## Python and The Baltimore Stockbroker

In this post we are going to use Python to explore the story of the Baltimore Stockbroker. If you were in the fortunate position to have some money to invest and you...

## Sentiment Analysis with Python

In this article we are going to learn how to do some basic sentiment analysis with Python, using a wordlist-based approach and the afinn package. First, you will need to install the...

## Hypothesis Testing with Python

In this article we are going to use Python to test whether a coin is fair. We will do this by making use of the statsmodels package to perform a hypothesis test....

## Finding the Size of a Pandas Dataframe

Here’s a useful tip for finding the size of a pandas dataframe. It can get a little confusing as len and size usually give different answers. size gives the total number of...

## Conditional Probability with Python

In this post we are going to explore conditional probability with Python. Here’s a fun and potentially tricksome question about probabilities: In a family with two children, what is the probability that,...

## Getting Stock Data using Python and YFinance

In this lesson, we are going to learn how to retrieve and display stock data using the YFinance library, which makes use of Pandas, the famous and powerful Python data processing library....

## Discrete Probability Distributions with Python

In this article we are going to explore probability with Python with particular emphasis on discrete random variables. Discrete values are ones which can be counted as opposed to measured. This is...

## Exploring Simpson’s Paradox with Python

In this article we are going to learn about Simpson’s Paradox and explore it with Python programming. Simpson’s Paradox is where data appears to tell a different story when treated as a...

## The Gambler’s Fallacy with Python and JS

In this article, we are going to explore the Gambler’s Fallacy with Python and p5.js by simulating sequences of coin flips. If I flip a coin 4 times, and the probability of...

## Python Seaborn – `distplot` is a deprecated function

The problem – Seaborn distplot is deprecated Staring with version 0.11.0 of the Python Seaborn data visualization library, distplot is a deprecated function, and will be removed in a future version. You...