Articles by Benyamin Smith

RvsPython #5: Using Monte Carlo To Simulate π

November 5, 2020 | Benyamin Smith

The number , while being an irrational and transcendental number is a central number to which much of mathematics and science at large relies on for many calculations. A whole book can be written on this matter alone, but today we are going to focus on approximating the true value of ...
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IDE Tricks #1: Multiple Cursors in PyCharm

August 6, 2020 | Benyamin Smith

I saw this trick while learning about Unit Testing in Python to help speed up editing code which is copy-pasted, but needs some slight changes when using PyCharm 1. Click on where you want your cursor to be first.2. Hold the “Alt” Key3. While holding the Alt Key, click where else ... [...Read more...]

RvsPython #1: Webscraping

July 16, 2020 | Benyamin Smith

Webscraping is a powerful tool available for efficent data collection. There are ways to do it in both R and Python.I’ve built the same scraper in R and Python which gathers information about all the whitehouse breifings available on (don’t worry guys–it’s ... [...Read more...]
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