Parsing USPTO Patents to Create a Massive Free Labeled Dataset

Arguably one of my favorite (and best) labeled text datasets are patents at the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO). Every patent is freely available with labeled images, abstract, claims, a long description, authors, dates, classification labels, etc. Data in the provided format can be used for a lot of natural language processing (NLP) […]

Rails 6 on Elastic Beanstalk

This article is designed to cover & fix some of the issues when attempting to run a Ruby on Rails 6 on AWS Elastic Beanstalk. The Quick Version (TLDR) Create directory .ebextensions in the top level of your application Create .config file which contains the commands to fix deployments (script here) Add commands for upgrading […]

How to create a product demo video for your landing page

Making a product demo on your landing page can lead to significant conversions. Unfortunately, this can be challenging as the demo has to be quick to load (i.e. small) and robust to the various browsers. In this post I’ll cover some of what I did to create the landing page for (which, you guessed […]