Adventures in Machine Learning

Becoming the Go-To Person in Your Technology Area – BONUS

Chuck was on a strategic call with one of his potential coaching clients talking about cryptocurrencies and realized that this is one of the major reasons that people want to become influencers. Or, rather, that many people aspire to make a difference and/or make money and the best way to do that is to become…

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Machine Learning for the Mars Rover with Annie Didier – ML 029

Annie Didier from NASA’s Jet Propulsion Lab talks to us about the Machine Learning algorithms and process that goes into how the next Mars rover will choose how it moves across the surface of Mars. She explains each algorithm and how they go together to make the decisions that the Rover makes. Panel Charles Max…

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Don’t Let These Things Keep You From Podcasting – BONUS

Charles talks about the things that get developers stuck when they’re trying to start their podcast or other influencer channel. He explains how to get around having those things hamper your journey. Panel Charles Max Wood

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Tensorflow.js with Gant Laborde – ML 028

Gant’s back!!! He’s releasing a book with Manning Publishing about Tensorflow.js and he’s here to discuss all the details with us. He explains the difference between Teonsorflow and Tensorflow.js and goes into some of the pros and cons of using it. He also explains the concepts he goes over for new ML engineers and for…

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BONUS: Relationships Matter Most

Charles Max Wood talks about how to build, grow, and benefit from positive relationships within programming. He talks about how he’s built genuine positive relationships with hundreds of programmers and how he and others have grown from those relationships. He also explains that you get out of relationships what you put into them. Finally, he…

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ML 027: Staying Current in Machine Learning

Miguel and Chuck discuss how to stay current in the rapidly changing world of Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence. They go over how to pick books, newsletters, podcasts, and other resources to up your Machine Learning knowledge and skills. Panel Charles Max Wood Miguel Morales Sponsors Dev Influences Accelerator Picks Charles- The Umbrella Academy Charles-…

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BONUS: How Opportunities Come Your Way When You’re an Influencer

Charles Max Wood discusses several opportunities that came his way early in his podcasting career and other opportunities that have come to other people after only a couple of podcast episodes. He explains why that happens and how you can use this to create more influence as a developer. Panel Charles Max Wood

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BONUS: What is Charles Max Wood’s Biggest Payoff for Being a Dev Influencer?

Charles Max Wood started podcasting because it sounded fun and because he wanted to talk about technology. He learned pretty quickly that it got him access to people who understood the things he wanted to learn. The reasons changed over the years, as Charles explains before he talks about the big payoff he gets now…

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ML 026: Sweetviz with Francois Bertrand

Francois Bertrand is the author of a tool that builds in powerful data visualization tools for datasets that allow data scientists and machine learning engineers to look at their data and analyze various qualities that they have. This could allow engineers to make qualitative calls regarding the data they use to train their models or…

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BONUS: How Jason Weimann Became a Game Developer

Jason Weimann started out as an enthusiast of the Massively Multiplayer Online Role Playing Game, Everquest. After becoming a software developer and building a collaborative community playing the game, learn how he used his connections to get a job working for the company that made the game, even if it wasn’t a job working as…

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ML 025: Machine Learning and Quantum Computing with Ather Fawaz

Ather Fawaz joins the discussion to walk us through the world of qubits, quantum computers, machine learning algortithms, and what quantum computer means for machine learning. He explains the basics of quantum computer and who the major players are in the space and then explains some of the advancements people are making by scheduling time…

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BONUS: Continuing Your Learning Journey by Finding Mentors as an Influencer

Chuck outlines how he’s used his podcasts to find mentors to continue his learning journey over 12 years of podcasting. Some mentors have been long lived relationships while others have lasted only a few months or even days. This episode shares Chuck’s experience learning from the top people in the development community as a programmer…

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