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Web Scraping Challenges and Workarounds
Web scraping is a common method deployed to retrieve valuable information from websites. Ideally, it is the panacea to extract web data. However, the context of the internet is much more complicated…
Data Mining VS Data Extraction: What's the Difference?
As two typical buzzwords related to data science, data mining and data extraction confuse a lot of people. Data mining is often misunderstood as extracting and obtaining data, but it is actually way…
Competitor Monitoring for Price Strategy and Product Planning
Because launching an online business has little to no initial cost, aspiring entrepreneurs will likely face a number of rivals who may try to undercut their pricing. Therefore, it is important to…
4 Ways Businesses Can Use Web Data Extraction
Today I want to share with you how you can leverage web data extraction to cope with some painful problems that you encounter in your business.
Habits of a Top Author in the 21st Century
Please find my code to this project here and my Github here. Background To be a writer is one of the most sought ought careers in the 21st Century. Pollsters found that 80% of Americans want to write a book. Established authors can make between $100,000 to $1,000,000 a year. …
The Budget Traveler's Guide to Southeast Asia
I spent the year 2019 on the road. One year of solo-travel without plans or expectations - just a thirst for adventure and (hopefully) enough savings to get me through. For most of the year you could find me somewhere in Southeast Asia, where a savvy traveler can enjoy a …
Understanding Whisky
In these tumultuous times, people have sought after countless remedies to alleviate any and all anxiety and stress. That could be reading, watching The Last Dance (Go Bulls!) or even taking a nice stroll outside. For me, and I assume many others, a nice glass of whisky seems to do …
Analysis of Zocdoc NYC
Zocdoc is a doctor’s appointment booking platform which was founded in April of 2007. Zocdoc syncs its platform with the doctor’s appointment software which lets it’s platform show real time appointment information to patients. Patients can search for doctors by illness, appointment date, city, insurance and more. It uses machine …
Comparing Running Shoes
Motivation There is a rising interest in running as the COVID-19 pandemic has forced gym closures and people are running more to stay fit, especially as the weather is getting warmer. This web scraping project seeks to provide beginner runners with some comparison information as they may look to buy …
How to Talk Like a President
RShiny App | LinkedIn | GitHub Summary ( min read) : The United States is unquestionably unique in its relevance to the rest of the world. This takes the form of academic and technological leadership, disproportionate economic influence, and participation in conflicts abroad (solicited and unsolicited). For better or for …
Market Research Analysis for Restaurant Expansion
Introduction In the modern age of globalization, international cuisines have been showing up on every corner of metropolitan cities in the US with the competition being ever so present thus raising the standard of dining. Restaurant goers have become ever so critical of restaurants, through their social media accounts and …
2020 NBA Season Analysis
LinkedIn | Github Inspiration and Goals Sadly, the NBA season has been put on hold this year due to coronavirus, and as an avid basketball fan and long time player, I was devastated to find out that the NBA might be canceling the remainder of the season if the situation …
Clean and Vegan Skincare Trends at Sephora
Recently, while browsing Sephora’s website, I noticed two new categories of skincare products featured: vegan and clean. It looks to be a growing movement nowadays, where people are becoming more conscious of their everyday purchases, and that includes their skincare. I was curious to look into this trend, and see …
The Utility of Crossing in Soccer
Over the past ten or so years, the emphasis on crossing in soccer has been on the decline. Teams have moved toward tactics, such as tiki taka, that stress shorter passes. However, there is some evidence that crossing may be making a comeback. Before the English Premier League season was …
What Makes You Click: A Talk View Analysis of TED
Introduction There are plenty of videos uploaded online each day, the views reflect, at least, the success of videos’ first impressions. What makes videos more attractive than others, and what makes viewers click the video, are important for people who want to do self-marketing and business that try to make …
How Bon Appetit's Decline in Recipe Output Might Be a Sign of Progress
After receiving April's issue of Bon Appetit, it was clear the magazine did not have time to update recipes or add recommendations on how to cook when your city is on lock-down. I imagine the magazine was already printed by mid-March, as New York quickly started to shudder restaurants and …
Netflix Content Planning for the Past Year
Photo Credit to Quote Catalogue Background and Scope As I scroll through Netflix on an almost daily basis I often find myself asking how they choose what titles to feature on their site. How do they know which shows and movies will be the most addicting and leave me on …
Jobs in Response: COVID-19
Background on COVID-19: COVID-19 is a global pandemic that has affected close to 3.5 million people worldwide. It has been around for about 4 months in the US at this point and has completely altered the majority of the population's day to day lives. Businesses that have been deemed nonessential …