Metrics layer is the rising “missing component” of the modern data stack. I dive into functionalities provided by 10 prominent players in the space and contrast them with a player no one talks about: Microsoft Power BI.
Realizing you’re privileged is uncomfortable. It’s like understanding you can have a cake and eat it, too, except you never asked for the damn cake and you now realize most people aren’t as lucky as you are.
Last semester, I learned about Gaussian Processes. They seemed really intriguing at the first glance, and it turned out they are even more intriguing as you dig deeper. This post is an application-oriented intro to Gaussian Processes. I’ll cover GP regressions, forecasting for time series and usage of GPs in bayesian optimization among other things.