Is there going to be an avocado shortage or what? It's always a nice surprise to be reminded of my time at Thinkful. A friend of mine recently made the following exclamation: Here's a link to story. Avocado Past In and on the dataworld, there is an avocado dataset. Within the data science community, there are multiple version of this dataset floating around, … [Read more...] about Avocado Shortage or What?
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I spend a lot of time playing Evony - The Kings Return on my iPad and recently, I've been most obsessed with constructing the best outfit that will allow for fast gathering. An example of what I am talking about can be found here. As I sat down with a pen and paper, jotting down all the possibilities, I thought it would be fun to throw something into a Python notebook. With … [Read more...] about Evony – The Kings Return: Fast Gathering Armor
We all know I love coffee. This year, I would like to learn about my tea preferences. Unlike my coffee options; wherein I can use an outside source to help me find my preferred coffee bean styles - tea is more varied. I decided to take part in a Twinings Tea Adventure which encouraged me to track my reviews. Because the review spreadsheet is in Microsoft Excel, I am expanding … [Read more...] about Review Tracking with Excel Power Query
It's been over a month since my last post. I've started going to the hands on machine learning book club hosted by the San Diego Machine Learning group. The book of the semester is Hands-On Machine Learning with Scikit-Learn, Keras & Tensorflow. I'm leading the discussion on Chapter 9. We broke the discussion up into two segments. Part I, clustering was provided on … [Read more...] about The Big O! (as in O notation)
I was introduced to the NPPES database last week and decided to carry the NPPES Exploration into the weekend. The dataset is quite large and it's definitely another box of woe. For those interested, the dataset can be found at the following web address: https://nppes.cms.hhs.gov. It is over 7 gigabytes and refused to open. Since I was having such difficulty … [Read more...] about NPPES Exploration