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xkcd: Visualized

May 6, 2013
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xkcd: Visualized

IntroductionIt's been said that the ideal job is one you love enough to do for free but are good enough at that people will pay you for it. That if you do what you love no matter what others may say, and if you work at it hard enough, and long enough, eventually people will recognize it and...

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Data Science, Data Analysis, R and Python

The October 2012 issue of Harvard Business Review prominently features the words “Getting Control of Big Data” on the cover, and the magazine includes these three related articles:“Big Data: The Management Revolution,” by Andrew McAfee and Erik Brynjolfsson, pages 61 – 68;“Data Scientist: The Sexiest Job of the 21st Century,” by Thomas H. Davenport and D.J. Patil, pages...

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Making an R Package: Not as hard as you think

January 11, 2012
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Making an R Package: Not as hard as you think

I’ve been writing functions in R for a while to do various things like talking to APIs, web scraping, model testing and data visualisation (basically thing which can get a bit repetitive!), but have always been slightly intimidated about turning those functions into a package, which I could then call using library (package-name). Note that … Continue reading...

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UCLA Statistics: Analyzing Thesis/Dissertation Lengths

September 29, 2010
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UCLA Statistics: Analyzing Thesis/Dissertation Lengths

As I am working on my dissertation and piecing together a mess of notes, code and output, I am wondering to myself “how long is this thing supposed to be?” I am definitely not into this to win the prize for longest dissertation. I just want to say my piece, make my point and move on. I’ve heard that...

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R User Groups on GitHub

January 28, 2016
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R User Groups on GitHub

by Joseph Rickert Quite a few times over the past few years I have highlighted presentations posted by R user groups on their websites and recommended these sites as a source for interesting material, but I have never thought to see what the user groups were doing on GitHub. As you might expect, many people who make presentations at...

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Data Science Radar – Data Wrangler Profile

December 7, 2015
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Data Science Radar – Data Wrangler Profile

by Steph Locke, Mango Solutions @SteffLocke Steph Locke Data Science Radar – Nov 2015 1. Tell us a bit about your background in Data Science I started off as a Product Analyst doing a bit of this, a bit of … Continue reading →

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Reverse Geocode using Google API and XML package in R – PART 1

October 27, 2015
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Reverse Geocode using Google API and XML package in R – PART 1

World MapAlmost all the times we com across data that is not in the format we require it to be. Sometimes it has some information we need and other times we require additional information that can be retrieved using the data at hand. In the current tut...

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Integrating Python and R into a Data Analysis Pipeline – Part 1

October 7, 2015
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For a conference in the R language, EARL London 2015 saw a surprising number of discussions about Python. I like to think that at least some of this was to do with the fact that the day before the conference, … Continue reading →

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Most popular R packages and R package dependency visualization.

August 26, 2015
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Most popular R packages and R package dependency visualization.

Author and Project: – Author: XAVIER CAPDEPON – Xavier was a student of the Data Science Bootcamp#2 (B002) – Data Science, Data Mining and Machine Learning –

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Mango EARL Competition entries

August 18, 2015
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Mango EARL Competition entries

Here is a list of the EARL Competition entries we have received so far: Entry details here “R is the clear choice for quickly prototyping advanced data manipulation and creating analytics dashboards, essential for a fast, informed response to emerging … Continue reading →

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