Getting session information in Python

< 1 min. read We’ve gone through how to get session information in R previously, so how do we do the same for Python? It seems that there is no single convenient function available so here’s one approach. To get the system information, you can utilize the commonly used IPython package: import IPython IPython.sys_info() To find out packages that […]

Getting session information in R

< 1 min. read When troubleshooting R bugs or asking for assistance in mailing lists and sites like StackOverflow, it is good to review or present information about your system and packages loaded. I much prefer the session_info() function from the devtools package over the default sessionInfo() function as it’s output is not only more readable, it also provides […]

Bedtime reading – What is Code?

< 1 min. read In case you are wondering of what all the buzzwords and jargon like algorithms, coding, off-the-shelf mean, the article What is Code by Paul Ford helps you weave all these buzzwords into a single story. At 38000 words, it makes good bedtime reading, be it for someone who has no inkling on how computers work […]

Watching MOOC videos offline

< 1 min. read Sometimes you might want to have the flexibility to watch MOOC videos while commuting to and fro work and you do not want to incur large carrier costs. Some MOOC platforms like Coursera allow you to download these videos for offline viewing. However, some other MOOCs like Gilbert Strang’s Linear Algebra Course are uploaded on […]