Automate My Life

A Data Scientist's Hobby

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Are You a Data Analyst, Data Engineer or Data Scientist?

So there I was, sitting in my office stuffing my face with food coding my heart out when a colleague walks in. “Ok Mr. Data Scientist, can you tell me the difference between a Data Analyst, a Data Architect, a Data Engineer and a Data Scientist? My client doesn’t understand what they are and frankly, Read more about Are You a Data Analyst, Data Engineer or Data Scientist?[…]

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How to Get Your Google Analytics Report from Python – Part 2

The idea was to make my blog-life easier by quickly scripting some code to pull my Google Analytics and Adsense data for me at the end of each day. Easy being the key idea there. Auto-magic. The bane of any Data Scientist’s existence. If you haven’t read Use Python to Automatically get your Google Analytics Report – Part Read more about How to Get Your Google Analytics Report from Python – Part 2[…]

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Use Python to Automagically get your Google Adsense Report – Part 1

I’m a little tired of logging into Google Adsense and Analytics everyday to see how my website is doing. In typical Automate My Life fashion, I wrote a script to automate that so you won’t have to. My first PoC (proof of concept) was to see if I can login to the Google Adsense Management API and print out Read more about Use Python to Automagically get your Google Adsense Report – Part 1[…]

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SITREP: Does Automating Your Blog Posts Really Work?

I admit, I was intensely skeptical that How to Schedule Your Twitter Account Posts and Twitter Auto-Scheduler Reloaded would really bring my site much traffic at all. My objective was Automating My Life to achieve low maintenance blogging for myself and of course high ROI in terms of traffic. There was no way this programming blogger was Read more about SITREP: Does Automating Your Blog Posts Really Work?[…]

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Twitter Auto-Scheduler Reloaded

I have found a process improvement for my How to Schedule Your Twitter Account Posts code. I thought briefly about it when I was originally coding but wanted to push my work to production first. What I found lacking was that every-time I publish a new post to my blog I have to turn off my code, update Read more about Twitter Auto-Scheduler Reloaded[…]

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March SITREP How Is Twitter Auto-Scheduling Doing?

I was thinking today if my How to Schedule Your Twitter Account Posts code has been providing any ROI (return on investment). I’m happy to announce that it has!! Just not in the monetary sense. I’m slowly growing my traffic and still providing great content. I didn’t just create another TwitterBot but I’ve certainly noticed which Twitter accounts Read more about March SITREP How Is Twitter Auto-Scheduling Doing?[…]

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Part 3 – Creating the WordCloud

You made it. The last tutorial in the WordCloud series. You’ve witnessed web-crawling in Part 1 and Grumpy Cat’s epic fail with the OpenCV fix in Part 2. Now, all that’s left is creating the final WordCloud. Part 1 – How to Crawl Your Website and Extract Key Words Part 2 – Working with Images using Read more about Part 3 – Creating the WordCloud[…]