Our blog

Grab a cup of coffee and learn more about data science, hear the latest from our team and broaden your horisons.

    STACC’s developers at RecSys Challenge 2018 by Spotify

    STACC’s developers Carlos Bentes, Maksym Semikin and Meri Liis Treimann took part in the RecSys Challenge 2018, which was organized by Spotify, The University of Massachusetts, Amherst, and Johannes Kepler University, Linz, and concluded on June 30, 2018. Spotify is an online music streaming service with over 140 million active users and over 30 million tracks. One of

    Read More…

    How to get started with machine learning?

    We can think of machine learning as a future topic, but due to the increasing volumes of data, it is already tightly connected with our everyday life. Implementation of machine learning has potential benefits in every (management) area where large volumes of data are involved. Today, and even more in the future, a manager who

    Read More…

    Software Developer (PHP/Python) wanted!

    STACC has created a recommendation system platform which enables to personalize web environments by recommending relevant items to visitors. As a PHP/Python developer, you are solving the tasks that are related to receiving and posting data to web pages. This is a position where you can leverage your programming skills in the field of data

    Read More…

    X-Road v6 data exchange anomalies, reports and open data

    X-Road is a software framework that enables direct secure data exchange over internet between state and private organizations (hereafter “members”). It is the Estonian official software platform for data exchange between public and private sector institutions and enterprises. X-Road members can act as data clients or data providers or both. Data service providers make their

    Read More…

    Extract a feature vector for any image with PyTorch

    By Christian Safka, Data Scientist at STACC In this tutorial we will convert images to vectors, and test the quality of our vectors with cosine similarity. The full project can be found here. What is a feature vector? What I am calling a ‘feature vector’ is simply a list of numbers taken from the output

    Read More…

    Tasks for a data scientist

    You have to solve two data science tasks and send the results for evaluation. Tools: Python + Jupyter notebook + libraries on your choice MS Word or Google Sheets The results must be sent as two files: Rmarkdown | Jupyter notebook file with code and comments MS Word file (can be converted also from Google

    Read More…

    STACC is looking for a Software Tester

    As our customer base and teams are expanding, we are looking for an addition to our team. As a software tester, you are involved in the quality assurance of software development and deployment. This is a position where you can leverage your technical and business problem-solving skills to help ensure that the product quality is

    Read More…

    A vacant position for a Senior Data Scientist

    As our customer base and teams are expanding, we are looking for an addition to our team. This is a great career move for you if you are passionate about developing machine learning models and innovating use of data. As Senior Data Scientist, you will work with the team to implement data science solutions that

    Read More…

    STACC is now a positively evaluated research and development institution

    This week, the list of positively evaluated research and development institutions was officially approved with the signature of the Minister of Education and Research, Mailis Reps. STACC is one of the institutions receiving a positive evaluation. Regular evaluation is an external evaluation, which assesses the level of the R&D institution in the field compared to

    Read More…

    Looking for a Sales Manager to complement our team

    You are just the right candidate if you’re systematic, results-oriented, a good communicator and taking the initiative, your aspirations are high and you are ready to make an effort on their behalf. Your roll: Participating in the renewal of sales and marketing strategy Writing sales scripts for STACC’s services and products Visiting fairs and organizing

    Read More…