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This Week in Data Science (May 2, 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 Video Roundup: New from IBM Watson – A brief run down of some new things IBM Watson is tackling. Five Missteps to Avoid on your First Big Data Journey. – Steps to take in order to avoid common Big Data pitfalls. How Machine Learning Is Changing The Future Of Digital Businesses – How Machine Learning impacts automation and digital transformation. Hacking maps with ggplot2 –…

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This Week in Data Science (April 25, 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 The Value of Exploratory Data Analysis – A high level overview of Exploratory Data Analysis. A Dramatic Tour through Python’s Data Visualization Landscape (including ggpy and Altair) – Rundown of traditional and new python visualization packages. Top 16 Machine Learning, Data Mining, and NLP Books for Data Scientists – 16 Books about ML, Data Mining and NLP that are worth reading. The History of Neural…

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This Week in Data Science (April 18, 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 Top mistakes data scientists make when dealing with business people – A discussion of the three top mistakes data scientists make. 4 Trends in Artificial Intelligence that affect enterprises. – Four AI trends that stand out in their affect on companies and enterprises. R Best Practices: R you writing the R way! – A list of programming practices that result in improved readability, consistency, and…

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This Week in Data Science (April 11, 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 The Most Popular Languages for Data Scientists/Engineers –The results of the 2017 Stackoverflow Survey showing the most popular languages by occupation. List of Free Must-Read Books for Machine Learning – Free recommended readings for Machine Learning. The Data Pipeline – Analytics at The Speed of Business – Definition of the Data Pipeline and its use cases. How IBM plans to be the “undisputed leader” of…

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How to Become a Data Scientist

“You can have data without information, but you cannot have information without data” – Daniel Keys Moran   The question of how to become a data scientist comes up often and many seem to have the answer. However, before you take their advice make sure that you’re speaking the same language, because there’s Paris, France and there’s Paris, Texas. Both lovely, of course, but what a surprise if you meant one and got directions to the other. Likewise, there are multiple interpretations of what a data scientist is and does….

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This Week in Data Science (April 4, 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 The 5 Most Effective Ways to Learn R – Tips to learn and master a powerful statistical language. A Beginner’s Guide to Tweet Analytics with Pandas – Simple Beginner tutorial for tweet analytics with pandas using downloadable twitter data. Recapping the IBM Chief Data Officer Strategy Summit Spring 2017 – Highlights from the Spring 2017 IBM Chief Data Officer Strategy. Is Blockchain the solution for…

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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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