During the last few decades, with the rise of YouTube, Amazon, Netflix and many other such web services, recommender systems have taken more and more place in our lives. From e-commerce (suggest to buyers articles that could interest them) to online advertisement (suggest to users the right contents, matching their preferences), recommender systems are today unavoidable in our daily online journeys.

In a very general way, recommender systems are algorithms aimed at suggesting relevant items to users (items being movies to watch, text to read, products to buy or anything else depending on industries).

Recommender systems are really critical in…


I listen to music a lot. I’m on a constant quest to listen to new artists and unheard music. I’m always on some random blog posts searching through different rankings in the internet trying to find the songs I could add to my playlist. One such place I often go to is r/ifyoulikeblank. I have already mentioned about this sub reddit in my previous post. It is a subreddit for people who are in search of new, relevant media — whether it be music, TV shows, movies, or anything else. I go to this subreddit and post about the genre…


r/ifyoulikeblank is a subreddit for people who are in search of new, relevant media — whether it be music, TV shows, movies, or anything else. I have spent countless hours in this subreddit trying to find new music. You may say “Spotify suggestion is great” but the thing is I don’t like their user interface so I don’t use it despite the annual subscription I made, which is such a waste of money I know. I am a huge apple fan boy and the only reason to use Apple Music is because of their aesthetic user interface and it’s compatibility…


The Danish director of the movie Nymphomaniac revealed that he wants to introduce a new genre called Digressionism. Taking the word at its definition, genre is the “term for any category of literature or other forms of art or entertainment, e.g. music, whether written or spoken, audio or visual, based on some set of stylistic criteria.” The term dates back to ancient Greek literature. But, for writers, artists, and filmmakers, it’s usually the simplest, most practical way to categorize different styles of stories and content. …


Great work. I wonder what it would look like if this analysis is done on Django lol


Drake is a Canadian rapper, singer, songwriter, actor, and entrepreneur. A prominent figure in popular music, Drake is credited for popularizing the Toronto sound. In 2006, Drake launched his music career by releasing his first mix tape, “Room for Improvement”. Three years later, his third mix tape, “So Far Gone”, garnered him critical and commercial success, and, the following year, he released his official debut album, “Thank Me Later”, to generally positive reviews .Drake as released 5 albums so far.

What better way to kick start my first project than to talk about my favorite artist, Drake. the reason why…

Ajay kumar Selvaraj Rajagopal

Not a Data Scientist.

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