Using Satellite Imagery and Neural Networks to Identify the Leading Indicators of Deforestation

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Photo by Vlad Hilitanu on Unsplash

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I think we all know the impacts that deforestation has, not only on the incredible biodiversity contained within rainforests, but on humanity. You can read more about this issue at the WWF or Wikipedia. This post will focus on the impact that machine learning can have and is having on this issue. First I will use high-level imagery to map forest loss over time, and then show how I trained a convolutional neural network to identify the leading indicators of deforestation. …


This article assumes that you have already developed an app with Streamlit. If you have not, check out the documentation here. It’s a wonderful and easy tool!

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Photo by Etienne Boulanger on Unsplash

So you’ve developed a web app with Streamlit and you want to share it with the world, but you don’t know how or don’t want to pay for a hosting service. Well let me introduce you to Heroku! Heroku has a pretty good free tier service, and lets you host up to 5 unverified apps at once (unverified means you haven’t given them a credit card), each with a custom domain. …


Understand the Factors that Contribute to Flight Delays, Learn How to Beat the Odds

Check out my web app that will give you the odds of your flight being delayed here! Project repo here.

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Photo by JESHOOTS.COM on Unsplash

As an avid traveler, I have experienced a flight delay or two in my day. And I’m sure many of you have too.

Wouldn’t you like to know the odds of your flight being delayed? You probably wouldn’t (or shouldn’t) show up late to the airport, but you could at least get into the state of mind where you almost expect a delay, and if your flight ends up leaving on time, awesome! …

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Drew Hibbard

Data Science Student at Metis

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