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Process and product of various data science tasks— from data collection, data preparation, data visualization, to basic statistical analysis and modelling. Datasets for practice available.

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November 10, 2019

Was surprised to see my post trending. Since it caught on, I would cross-share it over here.

While the post was meant to answer a frequent question I got on whether data scientists will be automated away, it was actually more intended to be an outlet for me as there was...

November 2, 2019

In this webscraping attempt, I want to get data on countries, sites and categories of sites in one table. One challenge I faced is to get the data for the sites to correspond/ match with the countries that are tied to them. The sites can be extracted through parsing th...

October 30, 2019

While I mainly host my datasets on my Github repository, I have also cross-shared some datasets on data.world as the platform is integrated with quite a couple of other tools. And also, data.world is more user-friendly for users who might not want to dabble into Github...

October 4, 2019

Did you know that presentations at the KDD conference are open-sourced? There are so many different use cases and algorithms shared at the conference across various industries. Some of the talks on applications are more high-level and suited to business users while the...

September 15, 2019

With R, and Ananconda installed, we can also use R in Jupyter notebook. So my previous laptop died and now I have to re-install everything again. But this time I ran into some issue that I didn't have with my previous laptop (not too sure why). 

So what is necessary to...

September 8, 2019

There are occasions where we might want to download only a folder from someone's Github repository instead of the entire repository (at least for me, yes). After doing some Googling, I finally managed to find the way to do it. This is for Windows.

Outlining the steps in...

September 8, 2019

I will be conducting a workshop on "Webscraping using Selenium, Beautifulsoup and APIs" at PyCon Singapore on 12 Oct! If interested, get your tickets here. On a side note, I'm not paid to conduct the tutorial; I'm volunteering my time to help grow the community :) The...

August 11, 2019

As with my other posts, I am using the title "data scientist" loosely because titles are not consistently used across the industry so to me, it is a broad umbrella term that covers any type of work that requires one to perform a lot of data analysis or modelling.

There...

July 27, 2019

This is a note on the list of workshops that I will be conducting over the next few months and also sharing a piece of update here, I would not be able to conduct workshops in 2020 due to other personal commitments so do catch me at these sessions if you're interested!...

July 6, 2019

Currently am trying to learn about how SQL works with BigQuery. If you're trying to pick up SQL or get a bit more familar with BigQuery, this could be a good place to start!


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