In vino veritas…

In vino veritas. One of many Latin proverbs I had to memorize in high school, along with really painful grammar and everything that came along. Yeah, I’ve studied Latin in high school, but can’t say it was time best spent. I've "wasted" lot of educational effort while trying to figure out what to do in … Continue reading In vino veritas…

XGBoost your sales! (Part 2)

In our last post we’ve started talking about application of ML in consumer analytics but focused primarily on data preparation step of data science process. We’ve played with FeatureTools, an open source python framework for automated feature engineering and ended up with dataset of more than 1000 features (from original 50-something!). Not bad, not bad, … Continue reading XGBoost your sales! (Part 2)

XGBoost your sales! (Part 1)

I was reading this post on KDnuggets about industries/fields where analytics practices were mostly applied which got me thinking. I use this blog to test and play with various ML methods and explore domains which I’ll probably never encounter at work, working on projects for my clients. Also, I enjoy dissecting some non-typical domains, domains … Continue reading XGBoost your sales! (Part 1)