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An Intro to Gradient Descent in Javascript

Gradient descent is the algorithm at the heart of many machine learning problems. In this talk, I’ll introduce the algorithm and code it up from scratch to apply it to a toy linear regression problem on the relationship between videogame metacritic scores and sales.

Matt Dupree is a wannabe philosophy professor turned wannabe tech entrepreneur. He’s worked as a software engineer, product manager, and CTO. His last real job was at Heap on the data science team. He’s currently building ATLAS, an LLM powered app guide that can give in-app walkthroughs for any user task.

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