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A Guide to this Year’s Ocean Celebrations

Happy World Ocean Day, Ocean Week Canada, Ocean Festival, and Ocean Decade!   Annually on and around June 8, millions of people from 150+ countries participate in countless ways to take action on behalf of our shared ocean, such as organizing school events, aquatic cleanups, and community engagement through science and art.   What’s happening globally

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Part 3: Data Volume, Cleaning and Documentation

This it the final part of a three part series of how to build a dataset ofr machine learning.  Find the previous parts below: Part 1: https://deepsense.ca/2022/02/09/blog-building-your-own-dataset-for-machine-learning/  Part 2: https://deepsense.ca/2022/02/17/part-2-acquiring-external-data/ Watch Amit’s Discovery Session on how to build an image based dataset: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3TT4hySJVvA  ~~~~~~~ How much data is enough?  Web scrapping is actually quite fun and

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BLOG: Part 2: Acquiring external data

Find Part 1 of the blog series here: https://deepsense.ca/2022/02/09/blog-building-your-own-dataset-for-machine-learning/  Watch Amit’s Discovery Session on how to build an image based dataset: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3TT4hySJVvA  Here are a few of the most relevant libraries for web scrapping:  Requests: a python library for making http request such as GET, POST etc. It is much simpler and easy to use than

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BLOG: Part 2: Building your own dataset for machine learning

The following blog is Part 1 of a 3 Part Blog Series! Find Part 2 here: https://deepsense.ca/2022/02/17/part-2-acquiring-external-data/  Watch Amit’s Discovery Session on how to build an image based dataset: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3TT4hySJVvA  We live in the information age. It is said to be a period in human history characterized by a shift from industrial production to one based

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BLOG: Don’t be afraid of taking chances

Before I joined IBM, I was working in a different field (DevOps, System Administration, Server Administration) which suited my passions well. But once I joined IBM, I was first asked to take up a project completely different from what I have done so far, a very intimidating situation. But, through the guidance and motivation from those

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BLOG: Creating a Data Dictionary

A crucial step in data management is the creation of a data dictionary.  In general, a data dictionary is a central location where information about data is stored.  This can be defined quite formally, but its implementation doesn’t need to be.  Really, you just want a place to store information for future users of data.   

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