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NIPS Authors 2006 - 2016

As part of the Deep Learning Indaba, we have gotten a dataset of the accepted papers from NIPS 2006 - 2016 and countries of corresponding authors. We wanted to understand the scale of the non-participation of countries/regions as well as

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Data Science Africa 2017

Earlier in the 2017 I attended the UN Data Forum. Outside some oddities out of some of the things discussed at that conference (especially on Data and power dynamics, you can read a paper we wrote in response -> A critical

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Teaching at AIMS Data Science Workshop

I had the privilege to be able to present a number of topics at the African Institute for Mathematical Science's Data Science workshop. I really enjoyed my time teaching, learning from the other speakers and meeting very talented students from

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Data Science #1: Science Stars Article

First article in the DST Magazine ScienceStars (Aimed at informing youth on science matters) You can read it here.

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A dive into Word2Vec + TSNE for visualisation.

This is a quick post. Spent some of Human Rights day playing with Word2Vec on a dataset we have of Tweets collected from Gauteng for a 2 week period in February 2017. You can see the results of Gauteng Twitter Word2Vec

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