Change Python Version for Jupyter Notebook

Three ways to do it- sometimes package dependencies force analysts and developers to require older versions of Python use conda to downgrade Python version (if Anaconda installed already) conda install python=3.5.0 Hat tip- http://chris35wills.github.io/conda_python_version/ https://docs.anaconda.com/anaconda/faq#how-do-i-get-the-latest-anaconda-with-python-3-5 2. you download the latest version of Anaconda and then make a Python 3.5 environment. To create the new environment for Python 3.6, […]

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Importing data from csv file using PySpark

There are two ways to import the csv file, one as a RDD and the other as Spark Dataframe(preferred) !pip install pyspark from pyspark import SparkContext, SparkConf sc =SparkContext() A SparkContext represents the connection to a Spark cluster, and can be used to create RDD and broadcast variables on that cluster.  https://spark.apache.org/docs/latest/rdd-programming-guide.html#overview To create a […]

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The Hack of the Century

Fake news propogated by social media just before the US General Election Hacking of Democratic Party by hackers of East European Russian origin /affiliation coordinating publication of leaked emails Leaked emails by hackers causing FBI chief to make fateful statement days before election Recanting of statement by FBI chief further undermining Clintonian credibility I really […]

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Coming to Bay Area in April

Despite my visa blues ( see more at https://todayilearnedinamerica.wordpress.com/2016/02/15/night-13-make-epic-shit/ ) I am still hanging on and traveling on in the United States of America. I am also going to TWO of the best conferences I have never attended despite being a blog Partner since past three years. Predictive Analytics World San Francisco – April 3-7, 2016… […]

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TAFKP

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Is Python going to be better than R for Big Data Analytics and Data Science? #rstats #python

Uptil now the R ecosystem of package developers has mostly shrugged away the Big Data question. In   a fascinating insight Hadley Wickham said this in a recent interview- shockingly it mimicks the FUD you know who has been accused of ( source https://peadarcoyle.wordpress.com/2015/08/02/interview-with-a-data-scientist-hadley-wickham/ 5. How do you respond when you hear the phrase ‘big […]

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Install Package in Python from Github

You can use   pip install git+git://github.com/yhat/ggplot.git or pip install –upgrade https://github.com/yhat/ggplot/tarball/master  Filed under: Analytics Tagged: GitHub, python <div id=”comment_blurb”>The content of this post belongs to the original author, . To leave a comment, head on over to <a href=”https://decisionstats.com/2015/06/26/install-package-in-python-from-github/”>their original article</a>.</div>

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