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This Week in Data Science (March 28, 2017)

Here’s this week’s news in Data Science and Big Data. Don’t forget to subscribe if you find this useful! Interesting Data Science Articles and News Data Analytics for Societal Good – An account of an instance of Data Analytics for Societal Good. What Is Data Science, and What Does a Data Scientist Do? – A simple definition of the roles, experiences, qualifications etc. of the term Data Scientist. In Defense of Simplicity, A Data Visualization Journey – Discussing the field of Data Visualization. How does machine learning work? –Extract from…

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Learn SQL and Relational Databases 101

Technological innovation has transformed different industries resulting in an exponential growth of data. These digital data are extremely valuable and are often stored in databases. To make use of these data companies require employees who can work with databases. A language, such as SQL, is needed to communicate with these databases. Big Data U (BDU) has a free self-paced online course titled ‘SQL and Relational Databases 101’. This is a great course for not just for beginners interested in learning about SQL and databases as also for current data analysts,…

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This Week in Data Science (March 21, 2017)

Here’s this week’s news in Data Science and Big Data. Don’t forget to subscribe if you find this useful! Interesting Data Science Articles and News Interactive or not to interactive visualization? – Things to keep in mind when tailoring visualization to different audiences. Applying Machine Learning To March Madness – Can Machine Learning tackle March Madness Predictions? 4 Tricks for working with R, Leaflet and Shiny – Four tricks to consider to improve apps. 17 More Must-Know Data Science Interview Questions and Answers, Part 3 – Sample Data Science interview…

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Learn TensorFlow and Deep Learning Together and Now!

I get a lot of questions about how to learn TensorFlow and Deep Learning. I’ll often hear, “How do I start learning TensorFlow?” or “How do I start learning Deep Learning?”. My answer is, “Learn Deep Learning and TensorFlow at the same time!”. See, it’s not easy to learn one without the other. Of course, you can use other libraries like Keras or Theano, but TensorFlow is a clear favorite when it comes to libraries for deep learning. And now is the best time to start. If you haven’t noticed,…

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