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Python Experience Updates and Forecast for 2021

When you are a self-taught Data Scientist is always hard to assess your progress. You must set some metrics and start monitoring them. In my case I decided to follow the 10.000 hours rule and track them with a Time Tracker. I used the Pomodoro Technique App. In the past week, I wanted to know … Read more

Disney Movies and Box Office Success – Datacamp Project Analysis [Why I think it is wrong] [Code and Notebook Included]

Some weeks ago I created a list of projects that I wanted to build. The goal of the list is to assess how my Data Science and Python knowledge changed during these years. In this list one of the projects key topic is the Linear Regression Model. For this topic I wanted something new from … Read more

Best Selling Disney Movies from 1935 until 2016 Python Business Analysis – With Code!

Everything started with this DataCamp small project on Linear Regression Analysis: “Disney Movies and Box Office Success“ It was based on a modified dataset from this repository on data.world. The dataset contains 4 csv files with the following information: Disney Movies Revenues Adjusted for Inflation with Movie Titles and Year Release Disney Revenues from movies, … Read more

Pomodoro Technique Python Script, track your goals and shape your future

You can have agency not just over your own life, but over a small and important part of the world. It begins by rejecting the unjust tyranny of Chance. You are not a lottery ticket.”― Peter Thiel, Zero to One: Notes on Startups, or How to Build the Future Awareness of Pomodoro Technique significantly increased during the … Read more

Plotting Google Trends with Bokeh and Python for multiple comparisons prt 1/2

One of my last job tasks activities was to compare different keywords on Google Trends. At the moment I am writing is possible to compare only 5 keywords between each other. If you want to compare more then 5 Key Search Terrs is not possible, or you have to manipulate a little bit data. Take … Read more

Analytics Introduction, 3 Keys points

The King of a faraway kingdom decided to change the laws introducing the divorce. After 5 years from the law introduction he gathered the Black Knight and the White Knight and told them: -You, Black Knight, have to go from house to house and count the number of divorces that happened during these years. Instead … Read more

What are the best selling drugs in Italy?

The Italian Ministry of Health published a dataset on the most distributed * drugs through drugstores (here you can find the dataset). In methodological terms I have aggregated all the drugs with the same starting word E.g. All kind of “Tachipirina” packs (most sold paracetamol drug in Italy) are grouped in a single variable, regardless of whether … Read more

A/B Testing explained to the Nerd who wants to pick up on Tinder

You just bought the ultimate fragrance, your abs are not perfectly sculpted, the beard is perfect, but the only match you get on Tinder Is with the fake profile made by your mate. You start thinking that you have a problem. Your “pick up strategy” is not working, obviously. You decide to rely on your … Read more

PCA part.2 for unlucky boyfriend/husband

PCA Second Chapter I do not know if my explanation on PCA was clear, I do not think so. I will retry. PCA is a very common technique used in Machine Learning and represents the Principal Component Analysis. Imagine, for some unlucky reasons, you HAVE TO make a present to your girlfriend: a bag (I … Read more