Big Data Week KL 2015

Today, early in the morning, at 7.15am, my dad fetched me to Sunway Pyramid to attend second day of Big Data Week KL 2015. I reached there, and the mall is not yet open, all the shops are closed and the air condition is off. I went to CP3, which is the convention center. I … Continue reading Big Data Week KL 2015

Introduction to Data Science: Assignment 1 (Twitter Sentiment Analysis in Python)

This is a fun assignment, as we get to deal with real data: twitter’s live stream, that is real-time tweets on twitter.com.This is done by accessing the twitter Application Programming Interface(API) using python. This assignment requires some python programming knowledge. Get Twitter live stream data First, we have to get the data from twitter to … Continue reading Introduction to Data Science: Assignment 1 (Twitter Sentiment Analysis in Python)

Introduction to Data Science (University of Washington): Introduction

Big data is the new trend in computer science, there is even a term for people who do big data – “data scientist”. To find out what is this big data, I am now taking Introduction to Data Science by University of Washington instructed by Bill Howe. Data science is a new field, and as … Continue reading Introduction to Data Science (University of Washington): Introduction

Book review: The Golden Ticket: P, NP, and The Search For The Impossible

While reading Scott Aaronson’s blog here, I was introduced to a book called The Golden Ticket: P, NP, and the Search for the Impossible by Lance Fortnow. It is a book explaining the most important question in Computer science and Mathematics, is P = NP? Alternatively, you can watch Scott Aaronson talk about P = … Continue reading Book review: The Golden Ticket: P, NP, and The Search For The Impossible