The vision for Skillenai has always been to build tools that allow users to identify and fill their skill gaps. Now that a robust data science article aggregation service has been completed, Skillenai is ready for the next step on that journey. Here’s what the Skill Gap product will look like when completed. Onboarding Workflow […]
My son is turning 5 years old in 6 weeks and I want to build him the most powerful toy robot the world has ever seen. This robot’s superpower will be…chatGPT. Requirements Plan Hardware Inspiration Software Inspiration First Story My prompt Write a story for a 5 year old about monsters and transforming robots where […]
System for Promoting Healthy Habits
I’m a goal-oriented person. When I started this blog about 2 months ago, I set a simple goal of growing the domain authority of Skillenai. To achieve my goal, I set about writing articles on Skillenai and other sites. I got good feedback on my first few articles and landed some nice guest blog opportunities. […]
Is your organization beginning it’s analytics or AI journey? One of the first steps will be building a data science team to help develop and deploy machine learning models. I was lucky to have the opportunity to be the first data scientist at a tech startup. In this article, I will share how we built […]
How to Improve a DAG
This post is part of a collaboration between Alisa Aylward of Alisa in Techland and Jared Rand of Skillenai. View Jared’s post on Alisa in Techland here. Discover the worst data pipeline ever and how to improve it’s DAG. Learn to remove cycles and handle dependencies efficiently. What is a DAG? DAG stands for directed […]
A singleton is a class designed to only permit a single instance. They have a bad reputation, but do have (limited) valid uses. Singletons present lots of headaches, and may throw errors when used with multiprocessing in Python. This article will explain why, and what you can do to work around it. A Singleton in […]
Designing a Blog Ranking System
Every year a slew of top blog lists are published for every topic under the sun (think “Top 10 Blogs in Data Science for 2020”). Most are manually curated, many are biased by the business interests of the publisher, few are data-driven, and none give you a voice. This article is my plan for solving […]
Discover the most popular Python packages for data science, including essentials like Numpy and Pandas along with hidden gems like Seaborn and spaCy.
What Does a Data Scientist Do?
Have you been wondering what a data scientist does? This article will clarify what a data scientist does and does not do. We’ll show why data science is such a great career, and how it compares to similar roles. Why Data Science Is a Good Career Data science is one of the best careers for […]