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Janus Reith
@janus-reith
Thanks for your hints
Eric Leung
@erictleung
@janus-reith nice! :smiley:
Philip Durbin
@pdurbin
If anyone here happens to be in Boston there's a "machine learning and big data" track at this free conference on Thursday and Friday (Aug 15-16) at Boston University: https://devconfus2019.sched.com/overview/type/Machine+Learning+%26+Big+Data
ali Fazeli
@AFZL95
you can check my blog posts about my experience as a data analyst at Huawei Technologies in my portfolio: https://faze.li/
Eric Leung
@erictleung
Occasionally people stop by and ask about mathematics for machine learning. Just ran into this book that may prove useful https://mml-book.github.io/. Short-ish book of about 400 pages and it is free to download. It will also be published eventually if you want a physical copy. I ran into this while reading through this thread books to read for deep learning in case you want to dig a bit deeper.
Eric Leung
@erictleung
Oh this is pretty cool. I'm a bit late to the party, but it looks like Kaggle (known for data science prediction competitions) has a YouTube playlist of their reading group https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLqFaTIg4myu8t5ycqvp7I07jTjol3RCl9
Here's the details if you wanna join in for the continuing discussions https://twitter.com/rctatman/status/1131621843188604928
Eric Leung
@erictleung
For a gem, see the definition for "data science" 🧐🙃
Alice Jiang
@becausealice2
That's hysterical! Thanks for sharing @erictleung
Vishu
@bommojuvishu
Hi Guys , I am trying to deploy the opencv in the heroku using the python flask . I am getting the following error : ImportError: libSM.so.6: cannot open shared object file: No such file or directory
Is there any way to deploy the opencv in the heroku ?
Alice Jiang
@becausealice2
Give this a try @bommojuvishu
Koderkid1936
@Koderkid1936
chance = 0
while chance <=3:
        guess = int(input("Guess: "))
        if guess == 9:
                print("try again")
               chance+1
       else:
                print("try again")
        chance+=1
print(chance) #why does this print 4 instead of 3 when you enter the integer 9?
Eric Leung
@erictleung
@Koderkid1936 your while loop will allow chance to equal 3. So it will go through the loop once more and run the line chance += 1 again, thus making chance equals to 4 as it has printed out.
@Koderkid1936 this link might help you visualize what your code is doing. It will create diagrams of what your code is doing as you go through it line by line.
Koderkid1936
@Koderkid1936
@erictleung thanks alot much appreciated, i think im starting to understand the flow of the program it executes the chance+=1 statement beofre the while loop.. i think but i will do more research thanks :thumbsup:
Eric Leung
@erictleung
Random comment. So I'm helping out with a data science boot camp in town and last time I checked, in one of their modules, they are using one of the freeCodeCamp new coder surveys as one of their datasets! So crazy that something I've had a hand in cleaning up has come full circle for me to see again :laughing:
Philip Durbin
@pdurbin
Can you please link me to that dataset? I'll take it under consideration for dataverse-sample-data. :)
Eric Leung
@erictleung
BuntyBru
@BuntyBru
Hi guys 

Can anyone mention good courses for data science for complete beginners ( person who hasn't had attachment with tech ever and is a business graduate)
I did some google search for this  
But wanted to know some personal reviews

Thanks
Philip Durbin
@pdurbin
@erictleung oh, right, we talked about this FCC dataset at freeCodeCamp/2017-new-coder-survey#7 :) Do you want to hear more about dataverse-sample-data? :)
@BuntyBru here's a general list of awesome programming and data science materials as well https://github.com/P1xt/p1xt-guides
Eric Leung
@erictleung
@pdurbin I was a bit curious about it :) You mentioned it so casually!
sa-js
@sa-js
Hey all. I am a camper and recently wrote an article on Medium. Give it a read guys : https://medium.com/@saeeddev/learn-how-to-store-data-for-your-data-science-problems-even-if-you-dont-want-to-27e02dd9f781?source=friends_link&sk=8139c568a7fe885d9b560e7cde7035b2. Plus also let me know how can I get it featured on FCC New Section
BuntyBru
@BuntyBru
@erictleung
thanks Eric
Philip Durbin
@pdurbin
@erictleung here is where I recently announced dataverse-sample-data: https://groups.google.com/d/msg/dataverse-community/u-Yv0U3v4Bo/NgBfDrDlAgAJ . I'm wondering if you (or anyone else here) is interested in contributing any datasets. :)
Alice Jiang
@becausealice2
@erictleung you're famous. Remember us
Philip Durbin
@pdurbin
heh
Alice Jiang
@becausealice2
if anyone is looking for free data, I've just discovered the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations' FAOSTAT and OHMYGOD so much information
(in case it needs to be stated explicitly, it's all agricultural-related data)
ruitoantunes
@ruitoantunes
Hi
ruitoantunes
@ruitoantunes
i'm starting programming in php and would like to have some support on the php code
Alice Jiang
@becausealice2
@ruitoantunes I don't know that many people here would be able to help with PHP, it's not a very common language in Data Science. Perhaps if you share a code snippet someone could have a look?
ruitoantunes
@ruitoantunes
Ok thanks.
Sakitha
@Sakitha
Hi, does apply in df.apply(fun) iterate over each columns in 'df' data-frame and pass them to 'fun' function as a series?
Eric Leung
@erictleung
@Sakitha hi there! What language and package are you working with? I'm assuming Python and pandas but just wanna be sure.
Alice Jiang
@becausealice2
@Sakitha :point_up: making that same assumption, yes. Each column is passed as a Series object to fun
Philip Durbin
@pdurbin
I like the sound of apply(fun)
Alice Jiang
@becausealice2
I wonder what that does :weary:
I shouldn't be so dramatic :laughing:
Philip Durbin
@pdurbin
:)
Atharva Kulkarni
@IronVenom
hello
Eric Leung
@erictleung
@IronVenom hello and welcome! :smile:
abraham anak agung
@padunk
hello, anybody here? :smile:
Philip Durbin
@pdurbin
Some of us are here. :) What can we do for you?
abraham anak agung
@padunk
@pdurbin It is ok, SO to the rescue :smile: . Just confuse why np.std() return different value compare to pandas std.
Philip Durbin
@pdurbin
np is numpy, I assume
Sundeep
@pidugusundeep
Hey