• Experiences,  Students

    Sojourn of an introvert at PreCog

    “The Whole is Greater than the Sum of its Parts” This was just another saying for me until the day I joined Precog. It all began when my friends convinced me into taking part in OSM-Palooza, a hackathon organized by PreCog in Spring 2016. The task was to perform sentiment analysis on Twitter code-mixed data. The experience was fun: learning basics of machine learning, text analysis, APIs, web scraping, automation, and what not. Finally, after working for several hours, our team made a submission that ended up winning the first prize! While munching on pizza slices with the prize money, I started thinking about this experience, and how much I loved it. After…