Reading Captchas – Putting everything together

Hello my lovelies!

Finally! We now have all the puzzle pieces to put together a function which can read a captcha and tell us the four letters!

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Learning Captchas – Training the CNN

Happy Sunday!

Today we dive into step 4 of the Captcha Project! Always been keen on implementing a convolutional neural network? Then stay tuned!

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Capturing Captchas – Setting a baseline

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This time we are finally applying some of those machine learning skill! Before we can start with the CNN, we should set a baseline. So let’s start!

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Slicing Captchas – How to process images

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Welcome to part two of the Captcha project. In the last blog post we laid out the plan on how to process captchas and make predictions on them. In this second part, we will check on how to turn a captcha into four separate letter images!

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Capturing Captchas – How to plan a data science project

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It has been a really long time since my last blogpost. But now it is time for some Python and Machine Learning. In this blog series, I will tell you about reading out and processing captchas and how I planned this data science project.

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Project Number Two

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Holidays are over and it is time for a new project! Last year around this time (I think) I tried to code a game in Python from scratch. This year – coincidentally around the same time – I try to create an app for my mobile phone. Once again I will write a little coding diary about all the little troubles and stepping stones along the way and all the sweet sweet moments of success.

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The path to Data Science in Switzerland

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Lately, I have been writing a lot about Data Science and Data Scientists. So maybe you have been thinking of getting into Data Science yourself and trying to get a job in this field. There are some schools here in Switzerland which offer training… in this blogpost, I am going to present to you the ones I know of.

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Debugging 101 (written by a novice)

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Another Saturday, another post haha! This time I have some debugging tips for you. You wrote some beautiful code and you run it and DAAAMMMNN it is not working. We have all been there. And it does not really matter whether it has been some really big logical mistake or just a typo.  If you are an old player in the coding game, you might know most of the tips… if you are – like me – a novice, they might come in handy!

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