Why Doctors Hate Their Computers and What Should Programmers Do to Return Love Instead of Hate

In the recent issue of the New Yorker magazine, Dr. Atul Gawande describes how he, being on the staff of the hospital system, “Partners HealthCare,” reacted to the hospital software upgrade. Sixteen hours of mandatory training to go from a homegrown system to a modern which Atul did not like at all. (I invite the […]

Software Engineer’s Guide to Machine Learning — Part 2 : Learning Python

Software Engineer’s Guide to Machine Learning — Part 2 : Learning Python Index for the whole series Learning an Ecosystem to practice ML We are going to be learning ML by practice.  So we need to learn a platform that we can use. I look for the following attributes on a ML platform easy to […]

Software Engineer’s Guide to Machine Learning — Part 1 : About the guide

Software Engineer’s Guide to Machine Learning — Part 1 : About the guide   Index for the whole series   Disclaimer is here About this Guide This is a a guide is based on my journey of learning Machine Learning. My background I am a software engineer by trade. Now I am a founder and […]

Hacking Hadoop – 3

Another idea (which came about in a conversation with a security guardian at a company where I was teaching). Create millions of entries in the HDFS, and this will take it out of services. A few ways to do it: Write many small files with a script. Partition a Hive table on a key that […]

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