I'm joined this week by Jon Morra, director of data science at eHarmony to discuss a variety of ways in which machine learning and data science are being applied to help connect people for successful long term relationships.
Interesting open source projects mentioned in the interview include Face-parts
, a web service for detecting faces and extracting a robust set of fiducial markers (features) from the image, and Aloha
, a Scala based machine learning library. You can learn more about these and other interesting projects at the eHarmony github page
In the wrap up, Jon mentioned the LA Machine Learning meetup
which he runs. This is a great resource for LA residents separate and complementary to datascience.la
groups, so consider signing up for all of the above and I hope to see you there in the future.