We've looked into various geospatial data visualization libraries such as:PySALOSMnxFoliumMapbox GLGDALRasterioFionaPyProjDescartesHowever, since we cater to large enterprises with utility grade data…Continue
Excel has become the de-facto spreadsheet tool for business users. It currently has approximately 500 million users, and it might have a bright future ahead."To a large extent, Excel (and the alike)…Continue
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Let me start off with a few common assumptions about the subject of this write up "Four Powerful People Skills For Data Scientists", and my take on each of them based on my experience and observations.
1. Common Assumption: People skills are just "fluffy" soft skills
Soft skills are often referred to as "the fluffy stuff". People skills in particular, top the list of fluffiness, in many people's…
What makes a great CEO?
First of all, the answer to that question depends on who raises it: An investor will likely come up with a different answer than an employee. What if you asked a CEO? He might give you his definition. Ask another CEO, and he will likely give you a slightly or even completely different view on this subject.
Ask five people, and you will get five answers
It seems nearly impossible to find an…Continue
Electronic spreadsheets have been around for nearly 40 years now. They were invented by Bob Frankston and Dan Bricklin, founders of VisiCalc, and I had a chance to chat with both gentlemen a couple of months ago. I highly recommend watching this TED talk with Dan Bricklin:
It's important to understand for…Continue
My writing engagement at Data Science Central came up unexpectedly. Back in August 2018, I stumbled upon an excellent write-up on Data Science Central. The author, Bill Vorhies, shared his thoughts on career transitioning toward data science. I wrote him an email, complimenting him on his blog post, and I dropped a few lines about my own transition. Here's his response:
"Congratulations on your remarkable journey. Perhaps you’d like to write one or more articles…Continue