An attempt at taking a data-driven approach towards one of the most crucial decisions of one’s life: Buying a home

Condos have always fascinated me and in the city, I live, they are perhaps the first (or realistic) option that comes to the mind of many first-time home-buyers. Unless you have been living under a rock, you would be aware that house prices in Toronto have jumped manyfold over the last decade, and more so in the last 5 years. More recently, it has been the condo market that is on fire. So if you, like me, are looking for a condo to buy, you are in the right place.

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Being a highly data-driven person, I built a web-scraper tool…


My experience with the admission process and key takeaways

Data science is a hot field and high in demand in sectors such as finance, retail, e-commerce, and of course technology. And Toronto is poised to be at the forefront of generating employment opportunities in data science. According to TechCrunch back in 2016, the city had all the right ingredients to make it one of the biggest North American technology hubs over the next 5–10 years.

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Fast forward to 2020 and that prediction has turned to be true. In a more recent article by Knowledge @ Wharton, Toronto .. “has quietly become the world’s fastest-growing destination for technology jobs, leveraging…


Visual analysis of world happiness from 2015–2019

We all chase happiness in our lives. Yes, money is important but if you ask most people, they want to be happy. But what constitutes happiness? It is an answer I have tried to search for in a lot of books and blogs including a number of medium articles!

So you can guess my excitement and surprise when I found out that an abstract concept such as happiness could be quantified!

The World Happiness Report is a “..landmark survey of the state of global happiness that ranks 156 countries by how happy their citizens perceive themselves to be.” It is…

Karan Singh

Aspiring Writer | Data Scientist | MSc | Toronto

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