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What is Anomy? The state of anomy is much the same as smelling some smoke and after which makes you confused and lost. The real definition of it is: "A state or condition of individuals or society characterized by a breakdown or absence of social norms and values."
This concept has emerged in 1893 with French sociologist Ă‰mile Durkheim. According to him, some people might experience Anomy, especially there's a sudden change in their circumstances. One good example will be the Japanese soldiers after world war 2 where their economy started to pick up after they went back to their homeland after the war.
Besides this example, another example could be for the modern world people; as the digital economy started to pick up and transform thousands and millions of lives, those who are not technology savvy might choose to give up learning new things and shows an emotion of apathy. A minority of those might experienced anger and frustration too.

Below is a video of my own persona…

Web Scraping

what is web scraping?

What is Web Scraping?

Web scraping means extracting data from websites.


Why do we want to extract data from the website? There are various reasons of course. However, generally we want to extract data to do analysis and probably prove some hypothesis.

3 Basic Facts about HTML

If you want to do web scraping, you need to understand 3 basic facts about HTML.


  1. HTML consists of Tags which marked up texts, that why its known as Hyper Text Markup Language.
  2. Tags can have attributes
  3. Tags can be nested

So in order to do web scraping, you need to be able to view the source code behind a webpage and I will show you how to do it over here at "How to view page source on webpage using safari".

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