Benchmarking Modern GPUs for Maximum Cloud Cost Efficiency in Deep Learning
A 36% price cut to GPU instances, in addition to the potential new benefits offered by software and GPU updates, however, might be enough to tip the cost-efficiency scales back in favor of GPUs.
Nov 28, 2017
Making Magic: the GIFening
As it turns out, creating a Twitter bot to tweet Magic card GIFs is easy to implement, but with a few interesting caveats.
Nov 7, 2017
How to Make High Quality Data Visualizations for Websites With R and ggplot2
In general, it takes little additional effort to make something unique with ggplot2, and the effort is well worth it.
Aug 14, 2017
Benchmarking TensorFlow on Cloud CPUs: Cheaper Deep Learning than Cloud GPUs
Using CPUs instead of GPUs for deep learning training in the cloud is cheaper because of the massive cost differential afforded by preemptible instances.
Jul 5, 2017
Predicting the Success of a Reddit Submission with Deep Learning and Keras
Thanks to Keras, performing deep learning on a very large number of Reddit submissions is actually pretty easy. Performing it *well* is a different story.
Jun 26, 2017
The Decline of Imgur on Reddit and the Rise of Reddit's Native Image Hosting
Before Reddit added native image hosting, Imgur accounted for 15% of all submissions to Reddit. Now it's below 9%.
Jun 20, 2017