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How to Design a New Chip on a Budget

Hardware guru bunnie Huang talks about the open-source tools he uses to design circuits, and why he wants to build his own ASIC Photo: bunnie HuangWe …

Fabrication

NASA says skyscraper-sized asteroid headed toward Earth is ‘potentially hazardous’

Imagine a piece of rock the size of the Burj Khalifa skyscraper speeding through space 15 times faster the world’s fastest manned aircraft. Now …

Ice Age

Azure Team Data Science Process overview

The Team data science Process (TDSP) is an agile, iterative data science methodology to deliver predictive analytics solutions and intelligent …

Data Science

How to build a data science pipeline

Start with y. Concentrate on formalizing the predictive problem, building the workflow, and turning it into production rather than optimizing your …

15 Free Dashboard Software Programs To Make BI Easy

You wouldn’t drive a car without a dashboard. You wouldn’t fly with an airline that doesn’t believe in instrument panels. Once you start using free …

More January Package Picks

awsjavasdk v0.2.0: Provides a boilerplate of classes used to access the Amazon Web Services Java Software Development Kit via package rJava. The …

Data Science

Gartner Reprint

Magic Quadrant for Business Intelligence and Analytics Platforms<p><b>Published:</b> 16 February 2017 <b>ID:</b> G00301340<p>Analyst(s):<p>Summary<p>The business intelligence …

Machine Learning

How to create correlation network plots with corrr and ggraph (and which countries drink like Australia)

(This article was first published on <b> blogR</b>, and kindly contributed to R-bloggers)@drsimonj here to show you how to use ggraph and corrr to create …

Data Science

Sentiment Analysis of The Lord Of The Rings with tidytext

(This article was first published on <b> Jakub Glinka's Blog</b>, and kindly contributed to R-bloggers)You got me thinking about Watson and its unprecedented …

Data Science

Deep Learning and Machine Learning Killer Tools, Libraries, and Apps

TensorFlow has released a that includes an experimental Java API (using JNI). It's only a matter of time before TensorFlow reaches production Hadoop …

How To Turn Financial Data Into Insights - 6 Analytics Everyone Should Know

This column is by Leading Business and Data Expert, Bernard Marr<p>In today’s data-filled world, analytics is an essential part of staying competitive. …

Big Data

Stat-checking software stirs up psychology

Researchers debate whether using a program to automatically detect inconsistencies in papers improves the literature, or raises false alarms.<p>Michèle …

University of Oxford

Analytics CEO makes a passionate case against marketing attribution

<i>The following is a guest post by Sergio Maldonado, the founder and CEO of Sweetspot Intelligence. The above cartoon by Tom Fishburne was not part of</i> …

Big Data

The Team Data Science Process

As more and more organizations are setting up teams of data scientists to make sense of the massive amounts of data they collect, the need grows for …

Fixing R Documentation

(This article was first published on <b>DataCamp Blog</b>, and kindly contributed to R-bloggers)<p>If you couldn’t tell already, we are pretty big fans of the R …

Tutorial: Scalable R on Spark with SparkR, sparklyr and RevoScaleR

If you'd like to manipulate and analyze very large data sets with the R language, one option is to use R and Apache Spark together. R provides the …

Data Science

Design Better Data Tables

<b>Poor tables.</b> Where did they go wrong?<p>After being the bread and butter of the web for most of its early history, tables were cast aside by many …

20 Important URLs That Every Google User Should Know

20 Important URLs That Every Google User Should Know<p>Google is much more than a search engine. Google offers dozens of interesting services in Google …

10 Genius (And Delicious) Ways To Use Your Spiralizer

Zoodles are having quite a year. The low-carb take on spaghetti has taken wholesome kitchens—not to mention Instagram—by storm, with camera-ready zucchini noodles replacing pasta as a healthier alternative. And you can thank the spiralizer for their superstar status. You know, that go-to gadget …

The 10 Coolest Big Data Products Of 2016 (So Far)

<b>SAS Viya</b><p>Viya is a new analytics and visualization platform that can run in either private or public cloud environments. The next-generation software, …

15 data visualisation tools to help you present ideas effectively

<b>The number of digital skills you need in order to be a functional and useful member of your organisation are increasing at a rate you might be</b> …

Data Visualization

Big Data Benchmark: Google Cloud Dataflow Beats Apache Spark

Big Data consultancy Mammoth Data today published a new benchmark study that shows Google's Cloud Dataflow service outperforms the extremely popular …

Big Data

Statistical tools for data analysis and visualization

<b>factoextra</b> is an R package making easy to <i>extract</i> and <i>visualize</i> the output of exploratory <b>multivariate data analyses</b>, including:<p>Principal Component …

Tufte-style graphics in R

(This article was first published on <b> Revolutions</b>, and kindly contributed to R-bloggers)It's not an overstatement to say that, at least for me …

Data Visualization

Sorry ARIMA, but I’m Going Bayesian

When people think of “data science” they probably think of algorithms that scan large datasets to predict a customer’s next move or interpret …

Data Science

10 Web Scraping Tools to Extract Online Data

Web Scraping tools are specifically developed for extracting information from websites. They are also known as web harvesting tools or web data …

Software

Palaround lets anyone build their own Tinder-like app

Palaround began its life as one of what’s now many companies attempting to be the “Tinder for finding friends” — a list that now includes Tinder’s dating app rival, Bumble, in fact. But recently, the startup began rolling out a new product focused instead on bringing the Tinder swipe model to …

Apps

2016 State of Marketing: High Performing Marketing Teams 4.2X More Likely To Use Analytics

• By 2021, marketing leaders will spend 75% of their total budget on digital marketing versus traditional marketing.<br>• 83% of top teams use customer data (e.g., email or phone data) to segment or target ads.<br>• 72% of high-performing teams will increase spending on marketing tools and tech in the next two …

Marketing

GitHub’s Atom text editor hits 1 million monthly active users

GitHub today announced that its Atom text editor last month had more than 1 million active users. Usage is three times what it was when all of Atom become available under an open source MIT license and the software hit version 1.0, GitHub Atom community manager Lee Dohm wrote in a blog post.<p>The …