Machine Learning

Calculating Entropy with SciPy

Problem: How to calculate the entropy with the SciPy library? Solution: Import the entropy() function from the scipy.stats module and pass the probability and the base of the logarithm into it. Try It Yourself: Run this code in the interactive code shell! Exercise: Change the probabilities. How does the entropy change? Let’s start slowly! You’ll …

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The 80/20 Principle in Programming

In this article, you’ll learn about the profound impact of the 80/20 principle on your life as a programmer. It’s based on a first draft of a chapter from my upcoming book “From 1 to 0: A Minimalistic Approach to Programming”. The 80/20 principle has many names but the second most famous is the Pareto …

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Top 5 Python Freelancer Jobs to Earn $51 per Hour on Upwork or Fiverr

Python freelancers earn $51 per hour on average. But how do they do it? In the following video I show you the top five trending gigs for Python freelancers: In summary, these are the most trending jobs how Python freelancers earn money in 2020: Create educational content:. You can write blog articles for blog owners, …

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[Summary] Independent Work: Choice, Necessity, and the Gig Economy

McKinsey Authors: James Manyika | San FranciscoSusan Lund | WashingtonJacques Bughin | BrusselsKelsey Robinson | San FranciscoJan Mischke | ZurichDeepa Mahajan | San Francisco Anyone who has ever felt trapped in a cubicle, annoyed by a micromanaging boss, or fed up with office politics has probably dreamed of leaving it all behind and going it …

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Python Freelancing | How to Exploit This Disruptive Mega Trend (as a Coder)

Short summary of the main points in the video: Freelancing is a mega-trend that will disrupt the organization of the world’s labor in the next 10-20 years. Freelancing platforms such as Upwork and Fiverr grow at 20% per year. You can participate in this trend by focusing on one tiny niche—and become world-class at it. …

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[Collection] 10 Best NumPy Cheat Sheets Every Python Coder Must Own

Little time to learn NumPy? This article shows you the ten most amazing NumPy cheat sheets. Download them, print them, and pin them to your wall — and watch your data science skills grow! 🐱‍🏍 All NumPy cheat sheets in this article are 100% free. All links open in a new tab (so feel free …

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What Are the Best Freelancing Sites for Coders?

Freelancing is the new way to organize the world’s talents. The appearance of big freelancing platforms made it possible to exchange talent efficiently—across borders, currencies, and niches. You can watch the following video as you go through the article: Freelance Developer Course Link This article is for you if: You’re a freelance developer and you’re …

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Python vs Go – Which Language You Should Choose

Both Python and Go are extremely relevant today. Both languages are widely used. However, many people have been switching from Python to the newer and faster language Golang, also known as Go. Go is a much newer language than Python, released by Google in 2009, and it has many advantages over many other programming languages. …

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