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Using Venmo to Map Social Networks
Venmo has grown into a wildly popular p2p payment app. It is one of those rare companies whose product dominates it's space so absolutely that it's name is used as a verb colloquially: splitting a check with a friend? "I'll venmo you later" A unique, sometimes controversial, feature of Venmo …
Modern Industrial IoT Analytics on Azure – Part 1
This post and the three-part series about Industrial IoT analytics were jointly authored by Databricks and members of the Microsoft Cloud Solution Architecture team. We would like to thank Databricks Solutions Architect Samir Gupta and Microsoft Cloud Solution Architects Lana Koprivica and Hubert Dua for their contributions to this and …
Data Science Hobby Project Example: Twitter Data Analysis With JavaScript
Tomi Gelo was one of the first participants in my 6-week data science course (the Junior Data Scientist’s First Month). Since then, he has done some pretty cool... The post Data Science Hobby Project Example: Twitter Data Analysis With JavaScript appeared first on Data36.
Conceptual vs Numerical
One of the things that makes numerical computation interesting is that it often reverses the usual conceptual order of things, using advanced math to compute things that are introduced earlier. Here’s an example I recently ran across [1]. The hyperbolic functions are defined in terms of the exponential function: But …
How AI Can Save Jobs in the COVID-19 Economy
In this special guest feature, Arijit Sengupta Founder & CEO of Aible, believes that the key to saving jobs in the COVID economy requires the right tool for the job, in this case, a new type of AI that blends augmented analytics and human domain knowledge. What business leaders need …
Analyze-then-Store: The Journey to Continuous Intelligence – Part 2
This multi-part article series by our friends at Swim is intended for data architects and anyone else interested in learning how to design modern real-time data analytics solutions. It explores key principles and implications of event streaming and streaming analytics, and concludes that the biggest opportunity to derive meaningful value …
Illustrated color catalog of minerals
Between 1802 and 1817, James Sowerby cataloged and illustrated 718 minerals across seven…Tags: color, James Sowerby, minerals, nature, Nicholas Rougeux
Covid-19's Impact on the Restaurant Business
Background As the novel Coronavirus has spreading around the world, the collateral damage has been far and wide, with the restaurant industry suffering one of the hardest hits. According to Statista, the number of seated diners in restaurants worldwide has declined by over 54.4% year over year since Feb – …
Water Quality Analysis by State
It’s undeniable that drinking water is essential to all humankind. Our quality of life is contingent on the proper quality or quantity of it. In fact, Andrew Wheeler, the head of the Environmental Protection Agency, states how drinking water is currently a bigger problem than climate change by the sheer …
Web Scraping: Python Jobs on Indeed
Where Can CVS Expand New Stores?
For this project, CVS location and US population data were analyzed to suggest where CVS should consider opening new stores. Introduction CVS pharmacy is the largest pharmacies in the United Sates, with almost 10,000 locations as of August, 2020. Last year they reported $256B in revenue, and were listed as …
Effect of COVID-19 on Our Mobility
I just moved to NYC in January 2020. My reason for moving was to enjoy the socially rich community and the plethora of activities that I could explore, such as museums, cute little theaters, Broadway shows, fancy stores, riding the subway and watching people, restaurants and the fun nightlife. And …
Popular Engagement Ring Styles on BlueNile.com
Introduction Blue Nile is the leading online retailer of certified diamonds, engagement rings and fine jewelry. It claims to be the first and largest companies that sells diamonds and engagement rings online. The goal of this research is to find out the popular engagement ring styles on BlueNile.com, and identify …
Analysis Of Starbucks' Global Presence
The first Starbucks was opened in Seattle in 1971 by three partners, Jerry Baldwin, Zev Siegl and Gordon Bowke. In the mid 1980's, they expanded domestically and opened their first store outside of North America in 1996 in Japan. A year later, they opened a store in the Philippines. ​Today, …
Repeated k-Fold Cross-Validation for Model Evaluation in Python
The k-fold cross-validation procedure is a standard method for estimating the performance of a machine learning algorithm or configuration on a dataset. A single run of the k-fold cross-validation procedure may result in a noisy estimate of model performance. Different splits of the data may result in very different results. …
How and why I built Machine Learning model to predict tennis table matches results
'm a Data Professional who loves building data products to solve problems. I'm currently working together with professionals from various backgrounds to provide new analytical insights in industry. I'd love to combine my passion for open data to continue contributing to change people lives in a better and analytical world.
Infographic: Data Engineering Evolved
Ascend.io, the data engineering company, announced results from a new research study about the work conditions of data scientists, data engineers, and enterprise architects in the U.S. Conducted in June 2020, findings from over 300 professionals reveal key insights on their teams’ current workload, productivity bottlenecks, and perspectives on automation …
Choosing the Perfect RV for Your Next Camping Trip
LinkedIn | Github In April 2019, I made a decision to move out of my apartment and live out of my mid-size SUV. I had an irresistible urge to be free and be able to sleep where ever the road takes me. I spent most nights on the Ice Age …