Recognizing the increasingly powerful role that data plays in society, Reza enrolled in the NYC Data Science Academy to be better equipped in solving tomorrow's big questions. With a B.S. in Biomedical Engineering from George Washington University, he's always enjoyed the challenges that accompany solving difficult questions or understanding complex processes. For his capstone, Reza worked on a 5-person team building a Yelp Recommendation App. He served as his team's data engineer, building and connecting a Flask web-app to a variety of machine-learning models on Spark using Kafka's streaming platform.
In April 2017, Sberbank, Russia’s oldest and largest bank, created a Kaggle competition with the goal of predicting realty prices in Moscow. Given Russia’s volatile economy, […]
Part II: Building Our Pipeline: Kafka, Spark, & Flask In Part I of our blog post, we covered the machine learning models used to create our recommender […]
This is the first part of the Yelper_Helper capstone project blog post. Please find the second part here. 1. Intro Nowadays every company and individual […]
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