An orderly zoo…

Classwork... Today I did several more lessons in my class (Leveraging Unstructured Data with Cloud Dataproc on Google Cloud Platform) along with lab #2. In essence, there was a dataset in a text file with information about animals that included type, name, breed, age and more. The goal was to group the data such that... Continue Reading →

Yellow Elephants

Google Cloud Platform Big Data and Machine Learning Fundamentals Today I finished my first class in the Data Engineering on the Google Cloud Platform Specialization, “Google Cloud Platform Big Data and Machine Learning Fundamentals.” The first task of the day was Lab #6, “Carry out Machine Learning with TensorFlow v1.3”, and then a quiz. Frankly,... Continue Reading →

Data Visualization & SQLite

Data Visualization (Viz) San Diego has a much smaller tech community than San Francisco. When I lived in the Bay Area, each night I could choose from a dozen or so tech meetups and events that were both interesting and at my skill level -- and that is only a fraction of what was available.... Continue Reading →

Skills 1 done!

Skills Assessment Woo-hoo! I finished half of my skills assessment. I really like the idea of spending 6 hours total on it. Today I did the SQL part. I spent a few hours before the skills assessment going over the lecture demos from the week for SQL. I think it helped – I still feel... Continue Reading →

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