Predicting churn using Apache Spark. Analyzing data of the fictional company Sparkify.


You offer the best music streaming service in the market, yet you have customers churning left and right?

Maybe a possible solution to it would be offering winback offers before the customer churned.

Psychologically the customer is much more likely to stay with your service if he did not make the final decision to cancel his contract. Even if it is already in his mind. That is the reason why you should try to predict churn in advance.

In the following I will demonstrate how to do predict…

Analyzing Berlin’s Neighbourhoods with respect to Host Locality using Airbnb Data.


Do you also live in the coolest neighbourhood of your town? As do I!

Speaking with people it seems like everyone is living in the best part of the town. Usually you value one part of the town more than the others and are willing to pay more to live there. But does this effect also go the other way around?

Do hosts living in the same neighbourhood as their rentals are located charge higher prices than average?

To answer this question we are going to use the airbnb…

Simon Preuhs

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