Scipy requires gfortran compiler to install for Mac OS

I was installing scipy on my old mac running python 2.7 but had a real hard time installing scipy. I successfully installed numpy without any problems. However installing scipy on both ways using mac ports, pip and compiling from scipy source throwing this error error: library dfftpack has Fortran sources but no Fortran compiler found…

Fix -> Pip not working for Python in Windows

I installed python in my 64 bit windows and had a hard time installing packages through pip, which comes preinstalled with latest versions of python. Everytime i entered pip in command prompt, i get Pip not recognized as internal or external command, operable program or batch file. Here is a simple and easy fix. Go…

Browser not prompting for PIN with smart card authentication

My bank gave me a new smart card reader to use with the online banking.  Smart card readers are slowly catching up as new way of banking in most of the european banks. The problem with was, i was told that internet banking only works in windows and not in Mac. After 7 hours of…

Tutorial: Titanic dataset machine learning for Kaggle

Kaggle has a a very exciting competition for machine learning enthusiasts. They will give you titanic csv data and your model is supposed to predict who survived or not. Predict the values on the test set they give you and upload it to see your rank among others. The prediction accuracy of about 80% is…

Scikit Machine learning of Car evaluation dataset

I have been working on machine learning for over a month using python, scikit-learn, and pandas. Over 90% of the work is on encoding the data formatting for machine learning, and rest 10% is setting up algorithms for machine learning. Lets talk about car evaluation dataset and here is how i got 98% accuracy in prediction…

Fix -> Samsung galaxy very slow charging of battery

Recently had this frustrating problem: After my android software update, my galaxy note 2 took 10+ hrs to charge 100% and i really thought the problem was the battery. I even went to a samsung store asking for a battery but they said it takes 2 days to get one. Guess what? Battery isnt the issue. It…

Hiters bunker location in Berlin

If you happen to visit Berlin, the hitlers bunker location is not far away just 2 mins walk from the Brandenburger Gate near the holocaust memorial. These days this place is just a car park for apartments. The exact GPS coordinates are 52.5125°N 13.3815°E. Enter these coordinates in Google maps and you will find the…

Disable grouping by conversation in Apple mail

I have been using Apple mail for quite a few years and everytime i see the sent messages, all the messages are grouped by same subject. I get quite frustrated with grouping or organizing emails based on conversations and wanted to disable them. Here is how you disable this feature. Just go to View >…

How to kill Ruin sentinels in Dark souls 2

The boss fight of fighting 3 Ruin sentinels is quite difficult. The fight tests your defense and agility, so you have to be calm and use a decent shield.  The sentinels are vulnerable to magic, bleeding, lightning effects. Make sure to coat your weapons to have an edge on the fight.  Wearing a cat ring…

15 Tips to beat the difficulty in Dark souls 2

Dark souls 2 is a fantastic games like its predecessors demon souls. Many of you think, this game is hard to play. But thats the essence of this game. You keep trying and trying and eventually you beat the game.  I have completed over 90% of the game and i am giving you some tips,…