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What are some important qualities of a good supervisor (boss)?- TOEFL Writing Independent Task Example

What are some important qualities of a good supervisor (boss)? Use specific details and examples to explain why these qualities are important. A good supervisor is someone who helps you to reach your goals and accomplish your tasks efficiently. In my last job for a retail company, I really enjoyed talking with my boss about … Read more

Universities should give the same amount of money to their students’ sports activities as they give to their university libraries. Use specific reasons and examples to support your opinion. Do you agree or disagree? -TOEFL Writing Independent Task Example

Universities should give the same amount of money to their students’ sports activities as they give to their university libraries. Use specific reasons and examples to support your opinion. Do you agree or disagree? Use specific reasons and examples to support your opinion. I definitely don’t agree with the fact that University should give to … Read more

Success is related to Hard Work or Luck? – TOEFL Writing Independent Task Example

“When people succeed, it is because of hard work. Luck has nothing to do with success.” Do you agree or disagree with the quotation above? Use specific reasons and examples to explain your position. I strongly believe the more you try, the luckier you are. Success is a combination of hard work, smart work and … 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

XGBoost in Python (Quickly) Explained (3min Read)

What is? XGBoost is an algorithm used for supervised learning problems. It means Extreme Gradient Boosting. How It works? You have to imagine a sequence of models and each model is trained from the error of its predecessor. Where It is applied? Classification And Regression Trees  is the base learner and you apply a gradient … Read more

My First Natural Language Processing Job Interview As a Selftaught DataScientist

A French startup (https://navee.co/) wrote me on LinkedIn for a challenging job interview (spoiler: It didn’t go well). They identify potential fraud on-line through Natural Language Processing and Image Recognition on online marketplace. E.g., a house picture on a marketplace that is also on a stock photo website with a standard message could be classified … Read more

Nine Priciples for Forecasting in Survey Analysis (With Scientific Bibliography)

While I was building a forecast model and I was looking for scientific confirmation regards some assumptions I discovered an interesting book, really suggested “Principles Of Forecasting: A Handbook for Researchers and Practitioners” written by J. Scott Armstrong, from Wharton School. This handbook deals with all kinds of decision models. It starts from the judgmental … Read more