A hands-on, step-by-step guide with a simulated dataset you can create on your own

You can quickly create a dynamic, interactive dashboard similar to this in Excel with data you simulate yourself! — GIF by the author

Data Visualization with Excel

Now is the time that we are almost drowning in data. …


A Narrative on the Beginning of My Journey in the NFT World

Earlier this month, I woke up to an exciting email from OpenSea, the largest NFT marketplace on the internet at this time. “Congratulations, your item sold!” It had been 12 days into my newfound hobby, and I was ecstatic.

Although I’m not new to selling creative content online, selling an…


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A Hands-On Guide to Creating a Bar Chart Race with Python and the Powerful bar_chart_race Library from a Real-World COVID-19 Cases Dataset

Data visualization is one of Python’s strongpoints. Creating colorful and meaningful charts from a dataset with Python is always fun, especially when it is animated! Yes. You read it right! Today I’m going to show you how to create a moving, racing bar chart with Python and the bar-chart-race library.

A COVID-19 Cases Bar Chart Race Created with Python — GIF by author

Introduction


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A Hands-On Guide to Filtering and Separating Excel Data into Different Worksheets in a Single Workbook with Python

Using Python codes to filter Excel data into multiple worksheets in one Excel workbook — Photo by author

An Urgent Request!

Recently I got an urgent request from a friend to help her work on an Excel file. She needed to separate the data into different sheets and save everything in a single excel workbook. Each sheet's data would come from the original file, filtered according to each unique element in…


Going through the full process of software development on a tiny scale can help you regain your coding skillset

Photo by Hitesh Choudhary on Unsplash

I’m sure I’m not exaggerating saying that I’ve always been fascinated with coding. I’ve crossed paths with many programming languages, including Pascal, Microsoft Visual Basic, Java, C++, and, the latest, Python.

I’ve always been a partial part-time coder (less than a full part-time) until this point in life. I’ve been…


Is it still worth it?

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Is it worth it to start a blog in 2020?

You probably have been asking this question for a while, since this is already October 2020.

You have gone on YouTube and found tons of videos on starting a blog in 2020. If you really want to start a blog post in 2020, any of those videos will give you…


They are important questions with answers unique only to you

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Here are some relevant questions you should ask yourself on the way up:

  1. Do you get enough rest?
  2. Do you get up early?
  3. Do you get up with a goal in mind?
  4. Do you meditate often?
  5. Do you exercise enough?
  6. Do you eat enough and good enough?
  7. Do you prioritize…


Being a pessimist isn’t all that bad

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The online world is flooded with all sorts of information. One of them is positive, uplifting quotes. It can be addictive scrolling down Facebook reading these quotes. Yes, we all need encouragement. We all need affirmation that we ‘can do it.’ …


Your Portal into the World of Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence

Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence systems are the future of humanity
Photo by Andy Kelly on Unsplash

‘Machine Learning’ is a gargantuan topic. It encompasses mathematics, statistics, specific (domain) knowledge, and coding. For people without solid math or computer science background, it may seem daunting, even out-of-this-world, to even think about entering the domain or applications of the science. But to let everything slip through also seems…


Because “a picture is worth a thousand words”

“A picture is worth a thousand words.” And a thousand words is a story in its own right. Photography is an expressive art. It tells stories of the world in one’s unique perspective. Creating pictures via photography is telling stories, and that is a joyful journey everyone can take. …

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