PyPDF2 approach

Since we are in the blessed month of Ramadan and this is the time of the year when the majority of the Muslims give zakat (mandatory charity due upon adult Muslims that have savings above a certain threshold), I wanted to calculate how much I have to contribute.

Instead of making a rough guess about the average amount of money I had in my bank account during the past year, I thought — why not figure out a way to use Python to parse my bank statements from last year till now and make accurate calculations? …


PostgreSQL — PostGIS approach

Fig 1: trajectories representing taxi’s in Manhattan

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Ever since the corona pandemic broke-out, I have been seeing folks in Toronto tech community coming up with awesome analysis such as done by Russell Pollari to contribute their understanding and knowledge for the benefit of the people. …

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