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Machine Learning Engineer at Chefling | IIT Kharagpur, 2019 | Google Summer of Code 2017


Quora is a popular knowledge sharing platform where I once used to share my thoughts. The platform is based on a Question-Answering format and is well known for it’s simplistic design and a very smooth user experience.

When questions are added to Quora they are tagged automatically by a bot by default based on the context of the question and can be later edited by the user. These tags reflect the topics under which this question can fall under. Here is a general outlay of a question.

Recently I was looking for data sets when I came across this gem…

Photo by Matan Segev from Pexels

Well this is a pretty grey area, cause for starters you have to define who are business analysts and what roles they perform. Put simply, as the name suggests a Business Analysts analyses a business organisation and assesses its performance on various parameters.

A couple of weeks back I received a question on Quora asking me if the future of Business Analysts were grim with the advent of Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning. This sparked me to write an article based on a paper by Google engineers, Analyza: Exploring Data with Conversations.

Before I delve deeper into the paper and…

A brief view of how GSoC works.

Before you get to the proposal part, you have to introduce yourself to the organisation and then prove your credibility to them. How do you do that? You fix bugs and solve issues.

Now apart from proving your credibility the bug fixing process also helps you get familiar with the organisations code base and it’s philosophy. Now that we have this out of the way, you are good to go on the project proposal.

Now you can do either of the following two:

  • Write a proposal on the projects listed by the organisation.

There are three parts to this story
* the design aspects
* the JavaScript and how it interacts with the HTML/CSS code
* the Tweet Button

The HTML Part
We start off with HTML code first up, I will skip the CSS part. I will just show the basic HTML layout.

<title>Quote Gen</title>
<body style=”background-color: brown;”>
<!-The Tweet Button->
<div id=”tweetBtn”>
<a href=”" class=”twitter-share-button” data-size=”large” data-text=”Every fairy tale needs a good old-fashioned villain — Moriarty” data-via=”samdjokester” data-hashtags=”quotes” data-lang=”en” data-show-count=”true”>Tweet</a>
<script async src=”" charset=”utf-8"></script></body>
<div class=”wrapper text-center”> <strong><p id = “QuoteDisplay”>Every fairy tale needs a good old-fashioned villain</p></strong> <strong><p id…

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