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Contributed by Dina Mirijanian.
Chronic diseases, such as heart disease, cancer and diabetes are among the most common and costly health problems. According to the Center of Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), “half of all American adults have at least one chronic condition and almost one of three have multiple chronic conditions”. Apart from the cost burden, heart disease and cancer are the top one and two causes of death in the country. While, diabetes ranks a…Continue
Step 0: Should I try to Scrape this?
So you're excited about a great idea, you've found a great site that looks easy to scrape, time to jump right in and start writing a scraper, right?
First things first, it's crucial to examine the data you wish to scrape. Is it well organized? Will it be difficult to clean later? Sentences can be notoriously hard to clean, because sentences have to be parsed somehow to extract…Continue
Almost everyone loves to spend their leisure time to watch movies with their family and friends. We all have the same experience when we sit on our couch to choose a movie that we are going to watch and spend the next two hours but can't even find one after 20 minutes. It is so disappointing. We definitely need a computer agent to provide movie recommendation to us when we need to…