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How to talk to children

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As a parent of two small children, I have to constantly remind myself that some positive or negative event that seems trivial to me may be incredible or deva...

Pandas: Make Data Frame

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pandas has a built-in function makeDataFrame() to return a DataFrame containing random floats. Note that this is using the private API, and the exact details...

Pandas: Read Clipboard

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The pandas.read_clipboard() method is as simple as it sounds: it reads copy-pasted tabular data and parses it into a Data Frame. For instance, try running...

Data problems

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Another nice Medium post from Benjamin Obi Tayo has a good summary of the types of issues you should always be mindful of when you get a new data set: