James

7,159 Flips | 14 Magazines | 1,526 Likes | 40 Following | 415 Followers | @jamsod | Keep up with James on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “James”

A Beginner's Guide to Deep Reinforcement Learning

<i>When it is not in our power to determine what is true, we ought to act in accordance with what is most probable. - Descartes</i><p>Contents<p>While neural …

Machine Learning

Review of Machine Learning Course A-Z: Hands-On Python & R

Interested in the field of Machine Learning? Here is a short and useful <b>Review of Machine Learning Course A-Z: Hands-On Python & R in Data Science.</b> …

Machine Learning

The Ten Commandments for a well-formatted database

(This article was first published on <b> (en) The R Task Force</b>, and kindly contributed to R-bloggers)<b>Our diligent readers already know how important</b> …

How To Use Python To Automate Almost Anything

Testers of all kinds can benefit from learning approaches to automating daily tasks. In this three-part series, you’ll be walked through a task that …

Introduction to GIS with R

The geographic visualization of data makes up one of the major branches of the Digital Humanities toolkit. There are a plethora of tools that can …

Neural Networks Are Essentially Polynomial Regression

(This article was first published on <b> Mad (Data) Scientist</b>, and kindly contributed to R-bloggers)You may be interested in my new arXiv paper, joint …

Text Mining with R

A guide to text analysis within the tidy data framework, using the tidytext package and other tidy tools

Top 50 ggplot2 Visualizations - The Master List (With Full R Code)

What type of visualization to use for what sort of problem? This tutorial helps you choose the right type of chart for your specific objectives and …

What exactly can you do with Python? Here are Python's 3 main applications.

What exactly can you do with Python? Here are Python’s 3 main applications.If you’re thinking of learning Python — or if you recently started …

Machine Learning

Static and dynamic network visualization with R

This is a comprehensive tutorial on network visualization with R. It covers data input and formats, visualization basics, parameters and layouts for …

Data Visualization

simpler SQL with dplyr

Following on from my last post, where I demonstrated R to some first time R users, I want to do a wee comparison of dplyr V SQL, so that folks, …

Using Linear Regression for Predictive Modeling in R

Predictive models are extremely useful for forecasting future outcomes and estimating metrics that are impractical to measure. For example, data …

Want to Work From Home -- and Improve Your Mental Health? Apple, Dell, and Walt Disney Are Now Hiring for These Remote Jobs

Additionally, studies show that working remotely will save you between $4,668 to $5,688 per year.<p>Earlier this month, I reported on a FlexJobs study that showed how working remotely will save you money -- enough for that kitchen remodeling project or a couple of vacations to a white sandy beach in …

Statistical tools for data analysis and visualization

Customize the appearance of the plot background<p>The function <b>theme()</b> is used to control non-data parts of the graph including :<p><b>Line elements</b> : axis …

Finland offers free online Artificial Intelligence course to anyone, anywhere

Helsinki University and tech strategy firm Reaktor say they want to make Finland the world's most educated country in the field of artificial …

The 33 richest people on earth

The Sunday Times has published its much-anticipated Sunday Times Rich List for 2018, which ranks the wealthiest people in Britain, as well as the rest of the world— and it gives readers a sneak peek into the net worth of some of the world's most successful entrepreneurs, self-made billionaires, and …

Bill Gates

Flow charts in R

(This article was first published on <b> R – Insights of a PhD</b>, and kindly contributed to R-bloggers)Flow charts are an important part of a clinical …

How to Download Modis Images Using R: An Operational Implementation With R studio

Modis Data Portal<p>The Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer <b></b>(or MODIS) consists of two satellites Terra (EOS AM) and Aqua (EOS PM). The two …

Price Elasticity with R

Posted by Salem on June 10, 2014<p>Scenario<p>We covered Price Elasticity in an accompanying post. In this post we will look at how we can use this …

Hacking macOS: How to Configure a Backdoor on Anyone's MacBook

The conversation of which operating system is most secure, macOS vs. Windows, is an ongoing debate. Most will say macOS is more secure, but I'd like …

Exploratory Factor Analysis in R

(This article was first published on <b> R-posts.com</b>, and kindly contributed to R-bloggers)Changing Your Viewpoint for FactorsIn real life, data tends to …

Deep Learning from first principles in Python, R and Octave – Part 8

(This article was first published on <b> R – Giga thoughts …</b>, and kindly contributed to R-bloggers)1. Introduction<i>You don’t understand anything until you</i> …

Digging deeper: online resources for intermediate to advanced R users

Anybody wanting to learn R from scratch in 2018 will find an incredible wealth of tutorials, interactive learning websites, and high-quality videos …

Here are 300 free Ivy League university courses you can take online right now

The eight Ivy League schools are among the most prestigious colleges in the world. They include Brown, Harvard, Cornell, Princeton, Dartmouth, Yale, and Columbia universities, and the University of Pennsylvania.<p>All eight schools place in the top fifteen of the US News and World Report 2017 national …

Online Education

DeepCode cleans your code with the power of AI

Zurich-based DeepCode claims that their system — essentially a tool for analyzing and improving code — is like Grammarly for programmers. The system, which uses a corpus of 250,000 rules, reads your public and private GitHub repositories and tells you how to fix problems, remain compatible and …

Machine Learning

Yet Another Caret Workshop

(This article was first published on <b> Computational Social Science</b>, and kindly contributed to R-bloggers)IntroYesterday I gave a workshop on applied …

Data Science

Five Reasons for Historians to Learn R

In which I do some cheerleading for the R Project for Statistical Computing.1. You’re almost certain to find it worth the effortOften, in the endless …

Data Science

Watch: The TED Talk that people at TED were talking about

“I can’t call these things social networks anymore — I call them behavior modification empires.”<p>This year’s TED conference — this past week in Vancouver — kicked off with a series of talks lamenting the state of society, from sexual harassment to school shootings.<p>The talk from the bunch that seemed …

How do I interpret the AIC

(This article was first published on <b> Bluecology blog</b>, and kindly contributed to R-bloggers)How do I interpret the AIC?My student asked today how to …

Data Science