Interview With Author Michael Hsieh

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Michael Hsieh is the author of Getting Started with Amazon SageMaker Studio. We got the chance to sit down with him and find out more about his experience of writing with Packt.

Q: What are your specialist tech area(s)?

Michael: Machine learning, data science, analytics

Q: How did you become an author for Packt? Tell us about your journey. What was your motivation for writing this book?

Michael: I was contacted by Packt representative. I am a specialist from AWS on the service so I am motivated to share the technology with Packt community.

Q: What kind of research did you do, and how long did you spend researching before beginning the book?

Michael: Two weeks planning the chapters.

Q: Did you face any challenges during the writing process? How did you overcome them?

Michael: Code development is complex. Working with our engineers to address issues.

Q. What’s your take on the technologies discussed in the book? Where do you see these technologies heading in the future?

Michael: ML is going to be front and center in the future.

Q: Why should readers choose this book over others already on the market? How would you differentiate your book from its competition?

Michael: Developers working with machine learning will be able to put their knowledge to work with this practical guide. The book provides a hands-on approach to implementation of real-world ML use cases that will have you up-and-running, and productive quickly.

Q. What are the key takeaways you want readers to come away from the book with?

Michael: You will learn the technology to improve productivity in ML development lifecycle and give you complete access, control, and visibility into each step required to build, train, and deploy models

Q. What advice would you give to readers learning tech? Do you have any top tips?

Michael: Get hands-on. Learn and be curious.

Q. Do you have a blog that readers can follow?

Michael: tinyurl.com/mwu3235y

Q. Can you share any blogs, websites, and forums to help readers gain a holistic view of the tech they are learning?

Michael: https://aws.amazon.com/machine-learning/?nc2=h_ql_prod_ml

Q. How would you describe your author journey with Packt? Would you recommend Packt to aspiring authors?

Michael: Writing a book is not easy. Need to put in work. Yes.

You can find Michael’s book on Amazon by following this link: Please click here.

Getting Started With Amazon SageMaker Studio on Amazon.com