Nick Becker

Nick Becker is a Senior Software Engineer and Data Scientist on the RAPIDS team at NVIDIA, where his efforts are focused on building GPU-accelerated data science products. Nick has a professional background in technology and government. Prior to NVIDIA, he worked at Enigma Technologies, a data science startup. Before Enigma, he conducted economics research and forecasting at the Federal Reserve Board of Governors, the central bank of the United States.
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Posts by Nick Becker

Data Science

Faster HDBSCAN Soft Clustering with RAPIDS cuML

HDBSCAN is a state-of-the-art, density-based clustering algorithm that has become popular in domains as varied as topic modeling, genomics, and geospatial... 9 MIN READ
Data Science

Advancing the State of the Art in AutoML, Now 10x Faster with NVIDIA GPUs and RAPIDS

To achieve state-of-the-art machine learning (ML) solutions, data scientists often build complex ML models. However,  these techniques are computationally... 16 MIN READ
Data Science

10 Minutes to Data Science: Transitioning Between RAPIDS cuDF and CuPy Libraries

RAPIDS is about creating bridges, connections, and clean handoffs between GPU PyData libraries. Interoperability with functionality is our goal. For example, if... 2 MIN READ