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Solve “PermissionError: [Errno 1] Operation not permitted” when deploying to DigitalOcean

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I’m a data scientist. Deploying is not part of my core skills, but something I need to be able to do when working on hobby projects. I recently embraced DigitalOcean to deploy my Django (Python) Project and want to elaborate on a problem I ran into. The error that appeared… 

Solving “set_params() takes 1 positional argument but 2 were given”

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Brief blog post on a silly Python error. I’m still working on my ML project started hypertuning my sklearn pipeline — manually. To set the parameters of my pipeline in every iteration, I had to use set_params. My estimator is called model_pipeline and I needed to set the parameters via… 

Pandas: Solve ‘You are trying to merge on object and float64 columns’

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Pandas can be somewhat puzzling, sometimes. It has a ton load of functionalities, but that can make the syntax and methods obscure. Simply judging from the method name, the ‘join’ and ‘merge’ method could be the same thing. However, they aren’t. Here’s an error that I used to run into… 

Solve “columns overlap but no suffix specified” in Pandas

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Surprisingly, the Pandas error “columns overlap but no suffix specified”, is one I ran into surprisingly late. Solving it is usually very straightforward. We’ll tackle it in this blog post. First, let’s take a closer look at the error: “ValueError: columns overlap but no suffix specified: Index([<list of columns>], dtype=’object’)”…