AI competitions don’t produce useful models

Awesome post totally recommended: AI competitions don’t produce useful models TLTR; From the upper average top performing models the one that has the best accuracy is not necessarily the best one. The blog post argues that the test set is not big enough to differentiate among the best models so in most of the cases […]

Complaining about a problem without posing a solution is called whining

“Complaining about a problem without posing a solution is called whining” – Theodore Roosevelt Roosevelt seemed to be a very interesting persona. With many wonderful quotes and speeches like the man in the arena, April 1910. This speech I would say is the long version from today’s quote. Complaining about things does not help. We […]

Hiding API keys in python using anaconda environment variables

First you should have anaconda 😉 Then we need to find out where the environment is located echo $CONDA_PREFIX We’ll create create the sub-directories cd $CONDA_PREFIX mkdir -p ./etc/conda/activate.d mkdir -p ./etc/conda/deactivate.d touch ./etc/conda/activate.d/env_vars.sh touch ./etc/conda/deactivate.d/env_vars.sh We’ll have to input the variables in ./etc/conda/activate.d/env_vars.sh For example here we will add a secret key and a […]