The 5 Python Skills You Need Before You Study Machine Learning

And image showing the 5 Python skills you need before you study machine learning.

Machine learning is a very powerful skill. And machine learning is a valuable skill. According to Glassdoor, the average salary for a machine learning engineer is about $127,000 in early 2021. If you already know some Python, then upskilling to add machine learning to your skill set could increase your earning power a lot. The … Read more

Mapping Texas ports with R [part 1]

An image of Texas ports, mapped along the Texas coastline using R.

In the last few months since covid-19 has struck, everyone is suddenly talking about supply chains. Just a few months ago, this was sort of a “boring” topic, only discussed by import specialists and corporate operations managers. But now, here we are, wondering where our toilet paper is going to come from. I’m being a … Read more

R data analysis, covid19: finding successful countries

A small multiple chart of covid19 data, showing line charts of different countries, where the line is colored red/yellow/green according to the success in reducing new covid19 cases.

In this blog post, we’ll create a data visualization to analyze covid19 data and visualize successful vs. unsuccessful countries. You’ll see exactly what I mean by that in a minute. Our covid19 analysis series: a quick review This tutorial is actually part of a series of tutorials that show how to analyze data with R. … Read more

R Data Exploration: covid-19 [part 3]

An image of R code analyzing covid19 data, with a sars-cov-2 virus in the background.

This tutorial is part of a series of R tutorials analyzing covid-19 data. For parts 1 and 2, see the following posts: Covid19 analysis, part 3: initial data exploration So far in our R data analysis series, we’ve spent some time getting and wrangling our data. In part1, we retrieved a single covid19 … Read more