• Last week we crowned the world’s first-ever Triple Grandmaster, Abhishek Thakur. In a video interview with Kaggle Data scientist Walter Reade, Abhishek answered our burning questions about who he is, what inspires him to compete, and what advice he would give to others. If you missed the video interview, take a listen. This week, he’s answering your questions!  See below for Abhishek's off the cuff responses to select Twitter questions. Have something more you want to know? Leave a comment ...
  • The City of Los Angeles has partnered with Kaggle to create a competition to identify needed improvements in the City of LA’s job postings. In the interview below, competition winner Shivam Bansal shares his winning approach.  The Challenge  Q: Let’s start with the problem you solved. Can you summarize the competition for readers who are unfamiliar? The business problem presented in this challenge was unique. More than one-third of the city’s 50,000 workers are eligible to retire in the coming ...
  • Since the launch of Kernels, one core focus at Kaggle has been to enable robust workflows that can empower tomorrow’s data scientists to do their best work. Today, over 200,000 public scripts and notebooks exist on our platform, showcasing a plethora of remarkable data science projects. We want to help our community take these projects to the next level by extending the possibilities of what can be done in Kernels. That is why we are excited to announce that, as ...
  • tl;dr - We are pleased to share that we now support a general synchronous Kernels-only (KO) format: when you submit a Kernel, Kaggle will run the code against both the public test set and a withheld private test set in real time. To kick things off, you're invited to join Instant Gratification, our first synchronous Kernels-only competition using our new framework. Four Years of Kernels at Kaggle In 2015, Kaggle introduced Kernels as a resource to competition participants. It was ...
  • You’ve been hearing a lot about Kaggle Days lately and that's because we’re excited to be co-hosting a number of incredible events this year alongside our friends at LogicAI. We know Kaggle Days aren't accessible to everyone in the community, though, which is why we’re doubly excited about Kaggle Days Meetups! What are Kaggle Days Meetups? Kaggle Days Meetups are smaller, local events hosted by and for Kagglers. These meetups provide space for data scientists to learn, network, and have ...
  • Kaggle was founded on the principles of meritocracy, and our community has thrived as a place where anyone—regardless of background or degree—can earn accolades for their performance in machine learning competitions. Over the years, we’ve seen how one’s Kaggle rankings in competitions and community contributions can serve as powerful credentials in the data science industry. Today, we’re excited to announce the launch of the newest and highest Kaggle tier of all: The Great-Great-Great-Great Grandmaster. This next tier of achievement uses ...
  • Data Notes for March 14th Home loans, crowdfunding, and the best artwork of all time: Enjoy these new, intriguing, and overlooked datasets and kernels   1. 💸 An Insightful Story About Successful Crowdfunding Projects (Link) 2. 🏠 What Gets You a Home Loan in Washington? (Link) 3. 🏪 Marketing Segmentation: From Raw Data to Clusters (Link) 4. 📈 Linear Regression - Step by Step Assumptions (Link) 5. 🌎 Global Suicide Trends & Analysis (Link) 6. 🏥 Skin Lesion Analyzer (Link) ...
  • Data Notes for February 28th Heart disease, presidential candidates, and cartoons: Enjoy these new, intriguing, and overlooked datasets and kernels   1. 💔 What Causes Heart Disease? Explaining the Model (Link) 2. 📊 Genomic Visualization via Dimensionality Reduction (Link) 3. 🍩 The Simpsons DCGAN Image Generator (Link) 4. 💣 The Rise and Fall of PUBG - Steam Reviews Analysis (Link) 5. 🍗 Natural Language Processing (NLP) for Yelp Reviews (Link) 6. 📸 Introduction to Image Augmentation using Fastai (Link) 7. 💵 ...
  • Last year we took our annual data science survey to the next level by turning over the results to YOU through an open-ended Kernel competition. We were overwhelmed by the response and quality of kernels submitted. Not only are Kagglers amazing data scientists, but they’re incredible storytellers as well! Mhamed Jabri was one of those skillful enough to take our data and shape it into something meaningful— not just for Kaggle, but for the data science community at large. We ...