State of the art (2019) face detection with RetinaFace and MXNet

Testing deep learning neural networks on public datasets is fun, but it's usually on unseen data that you can really see how the published techniques really perform. Recently, I was trying to detect human faces on Game of Thrones footage. I was surprised to see that the most widely used techniques didn't fare really well. … Continue reading State of the art (2019) face detection with RetinaFace and MXNet

Excel to Pandas to PostgreSQL: Data Science for Strategy Consulting

I've been lately regularly working with strategy consultancies, on data and AI matters. While corporate ambitions everywhere around data/AI are rising, when it comes to day-to-day operations, most of the data is still fragmented among many databases, and people use Excel sheets as exchange format. This in itself is interesting, because it means a corporate … Continue reading Excel to Pandas to PostgreSQL: Data Science for Strategy Consulting