< 1 min. read Wonder which GRC or SMC you are in? Here’s a visualization that has been circulating around for your reference.
< 1 min. read Watch this interesting machine learning task where a machine learns how to play Super Mario. [Via Data Science 101]
< 1 min. read Sometimes you would only want to launch Matlab’s command line window instead of the full IDE. To do that in Windows, type the following command in the command prompt: matlab -nodesktop
< 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 […]
< 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 […]
< 1 min. read In this short documentary from The Economist, you will see how camera drones are used to combat poaching in Africa and during disaster rescue operations. [Via PetaPixel]
< 1 min. read Watch the show Perspectives – From Big Data to Smart Data on Channel NewsAsia Online for insights from industry leaders and academia on Big Data, it’s usage and its effects on individuals and companies.
< 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 […]
< 1 min. read Note to self: After upgrading R (or Revolution R Open) on Windows, run the following command to update the packages at one go. update.packages(checkBuilt = TRUE, ask = FALSE)
< 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 […]