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Sina Data Crawler

Title: How to use the APIs to collect data from Sina Weibo Date: 2014-07-01 15:40 Category: Coding Tags: sns, weibo, data Slug: weibo-data Suppose you want to extract tweets posted by a selected group of Weibo users. Here are the steps: Step 1: Create a new Weibo account After... [Read More]

Style Check.py

Title: style-check.py Date: 2014-01-25 17:16 Category: Writing Tags: style-check, python, sublime text Slug: style-check Writing readable scientific papers is hard, especially for beginners. Although books (e.g., The Elements of Style) and guides are written to promote the best practices, it is still desired that such guides can be automatically... [Read More]

Quora Ml Answered

Title: My Solution to the Quora ML Problem (Predicting whether a question gets an upvoted answer) Date: 2013-08-15 22:16 Category: Python Tags: machine-learning, python, scikit-learn Slug: quora-ml-problem The Quora ML CodeSprint 2013 just finished on hackerrank.com. My entry for the first task - Quora ML Problem: Answered, was... [Read More]