Thursday, September 28, 2023

## A very effective, new AI-driven Video Creator

I am constantly scanning the AI space for new developments and newcomers in the arena. One of the most practical and stable tool I recently discovered is Pictory. It does video creation with a simple text script input, it generates videos even from a URL from any source (like a blog or article online) and […]

## Early gambler’s prediction of Super Bowl winner for 2023 season

Here are the probabilities of each team winning the Super Bowl according to the betting odds from Caesars Sportsbook as of September 6, 2022: As you can see, the Buffalo Bills had the highest probability of winning the Super Bowl according to the betting odds, followed by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and the Green Bay Packers, who […]

## Football is ON! Interesting NFL stats (2023 season)

Are you a fan of NFL (American Football)? Do you want to know the odds of your favorite team making the playoffs this season? Well, you are in luck, because we have some amazing stats for you. Based on the historical data from the past 23 seasons, here is what we found: But what about […]

## Impressive Voice->Text AI tool

I came across this newest entrant to voice to text AI generation tool called AudioNotes. It converts your ‘random’/unstructured voice notes and unstructured text notes into structured text summaries using AI. Essentially, it’s a note-taking app that analyzes the voice notes and can generate many variations depending on the need. I decided to give it […]

## Movies Searchable Database Webapp is Back

It’s back and it’s better…now includes more updated, focused, and curated list of movie titles. Read more about it here (includes basic instructions + technical information on how it’s done start to finish). Or, you can simply go ahead and use the app by clicking here directly.

## Finding target values with constraints

In this post, I share an example of a very common challenge in business which is complex to solve just by hand, along with the easy solutions. The Scenario: Let’s start with the scenario. We have a bakery that bakes 4 items that sell at our pre-determined prices as shown below: Cost (each) Bun \$3.00 […]

## Finding a missing number in a sequence

Imagine having a list of thousands of numbers in a sequence that is supposed to be sequential (incrementing by one) and somewhere there’s a number missing. That number could be an ID or some required piece of information. Also, what if the sequence is not incrementing by one but by some other number (e.g. by […]

## Animating Charts in Excel and beyond

Some time ago I demonstrated how to create Time-lapse animations in Excel in my post here. Part of that procedure utilized a short-lived but cool feature called ‘PowerView’. Unfortunately, as of late 2021, Microsoft has removed support for PowerView in Excel (that made this time-lapse animation possible) and instead is encouraging users to use PowerBI […]

## How is chatGPT useful?

Author’s note: Instead of me explaining the benefits of ChatGPT, I figured why not let ChatGPT write its own summary and toot its own horn, and best of all write it straight into my blog site, creating a real blog post (without having me to copy/paste) and go live?! So, there we have it…this post […]

## Decision Tree and Prediction (Python)

This is an example of a Decision Tree model (very useful and popular method) to make prediction using the power of Machine Learning…using just a normal PC. Here we predict salary (depedendent variable) by giving various types of criteria (different forks in a decision tree). e.g. What’s the salary of a particular gender, of some […]