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Primer: Python First Class Functions and Decorators

Python functions are a lot more flexible than you would think. They are much more than just code generation specifications for a compiler. They are full-blown objects stored in pieces of memory as such that they can be freely passed around a program ...

K-Means Clustering: All You Need to Know

In machine learning, we are often in the realm of “function approximation”. That is, we have a certain ground-truth (y) and associated variables (X) and our aim is to use identify a function to wrap our variables in that does a good job in approx...

Interpreting and Visualizing AutoCorrelation

By Jithin J and Karthik Ravindra, Byte Academy Analyzing a Time Series Data needs special attention. Here, we would like to explore working with time series data and identify the effect of autocorrelation to come up with a more practical approach ...

Blockchain set to transform Industries

Blockchain technology is commonly misconstrued as being applicable only for cryptocurrencies. As a secure, immutable ledger technology, blockchain can be applied to many use cases in several industries. The very nature of blockchain makes it a secure...

Blockchain is A Girl’s Best Friend

De Beers, the world’s biggest diamond producer, has tracked its first diamonds all the way from the mine to the jewelry producer using blockchain, the technology behind Bitcoin. It is even planning to launch a platform for other diamond retailers l...