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Visualizing Multiple Data Distributions
Need to compare a set of distributions of some variable? Histograms are OK, but try something fancier! Read on to learn about box, strip, swarm, and violin plots!
SWITRS: Accidents After Daylight Saving Time
Day light saving time leaves us drowsy and cranky at work, but it also leads to an increase in traffic accidents! Find out exactly how many more there are with this analysis!
SWITRS: On What Days Do Motorcycles Crash?
Motorcycles riders are a different breed, born to chase excitment! So when do they crash? Using California's SWITRS data I find out! I'll give you a hint: it is not on the way to their 9-5!
Software Testing for Data Science
Much of data science involves writing code; for data cleaning, parsing, and modeling. Software tests can ensure that your code does what you think it does!
Eldar: A Bright, High-contrast Color Scheme for Vim
Check out Eldar, my custom Vim color scheme based on elflord. It is a bright, high-contrast theme that looks great in the terminal or GUI!
SWITRS: On What Days Do People Crash?
What day of the year has the most car crashes? The fewest? Find out as I look at California's accident data! Hint: they're both holidays!
Introducing 'SWITRS to SQLite'
The State of California stores information about all the traffic accidents in the state in the SWITRS database; this script lets you convert it to SQLite for easy querying!
Jupyter Notebooks: Not for Development
Jupyter Notebooks are great for a lot of things; development of code is not one of them.
WhereTo.Photo: Using Data Science to Take Great Photos
Where is the best spot to take a photo in San Francisco? Learn how I answered this question with my Insight Data Science project!
SAT2Vec: Word2Vec Versus SAT Analogies
Could Word2Vec pass the SAT analogies section and get accepted to a good college? I take a pre-trained model and find out!