Functions are an easy way to cut back on the time you spend pre-processing before analyzing your data.

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I love working with data. It’s why I chose my career. Solving problems is a satisfying feeling to say the least. Sometimes however, I feel like I spend more time solving issues with my data than I do actually trying to solve problems with modeling. From what I understand, this…

Using Pandas to wrangle data? Keep these functions in mind.

For all data engineers that use Python, Pandas is a must-know technology. I would say that most of my days begin and end with that one package. It makes my custom ETL scripts easier to write, makes data analysis and validation easier to convey and perform, and it often streamlines…

To the 2019–2020 Toronto Maple Leafs; you had my curiosity, and now you have my attention.

Mitch Marner(center right), Andreas Johnsson(center left), John Tavares and Auston Matthews celebrating a goal in last season’s NHL playoffs. credit/Daily Hive

There were moments during the game tonight that I simply could not and would not believe the pure offensive skill that was on display in front of my eyes. …

Erik Karlsson pictured being the best defenseman in the world. (Sean Kilpatrick/The Canadian Press)

For over a year the trading of Erik Karlsson has been the fixation of the entire hockey world. Much to the malign of Ottawa Senators fans, many of whom would rather just pay Erik Karlsson the amount of money he clearly deserves instead of low-balling him out of town. And…

David Beare

Data Engineer/Analyst & Aspiring Data Scientist. I love sports, politics, and a bunch of other nerdy things.

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