0 Video Tutorial 11 - Pattern Recognition and Landmarking Plugin Sep 30, 2010 RapidMiner & Video & Tutorial & machine learning I’m back to making new videos again, at least for a little while! This new video showcases the Pattern Recognition & Landmarking plugin that Parameter Optimization in Rapidminer 5.0 Apr 30, 2010 RapidMiner & Tutorial & machine learning In several of my video tutorials I assign different parameters for my learning model “on the fly.” Of course the question any astute reader/viewer Rapidminer 5.0 Video Tutorial 10 - Financial Time Series Modeling Part 2 Apr 7, 2010 RapidMiner & Video & Tutorial & machine learning In this video we continue building a financial time series model, using S&P500 daily OHLCV data, and the windowing, sliding validation, and Rapidminer 5.0 Video Tutorial 9 - Financial Time Series Modeling Part 1 Mar 30, 2010 RapidMiner & Video & Tutorial & machine learning In this video we start building a financial time series model, using S&P500 daily OHLCV data, and the windowing, sliding validation, and Rapidminer 5.0 Video Tutorial 8 - Financial Time Series Data Discovery Mar 23, 2010 RapidMiner & Video & Tutorial & machine learning In this video we review data discovery techniques for Financial Time Series data by calculating a Simple Moving Average (SMA), creating a Rapidminer 5.0 Video Tutorial 7 - Evolutionary Weighting Example Mar 16, 2010 RapidMiner & Video & Tutorial & machine learning In this tutorial, we highlight Rapidminer’s weighting operator using an evolutionary approach.  We use financial data to preweight inputs before we Rapidminer 5.0 Video Tutorial 6 - Creating a Decision Tree with Rapidminer 5.0 Mar 10, 2010 RapidMiner & Video & Tutorial & machine learning Calling all marketers!  In this video we discuss how we can use Rapidminer to create a decision tree to help us find “sweet spots” in a particular Rapidminer 5.0 Video Tutorial 5 - Genetic Algorithmic Data Preprocessing Part 2 Mar 9, 2010 RapidMiner & Video & Tutorial & machine learning In this video we continue where we left off in Video Tutorial #4.  We discuss some of the parameters that are available in the Genetic Algorithm Rapidminer 5.0 Video Tutorial 4 - Genetic Algorithmic Data Preprocessing Part 1 Mar 3, 2010 RapidMiner & Video & Tutorial & machine learning In this video I highlight the data generation capabilities for Rapidminer 5.0 if you want to tinker around, and how to use a Genetic Optimization Rapidminer 5.0 Video Tutorial 3 - Building a Gold Trend Classification Model Part 2 Feb 26, 2010 RapidMiner & Video & Tutorial & machine learning In this video I discuss how to use a cross and simple validation operator to split your training data into two sets: training and validation data Rapidminer 5.0 Video Tutorial 2 - Building a Gold Trend Classification Model Part 1 Feb 23, 2010 RapidMiner & Video & Tutorial & machine learning Looks like I’m on a roll! Please see my Rapidminer 5.0 Video Tutorial #2. In this video we begin the process of recreating my original written NMT Rapidminer 5.0 Video Tutorial 1 - Introduction To Rapidminer Feb 20, 2010 RapidMiner & Video & Tutorial & machine learning After a very long hiatus I present to my readers my first Rapidminer 5.0 video tutorial. It’s just a quick 10 min introduction to the GUI and data Tutorials Apr 1, 2007 Neural Market Trends & Rapidminer & Tutorials & Videos & D3js & Excel & Python & Blot.Im & JuliaLang & R Welcome to Neural Market Trend’s “Tutorials” lesson page. I teach you how to build machine learning models and use Data Science to solve your