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What makes a good data visualization – a Data Scientist perspective

What makes a good data visualization – a Data Scientist perspective

Here’s an excellent blog post on data visualization from Kdnuggets, featuring one of my favorite charts of all time (below)....

The Most Popular Language For Machine Learning and Data Science Is …

The Most Popular Language For Machine Learning and Data Science Is …

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Data Science and Machine Learning Developments in 2016

Data Science and Machine Learning Developments in 2016

    As we welcome 2017, it’s time to sum up the key developments in data science and machine learning...

Where is AI/ML actually adding value at your company?

Where is AI/ML actually adding value at your company?

Artificial intelligence is everywhere, promising to replace radiologists, truck drivers, and Go players all the same. Where has it made...

Azure Notebooks in Preview Status – And It’s Pretty Awesome

The hardest thing learning data science is getting started. The hardest thing about starting is learning how to set up...

Which Data Scientist Type Are You?

There is an interesting Q&A about the two types of data scientists on Quora written by Michael Hochster, the director...

Free Data Science E-books from O’Reilly

No, I’m not affiliated with tech publishing giant O’Reilly. However, they are giving out 7 dozens of free e-books, so I...

New Seizure Prediction Competition, and Why It Matters for Radiology

This post first appeared in Figure Stuff Out. Kaggle is a website to host coding competitions related to machine learning,...

Its not Python OR R, its Python AND R

Bill Lattner recently published a good, if somewhat technical, post titled Forget Python vs. R: how they can work together....

8 Ways to Gauge The Quality of Your Data Team

At the turn of the century, Joel Spolsky came up with the idea of a “Joel Test” – a highly...