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5 Most Common Programming and Coding Mistakes Data Scientists Make

Data scientists need to have a number of different skills. In addition to understanding the logistics of networking and a detailed knowledge of statistics, they must possess solid programming skills. When you are developing big data applications, you need to know how to create code effectively. You will need to start by learning the right programming languages. There are a lot of important practices that you need to follow if you want...

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Minimalism in Programming Language Design

Four years ago, I wrote a blog post titled Minimalism in Programming, in which I tried to formulate an argument as to why it’s usually a good idea to try to minimize complexity in your programming projects. Today, I want to write about something I’ve been thinking about for a long time, which is the idea that we also ought to take a more intentionally minimalistic philosophy when designing programming languages. Designing a...