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A gentle introduction to D3: how to build a reusable bubble chart

“To sum up: implement charts as <b>closures with getter-setter methods.” — </b>Mike Bostock<p>🗄 d3.data()<p>The d3.selection.<b>data</b>([data[,key]]) function returns a …

JavaScript

5 Secrets to Managing Your Time, Backed by Research

It’s the problem we all face at the office: how to manage your time. You’re so overwhelmed with meetings and email that you always wonder if you’re …

Time Management

Writing 'Python Machine Learning'

It's been about time. I am happy to announce that "Python Machine Learning" was finally released today! Sure, I could just send an email around to …

A road map to become a Data Scientist

I receive a lot of questions regarding which books one should read to become a Data Miner/Data Scientist. Here is a suggested reading list, and also …

Data Science

60+ R Resources to Improve Your Data Skills

This list was originally published as part of the Computerworld Beginner's Guide to R but has since been expanded to also include resources for …

17 visualisation tools to make your data beautiful

Not all will be suitable for your particular data set or your audience, but its certainly worth experimenting with a few to seek out the most …

Learning Vim for Beginners

Vim, or <i>Vi Improved</i>, is an extremely powerful text editor that lets you do almost everything using keyboard shortcuts. You can replace text in a …

Fireside's smart picture frame melds machine learning and good looks

Digital picture frames seemed like all the rage back in 2007, but let's be real: did anyone really <i>like</i> them? They were small, clunky, not terribly high-res, and sort of a pain to actually get photos onto -- long story short, they had plenty of potential that was marred by lame execution. That's …