Today I am accepted into the SUSE Cloud Native Foundations Scholarship Challenge. 15,000 people from around the world spend 2 months competing for only 300 slots in the Udacity Cloud Native Application Architecture Nanodegree program.
About “My Zoo” Skill
My Zoo is a fun little Alexa skill you can make using my Quick & Dirty tutorial series, “Create a Custom Alexa Skill”.
Quick & Dirty Tutorials
Hands-on experience is a proven to deepen a learning experience by increasing retention and building better intuition. My series of “Quick & Dirty” tutorials is designed to quickly give you (fun!) hands-on experience creating custom Alexa skills.
Bertelsmann Technology Scholarship Challenge – Cloud DevOps: I Won!
I am in the top 10% of Bertelsmann Technology Scholarship Challenge graduates!
This means I earned a scholarship to the full-fledged Udacity Cloud DevOps Engineering Nanodegree program.
Google Community Speedrun Challenge
Google is hosting a month-long event for February 2020 called the Community Speedrun Challenge. It includes 4 week-long challenges (BigQuery Basics for Data Analysts, Kubernetes in the Google Cloud, Google Developer Essentials, Introduction to Cloud Run). And I’m on the leaderboard!!
Bertelsmann Technology Scholarship Challenge – Cloud DevOps
Today I was one of approximately 2,400 world-wide applicants accepted into the Bertelsmann Technology Scholarship Challenge – Cloud DevOps Track program.
Best introduction to Machine Learning
Interested in learning Machine Learning (with Python)? Start with Kaggle’s ultra-practical and straight-forward ‘Intro to Machine Learning’ tutorial. It only takes 3 hours.
Radial data challenge
I stepped up to the Storytelling with Data Challenge for July 2019: identify data that makes sense to plot in a radial view and visualize it.
Viz and me, true love or just friends?
I love great visualizations, but does that mean I should exclusively commit myself to the Art and Science of Viz? Is being a friendly connoisseur good enough?
Udacity Deep Learning Nanodegree: Completed
Today I completed the Udacity Deep Learning Nanodegree (DLND) program. The program included submitting 5 projects for review, which is the best part because we get our hands dirty. AWS (Amazon Web Services) was introduced, and we got to use AWS SageMaker for free (with Education ‘credit’). All-in-all I feel like I’ve been introduced to … [Read More]
Udacity Data Analyst Nanodegree: Completed
Today I completed the Udacity Data Analyst Nanodegree (DAND) program. As with other Udacity Nanodegree programs, I enjoyed doing the projects most of all. DAND includes 8 projects. My attention was diverted for a couple of months in the middle of DAND because of my acceptance to and participation in the Udacity/Facebook PyTorch challenge. But … [Read More]
PyTorch Scholarship Challenge: I Won!
Today I was chosen as one of only 300 out of 10,000 students in the PyTorch Scholarship Challenge to be awarded a scholarship. This means I will now be starting in the 3-month Udacity Deep Learning Nanodegree program. This, along with still working the Data Analyst Nanodegree (DAND) program, will be keeping me very busy!