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Instacart Machine Learning interview: what to expect

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What to expect: these are interactive conversations where the interviewer will give you a scenario at Instacart that is related to ML. The goal is to come up with an end-to-end approach to implement the functionality/ You are also expected to explain the rationale behind your design, for example, the choices of models and metrics. You are welcome to use Google Draws, whiteboard, CodeSignal diagram tool (link provided by interview. Feel free to choose which every whiteboarding tool you feel most comfortable with What we look for: communication of ideas, asking clarifying questions, clarifying and making necessary assumptions, etc. Discuss topics like model management and monitoring, performance, business needs, scale, datastore, etc. Ability to look at trade-offs and articulate various definitions and approaches What to expect: these are interactive conversations where the interviewer will give you a scenario at Instacart that is related to ML. The goal is to come up with an end-to-end approach to implement the functionality/ You are also expected to explain the rationale behind your design, for example, the choices of models and metrics.


15 Upcoming Business-Changing Tech Trends (And How To Prepare For Them)

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The professional world has changed a lot in the last decades. Now, many workers are remote or freelance contractors that get hired and paid on a per-project basis. Thanks to the nomadic nature of the digital workforce, the technology that these employees use is entirely different from the last generation's -- and the evolution of this technology does not seem to be slowing down any time soon. Below, 15 members of Forbes Technology Council explore some of the cutting-edge technology trends that already are or will soon be transforming the workplace, and how companies can adapt to make the most of these changes. Embracing a "remote-first" culture at workplaces will be a key factor in companies' success in the coming decade.


13 Tech Experts Predict The Next Big Trend In Software Development

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In recent years, many technologies have moved out of the realm of science fiction and become realities of the modern world. Advancements in software development are largely to thank for these technological evolutions, from cloud computing to artificial intelligence. As experts in their field, the members of Forbes Technology Council are always looking ahead to understand the "next big thing" in tech. We asked a panel of them to share their predictions for upcoming trends in software development. Here's what they had to say.


How To Learn Data Science If You're Broke

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Over the last year, I taught myself data science. I learned from hundreds of online resources and studied 6–8 hours every day. My goal was to start a career I was passionate about, despite my lack of funds. Because of this choice I have accomplished a lot over the last few months. I published my own website, was posted in a major online data science publication, and was given scholarships to a competitive computer science graduate program.


15 Smart Ways Machine Learning Helps Businesses And Entrepreneurs

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Among the most impressive new developments in technology is the field of machine learning (ML). In essence, machine learning teaches an artificial intelligence system to teach itself. While this might sound like the start of a campy sci-fi horror story, the results are quite promising for small business. Machine learning allows an entrepreneur to do many more tasks with the time they have to dedicate to the market, and results in significantly better efficiency when it comes to running the company. Below, 15 professionals from Forbes Technology Council explain how ML can benefit businesses and why entrepreneurs should be eager to adopt it as part of their plans.