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Get data out of excel and into R with readxl

Supports both the legacy .xls format and the modern xml-based .xlsx format. .xls support is made possible the with libxls C library, which abstracts …

Data Science

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Top 10 Algorithm books Every Programmer Should Read

Algorithms are language agnostic and any programmer worth their salt should be able to convert them to their language of choice. Unfortunately, I …

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Introduction to Data Analysis with Python<p>Dr. Thomas Wiecki<p>Lead Data Scientist<p>Introduction to Data Analysis with Python<p>The Path of the PyData Ninja<p>Dr. …

A Great way to learn Data Science by simply doing it

<b>By Sumendar Karupakala.</b><p>“For the things we have to learn before we can do them, we learn by doing them” ~ ARISTOTLE<p>Due to the comprehensive nature of …

Data Science

How to Analyze Data: 6 Useful Ways To Use Color In Graphs

See Plotly’s Blog for Interactive Versions of the Plots Below<p>Effectively using color means your graphs clearly communicate your data. This post shows …

Top 20 Data Science MOOCs

<b>By Devendra Desale, KDnuggets.</b><p>Data science is big landscape and self-learning is the necessary skill if anyone wants to become a good data scientist. …

A Tutorial on Using Functions in R! (and their scoping)

What Is A Function?<p>In programming, you use functions to incorporate sets of instructions that you want to use repeatedly or that, because of their …

R News From JSM 2015

by Joseph RickertWe can declare 2015 the year that R went mainstream at the JSM. There is no doubt about it, the calculations, visualizations and …

5 Defensive High-Yield Dividends That Should Withstand the Next Stock Market Correction

<b>Altria</b><p>Altria Group Inc. (NYSE: MO) is a standalone U.S.-focused tobacco company, now that Phillip Morris’s international operations are outside of …

The Most Spectacular Glamping Destinations in the U.S.

No one is really sure where the term "glamping" first originated, but what's mostly incontestable is that this luxurious and lavish style of camping is growing in popularity at a seemingly exponential rate.<p>According to Bare Bones Living blogger Mindy Burton, if you really want to get specific, …

Top 10 Underappreciated Parks

From vast wilderness to varied history, from swamp to desert, these places should be more famous.<p>From the National Geographic book <i>The 10 Best of Everything—National Parks</i><p>Yellowstone and the Grand Canyon deserve the appreciation they receive, but the National Park System includes nearly 400 units, …

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Best Sites to Learn How to Code for Free

There are a ton of resources out there to learn coding, most of which are free!!! So why you enroll in expensive training classes.<p>Here are the best …

Tools for Data Visualization in R, Python, and Julia

<b>For Python</b>:<p>Seaborn - A visualization library based upon matplotlib. Although not interactive, the visualizations can be very nice.<br>• Bokeh - Bokeh …

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10 Great Websites For Learning Programming

Whether you're preparing for a new career or experimenting with magic powers, it's worth knowing how to program.<p>1 of 11<p>(Image: kuszapro via …

Business Intelligence Insights: How to Present Visual Data Your Team Understands

<b>Don’t miss out on valuable</b> <b>business intelligence</b><b>insights by failing to present visual information effectively.</b><p><b>Is bad presentation of information</b> …

Data Visualization

Google Offers A Free Online Computational Thinking Course for Educators

July 4, 2015<br>Several students confound computational thinking with computer science when, in fact, the two refers to two different concepts. Computer …

The Definitive Guide To Finding Cheap Flights On The Web

We’ll keep this lead-in short and sweet: You have to be doing pretty damn well before you stop caring about scoring cheap flights. For most of us, being able to shave a few hundred dollars off the price of a ticket is well worth the trouble. Besides, it’s not <i>that</i> much trouble, and there’s something …

7 of U.S.A.'s Best Thru-Paddles | REI Co-op Journal

Every now and then we get the urge to load up our canoes or kayaks and escape civilization for a few days or weeks. Who doesn’t, right? The map below …

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Pure Python Hacker Bundle | TNW Deals

<b>Python For Beginners Course</b><p>Learn Python Programming on Mac or PC<p>Over 93 lectures and 4 hours of content<br>• Learn to use Python's flexible programming language for a wide range of projects<br>• Code faster w/ Python's simple syntax and easy compilation features<br>• Create custom modules and libraries<br>• Debug and …

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The best tour companies for solo travel

And for good reason— it allows you much more freedom and a greater opportunity to connect with locals.<p>According to the 2015 Visa Global Travel Intentions study, which surveyed over 13,000 travelers from 25 different countries, 24% of travelers traveled alone on their most recent leisure trip. …

I thought of sharing seven simple Machine Learning concepts

It’s hard not to be fascinated by machine learning. It is overwhelmingly powerful. As former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer says, it is going to be the …

Machine Learning

Top 10 Data Mining Algorithms, Demystified

An explanation in plain English of the top 10 most influential data mining algorithms that organizations can use to make the most of their Big Data.