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by Florin BaditaAugust 13th, 2017
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There are over 6500 articles about AI/ML/DL written on medium, and if you would want to read them all, you would need to spend a full month reading 14 hours a day.

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There are over 6500 articles about AI/ML/DL written on medium, and if you would want to read them all, you would need to spend a full month reading 14 hours a day.

So … this is why we have data and machines that can do this for us.

UPDATE: the list with the TOP 100 AI/ML/DL articles can be found here :


TOP 100 medium.com_We have seen the TOP 100 Medium users that got the most recommends, but this does not help us with nothing in our quest…_medium.com

Latest post in the series :


Key Differences between medium posts tagged Artificial Intelligence / Machine Learning’ / Deep…_There are over 6500 articles about AI/ML/DL written on medium._medium.com

TOP 150 articles related with Big Data/Data Science/Data Visualization


Top 150 medium articles related with Big Data, Data Science and Data Visualization._There are over 3,700 articles tagged Big Data, Data Science, Data Visualization on medium, and if you would want to…_medium.com

After downloading 6 million posts from medium.com in the winter of 2016, i was able to filter just the posts that are tagged with either AI/ML or Deep Learning, and sort them by the number of recommends.

In total, i got 6,546 articles, written by 3,528 users.

All of this articles have a total of 153,567 recommends.

The data is old, I have collected the data in December 2016 — January 2017.

In February, the government of Romania wanted to legalize corruption and bribes. Via a Facebook Community called Corruption Kills, that I founded 2 years ago, I dedicated my time facilitating the organization of the biggest protests in the history of Romania ( around 600k persons participated) ( we used Slack a lot ) and also did some civic projects, and for the last 6 months I did not had time until now to play with the data that i got from Medium.


Anger and Mistrust Fuel Unabated Protests in Romania_“We don’t trust this government. They lied to us. We want this government to resign,” said Maria Stoica, 38, an…_www.nytimes.com

You can download the CSV from this gist. https://gist.github.com/baditaflorin/b8d5981a7c5cf4d1807964bc6a028cd4#file-all_ai_ml_dl_articles_medium_jan_2017-csv

In fact, 36 users got half of the total number of recommends, from the total number of 3528 users

Total recommends got by users that have written about AI/ML/DL — Jan 2017

We can see 2 things from this pie-chart.

  1. 27 % (959 users) got 0 recommends on their articles. When doing a article about AI/ML/DL, you have a 1 in 4 change of not getting even 1 recommend.
  2. 75 % (~2500 users) got 11 or less recommends in total.

TOP 100 Medium.com writers (Jan 2017)



  1. The medium user Steven Levy got a total of 12636 recommends, from 15 articles related to AI/ML/DL.The Average reading time of a article is 11.9 minutes.In average, every post contains 7 links and 10 images.



  2. The medium user Adam Geitgey got a total of 9605 recommends, from 6 articles related to AI/ML/DL.The Average reading time of a article is 13.4 minutes.In average, every post contains 16 links and 21 images.



  3. The medium user Chris Dixon got a total of 4519 recommends, from 2 articles related to AI/ML/DL.The Average reading time of a article is 6.5 minutes.In average, every post contains 11 links and 18 images.



  4. The medium user Per Harald Borgen got a total of 4215 recommends, from 4 articles related to AI/ML/DL.The Average reading time of a article is 6 minutes.In average, every post contains 6 links and 7 images.



  5. The medium user Tony Aubé got a total of 3666 recommends, from 1 article related to AI/ML/DL.The reading time of a article is 7.8 minutes.The post contains 9 links and 12 images.



  6. The medium user Oliver Cameron got a total of 3552 recommends, from 20 articles related to AI/ML/DL.The Average reading time of a article is 3.4 minutes.In average, every post contains 8 links and 6 images.



  7. The medium user Scott Santens got a total of 3151 recommends, from 2 articles related to AI/ML/DL.The Average reading time of a article is 7.1 minutes.In average, every post contains 33 links and 3 images.



  8. The medium user Gil Fewster got a total of 2608 recommends, from 1 article related to AI/ML/DL.The reading time of the article is 4.6 minutes.Every post contains 4 links and 1 images.



  9. The medium user Intercom got a total of 2270 recommends, from 1 article related to AI/ML/DL.The reading time of the article is 7.3 minutes.Every post contains 1 links and 13 images.



  10. The medium user Sam DeBrule got a total of 2173 recommends, from 19 articles related to AI/ML/DL.The Average reading time of a article is 2.5 minutes.In average, every post contains 20 links and 2 images.



  11. The medium user Shivon Zilis got a total of 2142 recommends, from 3 articles related to AI/ML/DL.The Average reading time of a article is 8.7 minutes.In average, every post contains 14 links and 1 images.



  12. The medium user Ted Livingston got a total of 2009 recommends, from 1 article related to AI/ML/DL.The reading time of the article is 5.6 minutes.In average, every post contains 4 links and 3 images.



  13. The medium user Mybridge got a total of 1821 recommends, from 8 articles related to AI/ML/DL.The Average reading time of a article is 3 minutes.In average, every post contains 9 links and 17 images.



  14. The medium user Pawel Sysiak got a total of 1578 recommends, from 10 articles related to AI/ML/DL.The Average reading time of a article is 7.6 minutes.In average, every post contains 11 links and 6 images.



  15. The medium user Joe Toscano⚡️ got a total of 1487 recommends, from 1 article related to AI/ML/DL.The reading time of a article is 11.7 minutes.The post contains 10 links and 14 images.



  16. The medium user Carlos E. Perez got a total of 1424 recommends, from 34 articles related to AI/ML/DL.The Average reading time of a article is 4.4 minutes.In average, every post contains 10 links and 3 images.



  17. The medium user Requests for Startups got a total of 1374 recommends, from 9 articles related to AI/ML/DL.The Average reading time of a article is 3.5 minutes.In average, every post contains 18 links and 8 images.



  18. The medium user Andrew Coyle got a total of 1349 recommends, from 1 article related to AI/ML/DL.The reading time of a article is 5.1 minutes.The post contains 5 links and 14 images.



  19. The medium user Jessi Hempel got a total of 1346 recommends, from 2 articles related to AI/ML/DL.The Average reading time of a article is 5.3 minutes.In average, every post contains 20 links and 4 images.



  20. The medium user Ben Brown got a total of 1247 recommends, from 7 articles related to AI/ML/DL.The Average reading time of a article is 3.6 minutes.In average, every post contains 3 links and 2 images.



  21. The medium user Tomaž Štolfa got a total of 1117 recommends, from 1 articles related to AI/ML/DL.The Average reading time of a article is 10.1 minutes.In average, every post contains 7 links and 9 images.



  22. The medium user Nathan Benaich got a total of 1095 recommends, from 32 articles related to AI/ML/DL.The Average reading time of a article is 4.5 minutes.In average, every post contains 22 links and 1 image.



  23. The medium user Daniel Eckler got a total of 1060 recommends, from 5 articles related to AI/ML/DL.The Average reading time of a article is 8.1 minutes.In average, every post contains 7 links and 7 images.



  24. The medium user SPACE10 got a total of 1049 recommends, from 4 articles related to AI/ML/DL.The Average reading time of a article is 5.4 minutes.In average, every post contains 2 links and 8 images.



  25. The medium user Riva-Melissa Tez got a total of 1041 recommends, from 1 article related to AI/ML/DL.The reading time of a article is 5.9 minutes.The post contains 2 links and 17 images.



  26. The medium user John Battelle got a total of 1029 recommends, from 3 articles related to AI/ML/DL.The Average reading time of a article is 7.4 minutes.In average, every post contains 6 links and 3 images.



  27. The medium user Tanay Jaipuria got a total of 978 recommends, from 1 article related to AI/ML/DL.The reading time of a article is 4.7 minutes.The post contains 2 links and 2 images.



  28. The medium user Max Deutsch got a total of 974 recommends, from 5 articles related to AI/ML/DL.The Average reading time of a article is 5 minutes.In average, every post contains 8 links and 1 image.



  29. The medium user Andrej Karpathy got a total of 967 recommends, from 1 article related to AI/ML/DL.The reading time of a article is 6.6 minutes.The post contains 12 links and 5 images.



  30. The medium user Matt Fogel got a total of 955 recommends, from 3 articles related to AI/ML/DL.The Average reading time of a article is 3.2 minutes.In average, every post contains 3 links and 9 images.



  31. The medium user David Kelnar got a total of 947 recommends, from 2 articles related to AI/ML/DL.The Average reading time of a article is 13.9 minutes.In average, every post contains 5 links and 12 images.



  32. The medium user Rand Hindi got a total of 921 recommends, from 4 articles related to AI/ML/DL.The Average reading time of a article is 7.8 minutes.In average, every post contains 5 links and 8 images.



  33. The medium user Christopher Nguyen got a total of 880 recommends, from 5 articles related to AI/ML/DL.The Average reading time of a article is 6.7 minutes.In average, every post contains 3 links and 2 images.



  34. The medium user John Borthwick got a total of 820 recommends, from 2 articles related to AI/ML/DL.The Average reading time of a article is 9.5 minutes.In average, every post contains 11 links and 12 images.



  35. The medium user Greg Borenstein got a total of 789 recommends, from 1 article related to AI/ML/DL.The reading time of a article is 12.1 minutes.The post contains 8 links and 4 images.



  36. The medium user Daniel Jeffries got a total of 788 recommends, from 4 articles related to AI/ML/DL.The Average reading time of a article is 6.8 minutes.In average, every post contains 9 links and 3 images.



  37. The medium user Kickstarter got a total of 779 recommends, from 1 article related to AI/ML/DL.The reading time of a article is 5 minutes.The post contains 27 links and 8 images.



  38. The medium user Sarah Guo got a total of 737 recommends, from 3 articles related to AI/ML/DL.The Average reading time of a article is 11.6 minutes.In average, every post contains 17 links and 13 images.



  39. The medium user Camron Godbout got a total of 727 recommends, from 2 articles related to AI/ML/DL.The Average reading time of a article is 6.3 minutes.In average, every post contains 2 links and 10 images.



  40. The medium user Milo Spencer-Harper got a total of 706 recommends, from 7 articles related to AI/ML/DL.The Average reading time of a article is 3 minutes.In average, every post contains 2 links and 4 images.



  41. The medium user Sandra Upson got a total of 699 recommends, from 1 article related to AI/ML/DL.The reading time of a article is 9.9 minutes.The post contains 33 links and 6 images.



  42. The medium user Owen Williams got a total of 686 recommends, from 5 articles related to AI/ML/DL.The Average reading time of a article is 7.9 minutes.In average, every post contains 7 links and 6 images.



  43. The medium user Matt West got a total of 684 recommends, from 1 article related to AI/ML/DL.The reading time of a article is 4.2 minutes.The post contains 1 link and 6 images.



  44. The medium user Kate Crawford got a total of 679 recommends, from 1 article related to AI/ML/DL.The reading time of a article is 4.6 minutes.The post contains 10 links and 1 image.



  45. The medium user Artur Kiulian got a total of 639 recommends, from 9 articles related to AI/ML/DL.The Average reading time of a article is 5.1 minutes.In average, every post contains 4 links and 8 images.



  46. The medium use anymate got a total of 637 recommends, from 1 article related to AI/ML/DL.The reading time of a article is 6.1 minutes.The post contains 14 links and 4 images.



  47. The medium user Arthur Juliani got a total of 603 recommends, from 21 articles related to AI/ML/DL.The Average reading time of a article is 4.5 minutes.In average, every post contains 17 links and 4 images.



  48. The medium user Drew Breunig got a total of 587 recommends, from 3 articles related to AI/ML/DL.The Average reading time of a article is 6.7 minutes.In average, every post contains 7 links and 4 images.



  49. The medium user Josh got a total of 577 recommends, from 24 articles related to AI/ML/DL.The Average reading time of a article is 4.5 minutes.In average, every post contains 5 links and 7 images.



  50. The medium user Frank Diana got a total of 525 recommends, from 21 articles related to AI/ML/DL.The Average reading time of a article is 2.6 minutes.In average, every post contains 8 links and 2 images.



  51. The medium user Washington Post got a total of 523 recommends, from 1 articles related to AI/ML/DL.The Average reading time of a article is 2.9 minutes.In average, every post contains 3 links and 2 images.



  52. The medium user Biz Stone got a total of 518 recommends, from 1 article related to AI/ML/DL.The reading time of the article is 2.6 minutes.The post contains 1 link and 1 image.



  53. The medium user Gary Marcus got a total of 514 recommends, from 1 article related to AI/ML/DL.The reading time of a article is 5.6 minutes.The post contains 12 links and 3 images.



  54. The medium user Yitaek Hwang got a total of 513 recommends, from 16 articles related to AI/ML/DL.The Average reading time of a article is 5.2 minutes.In average, every post contains 16 links and 4 images.



  55. The medium user Amir Shevat got a total of 499 recommends, from 3 articles related to AI/ML/DL.The Average reading time of a article is 2.9 minutes.In average, every post contains 2 links and 4 images.



  56. The medium user azeem got a total of 469 recommends, from 16 articles related to AI/ML/DL.The Average reading time of a article is 5.4 minutes.In average, every post contains 18 links and 4 images.



  57. The medium user Christian Hernandez got a total of 451 recommends, from 6 articles related to AI/ML/DL.The Average reading time of a article is 3.2 minutes.In average, every post contains 4 links and 4 images.



  58. The medium user Tal Perry got a total of 447 recommends, from 1 article related to AI/ML/DL.The reading time of a article is 16.8 minutes.The post contains 6 links and 7 images.



  59. The medium user Axiom Zen got a total of 429 recommends, from 15 articles related to AI/ML/DL.The Average reading time of a article is 5.2 minutes.In average, every post contains 4 links and 8 images.



  60. The medium user Gene Kogan got a total of 426 recommends, from 2 articles related to AI/ML/DL.The Average reading time of a article is 4.4 minutes.In average, every post contains 12 links and 3 images.



  61. The medium user samim got a total of 422 recommends, from 10 articles related to AI/ML/DL.The Average reading time of a article is 4.9 minutes.In average, every post contains 6 links and 18 images.



  62. The medium user Stefan Kojouharov got a total of 422 recommends, from 7 articles related to AI/ML/DL.The Average reading time of a article is 5.8 minutes.In average, every post contains 4 links and 12 images.



  63. The medium user Alan got a total of 422 recommends, from 2 articles related to AI/ML/DL.The Average reading time of a article is 5.7 minutes.In average, every post contains 2 links and 1 images.



  64. The medium user Elaine Lee got a total of 421 recommends, from 4 articles related to AI/ML/DL.The Average reading time of a article is 4.1 minutes.In average, every post contains 2 links and 4 images.



  65. The medium user Bryan Johnson got a total of 407 recommends, from 1 article related to AI/ML/DL.The reading time of a article is 8.1 minutes.The post contains 2 links and 2 images.



  66. The medium user Andreas Stuhlmüller got a total of 389 recommends, from 1 article related to AI/ML/DL.The reading time of a article is 13 minutes.The post contains 2 links and 10 images.



  67. The medium user Kyle McDonald got a total of 385 recommends, from 2 articles related to AI/ML/DL.The Average reading time of a article is 20.3 minutes.In average, every post contains 23 links and 27 images.



  68. The medium user EyeEm got a total of 382 recommends, from 2 articles related to AI/ML/DL.The Average reading time of a article is 4.8 minutes.In average, every post contains 10 links and 5 images.



  69. The medium user IBM Cognitive Business got a total of 379 recommends, from 34 articles related to AI/ML/DL.The Average reading time of a article is 3.1 minutes.In average, every post contains 3 links and 3 images.



  70. The medium user Illia Polosukhin got a total of 366 recommends, from 5 articles related to AI/ML/DL.The Average reading time of a article is 2.8 minutes.In average, every post contains 4 links and 0 images.



  71. The medium user Thomas Oppong got a total of 363 recommends, from 2 articles related to AI/ML/DL.The Average reading time of a article is 5.9 minutes.In average, every post contains 5 links and 4 images.



  72. The medium user ArtificialExperience got a total of 360 recommends, from 2 articles related to AI/ML/DL.The Average reading time of a article is 23.6 minutes.In average, every post contains 31 links and 78 images.



  73. The medium user Simon Parkin got a total of 359 recommends, from 1 article related to AI/ML/DL.The reading time of a article is 10.7 minutes.In average, every post contains 4 links and 5 images.



  74. The medium user Sartaj Anand got a total of 352 recommends, from 1 article related to AI/ML/DL.The reading time of a article is 9.2 minutes.The post contains 2 links and 20 images.



  75. The medium user David Pakman got a total of 345 recommends, from 3 articles related to AI/ML/DL.The Average reading time of a article is 5.1 minutes.In average, every post contains 2 links and 4 images.



  76. The medium user Auren Hoffman got a total of 336 recommends, from 1 article related to AI/ML/DL.The reading time of a article is 6.3 minutes.The post contains 6 links and 4 images.



  77. The medium user Mike Hearn got a total of 330 recommends, from 1 article related to AI/ML/DL.The reading time of a article is 12.1 minutes.The post contains 2 links and 6 images.



  78. The medium user Terence Broad got a total of 327 recommends, from 1 article related to AI/ML/DL.The reading time of a article is 10.1 minutes.The post contains 2 links and 17 images.



  79. The medium user Matt Galligan got a total of 326 recommends, from 1 article related to AI/ML/DL.The reading time of a article is 6 minutes.The post contains 4 links and 0 images.



  80. The medium user Victor Luckerson got a total of 324 recommends, from 3 articles related to AI/ML/DL.The Average reading time of a article is 7.2 minutes.In average, every post contains 11 links and 5 images.



  81. The medium user Brian Roemmele got a total of 321 recommends, from 3 articles related to AI/ML/DL.The Average reading time of a article is 9.3 minutes.In average, every post contains 2 links and 7 images.



  82. The medium user Memo Akten got a total of 320 recommends, from 10 articles related to AI/ML/DL.The Average reading time of a article is 19.2 minutes.In average, every post contains 18 links and 14 images.



  83. The medium user Henry Innis got a total of 316 recommends, from 1 articles related to AI/ML/DL.The Average reading time of a article is 7.4 minutes.In average, every post contains 4 links and 10 images.



  84. The medium user Kun Chen got a total of 307 recommends, from 3 articles related to AI/ML/DL.The Average reading time of a article is 5.5 minutes.In average, every post contains 4 links and 4 images.



  85. The medium user Kevin Scott got a total of 300 recommends, from 1 articles related to AI/ML/DL.The Average reading time of a article is 13.4 minutes.In average, every post contains 3 links and 31 images.



  86. The medium user Seyi Fabode got a total of 300 recommends, from 3 articles related to AI/ML/DL.The Average reading time of a article is 2.8 minutes.In average, every post contains 5 links and 3 images.



  87. The medium user Rick Klau got a total of 299 recommends, from 1 article related to AI/ML/DL.The reading time of a article is 2.3 minutes.The post contains 4 links and 1 image.



  88. The medium user Matty Mariansky got a total of 299 recommends, from 4 articles related to AI/ML/DL.The Average reading time of a article is 6 minutes.In average, every post contains 2 links and 7 images.



  89. The medium user adam kelleher got a total of 296 recommends, from 4 articles related to AI/ML/DL.The Average reading time of a article is 10.2 minutes.In average, every post contains 3 links and 8 images.



  90. The medium user DanSung got a total of 286 recommends, from 1 article related to AI/ML/DL.The reading time of a article is 12 minutes.The post contains 2 links and 3 images.



  91. The medium user Joe Brewer got a total of 285 recommends, from 1 article related to AI/ML/DL.The reading time of a article is 3.8 minutes.The post contains 2 links and 1 image.



  92. The medium user Alex Bunardzic got a total of 283 recommends, from 11 articles related to AI/ML/DL.The Average reading time of a article is 6 minutes.In average, every post contains 12 links and 5 images.



  93. The medium user Mariya Yao got a total of 274 recommends, from 3 articles related to AI/ML/DL.The Average reading time of a article is 8 minutes.In average, every post contains 2 links and 5 images.



  94. The medium user Veronica Belmont got a total of 272 recommends, from 1 article related to AI/ML/DL.The reading time of a article is 2 minutes.The post contains 3 links and 5 images.



  95. The medium user Moritz Mueller-Freitag got a total of 271 recommends, from 1 article related to AI/ML/DL.The reading time of the article is 10.1 minutes.The post contains 8 links and 12 images.



  96. The medium user Steve Bryant got a total of 270 recommends, from 7 articles related to AI/ML/DL.The Average reading time of a article is 6.8 minutes.In average, every post contains 7 links and 9 images.



  97. The medium user Louis Dorard got a total of 264 recommends, from 12 articles related to AI/ML/DL.The Average reading time of a article is 5.3 minutes.In average, every post contains 4 links and 4 images.



  98. The medium user Josh Bocanegra got a total of 259 recommends, from 4 articles related to AI/ML/DL.The Average reading time of a article is 2.5 minutes.In average, every post contains 2 links and 5 images.



  99. The medium user Peter Rojas got a total of 255 recommends, from 1 article related to AI/ML/DL.The reading time of a article is 4.8 minutes.The post contains 3 links and 4 images.



  100. The medium user Pavel Surmenok got a total of 254 recommends, from 10 articles related to AI/ML/DL.The Average reading time of a article is 3.1 minutes.In average, every post contains 12 links and 2 images.

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In the last 3 years i collaborated with Rise Project, were i did data analysis and pattern recognition to uncover patterns of corruption in unstructured data-sets.

As a job, i am a Senior Map Analyst, working with OSM data.

In September 2016 i moved for 3 months to San Francisco, to start a new life.

Now i`m back in Romania, searching for a Remote/ Part/Full Time Job were i can apply my expertise related with data science.

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