**Daily update | 16 December, 2021**

# Medium

#### It’s Time for the Modern Data Culture Stack

**Author:** Prukalpa**Claps:** 141**Source:** data-science**Description:** Building a dream data team is about much more than using the right data stack.

#### I Took 12 Data Science Courses For 3 Months — Here’s What I Wish I Knew Earlier

**Author:** Benjamin Nweke**Claps:** 91**Source:** data-science**Description:** The pros and cons of successfully taking a data science course.

#### LATENT SPACES (Part-2): A Simple Guide to Variational Autoencoders

**Author:** Rafid S., PhD**Claps:** 71**Source:** artificial-intelligence**Description:** In the previous tutorial…

#### Using Kafka with AVRO in Python

**Author:** Ivan Senilov**Claps:** 55**Source:** machine-learning**Description:**

#### OpenAI Glow and the Art of Learning from Small Datasets

**Author:** Jesus Rodriguez**Claps:** 20**Source:** artificial-intelligence**Description:** A generative model that is able to master complex tasks using small training datasets.

# StackExchange

#### How well do Covid-19 forecasts work?

**Source:** stats**Views:** 465**Score:** 9**Tags:** forecasting epidemiology covid-19

#### Is the physical impact / effect necessarily the independent variable / dependent variable of the regression model

**Source:** stats**Views:** 26**Score:** 4**Tags:** regression causality dependent-variable

#### Predicting Y based on distribution of X

**Source:** stats**Views:** 28**Score:** 2**Tags:** predictive-models

#### Binned continuous x axis and stacked probability bars on y axis - does this plot have a name?

**Source:** stats**Views:** 15**Score:** 2**Tags:** categorical-data data-visualization continuous-data

#### Initial jump in validation loss, how to explain?

**Source:** stats**Views:** 21**Score:** 2**Tags:** neural-networks overfitting training-error