11 September 2013
Hi, I'm Noel
I blog here about data, programming, and business.
16 August 2013
In a previous post I argued for the usefulness of bandit algorithms to marketers and data scientists. In short, they allow us to perform faster A/B testing, to personalise offers to customers, and to recommend rapidly changing content. I also mentioned I’m running a free course on bandit algorithms. It is starting next week, and I’ve been busy working on the course material. I now have a clearer idea of the course outline and how the material will be delivered, which I’d like to share with you.
05 August 2013
I think bandit algorithms are great — so much so that I'm running a free course on them. This post trys to give a quick overview of why I feel such enthusiasm for them, and tells you how you can sign up to my free course.
10 July 2013
Programmers often talk about expressivity, but this doesn't capture a lot of what is useful about a programming language. Real programs run in a specific implementation, and implementations differ in how much control they give you over the machine. How well do languages balance the two?
13 April 2013