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Shy Palachy-Affek, a Full-Stack Data Science Consultant 🦌

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Hey there! I'm Shy. I live, code and consult on data science in Tel Aviv, Israel. Among my current and past clients are such companies as Voyantis, BigPanda, Forter, Intezer, Bringg, Bank Hapoalim and quite a few others. I also serve as VP Data Science @ LeO, and I've headed the data science outfit at a couple of startups before striking out on my own. 🙂

I have co-founded and manage DataHack, a non-profit / community / yearly hackathon dedicated to promoting data science and machine learning in Israel, which also runs projects such as DataTalks, DataNights and Kaggle-IL. I have also founded NLPH, a community meant to encourage and enable joint work on open NLP tools for Hebrew.

My Open Source Projects

Project Description Stars Downloads Forks Issues PRs
pdpipe Easy pipelines for 🐼 DataFrames Stars Downloads Forks Issues Pull Requests
pulearn Positive-unlabeled learning w/ 🐍 Stars Downloads Forks Issues Pull Requests
skift sklearn wrappers for 🐍 fastText Stars Downloads Forks Issues Pull Requests
cachier Persistent memoization 🐍 decorators Stars Downloads Forks Issues Pull Requests
birch Hierarchical config for 🐍 packages Stars Downloads Forks Issues Pull Requests
awesome-twitter-data Twitter datasets & resources Stars Forks Issues Pull Requests

My Blog Posts


  1. Easy pipelines for pandas DataFrames.

    Jupyter Notebook 683 44

  2. cachier Public

    Persistent, stale-free, local and cross-machine caching for Python functions.

    Python 413 47

  3. skift Public

    scikit-learn wrappers for Python fastText.

    Jupyter Notebook 233 24

  4. A list of Twitter datasets and related resources.

    698 106

  5. birch Public

    Simple hierarchical configuration for Python packages.

    Python 14 9

  6. Positive-unlabeled learning with Python.

    Jupyter Notebook 122 23

583 contributions in the last year

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Contribution activity

September 2022

Created 2 repositories
Reviewed 1 pull request in 1 repository
pdpipe/pdpipe 1 pull request

Created an issue in mkdocstrings/griffe that received 7 comments

Bug: Various new "griffe: Failed to parse annotation from 'BoolOp' node at file" errors

Describe the bug My readthedocs-hosted mkdocs build worked fine up until a recent commit - which introduced a few numpy docstring syntax errors - w…

Opened 2 other issues in 2 repositories

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