Video Highlights: Gradient Boosting: XGBoost, LightGBM and CatBoost — with Kirill Eremenko

In this video presentation, our good friend Jon Krohn, Co-Founder and Chief Data Scientist at the machine learning company Nebula, is joined by Kirill Eremenko to walk listeners through why decision trees and random forests are fruitful for businesses, and he offers hands-on walkthroughs for the three leading gradient-boosting algorithms today: XGBoost, LightGBM, and CatBoost.

Research Highlights: Why Do Tree-based Models Still Outperform Deep Learning on Tabular Data?

In this regular column we take a look at highlights for breaking research topics of the day in the areas of big data, data science, machine learning, AI and deep learning. For data scientists, it’s important to keep connected with the research arm of the field in order to understand where the technology is headed. Enjoy!

NVIDIA’s New Data Science Workstation— a Review and Benchmark

This new whitepaper from NVIDIA Partner firm PNY Technologies, tests and reviews the recently released Data Science Workstation, a PC that puts together all the Data Science hardware and software into one nice package. The workstation is a total powerhouse machine, packed with all the computing power—and software—that’s great for plowing through data.