PinnedLogan YanginTowards Data ScienceWhy Sigmoid: A Probabilistic PerspectiveThis post aims to give an extensive yet intuitive set of reasons why the logistic sigmoid function is chosen for the linear classification…Apr 25, 20201Apr 25, 20201

Logan YanginTowards Data ScienceIntroducing the Loss Landscape Animation Python PackageIn my previous article Visualizing Optimization Trajectory of Neural Nets, I showed a number of animated figures to demonstrate the…Jan 28, 20211Jan 28, 20211

Logan YanginTowards Data ScienceA 3-Minute Review of PCA: Compression and RecoveryThe handiest visual note of PCAJan 20, 20211Jan 20, 20211

Logan YanginThe StartupI Created an Alexa Skill to Settle an Argument With My WifeHow to get started building Alexa skills for things you are too lazy to search onlineDec 22, 2020Dec 22, 2020

Logan YanginTowards Data ScienceHow I Designed My Own Full-Stack ML Engineering DegreeThe road to end-to-end data scientist/machine learning engineerNov 19, 20203Nov 19, 20203

Logan YanginLevel Up CodingColonize Space with Fractal TreesA quick guide to fractals and the Space Colonization algorithmJul 31, 20201Jul 31, 20201

Logan YanginTowards Data ScienceSimulate Any Distribution with Rejection SamplingA short probability and algorithm tutorial that’s worth your whileJul 30, 2020Jul 30, 2020

Logan YanginTowards Data ScienceBuilding A Mental Model for BackpropagationBy implementing your own deep learning framework in PythonJun 27, 2020Jun 27, 2020

Logan YanginTowards Data ScienceVisualizing Optimization Trajectory in Neural NetsIn the previous post, I showed some animated plots for the training process of linear regression and logistic regression. Developing a…May 16, 20203May 16, 20203

Logan YanginThe StartupVisualizing Optimization in Linear Regression and Logistic RegressionThis is one post in a series for machine learning optimization animations. Each plot can serve as a flashcard for easy consumption.Apr 18, 20201Apr 18, 20201