Jupyter Notebook on Android tablet

All started with this article from Leonardo Uieda’s blog (thanks Leonardo). I had already tried to run Python on Android, using the Pyonic Python 3 interpreter.  Not bad, but… hey, it started to be hard to do anything else than the standard Python libraries. I needed something more. I needed all the standard libraries, numpy, …

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Shiny Application: A shaded Normal Distribution

I have played a bit with shiny. The RStudio folks provides the possibility of deploying R “Shiny” applications on their server. The final result  which will look a lot like this: https://<YourAccount>.shinyapps.io/<YourApp>. There are several plans for this type of deployment, including one that allows you to deploy up to 5 applications for free. You …

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Gapminder.org: A fact based world review

I have a new idol. When I discovered this web site, thanks to the referral in the “Getting and Cleaning Data” MOOC on Coursera, little did I know about the gapminder.org web site, about Professor Hans Rosling from Sweden and his work as a Statistician and Global Health expert. But what really is gapminder.org? In …

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Data Visualization

The Data Visualization MOCC started on Coursera on July 20 2015. This course is part of the Data Mining Specialization of the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign. The course is taught by Prof. John C. Hart and it is not centred on programming, although this is not discouraged. Several resources and references are presented throughout the …

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Scraping a Wordcloud with Python

This article has the objective of scraping a web site with the purpose of generating a wordcloud out of its text. The wordcould visualization of text is something that is becoming more and more popular, and you find it more and more  also in common TV shows, where some presenters have had the idea to …

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