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Introduction

So what precisely does the term — ‘Big Data’ — refer to? And why is it such a pressing — and popular — concept within the Data Science community?

One of the definitions of big data is that it is a large repository of unstructured information that contains an assortment…

Apache Hadoop can efficiently store and process large datasets ranging in size from gigabytes to petabytes of data

Introduction

It’s open-source (which is more than trendy nowadays), with an enthusiastic and supportive community (as per other key, open-source software models), and it’s both reliable and scalable (big deal — yawn…)

So what exactly is it about Apache Hadoop that makes it more than a practical framework that can aggregate…

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Introduction

Data and information are both in abundance and accessible in today’s online world. Therefore, data visualization tools and their technical processes must understand this aggregated and integrated data so business leaders can draw their key industry insights.

There are two key open-source tools freely available and accessible to allow data…

Use this simple step-by-step guide to get up and running with R Studio by installing it on your Windows 10 device

What exactly is RStudio IDE?

  • The RStudio IDE is a set of integrated tools designed to help you be more productive with R and Python.
  • RStudio includes a simple console, syntax-highlighting editor that supports direct code execution, and a variety of integrated tools for plotting, viewing history, debugging and managing your R programming workspace.
  • Note…
The new reality that Facebook Meta and other companies are building brings immense possibilities..

The metaverse emulates a real-world cosmos where participants can be anyone they want to be, create anything, and travel everywhere regardless of real-life circumstances. Within this virtual space that is similar yet so different from the real world, it is not impossible to imagine the opportunities that will emerge ‘living’…

Use this simple step-by-step guide to get up and running with R by installing it on Windows 10

What exactly is R?

  • R is a programming language (and its free too!) that was originally designed and developed back in 1993.
  • R has an extensive inventory of statistical and graphical methods and libraries.
  • Not only is R chosen by academic institutions, but large MNCs such as Google, Uber, and Airbnb use it extensively.

Why should I even bother to learn it?

Is Ethereum better than Bitcoin?

Introduction

The cryptocurrency market is unfolding continuously, and this development is expected to continue as new blockchain protocols are regularly introduced. Statistics gathered from the crypto price website, CoinGecko, show that bitcoin’s current price stands at approximately USD 50,000 per bitcoin.

Anonymous and secure transactions, peer-to-peer architecture, and decentralization have led…

The decentralized finance (DeFi) application framework contains high Ethereum gas fees, with plans to minimize them

Will High Ethereum Gas Fees Prove To Be Its Downfall?

Introduction

The rising acclaim of decentralized finance (DeFi) has brought newfound attention and enthusiasm to the cryptocurrency market.

With the average transaction fee on the Ethereum blockchain reaching almost USD 45 in late February 2021, there appears to be an issue demanding to be addressed. …

Paul Chambiras

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