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Interview with Kaggle Master, ML Engineer: Ryan Chesler | Chai Time Data Science

An episode of Chai Time Data Science

By Sanyam Bhutani
Chai Time Data Science show is a Podcast + Video + Blog based show for interviews with Practitioners, Kagglers & Researchers and all things Data Science

This is also a “re-start” or continuation of the “Interview with Machine Learning Heroes Series” by Sanyam Bhutani.
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Medical Science, Open Source and AI | Interview with Dr. Judy Gichoya
Video version: https://youtu.be/ULXB6a9i20A Subscribe here to the newsletter: https://tinyletter.com/sanyambhutani In this episode, Sanyam Bhutani interviews Dr. Judy Gichoya about her journey into both the Open Source and Machine Learning world. Judy is kind enough to share great advice for people in both domains: People from the Medical domain and people from the "ML" domain looking to get started in the opposite domain. They also talk about Judy's current (and upcoming) research: https://www.nsf.gov/awardsearch/showAward?AWD_ID=1928481&HistoricalAwards=false Links:  LibreHealth: https://librehealth.io/ OpenMRS: https://openmrs.org/ Bad Blood book: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bad_Blood:_Secrets_and_Lies_in_a_Silicon_Valley_Startup Follow: Dr. Judy Gichoya https://twitter.com/judywawira https://www.linkedin.com/in/judy-gichoya-08195012/ https://medium.com/@judywawira Sanyam Bhutani: https://twitter.com/bhutanisanyam1 https://www.linkedin.com/in/sanyambhutani/ https://medium.com/@init_27 About: http://chaitimedatascience.com/ A show for Interviews with Practitioners, Kagglers & Researchers and all things Data Science hosted by Sanyam Bhutani.  You can expect weekly episodes every available as Video, Podcast, and blogposts. If you'd like to support the podcast: https://www.patreon.com/chaitimedatascience
1:03:13
September 8, 2019
"And the Bit Goes Down", Deep Learning Research, Research at FAIR | Interview with Pierre Stock
Audio (Podcast Version) available here: https://anchor.fm/chaitimedatascience Subscribe here to the newsletter: https://tinyletter.com/sanyambhutani In this Episode, Sanyam Bhutani interviews Pierre Stock, resident PhD student at FAIR Lab, Paris. In this interview, they talk a lot about his research, Deep Learning Research in general and FAIR. They also discuss Pierre's recent research: And the Bit Goes Down: Revisiting the Quantization of Neural Networks (Link: https://arxiv.org/pdf/1907.05686.pdf) Repository: https://github.com/facebookresearch/kill-the-bits Follow: Pierre Stock: https://twitter.com/PierreStock https://research.fb.com/people/stock-pierre/ Sanyam Bhutani: https://twitter.com/bhutanisanyam1 Blog: https://medium.com/@init_27 About: http://chaitimedatascience.com/ A show for Interviews with Practitioners, Kagglers & Researchers and all things Data Science hosted by Sanyam Bhutani.  You can expect weekly episodes every available as Video, Podcast, and blogposts. If you'd like to support the podcast: https://www.patreon.com/chaitimedatascience
46:30
September 5, 2019
Deep Learning Applied to Audio, Self Studying ML | Interview with fast.ai fellow Robert Bracco
Audio (Podcast Version) available here: https://anchor.fm/chaitimedatascience In this episode Sanyam Bhutani interviews Robbert Bracco about his journey, the "unofficial fastai audio port" and they set the theme for the future episodes around "Self-Teaching", "Things Jeremy Says to do/fastai recap"  Unofficial fast.ai audio framework: https://github.com/mogwai/fastai_audio/ Deep Learning Audio Thread: https://forums.fast.ai/t/deep-learning-with-audio-thread/38123 Things Jeremy Says to do Thread: https://forums.fast.ai/t/things-jeremy-says-to-do/36682/24 Follow: Robbert Bracco https://twitter.com/MadeUpMasters Sanyam Bhutani:  https://twitter.com/bhutanisanyam1 About: http://chaitimedatascience.com/ A show for Interviews with Practitioners, Kagglers & Researchers and all things Data Science hosted by Sanyam Bhutani.  You can expect weekly episodes every available as Video, Podcast, and blogposts. If you'd like to support the podcast: https://www.patreon.com/chaitimedatascience
49:07
September 1, 2019
MuseNet, OpenAI and Deep Learning Research: Interview with Christine Payne
Previous Blog Interview: https://medium.com/dsnet/interview-with-openai-fellow-christine-mcleavey-payne-aaef948ad571 In this episode, Sanyam Bhutani interviews Christine Payne for the second time. They talk about MuseNet, OpenAI and Deep Learning Research, MOOC(s) for Machine Learning, Deep Learning.  MuseNet: https://openai.com/blog/musenet/ Follow: Christine Payne: https://twitter.com/mcleavey https://www.linkedin.com/in/mcleavey/ http://christinemcleavey.com/ Sanyam Bhutani:  https://twitter.com/bhutanisanyam1 About: http://chaitimedatascience.com/ A show for Interviews with Practitioners, Kagglers & Researchers and all things Data Science hosted by Sanyam Bhutani.  You can expect weekly episodes every available as Video, Podcast, and blogposts. If you'd like to support the podcast: https://www.patreon.com/chaitimedatascience
1:00:36
August 25, 2019
Interview with the Leader of mlcourse.ai, Dr. Yury Kashnitsky | Chai Time Data Science
Subscribe to my newsletter here: https://tinyletter.com/sanyambhutani/ Course website: mlcourse.ai Call to action (Request): Please help us spread the word about the course.  Twitter thread: https://twitter.com/bhutanisanyam1/status/1163429648698494976?s=20 Linkedin Post: https://www.linkedin.com/feed/update/urn:li:activity:6569181565664972801/ In this episode Sanyam Bhutani interviews Dr. Yury Kashnitsky about mlcourse.ai; mlcourse.ai dubbed "Learn Machine Learning the hardway", is an open Machine Learning course by OpenDataScience. The course is designed to perfectly balance theory and practice. In this episode we talk about the course setup and structure. The efforts that went into creating the course. Yury is also kind enough to share many great advices to both future students and mlcourse alumni.  Follow: Dr. Yury Kashnitsky https://twitter.com/ykashnitsky https://yorko.github.io Sanyam Bhutani:  https://twitter.com/bhutanisanyam1 sanyambhutani.com About: http://chaitimedatascience.com/ A show for Interviews with Practitioners, Kagglers & Researchers and all things Data Science hosted by Sanyam Bhutani.  You can expect weekly episodes every available as Video, Podcast, and blogposts. If you'd like to support the podcast: https://www.patreon.com/chaitimedatascience
1:02:03
August 23, 2019
Albumentations Framework: a fast image augmentations library | Interview with Dr. Vladimir Iglovikov
Subscribe to my newsletter here: https://tinyletter.com/sanyambhutani/ Video of the interview is available here: https://youtu.be/P7vUzcySzkM Previous Blog Interview: https://medium.com/dsnet/interview-with-kaggle-grandmaster-senior-cv-engineer-at-lyft-dr-vladimir-i-iglovikov-9938e1fc7c Albumentations Framework: https://github.com/albu/albumentations Albumentations is a fast image augmentation library and easy to use wrapper around other libraries by Alexander Buslaev, Alex Parinov, Vladimir I. Iglovikov, Evegene Khvedchenya. In this Episode, Sanyam Bhutani interviews Dr. Vladimir Iglovikov for the second time. They talk about albumentations, image augmentations and contributing to open source.  Follow: Dr. Vladimir Iglovikov https://twitter.com/viglovikov https://www.linkedin.com/in/iglovikov/ https://www.kaggle.com/iglovikov Sanyam Bhutani:  https://twitter.com/bhutanisanyam1 https://www.linkedin.com/in/sanyambhutani/ https://www.kaggle.com/init27/ About: http://chaitimedatascience.com/ A show for Interviews with Practitioners, Kagglers & Researchers and all things Data Science hosted by Sanyam Bhutani.  You can expect weekly episodes every available as Video, Podcast, and blogposts. If you'd like to support the podcast: https://www.patreon.com/chaitimedatascience
52:58
August 19, 2019
NVIDIA's DALI Library, Image Augmentations Discussion: Interview with James Dellinger
Subscribe to my newsletter here: https://tinyletter.com/sanyambhutani/ Video available here: https://youtu.be/IMOqrf5NPUU https://towardsdatascience.com/diving-into-dali-1c30c28731c0 In this episode, Sanyam Bhutani interviews James Dellinger about his experiments with the DALI library by NVIDIA. They talk about performance, convenience, and comparisons of the frameworks against others. Follow: James Dellinger: https://twitter.com/jamrdell https://www.linkedin.com/in/jamdell/ https://medium.com/@jamesdell Sanyam Bhutani:  https://twitter.com/bhutanisanyam1 https://www.linkedin.com/in/sanyambhutani/ https://medium.com/@init_27 About: http://chaitimedatascience.com/ A show for Interviews with Practitioners, Kagglers & Researchers and all things Data Science hosted by Sanyam Bhutani.  You can expect weekly episodes every available as Video, Podcast, and blogposts. If you'd like to support the podcast: https://www.patreon.com/chaitimedatascience
32:27
August 15, 2019
Interview with Kaggle Kernels Grandmaster #1: Artgor | Andrew Lukyanenko
In this episode, Sanyam Bhutani interviews the king of kaggle kernels, Grandmaster Andrew Lukyanenko (Ranked #1) about his journey into Data Science, Kaggle. They also talk about his pipeline for writing kernels.  Follow: Andrew Lukyaneko Twitter, Linkedin, Kaggle Sanyam Bhutani:  Twitter, Linkedin, Kaggle About: http://chaitimedatascience.com/ A show for Interviews with Practitioners, Kagglers & Researchers and all things Data Science hosted by Sanyam Bhutani.  You can expect weekly episodes every available as Video, Podcast, and blogposts. If you'd like to support the podcast: https://www.patreon.com/chaitimedatascience
40:56
August 12, 2019
Interview with Kaggle Kernels GM: Shivam Bansal
In this episode, Sanyam Bhutani interviews Shivam Bansal, Kaggle Kernels GM ranked in the Top 4 of the tier. They talk about his journey into Data Science, Kaggle, the solution to his recent competition win: Data Science for Good: City of LA Comp. Shivam also shares his pipeline and motivation behind writing kernels.  Shivam's Kernel Profile, Competition Link, Competition Solution Follow: Shivam Bansal: Twitter, Linkedin, Blog Sanyam Bhutani:  Twitter, Linkedin, Blog About: http://chaitimedatascience.com/ A show for Interviews with Practitioners, Kagglers & Researchers and all things Data Science hosted by Sanyam Bhutani.  You can expect weekly episodes every available as Video, Podcast, and blogposts. If you'd like to support the podcast: https://www.patreon.com/chaitimedatascience
46:13
August 8, 2019
Deep Learning Research, Hardware, Kaggle | Interview with Tim Dettmers
This has been one of the most enlightening conversations for us about Deep Learning Research. In this Interview, Sanyam Bhutani interviews Tim Dettmers, a Ph.D. student at the University of Washington. They talk about Deep Learning Research, Pipelines for Research, Sparse Networks from Scratch: Faster training without Losing Performance paper by Tim. They also talk about Hardware, Tim's Kaggle.  Follow: Tim Dettmers: Twitter, Blog Sanyam Bhutani:  Twitter, Blog About: http://chaitimedatascience.com/ A show for Interviews with Practitioners, Kagglers & Researchers and all things Data Science hosted by Sanyam Bhutani.  You can expect weekly episodes available as Video, Podcast, and blogposts. If you'd like to support the podcast: https://www.patreon.com/chaitimedatascience
1:43:54
August 4, 2019
Data Science for Good: City of LA Kaggle Winning Solution Interview with Kaggle Kernels Grandmaster Shivam Bansal
In this Conversation, Sanyam Bhutani interviews Shivam Bansal about his recent Kaggle Competition Winning Solution for the: Data Science for Good: City of Los Angeles Competition.   The complete interview will be released on the 8th of August, Stay Tuned! The complete interview will be released on the 8th of August, Stay Tuned! Competition Link, Solution Link Follow: Shivam Bansal: Twitter, Linkedin, Blog, Kaggle Sanyam Bhutani:  Twitter, Linkedin, Blog, Kaggle About: http://chaitimedatascience.com/ A show for Interviews with Practitioners, Kagglers & Researchers and all things Data Science hosted by Sanyam Bhutani.  You can expect weekly episodes every available as Video, Podcast, and blogposts. If you'd like to support the podcast: https://www.patreon.com/chaitimedatascience
17:27
August 1, 2019
Interview with CEO of SharpestMinds, Edouard Harris | Chai Time Data Science
We're super excited to share this amazing interview with the CEO of SharpestMinds, a startup from the Y Combinator batch of W '18: Edouard Harris.  In this episode, Sanyam Bhutani interviews Edouard Harris about their company, Ed's journey into Data Science and they talk many great things about jobs in the Data Science/Machine Learning Landscape.  Follow: Edouard Harris: Twitter Profile, Linkedin Profile, Blog Sharpest Minds Jeremie Harris: Twitter Profile, Blog Russell Pollari: Twitter Profile, Linkedin Profile, Blog Host: Sanyam Bhutani:  Twitter Profile, Linkedin Profile, Blog About: http://chaitimedatascience.com/ A show for Interviews with Practitioners, Kagglers & Researchers and all things Data Science hosted by Sanyam Bhutani.  You can expect weekly episodes every Sunday, Thursday available as Video, Podcast, and blogposts. If you'd like to support the podcast: https://www.patreon.com/chaitimedatascience
51:08
July 28, 2019
Interview with Kaggle Master, ML Engineer: Ryan Chesler | Chai Time Data Science
In this Episode, Sanyam Bhutani interviews Kaggle Competition Master: Ryan Chesler. They talk about Ryan's journey into Data Science and Kaggle; his Kaggle Experience and current projects as well as his solution to the Jigsaw Unintended Bias in Toxicity Classification Kaggle Competition Interview with Machine Learning Hero Series Follow: Ryan Chesler:  Kaggle Profile, Linkedin Profile, Twitter Profile Sanyam Bhutani:  Twitter Profile About: http://chaitimedatascience.com/ A show for Interviews with Practitioners, Kagglers & Researchers and all things Data Science hosted by Sanyam Bhutani.  You can expect weekly episodes every Sunday, Thursday available as Video, Podcast, and blogposts. If you'd like to support the podcast: https://www.patreon.com/chaitimedatascience
35:15
July 25, 2019
Kaggle Triple Grandmaster, Abhishek Thakur Interview
In the first Episode, Sanyam Bhutani interviews Kaggle Triple Grandmaster: Abhishek Thakur.  They talk about Abhishek's journey into Data Science and Kaggle; his Kaggle Experience and current projects.   Interview with Machine Learning Hero Series Follow:  Abhishek Thakur:  Twitter Profile, Linkedin Profile, Kaggle Profile   Sanyam Bhutani:  Twitter Profile. Linkedin Profile, Kaggle Profile About: http://chaitimedatascience.com/  A show for Interviews with Practitioners, Kagglers & Researchers and all things Data Science hosted by Sanyam Bhutani.   You can expect weekly episodes every Sunday, Thursday available as Video, Podcast, and blogposts.   If you'd like to support the podcast
49:36
July 21, 2019
Chai Time Data Science Launch Announcement
A show for Interviews with Practitioners, Kagglers & Researchers and all things Data Science hosted by Sanyam Bhutani.   You can expect weekly episodes every Sunday, Thursday available as Video, Podcast, and blogpost. Interview with ML Hero Series: https://medium.com/p/bfaaf38df219  YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCmKaoNn0OvxVAe7f_8sXYNQ Blog: https://medium.com/@init_27
02:34
July 20, 2019
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