DEEP FAKES. Be afraid. Be very afraid.

Reading Time: 3 minutes If you were paying attention to tech news last week, reports of a disturbing deep fake video rang across the interwebs. In the video, “actor Steve Buscemi’s face is seamlessly …

Classification Part 2: Logistic Regression with Test Data Set

Reading Time: 5 minutes In the previous post, we discussed the basics of Logistic Regression using the Smarket dataset from the ISLR package. Same as the previous post, this too is in line with …

Classification Part 1: Logistic Regression

Reading Time: 7 minutes Chapter 4 of the free Introduction to Machine Learning course I am teaching on IQmates introduces Classification methods. The videos touch on four methods: Logistic Regression, Linear Discriminant Analysis (LDA), Quadratic Discriminant Analysis …

What is Linear Regression? Part 5: Dealing with Qualitative Predictors

Reading Time: 3 minutes We have so far been dealing with quantitative variables in this series discussing the basics of Linear Regression. There are many situations you will come across though where you will …

What is Linear Regression? Part 4: Non-linear Transformations of the Predictors

Reading Time: 3 minutes In the previous post, we discussed a way to introduce Interaction Terms to our Linear Model. The other previous posts talked about Simple Linear Regression and Multiple Linear Regression. Now …

What is Linear Regression? Part 3: Interaction Terms

Reading Time: 2 minutes In the first part, we talked about the basics of Simple Linear Regression and in the second one, we discussed Multiple Linear Regression. In this post, we are going to quickly …

Quick bite: Human fascination with automation and robots

Reading Time: 1 minute Humans have always been fascinated by automation and robots. Depicted here is one from ancient Greek mythology.   According to stories written by ancient writers, Talos of Crete was a …

There is a new forest in town

Reading Time: 2 minutes Published date: 25 June 2025 We’ve had vertical gardens and basement farms for some time now, in our cities, but now landscaping has taken on a whole new dimension. With …