Photo by Shannon Potter on Unsplash

When I started my data science journey, I read all about “robust neural networks”. It was everywhere. But no one ever explained what a “robust” neural net was! I’m here to tell you what it is and how to know you have one.


How a Pandemic Hobby Led to a Web App

When the COVID-19 pandemic kept everyone indoors, many sought solace in new hobbies and projects.

A friend of mine decided to try his hand at leading a Dungeons and Dragons (D&D) campaign. He gathered up a few people and set to work virtually creating an intriguing and engaging story.

One…


Creating an algorithm that helps calculate Dungeons & Dragons currency

During the COVID-19 pandemic, many people found a chance to start new hobbies and explore new interests.

Mine came in the form of a fantasy tabletop role-playing game named Dungeons & Dragons.

A friend mentioned his interest in starting up a game. He had been watching shows on YouTube for…


5 Different Techniques to Clean Dirty Data

When working with data, there will inevitably be a time where you come across a missing value. Don’t panic! Below you’ll find a guide to show you the different ways you can mediate this issue and scenarios when you would and would not use them.

First, let’s go over what…


How to Avoid Repeating My Mistakes

Photo by Michael Dziedzic on Unsplash

Congratulations if you are just beginning your data science journey! It can be a turbulent but rewarding process. There are many that have been where you are now (including myself) and are here to help you succeed.

Below are four pieces of advice from someone that was recently in your…


Using data augmentation to create more data for image classification problems

In a world where data is abundant, a time will come when you just don’t have enough.

No need to panic!

Data augmentation can be used for multiple different data types, including text by replacing words and phrases with their synonyms, and numerical data by using techniques like SMOTE(Synthetic Minority…


How to keep your Mac awake during important tasks

Photo by Alexander Possingham on Unsplash

Is there anything worse than that awkward moment when your computer goes to sleep in the middle of a presentation?

Well, yes. There are probably a lot of things more awkward than that. …


Photo by Danka & Peter on Unsplash

The saying “can’t see the forest for the trees” is generally used to describe someone that is so focused on a small portion or detail that they miss the big picture. …


Have you ever made an error on purpose?

No, this isn’t a trick question.

Recently, I found myself running code that I knew wouldn’t work. I wanted that error code. Because within it contained valuable information:

The list of Seaborn palettes.

Once I had the list, that’s when the fun…


Photo by Herbert Goetsch on Unsplash

Sometimes, having two of something is better than one. I’d take two freshly baked snickerdoodle cookies over one any day.

However, just like a mother having to repeat herself, no one likes it. And dealing with data is no different. …

Cassie Nutter

Aspiring Data Scientist, dog lover and running enthusiast

Get the Medium app

A button that says 'Download on the App Store', and if clicked it will lead you to the iOS App store
A button that says 'Get it on, Google Play', and if clicked it will lead you to the Google Play store