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Exploring the Bitcoin Cryptocurrency Market

You will explore the market capitalization of Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies.

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Project Description

To better understand the growth and impact of Bitcoin and other [cryptocurrencies]( you will, in this project, explore the *market capitalization* of different cryptocurrencies. **Warning: The cryptocurrency market is exceptionally volatile, and any money you put in might disappear into thin air. Never invest money you can't afford to lose.**

Project Tasks

  1. 1
    Bitcoin and Cryptocurrencies: Full dataset, filtering, and reproducibility
  2. 2
    Discard the cryptocurrencies without a market capitalization
  3. 3
    How big is Bitcoin compared with the rest of the cryptocurrencies?
  4. 4
    Making the plot easier to read and more informative
  5. 5
    What is going on?! Volatility in cryptocurrencies
  6. 6
    Well, we can already see that things are *a bit* crazy
  7. 7
    Ok, those are... interesting. Let's check the weekly Series too.
  8. 8
    How small is small?
  9. 9
    Most coins are tiny


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Data ManipulationData VisualizationImporting & Cleaning Data
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Juan González-Vallinas

Director Data Science at

I am a scientist in the private sector. I do not like the data scientist title much though. What kind of scientist does not use data? I worked in genomics, video games and now fintech.
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