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How to be a more productive Data Scientist? Don’t do more, do it smarter!

A few years ago, I put a lot of work into a hobby project of mine: a self-learning Python chatbot that learns like a newborn baby. It was…

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Pandas Tutorial 3: Important Data Formatting Methods (merge, sort, reset_index, fillna)

This is the third episode of my pandas tutorial series. In this one I’ll show you four data formatting methods that you might use a lot in data…

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Pandas Tutorial 1: Pandas Basics (Reading Data Files, DataFrames, Data Selection)

Pandas is one of the most popular Python libraries for Data Science and Analytics. I like to say it’s the “SQL of Python.” Why? Because pandas helps you…

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Python libraries and packages for Data Scientists (the 5 most important ones)

Did you know that Python wasn’t originally built for Data Science? And yet today it’s one of the best languages for statistics, machine learning, and predictive analytics as…

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Python Import Statement and the Most Important Built-in Modules for Data Scientists

So far we have worked with the most essential concepts of Python: variables, data structures, built-in functions and methods, for loops, and if statements. These are all parts…

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Python Syntax Essentials and Best Practices

In my Python workshops and online courses I see that one of the trickiest things for newcomers is the syntax itself. It’s very strict and many things might…

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Python For Loops and If Statements Combined (Python for Data Science Basics #6)

Last time I wrote about Python For Loops and If Statements. Today we will talk about how to combine them. In this article, I’ll show you – through a…

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Learn Python 3 for Data Science – from scratch

I put together a ‘Python 3 for Data Science’ tutorial series starting from the very basics. It features 9 practical articles – that covers everything you need to know!

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Python For Loops Explained (Python for Data Science Basics #5)

Remember that I told you last time that Python if statements are similar to how our brain processes conditions in our everyday life? That’s true for for loops…

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Python If Statements Explained (Python for Data Science Basics #4)

We use if statements in our everyday life all the time – even if our everyday life is not written in Python. If the light is green then…

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Python Built-in Functions and Methods (Python for Data Science Basics #3)

It’s fair to say that using functions is the biggest advantage of Python. At least you will use them a lot during your Data Science projects! This is…

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Python 2 vs Python 3

“Should I learn Python 2 or Python 3?” For everyone who has just started to learn Python for Data Science, this is an important initial question to answer….

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Data Analytics Basics (introduction)

You might have heard that Data Scientist was ranked as the best job of 2017 in the USA (based on Glassdoor’s research). Recently many IT professionals have started…

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Python Data Structures (Python for Data Science Basics #2)

Where we did we leave off? Oh, right, we learned about how to use variables in Python. Here is the second essential topic that you have to learn…

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Python for Data Science – Tutorial for Beginners #1 – Python Basics

If you are learning Data Science, pretty soon you will meet Python. Why is that? Because it’s one of the most commonly used data languages. It’s popular for…

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SQL for Data Analysis – Tutorial for Beginners – ep2

This is the second episode of my SQL for Data Analysis (for beginners) series, and today I’ll show you every tiny little detail of the SQL WHERE clause….

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SQL for Data Analysis – Tutorial for Beginners – ep1

SQL (Structured Query Language) is a must if you want to be a Data Analyst or a Data Scientist. I have worked with many online businesses in the…

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Data Coding 101 – Intro to Bash – ep6 (last episode)

This is the last piece of my “Data Coding 101: Introduction to Bash” series, where I introduce the very basics of how to use the command line for…

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Data Coding 101 – Intro To Bash – ep5

In this article I will show you 3 data coding concepts, that won’t only be useful in bash, but Python and R as well! Today we will go…

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Data Coding 101 – Intro To Bash – ep4 (with video)

Data Coding in Bash – this is episode 4! Let’s continue with some basic bash best practices. Today I’ll show you 9 tips, that will make your data coding…