Kaggle with Ben Hamner

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Data science competitions are an effective way to crowdsource the best solutions for challenging datasets.

Kaggle is a platform for data scientists to collaborate and compete on machine learning problems with the opportunity to win money from the competitions’ sponsors.

Ben Hamner is the co-founder and CTO of Kaggle.

Questions

  • What is Kaggle?
  • How does the experience of an individual competitor compare to the experience of a data science team?
  • What is Kaggle’s tech stack?
  • Do companies collect too much data?
  • How do you use machine learning to convert neural patterns into control signals?

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