Guide for Data Scientists to visualize data

Using Altair to create stunning visualization quickly

Altair is the brightest star in the constellation of Aquila (source:Unsplash)

Most of us need to listen to the music to understand how beautiful it is. But often that’s how we present statistics: we just show the notes, we don’t play the music. — Hans Rosling

Data visualization is paramount to understand the beauty of data analytics. Through data visualization, our stakeholders understand the impacts of our analysis. It helps them focus and make informed decisions.

Simple, with Data Visualization.

The power of Altair

Altair is a declarative statistical visualization library for Python, based on Vega


Office Hours, Tips for aspiring Data Scientists

Building Conceptual Lighthouse with clear goals and communications

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Problem Statement

How do I make sure my data project is successful?

How do I communicate and realize impact to my stakeholders?

I have seen many budding data scientists and AI startups embark on their new projects to focus on innovative deep learning algorithms without considering proper unit testing and fundamental code health practices.

My Biggest Mistake

Let’s imagine that you received a new project. After understanding the problem…


Tips for aspiring Data Scientists

My Personal Experience of Balancing Studies, Work and Life

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Juggling Masters Degree and Full Time Job

Last month, I wrote about my story on taking Part Time Masters Degree Georgia Tech OMSCS program. Since then, I have received requests to talk about the struggles and hardships in greater detail.

Finding treasures at the end of stony path

I experienced life changing moments during my studies and work: I changed my job to Google, I proposed to my girlfriend (now fiancee), and I moved to Jakarta…


Tips for Social Media Analytics for Personal Use

Lessons to Extract Instagram Data Reliably for Business

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My Follower Growth has been stagnant. Why?

What should I do to engage my followers?

Excerpt from my previous post (“The Quickest Analytics to Build Your Instagram Business”)

Problem Statement

Imagine you were a business owner who set up a florist shop. Excited to promote your new enterprise, you signed up for Instagram Business Account.


Tips for Social Media Analytics for Personal Use

The best way to quickly scrape and analyse instagram data

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My Follower Growth has been stagnant. Why?

What should I do to engage my followers?

Problem Statement

Imagine you were a business owner who set up a florist shop. Excited to promote your new enterprise, you signed up for Instagram Business Account.


My piece of advice to aspiring data professionals

And why you should too…

Online graduation (Unsplash)

I want to learn and pivot into data science and machine learning

I want to pursue higher education but cannot afford high tuition cost

The popularity of Online Masters Degree

It seems that during the pandemic, people have reconsidered their career decisions and decided to move into data science as the popular choice. There are plethora of online courses and micro certificates out there and I have received many questions about pursuing Online Masters in Computer Science (OMSCS) Georgia Tech.


My tips for aspiring data scientists and analysts

Profile your dataset quickly with K Means Clustering

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How could I profile my customers?

How do I determine characteristics of different employees?

My Experience Working in e-Commerce

When I worked at Lazada (South East Asia E-Commerce), I was tasked to incentivize retailers with badges and rewards based on their performance.

Every retail is different

Nike sells sports shoes with smaller product…


My tips for aspiring data scientists and analysts

Kickstart your Data Preprocessing Quickly

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The features you use influence more than everything else the result. No algorithm alone, to my knowledge, can supplement the information gain given by correct feature engineering.

— Luca Massaron

Data scientists spend most of their time preparing data.


My simple advice for job seekers

Lessons learnt from Visa and Google Data Interviews

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Oh no, I don’t know what to prepare for interview

I have to prepare all possible answers for all possible questions asked

I have had requests to give referrals and mock interviews for friends who are applying at Google. Despite being highly motivated professionals, they reflected on changing their career in data and tech companies.

Sounds familiar?

To help job applicants out there, I would love to list down 5 biggest lessons on…


Hands-on Tutorials, MY TIPS TO ASPIRING DATA SCIENTISTS AND DATA ANALYSTS

Build Stunning Data Visualization with Public Dataset Quickly

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What if I tell you that you have access to a free, intuitive, and sharable interactive dashboard tool inside your Google Drive.

Welcome to Google Data Studio

Communication for patterns

For data scientists and analysts, communicating our data and results to the non technical users is important. We need to produce and share stunning dashboards that is easy to interact with.

Most of us need to listen to the music to understand how beautiful. But often that’s how we present statistics: we just show the notes, we don’t play the music.

Data visualization is beautiful…

Vincent Tatan

I fight phishing with ML @ Google. I use advanced ML algorithms and MLOps to protect Chrome, Gmail and Android users. Please reach out to me on Linkedin.

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