What does “__name__” mean in Python?

How and why we use __name__=='__main__'Photo by Nick Fewings on UnsplashPython is such a popular language because it’s easy to use and it’s comprehensive. Previously, I covered what the keyword yield was useful for and with some great feedback, I have decided to tackle another key feature: __name__ .Let’s get straight to it.Now quite often you’ll see a... Continue Reading →

Top 5 Linux Commands for Beginners

Data Science on the Command LinePhoto by Nathan Dumlao on UnsplashAs data sets are getting larger and more prevalent, researchers are having to do a lot more of the leg work in regards to core programming — thereby spending more time with tools like GIT and Linux (something we rarely had to before!).For the software engineers reading this post:... Continue Reading →

What does the keyword “yield” do in Python?

Handling Python Memory Issues when faced with Big DataSmileys [Pixabay]As the programming language Python develops over time, added functionality improves both its usability and performance. Python has become (if not) the foremost language in the Data Science and its handling of big data sets is amongst one of the reasons why.It’s no wonder that the language... Continue Reading →

How to Derive an OLS Estimator in 3 Easy Steps

Mohammad Hasan on [Pixabay]A Data Scientist’s Must-KnowOLS Estimation was originally derived in 1795 by Gauss. 17 at the time, the genius mathematician was attempting to define the dynamics of planetary orbits and comets alike and in the process, derived much of modern day statistics. Now the methodology I show below is a hell of a... Continue Reading →

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