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My name is Joleen, I’m a data scientist and writer and I use this blog to share my passion for data science and statistics.
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It is quick and easy to start analysing Google Sheets data in Python using the EZSheets library. I typically write python scripts that automate the extraction and analysis of data stored in Google Drive. The best use case I have found for this is when using Google Forms. There are situations where you may be […]
The Python logging module has been part of my toolkit since the very beginning of my data science journey (thanks to a former colleague who helped me build my first web scraper and showed me some good practices to start with early rather than later). Now, whenever I create a python script (especially ones that […]
Power BI has been my go-to data visualisation and business intelligence tool for the last 3 years. I have built corporate dashboards with it and used it as my own little exploration tool when I’m tackling a new data set for the first time. Since I’ve been getting more and more proficient at using the […]
At what point do you get to declare “I am a data scientist”? How many PhD’s, decades of experience or deep learning models do you need to have under your belt before you feel like a ‘real’ data scientist? The truth is, data science is advancing so rapidly that it really is impossible to keep […]