through a very easy example & including code! 🤓 📓

Disclaimer: this is not an extensive tutorial on training Tesseract, just the setting up of the machine through a very simple training example!

Recently I wanted to know whether training Tesseract would improve the results 📈 in the scope of my problem or not.

Despite of all official recommendations I wanted to give it a try!


Important note: Before you invest time and effort on training Tesseract, it is highly recommended to read the ImproveQuality page.

In theory, two main reasons would lead to retraining Tesseract:

  • Using a very unusual…

fun and easy

Everybody talks about AI. If you have no idea about the topic and the buzzwords around it, this is your place!

By the end of this post you’ll be able to:

  1. Have a pretty clear idea on what AI can do for you.
  2. This is meant as a very introductory material to the topic, but by the end of this post you will understand and properly use some pro terms (brace yourselves, it’s a long list!): Artificial Intelligence (doh!), Turing Test, Chinese Room, Strong AI, Weak AI, Artificial General Intelligence, Artificial Narrow Intelligence, The AI effect, Singularity, Superintelligence, Machine Learning…

Matrix dot product performance & Word Embeddings

I would like to share with you a few things I’ve learned from testing Pandas and Numpy when performing a very specific operation: the dot product.

Yes yes, of course this post comes along with its own Jupyter Notebook.

The origin of the post: Word Embeddings and a lame server

Everything started with Metaphor, a personal project I’m using to explore Word Embeddings. Totally at an early stage, but promising fun! What? You don’t know what word embeddings are? King-Man + Woman = ?

Image by Eunice Angel via CS130 Journals

Well, if that doesn’t ring the bell don’t worry. This post isn’t about Word Embeddings at all 😅.

But hey, I’ll tell you about the origin anyway…


Computer Scientist working on Artificial Intelligence, Psychologist, yoga teacher and very amateur sax and chess player :)

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