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Optimizing PyTorch Performance: Batch Size with PyTorch Profiler
This tutorial demonstrates a few features of  PyTorch Profiler that have been released in v1.9. PyTorch. Profiler is a set of tools that allow you to measure the training performance and resource consumption of your PyTorch model. This tool will help you diagnose and fix machine learning performance issues regardless of whether you are working on one or... Read more
How to Pivot and Plot Data With Pandas
A big challenge of working with data is manipulating its format for the analysis at hand. To make things a bit more difficult, the “proper format” can depend on what you are trying to analyze, meaning we have to know how to melt, pivot, and transpose... Read more
4 Simple Ways to Map Vehicle Location Data with OmniSci Free
Take a second and think of the noisiest, most unreadable map you’ve ever seen. The one that immediately comes to mind for me was in 2015. I worked for a GIS software company at the time and was visiting one of the Big 3 automotive manufacturers... Read more
Data Visualization for Data Scientists – Choosing the Right Tool for the Job
Photo for Data Visualization for Data Scientists by David Pisnoy on Unsplash. Data visualization sometimes gets categorized as a field separate from machine learning or data science. Skill in designing effective, attractive plots and graphs doesn’t show up in job descriptions in the same way as... Read more
Why Use D3 for Data Visualization?
This is like saying why eat burritos? Because they’re amazing!!! That’s why!!! OK, now some of you may be saying to yourselves, “Bill, I don’t like burritos. You’ve lost me.” First, I’m very sorry for you. Not appreciating burritos may be genetic and I won’t judge... Read more
Creating A Data-Driven Retail Expansion Framework
You’ve opened a business and it’s grown. You opened one or two more locations in places that you thought would be a good fit; maybe you’re Starbucks and have opened thousands more. One of the most important questions a retail entrepreneur or business faces is where... Read more
How Good are the Visualization Capabilities of Microsoft Power BI?
The number of visuals in Power BI is vast, and the aim of this article is to provide an overview of the Microsoft Power BI data visualization potential to create most of the visuals. This article is an excerpt from the book Microsoft Power BI Quick Start Guide, Second Edition by Devin Knight, Mitchell Pearson, Bradley Schacht, and Erin Ostrowsky – A book that provides an... Read more
COVID Tracking Project Enhancements to Johns Hopkins Case/Fatality Data
Like many analytics geeks, I’ve been tracking data on the Covid pandemic since early spring. My main source is the Center for Systems Science and Engineering at Johns Hopkins University, with files for download made available at midnight Central time. I’ve established a pretty significant R infrastructure in... Read more
Why TensorFlow Will Stand Out on Your Resume in 2021
You have likely heard about TensorFlow in the machine & deep learning circles for quite a while now, and for good reason. This Google-developed framework excels where many other libraries don’t, such as with its scalable nature designed for production deployment. With that, here are just... Read more
How to Make an Animated Gif Fit for /r/dataisbeautiful
A good visualization should capture the interest of the audience and make an impression. Few things capture interest more than bright colors and movement. In this post, I’m going to show you exactly how to make an animated gif, so that you can go farm some... Read more