If you've been following along with my blog posts, you might know that I'm part of a team competing in the Data Science Melbourne Datathon. Well, we just found out over the weekend that we're one of only 10 teams that have been chosen to present at the Datathon finals on Wednesday!
My experiences competing in the Data Science Melbourne Datathon!
Recently, I was approached by a work colleague who has a mutual interest in Data Science. He wanted to know about my plans for becoming a Data Scientist, and if I could lend some insight to his plans. So I thought, why not make a post here to share our findings and help someone else in their journey! (I've included a bunch of links to resources that have been helpful to me, or have come highly recommended!)
It's 6.55am, I'm on the early train to work and I'm feeling really inspired to kick ass and hit my goals. So I've written a mantra that I can come back to when I forget how far I've come, and need a push!
This is the second day of the 5 Day Data Challenge on Kaggle and today we are plotting a numeric value on a histogram in Python. Check it out below, or click this link if you’d prefer to read my code on the Gist website instead. Thanks!
When it comes to Data Science, I'm always shooting to be the very best, like no one ever was, so what's a better dataset to analyse than this POKEMON dataset from Kaggle! Today is the first day of the 5 Day Data Challenge on Kaggle and we are reading in and summarizing a .csv in Python. Check it out below, or click this link if you'd prefer to read my code on the Gist website instead. Thanks!
These codes come in handy for me all of the time - Whenever I need to automatically save a report with the Week Ending Date, or if I need to calculate something from a SQL query that needs a specific date, I chuck one of these codes. I thought it might come in handy for … Continue reading VBA Code for ‘Last Week’s Saturday’ – & other dates!
I've been making a lot of reports and dashboards combining my love of SQL and Excel lately, so I've put together a neat guide of fully customizable, ultra-commented VBA code to show you how to make a VBA Macro do your SQL bidding. Check it out, and let me know what you think in the … Continue reading How to run an SQL Query in Excel with VBA
Over the last week I've been figuring out how to web scrape, using some handy tutorials from the internet (mostly this one from Data Science Dojo). I've learnt a lot about Python and Beautiful Soup, and I'm here to share some of that sweet, sweet knowledge with you today! I'm a big fan of video … Continue reading Web-scraping Final Fantasy VII with Python & Beautiful Soup
Data Deities is a segment on GirlvsData where I take a moment to have a bit of a ramble about people I find inspiring in the Data Science industry. Today's 'Data Deity' is Amsterdam-based Nadieh Bremer, the visualization designer and artist behind Visual Cinnamon and one half of the artistic visualization duo Data Sketch|es. … Continue reading Data Deities 01 – Nadieh Bremer