Alright, so you feel comfortable with relational database theory. Now you actually need to set up a database. What will that look like? In this tutorial, we’ll walk through setting up a PostgreSQL database on your computer, why it’s useful, and how to populate it with data.

What’s a local…


This is part 2 in a series of write-ups based on common questions I get in TA hours for Visual Analytics at Smith College. Feel free to reach out to me and request future topics! This reading will be helpful for people who are trying to analyze written text. …


This is part 1 in a series of write-ups based on common questions I get in TA hours for Visual Analytics at Smith College. Feel free to reach out to me and request future topics! …


Accessing a remote machine might seem like a complicated process, but going step-by-step you can do it easily. This tutorial is aimed at students who have taken or are in the midst of taking a class on Python and was written for students at Boise State University. If you’re a…


William of Ockham, creator of the idea of Occam’s Razor

This article is written as the final project for Theory of Computation at Smith College, Spring of 2020

Introduction

Random is a tricky concept to define. Imagine you have to pick a random word — is the word “apple” random? Is the word “antidisestablishmentarianism” random instead? If one is going solely…


Panama Papers represented in neo4j

Are you interested in graph theory and NoSQL database design? Graph databases may offer you the tools that you need. Whether it comes to pattern matching, recommender systems, fraud detection, social media, or more, graph databases are a great option. Neo4j is the most popular open-source graph database management system…

Ananda Montoly

Programmer and student at Smith College in Northampton, Massachusetts. Aspiring data scientist.

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