If you’re a software developer, data scientist, or anyone that requires focus for work, then you know the destructive power of distractions. Or do you?
Distractions eat away at you slowly. They just don’t keep you from focusing, left unchecked they actually destroy your ability to focus.
Focus is an incredibly powerful skill to have in a world where attention spans grow shorter by the day.
Below is a great video introducing the Pomodoro Technique. To be fair, I was skeptical of the Pomodoro technique when I first heard about it. It wasn’t until I tried it for myself, saw the results, and felt the difference firsthand that I became a believer.
Watch the video and, every time you think “this doesn’t apply to me, I’m not a student,” remind yourself that in a career that requires life-long learning: yes, you are a student.
The map, filter, and reduce functions in Python simplify the job of working with lists. In this lesson, learn how to use each function.
Kathryn Harris explains her transition from academia as an astrophysicist to private industry as a data scientist.
Crosstalk Solutions experiments with running a NanoStation wireless bridge off of a small solar panel array.
From GDD Europe ’17, Juan Silveira gives an overview of the work DeepMind has been doing.
Decision Tree classifiers are intuitive, interpretable, and one of the most effective supervised learning algorithms.
In this episode, Josh Gordon walk you through writing a Decision Tree classifier from scratch, in pure Python, introducing you to concepts including Decision Tree Learning, Gini Impurity, and Information Gain.
From the EuroPython Conference July 2017, Anjana Vakil explains the beauty and simplicity of lambda functions.
The September 2017 update includes two features that were demoed at the Data Insights Summit: drill through and report insights.
There’s also an update to the theming preview and a new chart type!