Charles Bordet

Recent Posts

Brave: The browser that respects your privacy

7 minute read

After discovering that Google gives away its users’ data about 347 times a day, I decided to step away from Google ecosystem one step a time. Today: An alternative to Google Chrome that respects your privacy.

Brave: The browser that respects your privacy

Guide to Gradient Descent in 3 Steps and 12 Drawings

8 minute read

Everyone knows about gradient descent. But… Do you really know how it works? Have you already implemented the algorithm by yourself? If you need a reminder, this article explains in simple terms why we need it, how it works, and even show you a Python implementation!

Guide to Gradient Descent in 3 Steps and 12 Drawings

How to Extract and Clean Data From PDF Files in R

10 minute read

R is a powerful tool for text mining. But you still need to get the data first, and it can easily become a pain when you deal with PDF files. This article shows you how to extract what you need and get the data ready for analysis!

How to Extract and Clean Data From PDF Files in R

SaaS startup: How to predict LTV for new users?

8 minute read

If you have a SaaS product, you already know the question: What is the value of my users? How to predict their churn rates? In this article, I explain how a statistician can help you answer these questions for you.

SaaS startup: How to predict LTV for new users?