Updated Machine Learning Templates v11 for Python

As I work on practicing and solving machine learning (ML) problems, I find myself repeating a set of steps and activities repeatedly. Thanks to Dr. Jason Brownlee’s suggestions on creating a machine learning template, I have pulled together a set of project templates that can be used to support regression ML problems using Python. Version […]

Possibility and Enrollment

In his podcast, Akimbo, Seth Godin teaches us how to adopt a posture of possibility, change the culture, and choose to make a difference. Here are my takeaways from the episode. In this podcast, Seth discusses possibility and enrollment. What they mean and how they relate. As we build our culture and teach our children, […]

Web Scraping of useR! 2019 Conference Using Python

SUMMARY: The purpose of this project is to practice web scraping by extracting specific pieces of information from a website. The web scraping Python code leverages the BeautifulSoup module. INTRODUCTION: useR! Conference is an annual meeting that focuses on supporting the R community and ecosystem. This web scraping script will automatically traverse through the entire […]

單人馬拉松

(從我一個尊敬的作家,賽斯 高汀) 通常人們跑的馬拉松,這流行的馬拉松,是有團隊來主辦完成的。 他們有個開始的時間。 有個終點線。 有獲得資格的方式。 有條固定的路線。 有一群人報名參加。 並提前一年前就已公佈日期。 在大多數的情況下,這些馬拉松都充滿了興奮,精力,和同伴的壓力。 但還有另一種馬拉松是任何人都可以參加的比賽。在任何一天,穿上你的運動鞋,跑出門然後二十六英里後回來。這些倒是很少見的。 值得我們注意的是,在我們創建項目,在創辦企業,或在發展事業方面做的很多事情,都與這第二種馬拉松很類似。 這也難怪單人的馬拉松會這麼難持續。

Drucker on Being the Change Leader, Part 5

In his book, Management Challenges for the 21st Century, Peter Drucker analyzed and discussed the new paradigms of management. Although much of the discussion revolves around the perspective of the organization, these are my takeaways on how we can apply his teaching on our journey of being a knowledge worker. Drucker asserted that “One cannot […]

Web Scraping of useR! 2019 Conference Using R

SUMMARY: The purpose of this project is to practice web scraping by extracting specific pieces of information from a website. The web scraping R code leverages the rvest package. INTRODUCTION: useR! Conference is an annual meeting that focuses on supporting the R community and ecosystem. This web scraping script will automatically traverse through the entire […]