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Decision Time: SQL

Writing this a good bit late but whatevs… So as my Learn SQL Basics for Data Science Specialization (UC Davis, Coursera) began to wind down, it came time to decide, what’s next? I realized that I really like SQL. And even though not all the classes in the Learn SQL Specialization were wonderful (looking at you Spark), I decided I […]

Making Pandasql Happen in Jupyter

(Standard warning in all my posts. I’m a beginner. Nothing below should be taken as the best way of doing things, a good way of doing things, or even a right way of doing things. If you think you know better than me, you probably do. Please comment with better practices) So, I was working on my first week’s assignment […]

Decision Time: Python

So, with pandemic kicking in, I decided to do what most people in the world decided to do, study Python and start playing disc golf. My disc golf career is of to a spectacular start, but you’re probably not here to read about that. Many newbies, including myself, who wanted to study Python and were either not afraid of paying […]

Why Data Science?

Why data science? Huh. I don’t know. Well, I have some reasons why I decided to pursue data science with my Covid free time as opposed to the million other subjects that magical facebook ads want to teach me while I don’t have a job. They may not be valid, but these are some of the reasons I’m going in […]