The world is grappling with an invisible, deadly enemy, trying to understand how to live with the threat posed by the coronavirus. For some writers, the only way forward is to put pen to paper, trying to conceptualize and document what it feels like to continue living as countries are under lockdown and regular life seems to have ground to a halt.
“A picture is worth a thousand words“
As the quote speaks, Data visualization helps to derive information insights from data sources in a better way. …
QR is short for Quick Response, and they are named so because they can be read quickly by a cell phone. They are used to take a piece of information from a transitory media and put it into your cell phone. A QR code is a machine-readable optical label that contains information about the item to which it is attached. …
Have you ever tried to create a desktop notifications application based on your needs? do you know you can do this in a few simple steps using python?
Don't worry, let's do this from scratch, in this article we will be creating a desktop notification application for getting the daily stats of the dreadful coronavirus.
What you learn in this article
we need to download two important packages for this application.
Note: you need to type this two commands in command prompt if you are using Windows or terminal if you are using…
We all know that an Artificial Neuron is a basic building block of the neural network. Before we get into the topic, “what is the role of weights and bias in a Neural Network “, let us understand the skeleton of this Artificial Neuron.
Warren McCulloch and Walter Pitts first proposed artificial neuron in the year 1943, and it is a highly simplified computational model which resembles its behavior with neuron possessed by the human brain. Before we dig deeper into the concepts of artificial neuron let us take a look at the biological neuron.
Finding hard to write a mathematical equation on Medium? don’t worry this article will teach you the best way to do that…
The Medium itself does not provide any special tools to write the mathematical expression in their articles, so we take help of an external online tool to generate the mathematical expression for us, the platform we are going to use is CODECOGS
The interface looks like this
The coronavirus outbreak, which was first reported in Wuhan (China) early this year, now affected over 200 countries and caused over 5 lakh deaths. Since its date of origin, its growth seems to be in an exponential manner. In this article lets visualize how this coronavirus affected various parts of the globe.
Fetching tables from PDF files is no more a difficult task, you can do this using a single line in python.
Tabula is one of the useful packages which not only allows you to scrape tables from PDF files but also convert a PDF file directly into a CSV file.
pip install tabula-py
lets scrap this PDF data into pandas Data Frame. …
Data has become the most valuable currency and precious commodity these days and the way you use it will differentiate you from ordinary people. You need to be smart enough to earn this data which is available everywhere around you and in this article you will be able to learn an easy way to get the tabular data from any website using a single line in python.
With data collection ‘the sooner the better’ is always the best answer — Marrisa Mayer (former CEO of Yahoo!)
There is a lot of data that is getting generated publicly every day, one of the most common types of data is HTML tables, there are are many ways to get this data into your notebook, like using urllib and BeautifulSoup but it's a lengthy and time-consuming process you can do the same task using pandas library in a single line. …
Undoubtedly, no one can abnegate that animals are important creatures of nature. Animals play a vital role in human life and also contribute to the beauty and balance of the ecosystem.
Survival of the fittest — Charles Darwin
As Charles Darwin said, animals are adapting new abilities to survive in this world, like Octopus are masters of camouflage, they can change their color and texture according to their surroundings, an Ant can lift up to 5000 times its body weight.