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I’m going to show you 3 unique ways to make money, using Web Scraping

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Did you know what your reading right now is data? It may just seem like a few words to you but on the back end, everything you read online is data that can be taken, picked apart, and manipulated with. Simplified this is what a Web Scraper is. They go through the code that was created to make a website (HTML code) or database and take the data they want. Virtually any website can be scraped. …


I’ll show you how to download hundreds of Google images within seconds, using a few lines of code in Python

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You might be in the same boat as me. I needed a bunch of images from Google images but I was too lazy to manually download each one. Therefore I scoured the internet looking for an answer but came up empty.

At that point, I decided to try to do this myself and code up a program that downloads multiple images from Google images.

Surprisingly I was successful and created a code in Python that can download hundreds of images within seconds.

Now I want to teach you how to do the same, so let me show you…

How to Download Google Images, Using Python.


In less than 20 lines of code, I’ll show you how to send emails to anyone using Python

a hand holding a phone showing the Gmail screen “get started with Gmail”
a hand holding a phone showing the Gmail screen “get started with Gmail”

Recently I found a unique way to automate my Python scripts so they run at a specific time each day. In fact, I wrote an article about it.

It’s been very useful, but it’s not enough. You see, I want to truly automate the entire process so when a script is done running, the results are sent to me right away. One easy and effective solution to this is to have the Python script email the results.

It turns out this is extremely easy to do in Python. All you need is a Gmail account and you can piggyback on Google’s Simple Mail Transfer Protocol (SMTP) servers. …


Analyzing nearly 300 personal experiences of those who have gone through the Data Scientist interview at Facebook.

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The Facebook data scientist job role is one of the most coveted positions in tech. Just having the title of “Data Scientist at Facebook” gives you an extra layer of respect by others in the same industry.

Because of this, everyone knows if you get the opportunity to interview for this position you better take full advantage and spend hours preparing. For many, this means finding and answering questions online that they think will be asked during the interview.

But what if you already knew the most probable questions asked…Surely that would give you an upper edge over the other interviewees, would that not?


I’ll show you how you can set your Python scripts to run every day at a specific time, or every week, or every month

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In this article, I’m going to show you how you can automate your Python scripts for Free. The reason why I’m putting an emphasis on free is that there are a lot of programs and websites that can actually do this for you online, but nearly all of them require a fixed fee for you to use their applications.

And since I know most people don’t want to spend that type of money, I instead found a unique way that this can be done for free, so you can automate your Python scripts to run every day at a certain time, or every week, or every month. …


Showing you how to create a universal code that can recreate any table you see online in Python

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Data collection is used in nearly every job imaginable, and tables are where the majority of data acquired is located. Instead of spending time copying and pasting rows of a table into Excel, why not create a piece of code that recreates this table for you in a matter of seconds.

The code you see below does just that, and with just 2 simple changes this code can theoretically scrape any table you see online.

Continue reading if you want to understand this code and how it works.

Hint: Read till the end, there may be a special surprise

Worldometers

Wordometers is a website that provides data on live world statistics. …


Demonstrating how to do Linear Regression in R and Python, along with discussing the differences between the two

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There are dozens of articles out there that compare R vs. Python from a subjective, opinion-based perspective. Both Python and R are great options for data analysis, or any work in the data science field.

But if your goal is to figure out which language is right for you, reading the opinion of someone else may not be helpful. One person’s “easy” is another person’s “hard,” and vice versa.

This article is the first of a series I will be writing that takes an objective look at how both languages handle everyday data science tasks so that you can look at them side-by-side, and see which one looks better for you. …


I’m going to show you 3 unique ways you can save time, using Web Scraping

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Did you know what your reading right now is data? It may just seem like a few words to you but on the back end, everything you read online is data that can be taken, picked apart, and manipulated with. Simplified this is what a Web Scraper is. They go through the code that was created to make a website (HTML code) and take the data they want. Web Scrapers also interact with webpages using code to click buttons, send text to input boxes, and self-scroll.

If you didn’t know what a Web Scraper is, well now you have an idea and we can get to the point of why your reading this article. Time. Time is everyone’s most valuable asset, and often people spend that asset doing something they don’t enjoy. …


By just running a few lines of code, I made the process of ordering pizza even easier

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First of all I know what you’re thinking, why create a program that orders pizza for you when you can just do it on the phone or the internet. Well sir or madam… you are absolutely correct! It’s just I’m not a good enough programmer yet to code a robot to brush my teeth or comb my hair, so ordering pizza is the best I can do. And if you’re like me and want to make the process of ordering pizza even easier, then let’s learn how to order a pizza using code.

The place the pizza will be ordered is from Pizza Nova, because it’s my favorite pizza chain (please do not attack me in the comments for this), and we’re going to code it using Web Scraping in Python. …


Predicting the outcomes of the entire 2020 NFL season by tracking how often each simulated universe yields a given result for each team

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It’s official! On Thursday night, the NFL returns with the defending champions Kansas City Chiefs taking on the Houston Texans. It is the beginning of a season that many thought we would not see given how this year has played out. But nevertheless, football is back, and we are going to attempt to simulate and predict the outcomes of the entire 2020 NFL season.

Elo Model

If you’re familiar with how players are ranked in chess then you're familiar with Elo ratings. Elo rating is a simple system that judges teams or players based on head-to-head results, and is the model we used to simulate NFL games for the 2020 season. …

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