David Foster

David Foster

Experienced Data Scientist

London, United Kingdom

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Biography

David Foster is the co-founder of Applied Data Science, a data science consultancy delivering bespoke solutions for clients. He holds an MA in Mathematics from Trinity College, Cambridge, UK and an MSc in Operational Research from the University of Warwick. David has won several international machine learning competitions, including the Innocentive Predicting Product Purchase challenge and was awarded first prize for a visualisation that enables a pharmaceutical company in the US to optimize site selection for clinical trials. He is an active participant in the online data science community and has authored several successful blog posts on deep reinforcement learning including ‘How To Build Your Own AlphaZero AI’.

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Full Stack Data Scientist 5: Automating report generation with Jupyter Notebooks September 21 2020Read more
The Pandepreneurs: the rise of new companies through lockdown and market adaptability September 07 2020Read more
What Can You Do with the OpenAI GPT-3 Language Model? August 11 2020Read more
Time Complexity in Python July 27 2020Read more
How has COVID impacted cycling retailers in the UK? July 21 2020Read more
The Google ‘vs’ Trick June 20 2020Read more
Coronavirus In Context May 29 2020Read more
Coronavirus: How Not To Interpret The Death Statistics April 27 2020Read more
How To Analyse Chess Games Using Graph Networks April 26 2020Read more
Using Machine Learning to Develop Charging Networks April 16 2020Read more
Exploring stocks in the London Stock Exchange using graph networks in Neo4j — Part 1 February 24 2020Read more
PyTorch3D : RoboLove February 14 2020Read more
Machine Loving February 14 2020Read more
Survival Αnalysis February 04 2020Read more
UK General Election — Facebook Ad Spend Infographic December 11 2019Read more
The Full Stack Data Scientist Part 4: Building front-ends in Streamlit December 04 2019Read more
How To Build Your Own DeepMind MuZero In Python (Part 2/3) December 02 2019Read more
How To Build Your Own DeepMind MuZero In Python (Part 3/3) December 02 2019Read more
How To Build Your Own MuZero In Python December 02 2019Read more
Analysing the Labour Cyberattack November 12 2019Read more
Introducing PELE: The Data-Driven Football Commentator November 11 2019Read more
How Wide-Automation and AIOPs Can Help You in Your Business? November 08 2019Read more
Understanding OpenAI’s Robot Hand That Solves The Rubik’s Cube October 30 2019Read more
AI in Finance: 5 Use Cases That Will Revolutionise the Industry October 24 2019Read more
Alternative Data in the Gaming Industry: A Case Study October 14 2019Read more
7Charts: An Online Platform For Understanding Facebook Ads in Politics October 03 2019Read more
AI on Trial- A Case For The Defence September 30 2019Read more
5 ways to catch a thief using machine learning September 05 2019Read more
The 5 Rules Of Product-Driven Data Science August 23 2019Read more
$56,070,165 Facebook Ad Spend of US Presidential Candidates, Broken Down by Age and Gender August 10 2019Read more
Generative Deep Learning — The Parrot Has Landed. July 20 2019Read more
Write for Applied Data Science July 16 2019Read more
The Full Stack Data Scientist Part 3: Interpretable Neural Networks using LIME May 28 2019Read more
The Full Stack Data Scientist Part 2: A Practical Introduction to Docker May 13 2019Read more
New Series: The Full Stack Data Scientist April 29 2019Read more
The Full Stack Data Scientist Part 1: Productionise Your Models with Django APIs April 26 2019Read more
Hallucinogenic Deep Reinforcement Learning using Python and Keras April 17 2018Read more
How to build your own AlphaZero AI using Python and Keras January 26 2018Read more
AlphaGo Zero Explained In One Diagram October 29 2017Read more
NEW R package: The XGBoost Explainer September 28 2017Read more
The 24 essential data science projects that will transform your business September 05 2017Read more
Alice and the Frog of Destiny (3/3) August 18 2017Read more
Alice and the Frog of Destiny (2/3) August 17 2017Read more
Alice and the Frog of Destiny (1/3) August 16 2017Read more
Visualising top 500 board games in 2-D using t-sne in R April 05 2017Read more
The 20 core data science projects every business should implement April 01 2017Read more