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NLP Project Part 1: Scraping the Web to Gather Data

This is the first in a series of posts describing my natural language processing (NLP) project. To really benefit from this NLP article, you should understand the pandas library and know regex for cleaning data. We’ll also focus on web scraping, so elementary knowledge of HTML (the language used for creating websites) is very helpful, […]

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Why does SQL Server Consume So Much Memory

According to the company, Microsoft SQL Server is a relational database management system (RDBMS). In relational databases, all SQL Servers use the SQL programming language, which is well-known and widely used. Microsoft created SQL Server’s Transact-SQL implementation, also referred to as T-SQL, used by SQL Server. A number of programming constructs not found in SQL […]

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Top Conferences for Data Professionals

When it comes to data science, we all know one great way of developing knowledge and skills is to simply dive in and do the work. However, there is another way to flatten the learning curve in the data science field, and it’s by learning from more experienced and successful data professionals who can share […]

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Data Science Podcasts To Start Listening Today

Data science is a complex field to work in. However, data science podcasts introduce you to thought-provoking problems and stimulating discussions among experts in the field of information science. Whether you want to learn more about Python, explore the SQL fundamentals, or even hire a remote team, podcasts can help. As an alternative to the […]

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Enormous Survey Reveals the Best Halloween Candies

Halloween is arguably the best holiday for those of us who like candy (which is everyone). I always loved Halloween because no matter how old you are, you probably want some type of candy. But, with the season only a few days away, you may be wondering two things: what costume will you wear, and […]

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Learn Data Science, Launch Your New Career with Dataquest

Data professionals are in demand, and the opportunities are growing, but breaking into the field can feel overwhelming. Data science is everywhere, and data professionals work in every imaginable industry, but you’ll need a few skills before you can start a new career in data science — or advance in your existing career. That’s where […]

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Evolution of Data Science: Growth & Innovation

The term “data science” — and the practice itself — has evolved over the years. In recent years, its popularity has grown considerably due to innovations in data collection, technology, and mass production of data worldwide. Gone are the days when those who worked with data had to rely on expensive programs and mainframes. The […]

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17 Reasons Why You’re Getting Rejected for Data Science Jobs

Data science jobs are abundant, and the numbers are growing. Despite the influx in demand, some data professionals are still struggling to find a job. If you’ve filled out numerous job applications you feel you’re easily qualified for, only to be rejected, you’re certainly not alone. In this article, we’ll go over some of the […]

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Most Helpful Python Libraries for Data Cleaning in 2021

Most surveys indicate that data scientists and data analysts spend 70-80% of their time cleaning and preparing data for analysis. For many data workers, the cleaning and preparation of data is also their least favorite part of their job, so they spend the other 20-30% of their time complaining about it . . . or […]

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30-Day Data Science Challenge

We’re excited to kick off the 30 Day Dataquest Challenge! Here’s why: Building learning habits is crucial to your data career, but it can be difficult to get into a new habit. Maybe you’ve tried building before, but, time and time again, you fall off. Something comes up. What starts off exciting becomes too difficult. […]

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