Texas Longhorns Football Blue-Chip Ratio 2019 (updated)

The Blue-Chip Ratio is the most important statistic in College Football, as teams who win the National Championship have a Blue-Chip Ratio above 0.5, or 50%. The Blue-Chip Ratio is calculated by summing-up, over the past 4 recruiting cycles, all the 5-star and 4-star recruits (also known as Blue-Chip Recruits), then dividing that by the…

Enough Talk of Fake Data Scientists: Time for a Recognized Professional Certification

I’m a newly-minted data scientist, with my MSc in computing and data analytics degree earned a couple of days ago. Yet, I often hear from other senior data scientists that everyone who does not have their credentials and years of experience are to be classified as “fake” data scientists. Yet these same senior data scientists…

Psychosis: A General Overview

Psychosis is a general term for psychotic disorders. Psychotic disorders are mental disorders (mental illness), or brain disorders, which include schizophrenia, schizoaffective disorder, psychotic depression, psychotic mania, substance-induced psychosis, and psychosis due to a general medical condition. The core feature of psychosis is that the person has difficulty figuring out what is real, and what…

Syncing your different gmail accounts for email, calendar, and contacts

Nowadays, many people have multiple email platforms, and it is difficult to keep up with them all. I recently added a company email on G Suite, and wanted to sync this with my personal gmail account, which houses all my emails, calendar appointments, and contacts. With all these email platforms, I will show you how…

How to Redirect Your Website from www to Non-www

Nowadays, it is redundant and unwieldy to include www in your website address, as most websites are going without www in their URL, also known as the naked domain or non-www. It just looks and sounds more concise and clean to just remove the www entirely from the website address. I build dynamic websites on…

How to Recover Social Media Share Counts when Migrating from HTTP to HTTPS

I recently transitioned my website, DepressionBoss.com, from HTTP to HTTPS. When I completed that migration to a more secure website, all my social media counts were reset to zero! When migrating from HTTP to HTTPS, the migrated website is considered a new URL, and therefore all the HTTP social media counts are not migrated over…

Nova Scotia Air Pollution Analysis- Interactive Dashboard

Here is an interactive dashboard I built, which helps people in Nova Scotia to determine their exposure to air pollutants, with just one click. This dashboard makes use of the Nova Scotia Open Data Portal, from which the air pollution datasets were obtained. A data warehouse in Oracle was built to extract, transform, and load…

Nova Scotia Surgical Wait Times App

Here is an app I built, which helps patients in Nova Scotia to determine their real wait times for surgical procedures, with just one click. The app makes use of the Nova Scotia Open Data Portal, from which the surgical wait times dataset was obtained. Multiple linear regression was utilized to build the prediction model…