## How to use the NumPy arange function

The Numpy arange function (sometimes called np.arange) is a tool for creating numeric sequences in Python. If you're learning data science in Python, the Numpy toolkit is important. The NumPy arange function is particularly important because it's very common; you'll...

read more## How to use the NumPy zeros function

Let's talk about the NumPy zeros function. If you're doing data science in Python, you need to be able to work with numerical data. One of the primary tools for working with numerical data is the NumPy array. In some cases, you will have data that you can import into...

read more## How to use Numpy reshape

NumPy arrays are an important component of the Python data science ecosystem. When working with NumPy arrays, you're going to need to be able to perform basic data manipulation. In particular, you may need to change the "shape" of the data; you may need to change how...

read more## A quick introduction to the NumPy array

One of the cornerstones of the Python data science ecosystem is NumPy, and the foundation of NumPy is the NumPy array. That being the case, if you want to learn data science in Python, you'll need to learn how to work with NumPy arrays. In this blog post, I'll explain...

read more## How to do linear regression in R

Linear regression. It’s a technique that almost every data scientist needs to know. Although machine learning and artificial intelligence have developed much more sophisticated techniques, linear regression is still a tried-and-true staple of data science ….

read more## How to make a scatter plot in R

The scatter plot ... It's so common that almost everyone knows how to make one in one way or another. You see them in business, academia, media, news. Students use them. Scatter plots are also extremely common in data science and analytics. The scatter plot is...

read more## R vs Python … which to learn for data science

One of the most common questions I get from data science hopefuls is "which programming language should I learn?" My general advice is "it depends." Or to clarify my response, I like to ask the question "who are you, and what are your goals?" The programming language...

read more## How to use mutate in R

If you want to master data science in R, you need to master foundational tools like the mutate() function. Readers here at the Sharp Sight blog will know how much we emphasize "foundational" data science skills. If you want to be effective as a junior data scientist,...

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