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A 3-Step Process to Break a Cycle of Frustration, Stress, and Fighting at Work

Bring to mind a conflict at work, and you’ll probably have the perpetrator in mind: your incompetent boss, that passive-aggressive colleague, or the resource-hoarding peer in another department. We spend an inordinate amount of time complaining about these people, avoiding them, and fighting with …

Emotional Intelligence

Plotly: Online Dashboards That Update Your Data and Graphs

By Matt Sundquist, Plotly.<p>If you track events that change--temperature, stock prices, or sales--you need the most recent data. Typical options are: …

Understanding Statistical Power and Significance Testing — an Interactive Visualization

Some NHST Testimonials<p>I am deeply skeptical about the current use of significance tests. The following quotes might spark your interest in the …

Textbooks

Useful new R packages for data visualization and analysis

<i>The following is from a hands-on session I led at the recent Computer Assisted Reporting conference.</i><p>There's a lot of activity going on with R …

Scraping Web Pages With R

(This article was first published on <b>OUseful.Info, the blog... » Rstats</b>, and kindly contributed to R-bloggers)<p>One of the things I tend to avoid doing …

Data Science

Cause And Effect: The Revolutionary New Statistical Test That Can Tease Them Apart

Statisticians have always thought it impossible to tell cause and effect apart using observational data. Not any more.<p>One of the most commonly …

I'm Business Insider's math reporter, and these 10 everyday things drive me insane

Math, statistics, empirical analysis, and data visualization are all incredibly powerful tools for understanding the world.<p>Unfortunately, these tools are misused and abused in many ways that, to greater or lesser degrees, lead to confusion rather than clarification and make the world just a …

Data Visualization

Misleading With Statistics

How journalists make arguments with distorted data<p>When I was a kid, I remember reading an issue of Mad Magazine that had a gag about statistics. They …

Introduction to Principal Component Analysis (PCA)

Principal Component Analysis (PCA) is a dimensionality-reduction technique that is often used to transform a high-dimensional dataset into a …

Machine Learning

R

• Introduction<br>• Getting Started<br>• Reading Data<br>• Linear Models<br>• GLMs<br>• Conclusion<p>5 Generalized Linear Models<p>Generalized linear models are just as easy to fit in R …

Build Predictive Model on Big data: Using R and MySQL Part-2

(This article was first published on <b>Pingax » R</b>, and kindly contributed to R-bloggers)<p>Welcome to the second part of the series blog posts. In first …

Data Science for SQL Folks: Leveraging SQL and R

Introduction<p>With a new drive to move beyond the myopic traditional analytics to higher value driven Business Analytics (Analytics), one often …

Conditional Probability with R

In addition to regular probability, we often want to figure out how probability is affected by observing some event. For example, the NFL season is …

New on Netflix March 2015: Best films and TV shows to watch this month

Netflix has some treats lined up in March, with two new original series, <i>Bloodline</i> and <i>Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt</i> coming to the streaming …

Resistance documentary: Michael Graziano’s film will convince you to care about antibiotic abuse and overuse.

Regardless of your preexisting interest in public health or food politics, once you learn a little about antibiotic abuse, you won’t be able to stop …

78 Drinks Every Bar Person and Party Monster Should Know

It's the weekend, an ideal time to have a cocktail or three. London-based designer and writer <b>David McCandless</b> would like to assist everyone …

8 spellbinding documentaries you need to watch in 2015

Film buffs, it's time to flex your documentary knowledge.<p>The new year is ushering in an array of worthy, fascinating documentaries on everything from …

Caloric Restriction, Hormesis, and what they teach us about Evolution - h+ Media

• authors Josh Mitteldorf<p>“<i>If aging is driven by damage, then damage must accelerate aging. If hormesis induces damage and slows down aging, then aging</i> …

Biology

Discourses on the sober life (Discorsi della vita sobria) Being the personal narrative of Luigi Cornaro (1467-1566, A. D.) : Cornaro, Luigi, 1475-1566 : Free Download, Borrow, and Streaming

Interactive visualizations with R – a minireview

(This article was first published on <b>Open Data Science</b>, and kindly contributed to R-bloggers)<p>Interactive visualization allows deeper exploration of …

38 Seminal Articles Every Data Scientist Should Read

Beautiful plotting in R: A ggplot2 cheatsheet

Even the most experienced R users need help creating elegant graphics. The ggplot2 library is a phenomenal tool for creating graphics in R but even …

Type III tests and R

by Terry M. Therneau Ph.D.<br>Faculty, Mayo Clinic<p>About a year ago there was a query about how to do "type 3" tests for a Cox model on the R help list, …

Looking into a very messy data set

by Joseph Rickert<p>I recently had the opportunity to look at the data used for the 2009 KDD Cup competition. There are actually two sets of files that …