## numpy/scipy/ipython:Failed to interpret file as a pickle

The numpy.load routine is for loading pickled .npy or .npz binary files, which can be created using numpy.save and numpy.savez, respectively. Since you have text data, these are not the routines you want. You can load your comma-separated values with numpy.loadtxt. Full Example Here’s a complete example (using StringIO to simulate the file I/O). Now we have: