Author: Saeed Amen

QuantMinds 2022 Barcelona

It’s been thirty years since Barcelona held the Olympics. Whilst I never visited the city before the Olympics, it’s difficult not to notice the impact of the event. You can see this in many areas of the city, such as in the seaside, where the beachfront was developed. The legacy of the Olympics in Barcelona…

Machine learning for data cleaning

Every data scientist wants to do the fun stuff, ie. building models! You might be forecasting a variable. Perhaps you are classifying a variable into a specific group. Machine learning is usually part of this, whether it’s a simpler linear model or something more complicated that can take into non-linear relationships, whether that is a…

Machine learning in macro

There are buzzwords and there are buzzwords. The buzziest (if that indeed is a word) of buzzwords in technology is that of machine learning, whether it’s using machine learning to improve image recognition, natural language processing etc. Although, I’ve got to admit, there’s still a long way to go… I still repeatedly get advised to…