Working With Pickle Files
00:00 Working with pickle files. Pickling is the act of converting Python objects into byte streams. Unpickling is the reverse process. Python pickle files are binary files that keep the data and hierarchy of Python objects.
01:06 As a word of caution, you should always beware of loading pickles from untrusted sources. This can be dangerous. When you unpickle an untrustworthy file, it could execute arbitrary code on your machine, gain remote access to your computer, or otherwise exploit your device in other ways, so please be careful when doing this.
01:28 Having seen techniques in this section for working with a variety of file types, in the next section, you’re going to see techniques for working with large data files, which are becoming increasingly common in today’s data-driven society.
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