At the simplest level, an algorithm is a set of specific instructions (or steps) that can be taken to successfully complete a task and can be repeated indefinitely. When talking about an algorithm in computational terms, we’re talking about the specific set of steps that are carried out to…
It’s no secret that working with tech can be incredibly frustrating.
While computers are able to process instructions in a matter of seconds, actually getting to that point can sometimes take hours, or even days. When you’re trying to work with code and you hit a snag it’s tempting to…
Learning a programming language can sometimes feel a little like climbing a never-ending mountain with always seemingly more to learn and always a lot to remember.
Let’s get one thing (that took me a long time to discover myself) out in the open straight away. Learning to code in Python and R…
It’s a widely known fact that we are now creating more data each day than ever before. The data we produce is primarily digital which is great because it doesn’t take up physical space on your desk and requires minimal dusting. This shift has been hailed by those looking…
Command line is one of the most powerful tools on your computer, but the chances are, you may have never used it. Understanding the basics of command line will not only improve your computing skills, but will also help you accomplish your machine learning goals.
Never heard of command line before? Read on to learn how to use command line and why it will help you level up your ML game.
If you’re ready to start learning Python then things are about to get seriously exciting.
But where to begin?
You might be asking yourself “How the heck do I even start?!” Luckily, learning Python is a) just like learning anything else and b) totally doable.
Python is one of the fastest growing programming languages out there and that huge popularity is in large part down to its use as a language for machine learning. If you’re interested in machine learning or data science, picking up some basic skills in Python will give you the head start you need to succeed 🌟
This is the second in a three-part series that introduces Python to absolute beginners.
With all of the major machine learning packages pre-installed, Anaconda is a must-have tool for anyone looking for the easiest way to use Python for machine learning. This guide walks through how to install Anaconda and Spyder, a popular Python workspace.