• Life and blog

    Happy new year!

    2019 is ending soon and a new year is beginning. I wish you all a very happy new year! Happy new year! Here are a few quotes to start the new year: “Every new beginning comes from some other beginning’s end.” – Seneca “It is not in the stars to hold our destiny but in ourselves.” – Shakespeare “And now we welcome the new year. Full of things that have never been.” – Rainer Maria Rilke

  • STEM

    Data science project: machine learning

    This week, I was sick and had to stay home. This was of course bad but this gave me the opportunity both to spend more time with the children (also sick at home) and to work on my data science course. And I finally completed the course 8: Machine learning with Python Course 8: Machine learning with Python I completed the course on December 10th 2019. This was an interesting course. You learn for instance how recommendation systems work on popular websites such as Amazon or Netflix. The part on regression was not totally new. I had already seen these notions in previous courses. However, the parts on classification, clustering…

  • Life and blog

    My Christmas bucket list

    Christmas is coming. Unfortunately, the whole family is facing a bad cold and we are sneezing and coughing a lot. However, we are very excited about Christmas and already started Christmas related activities. Here is my Christmas bucket list, a small list of things we have done or plan to do. Bake Christmas cookies: done! We even baked twice, once only with the children and the second time with a friend of my daughter that we had invited. Decorate the Christmas tree: done! Bake Lebkuchen (German gingerbread cookies): we want to do that on Saturday Bake a French bĂ»che au chocolat (French Christmas cake): planned for Christmas day Prepare a…