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8 World-Class Software Companies That Use Python

There are over 500 current programming languages, with more being written every day. Admittedly, the majority of these overlap and a large number …

Python Programming

Jupyter Notebook Tricks for Data Science that Enhance your efficiency

As I am taking the great fast.ai course about deep learning, I learn a lot of neat things that can be applied to general software engineering. I am …

Python Programming

Google Colab Free GPU Tutorial

Now you can develop <b>deep learning</b> applications with Google Colaboratory -on the <b>free Tesla K80 GPU</b>- using Keras, Tensorflow and PyTorch.<p>Hello! I will …

Google Drive

Updating A Plugin From QGIS 2 to QGIS 3

I have two plugins in the QGIS plugin repository, and with the release of QGIS 3 looming it was time to upgrade them for QGIS 3.<p>There is a short …

Python Programming

Simplifying Offline Python Deployments With Docker

In cases when a production server does not have access to the Internet or to the internal network, you will need to bundle up the Python dependencies …

Python Programming

China Pledges to Tackle Air Pollution with New Plan

As China prepares to celebrate the Mid-Autumn Festival, a traditional time for viewing the harvest moon, the government has announced a new plan that …

Research shows Clean Air Act is likely responsible for dramatic decline in atmospheric organic aerosol

The air we breathe contains particulate matter from a range of natural and human-related sources. Particulate matter is responsible for thousands of …

Using Docker Compose for Python Development

Docker is an amazing tool for developers. It allows us to build and replicate images on any host, removing the inconsistencies of dev environments …

Polluted air, health problems brought by Southern California fires are expected to linger

A week of major wind-whipped fires across Southern California has caused significant air pollution and health problems.<p>The air quality is worst in and around fires burning from Ventura County to San Diego County, but the smoke has traveled to places not threatened by the flames. And with the Santa …

California

Statistics and Hacking: An Introduction to Hypothesis Testing

In the early 20th century, Guinness breweries in Dublin had a policy of hiring the best graduates from Oxford and Cambridge to improve their …

Using pandas with large data

<i>Tips for reducing memory usage by up to 90%</i>When working using pandas with small data (under 100 megabytes), performance is rarely a problem. When we …

Data Science

Using Machine Learning to Predict the Weather: Part 1

Part 1: Collecting Data From Weather Underground<p>This is the first article of a multi-part series on using Python and Machine Learning to build models …

Data Science

How deep learning is eating Software

“Almost any data processing system with non-trivial logic can be improved significantly by applying modern machine learning,” writes Pete Warden on …

Why Use Python in Scientific Computing?

This year at PyCon 2017, two keynotes were given by people from the scientific Python community: Dr Jake VanderPlas spoke on why scientists have and …

The killer responsible for more yearly deaths than AIDS, malaria and TB combined

A MAJOR study published last month in the Lancet, a British medical journal, found that there is a global killer responsible for more yearly deaths than AIDS, malaria and tuberculosis combined: pollution.<p>The problem is pervasive, affecting every country on the planet. It is expensive, costing the …

Pollution

A Minimalist Guide to SQLite

Visualising Data with Jupyter Notebooks<p>Jupyter Notebooks are a popular way to view data visualisations. Below I'll walk through the setup and a few …

🔥 Latest Deep Learning OCR with Keras and Supervisely in 15 minutes

Hello world. This tutorial is a gentle introduction to building modern text recognition system using deep learning in 15 minutes. It will teach you …

Pollution Causes 9 Million Premature Deaths a Year - MIT Technology Review

The Download<p>What's up in emerging technology<p>October 20, 2017<p>Pollution Causes 9 Million Premature Deaths a Year<p>So says a study by the <i>Lancet</i>, which …

Satoshi Nakamoto

EU urges use of roadside sensors on car emissions

"Remote sensing is a powerful tool," said Dilara.<p>The concept is somewhat similar to using radar speed guns to determine if someone is driving too …

List of Top 10 Sources of Free Remote Sensing Data

The requirement for high quality remote sensing data is skyrocketing with the surge in the application of remote sensing techniques and with the ‘n’ …

Read a File Line-by-Line in Python

Introduction<p>Over the course of my working life I have had the opportunity to use many programming concepts and technologies to do countless things. …

scikit-learn: Save and Restore Models

On many occasions, while working with the scikit-learn library, you'll need to save your prediction models to file, and then restore them in order to …

Parallel Processing in Python

Introduction<p>When you start a program on your machine it runs in its own "bubble" which is completely separate from other programs that are active at …

Interactive Visualizations In Jupyter Notebook

This entry is a non-exhaustive introduction on how to create interactive content directly from your Jupyter notebook. <i>Content</i> mostly refers to data …

Introduction to the Numba library

Recently I found myself watching through some of the videos from the SciPy 2017 Conference, when I stumbled over the tutorial Numba - Tell Those C++ …

This is how much of your life air pollution is stealing from you based on where you live

Air pollution is the single largest environmental health risk humans face, according to the World Health Organization, but what does that mean for you? Researchers have put together a map based on new findings that show, depending on where you live, how many years of life that gritty air is …

Pollution

China's war on smog chokes Shandong industries, smokes out fuel kiosks

DONGYING, China (Reuters) - China's crackdown on pollution is choking output of chemicals, fuels and other materials in Shandong province as plants curb or cut operations amid random environmental checks.<p>Beijing's clear-sky efforts are not new, but the frequency and duration of recent inspections …

Python for Earth Scientists

Lecture 1: An introduction to the Python language and landscape. The language syntax. (keynote|pdf)<p>Lecture 2: Using Python. Built in types, Writing …

Running Jupyter Notebook on Google Cloud Platform in 15 min

Recently, while I was doing my research project on Computer Vision using Convolutional Neural Network, I found out that my 8GB RAM laptop is useless. …

Five reasons QGIS should be the backbone of your open source web GIS project - Geospatial Brainstorming

Over the past several years my work has been focusing more and more on web GIS applications and I have chosen to use open source technologies rather …