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Machine Learning: Basic Terms for Dummies

Machine learning is becoming increasingly relevant today in trying to solve a host of problems. Essentially you are writing programs which are learning and getting better at doing something as more data is made available to them.  A program gets better at telling users which products they might like as it learns more about user preferences and similarities between users. Continue reading “Machine Learning: Basic Terms for Dummies”

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My New Book : PostgreSQL Server Programming

My new book PostgreSQL Server Programming – 2nd Edition is now available on all major online retailers.

This book will show you that PostgreSQL is so much more than a database server. In fact, it could even be seen as an application development framework, with the added bonuses of transaction support, massive data storage, journaling, recovery, and a host of other features that the PostgreSQL engine provides. Continue reading “My New Book : PostgreSQL Server Programming”

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Unskilled and Unaware of It – The Dunning Kruger Effect

I came across a very interesting phenomenon today. Something i have known and observed for a very long time. I often wondered that in our business (Technology) people who generally rate themselves high, are in general not that competent. For example,  i have had bosses in a software company , who were MBAs, who always thought they bring more value to the company as compared to those people who actually build stuff they are selling.

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