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  • If you’ve been following trends in software development, you’ve probably heard about continuous delivery and continuous deployment.
  • Although somewhat new to the software industry, they’re actually based on ideas that have been around for decades.

Machine Learning, Big Data, Data Quality and DevOps at Zillow

@KirkDBorne: Check out the #DataScience at @Zillow: #BigData #MachineLearning

Posted by Stan Humphries on May 24, 2017 in Machine Learning, Research

Today, I’m pleased to announce the launch of Zillow Prize, a contest that allows data scientists from around the world to work alongside us to improve Zestimate accuracy and have the chance to win $1 million. This is the first time we’ve ever invited data scientists outside of Zillow to work on the algorithm. The… Continue Reading

Posted by Jasjeet Thind on in Machine Learning, Research

Summary Redfin estimates are available on far fewer listed homes than Zillow (83% vs. 99%). Redfin estimates, prior to the selling agent suggesting a listing price, have a higher error rate than Zillow (9.1% vs. 7.8%). After the listing agent has communicated the price they intend to offer the house for sale, Redfin’s error is… Continue Reading

Posted by imris on March 21, 2017 in Big Data, Machine Learning, Research

The Data Science & Engineering team at Zillow is now over 40 people! I recently gave an overview of the projects we’re working on to University of British Columbia’s Masters Students. Check out the full deck and highlights of the different Machine Learning opportunities, technologies we use and job openings below: Questions about Data Science at… Continue Reading

Posted by Jasjeet Thind on March 2, 2017 in Fun

The Data Science & Engineering team took a Friday afternoon off to wine and dine at the Metropolitan Grill in downtown Seattle. Continue Reading

Posted by nicholass on February 28, 2017 in Machine Learning, Research

Hey! We’re inviting a small group of people currently working on vision & deep learning problems to meet each other and exchange ideas. We’ll have two, 30 minute talks and plenty of time to chat. We’ll be meeting at Zillow Tower from 6 – 8 pm on March 13. Know someone who’s working on Vision… Continue Reading

Posted by nicholass on February 21, 2017 in Big Data, Data Quality, Machine Learning, Research

We had a great time talking about recommendations at Zillow during the recent Data/Analytics/MachineLearning meetup. We’ve included the full video and our biggest takeaways below: Recommendation Systems are an easy way to make your product more personalized without having to reinvent the wheel. Zillow has some unique data features: a closer ratio of homes (items) to… Continue Reading

Posted by Jasjeet Thind on January 17, 2017 in Fun

Zillow Group was named by Fortune as the 4th Best Workplace in Technology for large companies in their annual list of the best U.S. employers in tech. Read more about in our blog post. Continue Reading

Posted by Jasjeet Thind on December 16, 2016 in Fun

The Data Science & Engineering Team celebrated a great year at the Wakefield Bar in Belltown, downtown Seattle. Continue Reading

Posted by Taylor McKay on October 26, 2016 in DevOps

If you’ve been following trends in software development, you’ve probably heard about continuous delivery and continuous deployment. Depending on your background, you may be a practitioner or they may sound like buzzwords. Although somewhat new to the software industry, they’re actually based on ideas that have been around for decades. In fact, Toyota was one of… Continue Reading

As the project lead for the latest point release of the Zestimate algorithm, I wanted to take a second to write up a bit about what we here at Zillow Data Science are excited about in the latest update to our favorite estimate. Along with this release, we have also recalculated the historical Zestimates for… Continue Reading

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