In this post, let us rise into the air to have a good view of the stock market. From this vantage point, seemingly unrelated things all of a sudden become connected and patterns hidden by all the buzz and noise start to appear!
If you want to understand the big picture of technical and fundamental analysis, its relation to the payoffs of certain option strategies, and what this has to do with buy-and-hold, read on!
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R is a powerful programming language and environment for statistical computing and graphics. In this post, we will provide a quick introduction to R using the famous iris dataset.
We will cover loading data, exploring the dataset, basic data manipulation, and plotting. By the end, you should have a good understanding of how to get started with R, so read on!
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This post presents a real highlight: We will build and backtest a quantitative trading strategy in R with the help of OpenAI’s ChatGPT-4! If you want to get a glimpse into the future of trading system development, read on!
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The topic of consciousness doesn’t cease to fascinate me. I have already written about it here: Will AI become conscious any time soon?. This essay could be seen as a continuation of my ongoing journey towards an integrated (holistic) worldview of mind and matter, that could be characterized as having a spiritual dimension to it, yet being grounded in science.
Continue reading “Cosmopsychism and the Many Worlds Interpretation: A Monistic Perspective on Consciousness and Quantum Mechanics”
The 21st century has been marked by a series of global crises – from environmental degradation and pandemics to economic instability and political unrest.
As we hurtle forward towards the future, it’s becoming increasingly clear that the challenges we face as a species are numerous and interlinked, the word “polycrisis” is making the rounds.
These pressing issues raise the question: will humanity survive in the long term, or are we facing extinction – and if so, when? If you want to learn about a method to predict doomsday, read on!
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Word embedding, self-attention, and next-word prediction lie at the core of LLMs like ChatGPT. If you are curious about how these techniques work and want to see a simple example in R, read on!
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Everybody and their dog are talking about ChatGPT from OpenAI. If you want to get an intuition about what lies at the core of such Language Models, read on!
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ChatGPT from OpenAI leaves me speechless over and over again. I have been in the AI industry for many decades now and it has been a long time since I last had this feeling of utter fascination mixed with disbelief mixed with anxiety.
This is only a quick post in the context of R programming which I wanted to share with you, so read on!
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The current protests in China make many people wonder whether the situation will escalate further.
For a demographics-based analysis (youth bulge theory), read on!
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Predictive Maintenance is one of the big revolutions happening across all major industries right now. Instead of changing parts regularly or even only after they failed it uses Machine Learning methods to predict when a part is going to fail.
If you want to get an introduction to this fascinating developing area, read on!
Continue reading “Learning Data Science: Predictive Maintenance with Decision Trees”