Best programming language ever!!!!!1 – I really agree with this guy approach and the way he presents it. No better tool but better choices. http://coding-geek.com/the-best-programming-language/ Apache Spark @ TripAdvisor – the title of this post is “Using Apache Spark for Massively Parallel NLP” but this is a bit misleading. Apache Spark is discussed only in the last third of […]Read more "5 interesting things (26/08/2015)"
The question I started with, as the title states, was quite simple – “is python random really random”? Let’s divide the question to two – python random and really random. Python random – a module from python standard library which implements pseudo-random number generators for various distributions. This module allows one to generate random integers […]Read more "Is Python random really random?"
Beautiful Lies – in the good case charts can be unclear due to too much data, no distinct colors, missing labels etc. in a worse case it can be miss leading. Few tips and example of such – http://flowingdata.com/2015/08/11/real-chart-rules-to-follow RDBMS under the hood – a big part of this post deals with complexity and data structures. This […]Read more "5 interesting things (20/08/2015)"
Hello Dask – Dask is a few month old addition to the PyData toolbox. It aims to enable light-weighted parallel computation. The idea behind it is that it produces a graph, which describes a data flow and is lazily evaluated. In this post Jake VanderPlas presents his usage of Dask on OpenStreetMap data and refer to […]Read more "5 interesting things (17/08/2015)"
rrrepo – at first glance it looked me like a checklist site and then I understood it is a repository of links. I tried to register, explore and create a site and I think they have many usability issues, some issue for example – After registering I expected to get some mail confirming my registration and […]Read more "5 interesting things (10/08/2015)"
Nba shots charts – Well, I’m in love 🙂 I like visualizations, I like sports and this post gives both the motivation and the how – http://savvastjortjoglou.com/nba-shot-sharts.html NBA players KNN – going on with the sports theme Vik Paruchuri tried to predict the points NBA player will contribute based on his nearest neighbors. I find […]Read more "5 interesting things (8/8/2015)"