Doruk's Blog

a collection of posts about DS/ML/CS


A case for better Python docstrings

5 minute read

I have been using Python daily for 3 years, and working professionally with it for about a year now. It is a great language, and I’m grateful that I get to w...

Introducing persistd

3 minute read

persistd is a workspace/workflow manager made for multi-tasking developers. It allows you to persist your virtual desktop over multiple reboots. Automaticall...

Introducing Books2Rec

5 minute read

I am proud to announce Books2Rec, the book recommendation system I have been working for the last couple of months, is live. Using your Goodreads profile, Bo...

Adventures with RapidMiner

5 minute read

For our Big Data Science course @ NYU, me, Nick, and Amit are building a Book Recommender System, specifically for using with GoodReads. Although the exact d...

Representation Learning: An Introduction

9 minute read

Representation Learning is a relatively new term that encompasses many different methods of extracting some form of useful representation of the data, based ...

Hello World

less than 1 minute read

Welcome to the blog. This blog will house my adventures through grad school and beyond. The contents of this blog will therefore (presumably) be about Data S...

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