git and github for data scientists

It has been close to a year since I shifted to a start-up which incidentally got acquired after a month of my joining. Before this I used to work at WalmartLabs where we always wanted to use a version control system like git but it never took off properly. Now ...

Creating a virtual environment in Python

I was trying to get a virtual environment set up on Python 3 using mkvirtualenv but somehow the virtual environment was getting created on Python 2.7 (my system python).

If you already know about virtual environments and why they are useful, you may skip the next two paragraphs. I ...

Eight lessons learnt from the process of learning the guitar

It has been close to three years since the day I picked up my brother's guitar and asked him to show me how this works. And man! What a journey it has been since then. I have learned so much from the guitar apart from learning to play this ...

An easy starter to music theory

I started playing guitar almost three years back and at that time I had wished it would have been better if I had picked this lovely ...

Common docker commands

I recently got to know about dockers. And I love it. For those who don't know what dockers are. Here it is. Dockers help in software ...

Recently, my friend, Tushar had come to Bangalore to visit me and Rahul before he left for the US for his Masters. He was here for a weekend. We intended to visit places around Bangalore. And we ended up visiting Lal Bagh. I know you are judging me right now ...

Top lessons I learned from 3 years at Walmart

Having graduated from college, I joined WalmartLabs as Statistical analyst in the year 2014. We were a batch of four freshers, all from different colleges — one ...

The essence of music in my life

Guitar is cool. I reckon from my childhood when seeing someone play guitar in movies inspired a sense of great appreciation for the character playing it. Remember Hrithik from the movie Kaho na pyaar hai. I always wondered how does one play this instrument.

I loved listening to songs. Sonu ...

How to choose the probability cut-off in classification problem

Yesterday, I was taking a session on Data Science for few of my colleagues. The aim was to give a brief overview of machine learning. There were two of us taking the session. We had a rough idea what all we wanted to cover in the two hours session.

I ...

Markdown commands I use frequently

This post is aimed to capture the list of commands I use frequently while writing a post for this site in Markdown. You can write a post both in Markdown format and in HTML format. Markdown is preferred when you want to have a free-flow writing style. HTML is used ...