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Freezing Your Code — The Hitchhiker's Guide to Python

Freezing Your Code¶<p>“Freezing” your code is creating a single-file executable file to distribute to end-users, that contains all of your application …

Python Programming

Stephen Miller Is an Immigration Hypocrite. I Know Because I’m His Uncle.

If my nephew’s ideas on immigration had been in force a century ago, our family would have been wiped out.<p>Let me tell you a story about Stephen Miller and chain migration.<p>It begins at the turn of the 20th century, in a dirt-floor shack in the village of Antopol, a shtetl of subsistence farmers in …

Immigration

Python Tricks 101🐍

Python tips which are relatively uncommon and are very useful.<p>Talk is cheap show me the code<p>Swapping values<p><b>Create a single string from all the</b> …

Python Programming

The Right Way™ to do Serverless in Python (Part 2)

<i>Note: This article was authored by Michael Lavers</i><p>In Part 1 we covered the serverless basics and got our feet wet with the Serverless Framework. If …

Top 5 Best Data Visualisation Libraries In Python

Flow chart diagram on cyber spacePython has increasingly become the most popular and innovative tool for data visualisation. Given the fact that …

Python Has a Startup File!

<i>Cover Photo by Uriel Soberanes on Unsplash</i><p>So, I want to be clear. <i>I</i> knew that Python has a startup customization file this whole time I've been using …

'Enlightenment Now' rationalizes the violence of empire

Through an impressive array of data and visual metrics, Steven Pinker’s most recent book, <i>Enlightenment Now</i>, presents a fiercely optimistic portrait …

12 books famous scientists think you should read

1/<p>Jane Goodall: "The Lord of the Rings" by J.R.R. Tolkien<p>Jane Goodall is a big fan of J.R.R. Tolkien's "Lord of the Rings" trilogy.<p>Goodall famously …

Books

Beginner's Guide to Jupyter Notebooks for Data Science (with Tips, Tricks!)

We use cookies on Analytics Vidhya websites to deliver our services, analyze web traffic, and improve your experience on the site. By using Analytics …

How to Lose Your Best Employees

You want to be a great boss. You want your company to be a great place to work. But right now, at this very moment, one of your key employees might be about to walk out the door.<p>She has consistently brought her best game to work and has grown into a huge asset. But her learning has peaked, her …

Employment

Zero-inflated Negative Binomial Regression | Stata Data Analysis Examples

<b>Version info:</b> Code for this page was tested in Stata 12.<p>Zero-inflated negative binomial regression is for modeling count variables with excessive …

Data Science

How I automated the boring University stuff with Python

Hello,<br>I'm a second year CS Undergrad from India. I love Python. This is my first article here on the dev.to community. So let's begin!<p>My college has …

There is one major difference between people who move abroad and those who don't, according to a recent study

Living abroad has plenty of incredible benefits including getting to travel to new places, meet new people, and try new things. But, perhaps the greatest benefit of all is the brand-new sense of self you'll discover along the way.<p>And this isn't us just waxing poetic about living overseas. There's …

Columbia University

Best Practices for Statistical Data Analysis

On this page we list a few resources for developing best practices in statistics and avoiding common pitfalls. Be sure to check the references in …

Data Science

Seven ways to ... prevent snoring

Many of us snore at least some of the time, but it can be damaging for health and relationships

Snoring

Machine Learning with Python: Easy and robust method to fit nonlinear data

Easy and robust methodology for nonlinear data modeling using Python libraries, pipeline features, and regularization.

Donald Trump, Fox News, and the logic of alternative facts

The Nunes memo and the FBI texts gave Trump the alternative story he needed.<p>If you’re a liberal, the past week in politics looked like a series of strange self-owns from the Fox News/Trumpist wing of the Republican Party.<p>First there was the memo from Rep. Devin Nunes, which Sean Hannity hyped would …

Anti-anxiety drug found to undo some of alcohol's ill effects on the brain

Researchers at the Queensland University of Technology (QUT) have discovered a surprising secondary function for an existing drug. Tandospirone is …

Alan Watts and the Eternal Present

In 1950, both the world and Alan Watts were at a pivotal point.<i></i> Russia had recently detonated its first atomic weapon, ushering in an age of global …

Alan Watts

Write a Résumé that Stands Out

It tells your story, shares the skills you have acquired, and highlights your professional accomplishments. It is vital to helping you to progress in …

Britain’s imperial fantasies have given us Brexit | Gary Younge

As Theresa May is discovering, the UK’s overblown sense of its place in the world has led to overplaying our hand with the EU<p>In his recent book Behind Diplomatic Lines, Patrick Wright, a former head of the UK diplomatic service, provides an illuminating account of Margaret Thatcher’s worldview. The …

Great Britain

Python Top 45 Tutorials for the Past Year (v.2018)

If you’re looking for..<p>Open Source Python Projects of the Year (avg. 4,078 ⭐️): Click here<br>• Machine Learning Top Articles of the Year: Click here<p><i>(The</i> …

The Japanese words for “space” could change your view of the world

When you are the first person to arrive in a meeting room, do you think of it as being empty or full?<p>If you were raised in the West, a meeting room is made for people to meet. Therefore, if there are no people in that room, then of course it must be empty. As philosopher Henk Oosterling remarks, in …

Japan

30 Amazing Python Projects for the Past Year (v.2018)

For the past year, we’ve compared nearly 15,000 open source Python projects to pick Top 30 (0.2% chance).<p>This is an extremely competitive list and it …

Is Alcohol A Problem? Online Tool Helps Assess Risk And Find Help

The thinking about problem drinking and alcoholism has changed. It's no longer considered a black-and-white, you have it or you don't condition.<p>"We now know that there's a full spectrum in alcohol use disorder," says George Koob, the director of the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and …

How Trump Is Making Us Rethink American Exceptionalism

This past year has shown that the U.S. is far from immune to the forces shaping the rest of the world.<p><i>This article is the second in a series on how President Donald Trump changed history—reviving historical debates that have simmered on low heat for years, and altering how historians think about</i> …

Political Science

How to use PostgreSQL to streamline Python code

Python is a programming language that lets you work quickly and integrate systems more effectively, and PostgreSQL is the world's most advanced open …

Databases

Advanced Algorithms: A Free Course from Harvard University

From Harvard professor Jelani Nelson comes "Advanced Algorithms," a course intended for graduate students and advanced undergraduate students. All 25 …

Poverty Is Both a Political and a Moral Choice Made By the Powerful

The U.S. views itself as the exceptional nation, the beacon of liberty and justice for the world. In the popular imagination, it is the land of …

A high school football team took a knee and then all hell broke loose

“Nobody knew it would be like this.”<p>very morning, when former NFL player and current high-school football coach Joey Thomas walks into the recreation …

High School