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10 Questions To Ask About The Data Analytics In That Report

A report just came in. It draws some dazzling conclusions based on new data. The question is – should you believe it?<p>It’s easy to trust research when the conclusions align with the impressions you already have, and just as easy to reject it when they don’t. But we’d make better decisions if we …

Big Data

11 most read Deep Learning Articles from Analytics Vidhya in 2017

Introduction<p>This is that time of year, when you reflect on the year gone by. 2017 has been a year of growth for us at Analytics Vidhya. By any means …

Machine Learning
Health Care

MSSQL-SCRIPTER - New SQL Server Command Line Tool for generating T-SQL Scripts

Microsoft recently introduced two new command line tools for SQL Server.<p>mssql-scripter tool enables developers, DBAs, and sysadmins to generate …

Automate Exploratory Data Analysis

Exploratory Data Analysis (EDA) is one of the first workflows when starting out a machine learning project. Throwing in a bunch of plots at a dataset …

Data Science

R code to accompany Real-World Machine Learning (Chapter 6): Making Predictions

(This article was first published on <b>data prone - R</b>, and kindly contributed to R-bloggers)<p>Abstract<p>In the latest update to the rwml-R Github repo, R …

Data Science

Data scientist skills range from data prep to storytelling

Data scientists aren't born -- they're made. IT pros from a wide range of backgrounds are working to gain the data science skills for which companies …

Data Science

Page from Data to Insight - The University of Auckland

Learn anything<p>Choose from hundreds of free online courses: from Language & Culture to Business & Management; Science & Technology to Health & …

JSON in SQL Server 2016: Part 4 of 4

Exporting Data as JSON – FOR JSON<p>In this final post of our four-part JSON series, we showcase the ability to format query results as JSON text using …

How to Make Better Predictions When You Don’t Have Enough Data

When Donald Trump first declared his candidacy for President of the United States, most analysts predicted that he has an incredibly small chance of becoming the Republican nominee. Probably the most prominent of these was Nate Silver from FiveThirtyEight. He estimated that Trump had a 2% chance of …

Machine Learning

7 Visualizations You Should Learn in R

(This article was first published on <b> Tatvic Blog » R</b>, and kindly contributed to R-bloggers)7 Visualizations You Should Learn in RWith ever increasing …

Data Science

George Michael: Pop superstar dies at 53

<b>Singer George Michael has died at his home at the age of 53.</b><p>The star, who launched his career with Wham! in the 1980s and had huge success as a solo performer, "passed away peacefully" on Christmas Day in Goring, Oxfordshire, his publicist said.<p>His manager, Michael Lippman, said he had died of …

Aretha Franklin

The hourly heatmap with ggplot2

I’ve had a few folk get in touch following my last post, all commenting on the last plot :<p>Most of these enquiries went along the following lines:<p>“I …

Introduction

This document describes replyr, an R package available from Github and CRAN.<p>It comes as a bit of a shock for R dplyr users when they switch from …

Introducing The Calibre De Cartier Chronograph: An Impressive New Interior Movement

(This article was first published on <b> Cartier Replica Watches Sale</b>, and kindly contributed to R-bloggers)The 2013 force majeur is a big news for …

R Language

How to write the first for loop in R

(This article was first published on <b>DataScience+</b>, and kindly contributed to R-bloggers)<p>In this tutorial we will have a look at how you can write a …

Building a column selecter

(This article was first published on <b>That’s so Random</b>, and kindly contributed to R-bloggers)<p>Maybe the following sounds familiar. You have a large data …

R Language

The Monicas- Black Soul

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Foreword<p>The world around us – every business and nearly every industry – is being transformed by technology. This disruption is driven in part by the …

Examples

The <b>ggsn</b> package improves the GIS capabilities of R, making possible to add 18 different north symbols and scale bars in kilometers to maps in …

Data Visualization

Developers Choice: Programmatically identify LPIM and IFI privileges in SQL Server

<b>Lock Pages in Memory</b> and <b>Instant File Initialization</b> privileges are couple of configuration settings which every DBA, SQL Server consultant or …

The complete catalog of argument variations of select() in dplyr

(This article was first published on <b>HOXO-M - anonymous data analyst group in Japan -</b> , and kindly contributed to R-bloggers)<p>When I read the dplyr …

Data Science

Is Bayesian A/B Testing Immune to Peeking? Not Exactly

Since I joined Stack Exchange as a Data Scientist in June, one of my first projects has been reconsidering the A/B testing system used to evaluate …

Almost 6,000 Years Of Civilization Are Shown In This Interactive Map

More than half of us currently live in cities. But while urban living has become synonymous with modern life, there is a rich history behind the rise …

Data Science Project Checklist To Use Before You Start A Project To Convey You Can Actually Get Work Done

You're relatively new to DS, you're about to start project, and you're looking to make sure that you're going to be on the right track so that you …

Income Inequality

Dear Data: You're a useful tool but 'some stones should be left unturned'

Data is the new gold. We're either creating it, collecting it, or making money with it. But can it help us get to know other people? After an …

Data Visualization

A visual history of how presidential elections affect US financial markets

Stress over the this year’s election has reached the level of an unhappy fever dream. An editorial in the Los Angeles Times warned that a Trump victory could prompt a coup. A New York Times bestseller compared Trump’s battle against Clinton to Armageddon. If there is one thing we know about panicky …

Top 19 geovisualization tools, APIs and libraries that will let you create beautiful web maps

Creating a good web map is not an easy task but over the years we’ve seen plenty of amazing geovisualization examples. Almost all of them have been …