Sunday, October 24, 2021
Analytics Coding Education STEM

Raw Data to Machine Learning to Decision-Tree: step-by-step

We have data on consumer loans and consumers’ basic info such as income, credit score, and status of the loans. What the loaner wants to know the risk of loaning to specific categories of consumers. Actuaries do this all the time, and while I’m not and never desire to be one, I find that the […]

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Coding Education STEM

Estimating reading time for any content (Python)

We occasionally see reading time estimates in online news, blog sites, and even in promotional contents. This estimate is important because it tells the reader upfront how much the content may take to read. There are several extensive studies done internationally (in English speaking countries) that demonstrate that people tend to read messages/contents up to […]

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Education STEM

User Stories and Wireframes

User stories or scenarios are the suggested and preferred way for most agile development teams to capture software features in bite-sized morsels. It helps to continuously focus on the feature from end-user perspective (targets user-experience, persona) and the situation (i.e. the need for that feature) and expected behavior (i.e. what the user is trying to […]

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Coding Education STEM

Using Directions & Travel APIs with Excel, Python. 1/2

In this blog, I’ll share tips on how to consume RESTful APIs for maps. Specifically, getting a location point info, getting distance and travel times between two points, and even turn-by-turn driving directions. With the techniques, we can also get walking and transit mode of travel info. I’ll be leveraging Bing Maps APIs as they’re […]

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