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I play at the crossroads of technology, health and art. Broadcasting from: www.mrdbourke.com

Think machine learning might be helpful for your project? Here’s how the best do it.

machine learning code is often only a small piece of an entire machine learning system
machine learning code is often only a small piece of an entire machine learning system
ML code is only a small piece of the puzzle.


Set the system up so you always win.

snow leopard looking outward
snow leopard looking outward
Photo by Frida Bredesen on Unsplash


Don’t be a victim of your reality. Become an author by stacking your talents, affirming yourself, sparking curiosity and keeping it simple simple simple.

xbox controller with style transfer effect applied
xbox controller with style transfer effect applied
Photo by Kamil S ft. Style Transfer



What do you have without your health? Five questions to ask yourself everyday. The optionality of life. Using time and boredom to guide your decisions.

Take more baths in nature. Photo by the author.


A beginner-friendly approach to learning the fundamentals of data science and machine learning with Python

a person studying at a dual monitor setup in a dark room
a person studying at a dual monitor setup in a dark room
The author nerding out at his non-cable managed work station. Thank you Sam Bourke for the photo.


Speed testing a (nearly) top-spec Intel-based 16-inch MacBook Pro versus the new Apple silicon MacBook Air and 13-inch MacBook Pro

intel macbook pro alongisde two m1 macbooks
intel macbook pro alongisde two m1 macbooks
From right to left: an Intel-based 16-inch MacBook Pro, M1-powered 13-inch MacBook Pro, M1 13-inch MacBook Air.


Principles for using math, code and data to seduce Mother Nature into revealing her secrets.

Coding can get a little grey. Surround yourself with colour. Photo by Sam Bourke.

1. Math, Code and Data are your holy trinity


Notes, feelings and body measurements from my first five day fast

Photo by Alla Hetman on Unsplash


Advice on writing words worth being paid for

iphone 12 pro promotion picture with “it’s time to get paid.” text
iphone 12 pro promotion picture with “it’s time to get paid.” text
The new iPhone 12 comes out this month. And people are going to line up to pay for it. Imagine if the same thing happened with your writing. Source: Apple iPhone 12 Pro homepage, edits by the author.

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