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Kaggle Competition Feeds

  • Triple GM Abhishek Thakur Answers Qs from the Kaggle Community July 16, 2019 3:00 pm
    Last week we crowned the world’s first-ever Triple Grandmaster, Abhishek Thakur. In a video interview with Kaggle Data scientist Walter Reade, Abhishek answered our burning questions about who he is, what inspires him to compete, and what advice he would give to others. If you missed the video interview, take a listen. This week, he’s answering your questions!  See below for Abhishek's off the cuff responses to select Twitter questions. Have something more you want to know? Leave a comment ...
    Kaggle Team
  • Winner Interview with Shivam Bansal | Data Science for Good Challenge: City of Los Angeles July 15, 2019 2:59 pm
    The City of Los Angeles has partnered with Kaggle to create a competition to identify needed improvements in the City of LA’s job postings. In the interview below, competition winner Shivam Bansal shares his winning approach.  The Challenge  Q: Let’s start with the problem you solved. Can you summarize the competition for readers who are unfamiliar? The business problem presented in this challenge was unique. More than one-third of the city’s 50,000 workers are eligible to retire in the coming ...
    Kaggle Team
  • Kaggle Kernels Notebooks Now Offers BigQuery June 24, 2019 9:53 pm
    Since the launch of Kernels, one core focus at Kaggle has been to enable robust workflows that can empower tomorrow’s data scientists to do their best work. Today, over 200,000 public scripts and notebooks exist on our platform, showcasing a plethora of remarkable data science projects. We want to help our community take these projects to the next level by extending the possibilities of what can be done in Kernels. That is why we are excited to announce that, as ...
    Jessica Li
  • Synchronous Kernels-only Competitions: Real ML in Real Time May 17, 2019 9:18 pm
    tl;dr - We are pleased to share that we now support a general synchronous Kernels-only (KO) format: when you submit a Kernel, Kaggle will run the code against both the public test set and a withheld private test set in real time. To kick things off, you're invited to join Instant Gratification, our first synchronous Kernels-only competition using our new framework. Four Years of Kernels at Kaggle In 2015, Kaggle introduced Kernels as a resource to competition participants. It was ...
    Will Cukierski
  • Host a Kaggle Days Meetup in Your Hometown April 3, 2019 3:00 pm
    You’ve been hearing a lot about Kaggle Days lately and that's because we’re excited to be co-hosting a number of incredible events this year alongside our friends at LogicAI. We know Kaggle Days aren't accessible to everyone in the community, though, which is why we’re doubly excited about Kaggle Days Meetups! What are Kaggle Days Meetups? Kaggle Days Meetups are smaller, local events hosted by and for Kagglers. These meetups provide space for data scientists to learn, network, and have ...
    Kaggle Team
  • New Changes to the Kaggle Progression System April 1, 2019 12:00 pm
    Kaggle was founded on the principles of meritocracy, and our community has thrived as a place where anyone—regardless of background or degree—can earn accolades for their performance in machine learning competitions. Over the years, we’ve seen how one’s Kaggle rankings in competitions and community contributions can serve as powerful credentials in the data science industry. Today, we’re excited to announce the launch of the newest and highest Kaggle tier of all: The Great-Great-Great-Great Grandmaster. This next tier of achievement uses ...
    Kaggle Team
  • Data Notes: Surprising Insights Into When Crowdfunding Works March 14, 2019 2:00 pm
    Data Notes for March 14th Home loans, crowdfunding, and the best artwork of all time: Enjoy these new, intriguing, and overlooked datasets and kernels   1. 💸 An Insightful Story About Successful Crowdfunding Projects (Link) 2. 🏠 What Gets You a Home Loan in Washington? (Link) 3. 🏪 Marketing Segmentation: From Raw Data to Clusters (Link) 4. 📈 Linear Regression - Step by Step Assumptions (Link) 5. 🌎 Global Suicide Trends & Analysis (Link) 6. 🏥 Skin Lesion Analyzer (Link) ...
    Paul Mooney
  • Data Notes: Homer Simpson and Heart Disease February 28, 2019 3:00 pm
    Data Notes for February 28th Heart disease, presidential candidates, and cartoons: Enjoy these new, intriguing, and overlooked datasets and kernels   1. 💔 What Causes Heart Disease? Explaining the Model (Link) 2. 📊 Genomic Visualization via Dimensionality Reduction (Link) 3. 🍩 The Simpsons DCGAN Image Generator (Link) 4. 💣 The Rise and Fall of PUBG - Steam Reviews Analysis (Link) 5. 🍗 Natural Language Processing (NLP) for Yelp Reviews (Link) 6. 📸 Introduction to Image Augmentation using Fastai (Link) 7. 💵 ...
    Paul Mooney
  • The Future of AI in Africa Looks Bright | A Winner Interview with Mhamed Jabri February 26, 2019 8:16 pm
    Last year we took our annual data science survey to the next level by turning over the results to YOU through an open-ended Kernel competition. We were overwhelmed by the response and quality of kernels submitted. Not only are Kagglers amazing data scientists, but they’re incredible storytellers as well! Mhamed Jabri was one of those skillful enough to take our data and shape it into something meaningful— not just for Kaggle, but for the data science community at large. We ...
    Kaggle Team

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Topcoder Feeds

  • The Final Countdown: The Topcoder Open and Innovation Summit is Right Around the Corner! November 8, 2019 5:21 pm
    In just a couple of days, we’ll be gathering in Houston for the 2019 Topcoder Open and Innovation Summit. We’re unbelievably excited for the lineup of speakers, panels, teachers, and more, and we can’t wait to see you all there November 13 – 16! If you haven’t yet gotten your tickets, it’s not too late: […] The post The Final Countdown: The Topcoder Open and Innovation Summit is Right Around the Corner! appeared first on Topcoder.
    Clinton Bonner
  • Spotlight on TCO19: Innovation Summit Speaker and Panel Highlights, Masterclasses, and More November 8, 2019 4:52 pm
    Looking for a unique learning experience that will provide actionable strategies to help you increase innovation effectiveness and speed to market while reducing costs? Look no further. Meet us at the TCO19 Topcoder Innovation Summit powered by AWS, November 14th in Houston, Texas. At TCO19, you’ll have the opportunity to speak with industry leaders, attend […] The post Spotlight on TCO19: Innovation Summit Speaker and Panel Highlights, Masterclasses, and More appeared first on Topcoder.
    Clinton Bonner
  • Frac to the Future: How One Oil & Gas Company Used IT Expertise and Data to Put Safety First November 6, 2019 7:00 pm
    You know the stats: Flying in an airplane is much safer than driving a car. We take for granted that air traffic controllers coordinate and ensure the safety of thousands of flights daily. Without them, we’d see countless tragedies. New activities in other industries have similar coordination needs—such as hydraulic fracking in the oil and […] The post Frac to the Future: How One Oil & Gas Company Used IT Expertise and Data to Put Safety First appeared first on Topcoder.
    Clinton Bonner
  • 5 Insider Tips to Rock Your Time at the Topcoder Open November 5, 2019 3:00 pm
    Why do people come to watch the Topcoder Open, known to insiders as TCO? For the same reasons they love watching the world’s best athletes compete in the Olympics, the world’s top word sleuths compete on Jeopardy, or the world’s best designers (or chefs, models, singers, daters … the list goes on) in the final […] The post 5 Insider Tips to Rock Your Time at the Topcoder Open appeared first on Topcoder.
    Clinton Bonner
  • Cloud-Native Application: A Simple Definition November 5, 2019 11:48 am
    Cloud-Native Application : A Simple Definition “The move from mainframes to PCs completely changed the way we think about building applications. Client/server changed it again. Mobile, again. The move to containers and Cloud-Native apps is on the same scale.”  —  Greg DeMichillie, Google This article will introduce the basics of cloud-native applications. The reader will learn […] The post Cloud-Native Application: A Simple Definition appeared first on Topcoder.
  • TCO19 at a Glance November 4, 2019 12:23 pm
    How the Topcoder Open Began: The first ever Topcoder tournament – officially called the Topcoder Invitational 2001 – was held in Mashantucket, CT, US, June 5-7, 2001. At that time Algorithm was the only track, programmers from only two countries competed, and there was one champion. The Topcoder Open 2019 has finalists and trip winners […] The post TCO19 at a Glance appeared first on Topcoder.
  • Python Networking: Sockets October 31, 2019 1:00 pm
    “We live in a world that has walls and those walls need to be guarded by men with guns.”– Aaron Sorkin This article will introduce the basics of Python networking programming. The reader will learn how to implement advanced Python networking related scenarios and use cases.  Cybersecurity plays an important role in organizations when a […] The post Python Networking: Sockets appeared first on Topcoder.
  • Rest Easy with Topcoder’s State-of-the-Art Seven-Layered Security Program October 28, 2019 8:46 pm
    Security is one of the top concerns today for any enterprise that has an online presence, especially when a company engages other organizations to do work that involves sensitive data or intellectual property (IP). Security and confidentiality have long been a top concern for Topcoder, the world’s largest IT talent network and digital crowdsourcing platform, […] The post Rest Easy with Topcoder’s State-of-the-Art Seven-Layered Security Program appeared first on Topcoder.
    Clinton Bonner
  • TensorFlow 2.0 Basics October 25, 2019 1:00 pm
    This post will take you through the basics of using TensorFlow to build strong foundations before we start building neural networks. For details about the environment setup and installation of TensorFlow please refer to this post. Let’s first understand what a tensor is: a tensor is nothing but a multidimensional array. To use the utilities […] The post TensorFlow 2.0 Basics appeared first on Topcoder.
  • Accessibility Ecosystem: Critical Elements October 24, 2019 1:00 pm
    “Let’s stop ‘tolerating’ or ‘accepting’ difference, as if we’re so much better for not being different in the first place. Instead, let’s celebrate difference, because in this world it takes a lot of guts to be different.”― Kate Bornstein This article will talk about the critical elements of the accessibility ecosystem. Previous articles in this […] The post Accessibility Ecosystem: Critical Elements appeared first on Topcoder.

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