Our first unhackathon after Typhoon Mangkhut blew out our September meetup kicked off with a talk about a practical application of machine learning, and followed up with an introduction of the benefits of the L0 norm. Two teams attempted to satisfy their curiosity with analysis of the Hong Kong housing market and a new cryptocurrency […]
With the World Cup in Russia wrapping up on the same evening as our ninth un-hackathon, football was on our minds, and, with tongue in cheek, Data Science Hong Kong co-organiser Xavier put the question to our cohort of predictive modellers to find the winner, hours before the result was known. Getting down to more […]
What time do people rent share bikes in San Jose? Houston and a group of data scientists has looked at bike share data in California and made some curious obvservations at our April unhackathon. We also heard from Nick Lam-wai who is building a database on Hong Kong’s budget, the blueprint of government spending and […]
Our tight-knit community of data scientist have shared a wealth of news and inspiring projects from around the web over the past couple of months. Here is a brief round up of the more interesting articles.