I've just discovered the awesome Brandon Rohrer and his blog while trying to find an intelligible article on Bayesian inference. What a goldmine - this guy is a born educator! Thank you for sharing your knowledge - it is well-appreciated!
I've just worked through Imtiaz Ahmad's Master SQL for Data Science on Udemy and it was a thoroughly enjoyable, morale-boosting experience! He build on each concept so you never feel left behind or perplexed at how he arrived at a solution, and as promised there are a gazillion exercises so by the time you're done you feel like... Continue Reading →
Even working in splendid isolation there have been times when I managed to lose a prior version of my code that actually worked better, and I wished I could get back to it without having to re-think everything from scratch! Now that I'll be collaborating with others, version management is going to be a big... Continue Reading →
Why Linux / command line?
Today I'm ploughing my way through the edX Introduction to Linux and found myself wondering "whyyyy??". It's all quite entertaining and nifty, but how will I be using this later? Naturally I googled (using bing!) and found this wonderful online resource www.datascienceatthecommandline.com. After reading the section entitled "A Real-world Use Case" involving data for New York... Continue Reading →