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GNU Gzip examples

15 Sep 2019   Examples on how to perform simple tasks using the gzip command (along with sister commands such as gunzip and zcat).

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Python Open File: Reference and Examples

15 Sep 2019   Quick reference for how to open files in Python, encodings, modes, etc.

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People Skills for Data Science Projects: Lessons Learned

14 Sep 2019   See a project go from start to finish, know how to create value with data science and machine learning.

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Python 3 String Operations

11 Sep 2019   Common operations you will need to do on python strings, within the context of Natural Language Processing (NLP) or otherwise.

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Paper Summary: Language Models are Unsupervised Multitask Learners

31 Aug 2019   Summary of the 2019 article "Language Models are Unsupervised Multitask Learners" by Radford et al. AKA the GPT-2 Article.

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Spark Dataframe Examples: Window Functions

22 Aug 2019   Examples on how to do common operations using window functions in apache spark dataframes. Examples using the Spark Scala API.

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Pandas Indexing Examples: Accessing and Setting Values on DataFrames

21 Aug 2019   Some common ways to access rows in a pandas dataframe, includes label-based (loc) and position-based (iloc) accessing.

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Spark Dataframe Examples: Pivot and Unpivot Data

10 Aug 2019   Pivoting and unpivoting are very commonly-used data transformation operations. Use them when you want to switch from a row-based to a column-based view and vice-versa.

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Jupyter Notebook Kernels: How to Add, Change, Remove

28 Jul 2019   Add, remove and change Kernels to use with Jupyter notebook

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Paper Summary: Sequence to Sequence Learning with Neural Networks

14 Jul 2019   Summary of the 2014 article "Sequence to Sequence Learning with Neural Networks" by Sutskever et al.

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