Category: Coding

Mostly about my attempts to learn to code. Here I discuss my progress, and any barriers I’ve had to overcome, as well as my thoughts on learning to code.

Interactive Map Project – Idea

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In one of my frequent failing to sleep moments the other night, I revisited an idea I’d had a while ago about making an interactive map to show the progress of historical events. I came up with the idea having read the latest Horus Heresy novel and realising that it was just so complex I[…] Read the full article.

Data Analysis Course Week 4 (Part 3)

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I’ve been having a fair bit of trouble with this week’s part of the course. I asked if anyone had any tips and encountered a few others on the course who are also struggling. The general advice is to just copy the notebook and change the bits that are necessary. This is fine – and[…] Read the full article.

Data Analysis Course Week 4 (Part 2)

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I tried to start today by finishing off the exercise I was getting frustrated with yesterday but I’m still having no luck. I keep getting errors when I run the cells in Jupyter and so I have the feeling that I’ve not quite understood this section. Maybe the variables in the examples I’ve been given[…] Read the full article.

Data Analysis Course Week 4 (Part 1)

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Today I hope to have the final week of my Data Analysis course completed. As I hurt my back over the weekend, however, I might not be able to. Sitting at my desk on a dining chair is not the best idea and a computer chair should probably be on the list of things to[…] Read the full article.

Data Analysis Course Week 3

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This week I’m working on combining and transforming data with details on life expectancy and GDP from the World Bank. The aim is to see if people in richer countries have a longer life expectancy. The data you download from the World Bank is extensive, so to make it easier to work with, I’ll be[…] Read the full article.