Month: September 2019

Brain Crunching

Week 2 Python and Predictive Analytics

Week 2 of my Micromasters in Predictive Analytics for Business Applications and we move on to looking at using Python for Predictive Analytics, it begins with some basic reminders of Python, then follows up with some utterly brain crunching summary statistics calculations. It’s been a while since i really looked at Python for anything at […]

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Micromaster

Week 1 Introduction To Predictive Modelling

The advantages of working for an Educator are numerous but one of them is most definitely the willingness to support continuing professional development and with that a huge thanks from me to the whole senior team at West Lothian College for supporting me in beginning this Micromasters in Predictive Analytics for Business Applications The college […]

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Recent Power BI Updates I Love

Power BI is genuinely one of my favourite things in the world, it’s ability to allow anyone to view, and understand data is amazing and although there are others out there (Tableau, Qlikview, Hummingbird etc) I’ve found that Power BI is the easiest to set up and the easiest for users to pick it. Also […]

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Jackie Galbraith

#Interrupt19

Working, as I do, for West Lothian College, I was lucky enough to be able to attend the first ever Interrupt Conference at the college, this is the first large-scale digital conference of its kind in Scotland – aimed specifically at college computing students and school pupils who had access to some of the leading […]

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How I Got Into Tech

How I Got Into Tech

When Jackie Galbraith, the Principal at the college I work at posted an article about how she got into Tech (read it here https://jackiegalbraith.com/2019/08/25/how-i-got-into-tech/ ) it inspired me to write about my journey with Tech as it wasn’t at the top of my lists when I began my journey into employment more than a quarter of a century […]

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