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Achieving over 30% net profit with Pivot Billions and Deep Learning enhanced trading models

Integrating Pivot Billions with Keras Deep Learning to enhance currency trading models with AI to achieve over 30% net profit in less than 7 months.Deep Learning has revolutionized the fields of image classification, personal assistance, competitive board game play, and many more. However, the financial currency markets have been surprisingly stagnant. In our efforts to…See More
Feb 10
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San Francisco - A City Full of Psychopaths?

Exploring San Francisco police incident data and visualizing the density distribution of incidents involving mentally ill individuals using Pivot Billions and Tableau.With a population of over 800,000 people within approximately 47 square miles, San Francisco is one of the most densely populated cities in the United States. Cities with this level of population density must…See More
Feb 7
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San Francisco - A City Full of Psychopaths?

Exploring San Francisco police incident data and visualizing the density distribution of incidents involving mentally ill individuals using Pivot Billions and Tableau.With a population of over 800,000 people within approximately 47 square miles, San Francisco is one of the most densely populated cities in the United States. Cities with this level of population density must…See More
Feb 7
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Taming 1.5 Billion Rows of "Big Apple” Data

Diving into the many underlying trends throughout the entire 1.5 Billion rows of NYC Taxi data with Pivot BillionThe age of data has arrived. With it, more and more datasets are created and they just keep getting bigger. Whether dealing with private or open data, individuals and organizations across the world are realizing that there are enormous amounts of information and insights to be gained from massive data. I wanted to dive into one of these accumulated datasets, the public…See More
Jan 31
Benjamin Waxer's blog post was featured

Taming 1.5 Billion Rows of "Big Apple” Data

Diving into the many underlying trends throughout the entire 1.5 Billion rows of NYC Taxi data with Pivot BillionThe age of data has arrived. With it, more and more datasets are created and they just keep getting bigger. Whether dealing with private or open data, individuals and organizations across the world are realizing that there are enormous amounts of information and insights to be gained from massive data. I wanted to dive into one of these accumulated datasets, the public…See More
Jan 31
Benjamin Waxer posted a blog post

Tutorial: Measuring Holiday Spirit with Pivot Billions and R

Combining Pivot Billions with R to dive into whether the holiday spirit inspires bigger tips and which parts of New York experience this effect the most.The holiday season brings with it a degree of cheer and joy that many claim makes people act friendlier towards each other. I wanted to see how this effect translates to action so I decided to look into tips for New York green taxis both during the holiday season and the rest of the year. To start, I streamed all of the green taxi data files…See More
Jan 17
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5 Minute Analysis: Getting the Whole Picture of Retail Sales

In this 5 Minute Analysis we'll preprocess, join, and explore disjoint sales data for retail locations. Then we’ll dive into the relation between store type, fuel prices, and weekly sales as well as prepare the data for easy loading into Business Analysis tools such as Tableau and PowerBI. Finally, we’ll explore and analyze our preprocessed and joined data in Tableau and use its powerful visualizations to draw additional insights.Dataset: …See More
Dec 26, 2018
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5 Minute Analysis: Breaking Down Health Code Violations

In this 5 Minute Analysis we'll focus on accessing and understanding the Kaggle LA Restaurant & Market Health Data in real-time, exploring the data, and pivoting the data to report the top violators of the health code and their violations.Dataset: Kaggle LA Restaurant & Market Health DataThis blog post explores and analyzes the data using …See More
Dec 16, 2018
Benjamin Waxer's blog post was featured

5 Minute Analysis: Breaking Down Health Code Violations

In this 5 Minute Analysis we'll focus on accessing and understanding the Kaggle LA Restaurant & Market Health Data in real-time, exploring the data, and pivoting the data to report the top violators of the health code and their violations.Dataset: Kaggle LA Restaurant & Market Health DataThis blog post explores and analyzes the data using …See More
Dec 16, 2018
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5 Minute Analysis: Underutilized Kaggle Data

In this 5 Minute Analysis we'll focus on exploring the collection of Kaggle datasets data in real-time, reorganizing it, and filtering the data to find popular datasets with many downloads but very few kernels.Dataset: Complete Kaggle Datasets CollectionThis blog post explores and analyzes the data using PivotBillions, available freely on docker.…See More
Dec 5, 2018
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5 Minute Analysis: Olympics, Rising Competition and Equality

5 Minute AnalysisOlympics, Rising Competition and Equality─DatasetKaggle 120 years of Olympic history: athletes and resultsThis blog post explores and analyzes the data using PivotBillions, available freely on docker.…See More
Oct 28, 2018
Benjamin Waxer's blog post was featured

5 Minute Analysis: Olympics, Rising Competition and Equality

5 Minute AnalysisOlympics, Rising Competition and Equality─DatasetKaggle 120 years of Olympic history: athletes and resultsThis blog post explores and analyzes the data using PivotBillions, available freely on docker.…See More
Oct 28, 2018
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Achieving over 30% net profit with Pivot Billions and Deep Learning enhanced trading models

Posted on February 8, 2019 at 5:29am 0 Comments

Integrating Pivot Billions with Keras Deep Learning to enhance currency trading models with AI to achieve over 30% net profit in less than 7 months.

Deep Learning has revolutionized the fields of image…

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San Francisco - A City Full of Psychopaths?

Posted on February 6, 2019 at 8:06am 0 Comments

Exploring San Francisco police incident data and visualizing the density distribution of incidents involving mentally ill individuals using Pivot Billions and Tableau.…

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Taming 1.5 Billion Rows of "Big Apple” Data

Posted on January 29, 2019 at 7:26am 0 Comments

Diving into the many underlying trends throughout the entire 1.5 Billion rows of NYC Taxi data with Pivot Billion…


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Tutorial: Measuring Holiday Spirit with Pivot Billions and R

Posted on January 14, 2019 at 7:04am 0 Comments

Combining Pivot Billions with R to dive into whether the holiday spirit inspires bigger tips and which parts of New York experience this effect the most.…

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