The Yhat Blog


machine learning, data science, engineering




  • Building a (semi) Autonomous Drone with Python

    by Greg | Apr 19 2016

    How to use Python and node.js to build a drone that moves all by itself.


  • Data Normalization in Python

    by Greg | Apr 06 2016

    How to normalize data using feather and pandas.


  • Cricket Survival Analysis

    by Keshav Ramaswamy | Mar 14 2016

    Examining cricket player career lengths using Survival Analysis


  • The Data Science of Firing Your (NHL) Coach

    by Jean-René Gauthier | Feb 23 2016

    Does firing a coach during the season actually help a team improve their record?


  • Interview with a Data Scientist Tool Developer

    by Peadar Coyle | Feb 18 2016

    Interview with one of the core members of the pandas Python library, Masaaki Horikoshi


  • Rodeo 1.3 - Tab-completion for docstrings!

    by Colin Ristig | Feb 14 2016

    New release, including tab-completion for getting docstrings for functions and bug fixes.


  • Electron Release Manager

    by Greg Lamp | Feb 04 2016

    electron-release-manager, an open source project for auto-updates in Electron.


  • Summarizing Data in SQL

    by Matt DeLand | Feb 01 2016

    4 ways to summarize your dataset in SQL so you can run it directly on your database.


  • What is Model-Based Machine Learning?

    by Tom Diethe | Jan 14 2016

    An introduction to model-based machine learning, plus useful tools and a case study.


  • Unearthing Data to Unleash Impact: Using Unique Data Sources to Drive Change

    by Nick Eng and Neal Myrick | Jan 06 2016

    Three cases of DataKind and Tableau Foundation helping nonprofits use data for social good.