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…

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…

Google Geocoding API with a Database and Visualization on Google Maps

Today I will use the Google Geocoding API with a database, and visualize the mapping data on Google Maps. In this project, I have a list of university names with no location information, and I will proceed to add location coordinates to the universities using the Google Geocoding API, load those university names with location…

Webcrawl and Pagerank of a Website

Today, I will demonstrate a webcrawl and pagerank of a website. For the parser, I’m using a python code, spider.py, which incorporates BeautifulSoup, a Python library for pulling data out of HTML and XML files. I’ll limit the amount of pages to crawl to 100, and will crawl the website AnxietyBoss.com, a leading website for anxiety,…