Blog posts tagged with: edX

My Journey to Data Science, Big Data and AI

by Patrick Lee on 11 Mar 2020 in categories actuarial with tags USQL T-SQL lifelong learning edX Azure AI PowerBI Python

I gave a presentation to the Channel Islands Actuarial Association earlier today, and a similar one earlier this year to the Staple Inn Actuarial Society. I provided copies of the materials I used to those two Societies, but I have had a few requests for a copy from other people: ...

A little program to automate reformatting edX video transcript files more nicely

by Patrick Lee on 17 May 2019 in categories tech actuarial BigData with tags lifelong learning edX

Further to my previous post with tips about doing online edX courses, where I recommended downloading the transcript files of key course videos, you will usually find that by default when you copy and paste the content of the text (.txt) files into your (OneNote) notes, they aren't formatted very ...

A few tips to help maximise your marks on online courses (e.g. edX)

by Patrick Lee on 13 May 2019 in categories BigData actuarial tech with tags OneNote USQL T-SQL Python PowerBI Azure lifelong learning edX AI

I have now taken 24 online edX courses, mainly on #DataScience, #BigData and #AI. The pass mark on these has been 70%, but being a bit of a perfectionist, I have always tried for 100%. (After all, would you really want an airline pilot who got things right 70% of ...