Sparkify: a fictitious music streaming platform

Hi data science enthusiasts! It is my pleasure to write you for the second time, I am happy to share my passion for data science and machine learning with the community! Today I will be sharing a churn prediction model and Pyspark machine learning pipeline I developed to predict churn for a fictitious music streaming platform called Sparkify. This is part of Udacity’s Data Scientist Nanodegree course. Enjoy the read!

Churn prediction is one of the most common and typical use cases for machine learning in a lot of subscription based businesses. It is generally significantly more costly (around 5x…


Hi data science enthusiasts! It is my pleasure to write you for the first time, I am happy to share my passion for data science and machine learning with the community! Today I will be analyzing the Airbnb market in Amsterdam.

Amsterdam is a very popular destination among tourists as it receives well over 15 million tourists a year. Amsterdam is the first city to implement taxation specific to Airbnb renting (10% tourist tax, which is a lot compared to other jurisdictions), and as such provides an interesting use case to find answers to some of my intriguing questions.

The…

Jovan Gligorević

Data Scientist, gaming geek, producer and DJ

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