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Development Follow 684 Followers Probabilistic Programming from Scratch by Mike Lee Williams Follow 2 Followers Posted on Sep 07, 2018 Mike Lee Williams talks about real-world data, demonstrating building a lightweight probabilistic programming system from scratch with simple Python. This is trying to solve two real-data problems: an A/B test and the German Tank problem. He also explores how to solve those problems using PyMC3, a probabilistic programming system.

AI, ML & Data Engineering Follow 992 Followers Counting is Hard: Probabilistic Algorithms for View Counting at Reddit by Krishnan Chandra Follow 0 Followers Posted on May 15, 2018 Krishnan Chandra explains the challenges of building a view counting system at scale, and how Reddit used probabilistic counting algorithms to make scaling easier.

Development Follow 684 Followers It Probably Works by Tyler McMullen Follow 1 Followers Posted on Jan 01, 2016 Tyler McMullen discusses how probabilistic algorithms actually work in practice and how to know they'll be safe and reliable in critical production systems.

Followers Bloomin' Marvellous by Adrian Colyer Follow 7 Followers Posted on May 20, 2014 Adrian Colyer takes a look at the Bloom filter, a probabilistic data structure, revealing the many uses of hashing and exploring how this can be used for computing summary information over data sets.

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Followers Probabilistic Project Planning Using Little’s Law by Dimitar Bakardzhiev Follow 1 Followers Posted on Jun 21, 2015 When working on projects, it is most of the time necessary to forecast the project delivery time up front. Little’s Law can help any team that uses user stories for planning and tracking project execution no matter what development process it uses. We use a project buffer to manage the inherent uncertainty associated with planning and executing a fixed-bid project and protect its delivery date. 4

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