An explanation of the Decision Tree algorithm in machine learning: how the tree makes its splits, the concepts of Entropy and Information Gain, and why going too deep is problematic.
The Good, the Rad, and the Gnarly
'An exploration into the music of skateboarding'. Visual essay I created for The Pudding.
Double Descent: A Visual Introduction
An introduction to the double descent phenomenon in modern machine learning: what it is, how it relates to the bias-variance tradeoff, and a theory of what lies behind.
Double Descent: A Mathematical Explanation
A mathematical explanation of the double descent phenomenon, building on the cubic spline example introduced in the prior article.
The Bias Variance Tradeoff
Understand the tradeoff between under- and over-fitting models, how it relates to bias and variance, and explore interactive examples related to LOESS and KNN.
The Permutation Test
A 'scrolly-telling' visual tutorial of statistical testing with hand-drawn SVG aesthetics.
The Networks of Skateboarding Filmmakers
A look into the networks (graphs) of skateboarding filmmakers and the skateboarders they film.
A curated list of some datasets that I created.
4PLYMAG: All The Gall
An analysis of Fred Gall's prolific skateboarding career.
Nested Machine Learning Workflows
An introduction to nested machine learning workflows in R with tidyr & purrr.
4PLYMAG: Eric Koston
A look and analysis the professional skateboarding career of Eric Koston.
A game where you control a sperm cell with your head and dodge various forms of birth control.
The Colors of National Geographic
Explore the color palettes of National Geographic Magazine.
U.C. Berkeley: Professor Salaries
Interactively explore the salaries of U.C. Berkeley faculty.
Sometimes I do data-driven stuff for Jenkem Mag, a skateboard magazine.