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Good to see you here: welcome. I hope you have lots of interesting questions.
 
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Welcome Noah Gift,

Congratulations on getting your book published!
 
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Great to meet everyone!  Looking forward to talking to everyone.
 
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Welcome Noah,

Congratulations for your book on Artificial Intelligence. Wishing it a great success! I am sure it will help novices such as me to gain a good starting ground and enter this exciting field of science.

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Congratulations Noah!
 
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Noah,

You had me at "pragmatic".

Welcome to the forum.  I've just taken a look at the table of contents for your book and I've got to say you've got a really interesting combination of topics. Some problems are best approached from multiple directions, and I think that AI may be one of those.  I'm looking forward to reading your book.

Gary

 
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Gary W. Lucas wrote:
Noah,

You had me at "pragmatic".

Welcome to the forum.  I've just taken a look at the table of contents for your book and I've got to say you've got a really interesting combination of topics. Some problems are best approached from multiple directions, and I think that AI may be one of those.  I'm looking forward to reading your book.

Gary



Gary this is really were I see a ton of opportunity being able to get results quickly using whatever makes sense:  APIS, high level tools, the cloud.  I have heard in the Bay Area there are often multiple data engineers hired to support one data scientist.  To me this highlights, there are more practical approaches needed to get results quickly.

 
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Gary W. Lucas wrote:
You had me at "pragmatic".


Yeah! Me too. I though that your book was part of the Pargmatic bookshelf so I searched on the complete list. 
 
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Welcome Noah, and congratulations on your book! Best wishes in your writing career.
 
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Curious to see the definition of Pragmatic here. Is this pragmatic process or pragmatic 'bias' results ?
 
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Bob Jake wrote:Curious to see the definition of Pragmatic here. Is this pragmatic process or pragmatic 'bias' results ?



The process is pragmatic here.  The general problem I have seen both an engineering manager and a professor is a lack of "bias for action" to use a phrase they use at Amazon.  How can an individual or organization get past the theoretical and get into solving a solution an efficient and effective way.  For example, maybe using a high level tool like AWS Sagemaker to deploy a machine learning model could be called pragmatic vs rolling your own ML model into production and deploying into manually orchestrated web services.
 
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After reading:


  • the book's Table Of Contents,
    the publisher\s description -  informit.com,
    the book's github repo -  /github.com/noahgift/pragmaticai
    the author's background - noahgift.com,


  • it is clear this book, "Pragmatic AI: An Introduction to Cloud-Based Machine Learning",  is written at the right time by the right author using the right language, python,   Welcome Noah!
     
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    clay press wrote:

    After reading:


  • the book's Table Of Contents,
    the publisher\s description -  informit.com,
    the book's github repo -  /github.com/noahgift/pragmaticai
    the author's background - noahgift.com,


  • it is clear this book, "Pragmatic AI: An Introduction to Cloud-Based Machine Learning",  is written at the right time by the right author using the right language, python,   Welcome Noah!



    Thanks for the vote of support Clay.  Note, I have actually accelerated creating additional content around this topic and there is are many additional and related items to the book here:  https://github.com/noahgift/functional_intro_to_python#safari-online-training--essential-machine-learning-and-exploratory-data-analysis-with-python-and-jupyter-notebook. ; If you look at these four colab notebooks, they are churning at least a monthly basis as I find new ideas on the subject.  Hopefully these can be beneficial as well.
     
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    Noah Gift wrote:

    Bob Jake wrote:Curious to see the definition of Pragmatic here. Is this pragmatic process or pragmatic 'bias' results ?



    The process is pragmatic here.  The general problem I have seen both an engineering manager and a professor is a lack of "bias for action" to use a phrase they use at Amazon.  How can an individual or organization get past the theoretical and get into solving a solution an efficient and effective way.  For example, maybe using a high level tool like AWS Sagemaker to deploy a machine learning model could be called pragmatic vs rolling your own ML model into production and deploying into manually orchestrated web services.



    Great!. Looking forward to read your book.
     
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    I'm a highschooler and just discovered this site while trying to learn to code AI so here's hoping I get a book that helps me with it
     
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