The Fallacy of Twitter Bots

I'm going to be the first to admit that I use Python to send out Tweets to my followers. I have a few scripts that parse RSS feeds and do retweets on an hourly basis. They work fine but they do get 'gamed' occasionally. That's the problem with...

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Python Script to Parse Blog Feeds Version 2

I'm going to share an update to my original python script. It's super simple and it completely automates parsing multiple blog feeds for you to autopost on Twitter. The goal: automation!!! Call the Python Modules! Create a new empty python...

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Understanding Random Forests with Python Code

Towards Data Science is such a great Medium blog that I should consider writing for it! I came across a great article about explaining/understanding how Random Forests work compared to Decisions Trees. The author writes about variance/bias...

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Python, RapidMiner, and Carriage Returns

I've been working on some Python code for a RapidMiner process. What I want to do is simplify my Instagram Hashtag Tool and make it go faster. Part of that work is extracting the Instagram comments for text processing. I ran into utter hell...

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RapidMiner Text Mining Resources

Just some Text Mining resources in RapidMiner that I found cool, helpful, and interesting. This list will be updated as I find more links. Using NLTK and Text Blob python packages Fix spelling mistakes using Text Blog python package Splitting...

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Using Python for Descriptive Statistics

KD Nuggets has another great article on using Python for descriptive statistics.     Descriptive Statistics are important to data science and data 'sleuthing' in general. Learn the different metrics and you're well on your way to understanding...

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