Simple baselines, ideas, tech stacks, and packages to try.
Emphasis on bias, more sequential models & bandits, robust offline evaluation, and recsys in the wild.
Examining the broad strokes of NLP progress and comparing between models
Part II of the previous write-up, this time on applications and frameworks of Spark in production
Sharing my notes & practical knowledge from the conference for people who don't have the time.
What I learned about measuring diversity, novelty, surprise, and serendipity from 10+ papers.