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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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Why Become a Data Scientist? (7+1 Selfish Reasons)

Why become a data scientist? From time to time, I get this question from people who are flirting with the idea of becoming a data professional. Since you…

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Statistical Averages – Mean, Median and Mode

As I have mentioned several times, Data Science has 3 important pillars: Coding, Statistics and Business. To succeed, you have to be well-versed in all three. In this…

statistics in data science and analytics

How not to be biased?

In the last 2 weeks I’ve introduced 9 common statistical bias types. If you went through them, you have already done the first very important step to overcome…

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Statistical Bias Types explained – part 2 (with examples)

It’s time to continue our discourse about Statistical Bias Types. This is part 2 – if you missed part 1, read it here: Statistical Bias Types part 1….

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Statistical Bias Types explained (with examples) – part 1

Humans are stupid. We all are, because our brain has been made that way. The most obvious evidence of this built-in stupidity is the different biases that our…