R/Python Teams Course Announcement

January 13, 2021 | Business Science

In my quest to help you be AS VALUABLE AS POSSIBLE to a company, I want to share what I’m working on next. I’m excited to announce that I’m working on my first Python course! It’s designed for students like me, coming from an R-background, that ...
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Bilingual Data Science

January 13, 2021 | jmount

I’d like to share a new talk on bilingual data science. It is limited to R and Python, so it is a bit of a “we play all kinds of music, both Country and Western.” It has what I feel is a really neat example how I used Jetbrains ... [Read more...]

What’s new with AzureR

January 13, 2021 | Hong Ooi

by Hong Ooi This is an update on what’s been happening with the AzureR suite of packages. First, you may have noticed that just before the holiday season, the packages were updated on CRAN to change their maintainer email to a non-Microsoft address. This is because I’ve left ... [Read more...]

Teaching coding: What is a faded example?

January 13, 2021 | George Mount

When researching this post, I learned that scaffolding is highly coveted material in Minecraft: Scaffolding helps you reach the top of your builds with ease. Just keep stacking them as you go! It’s also handy for avoiding fall damage. Minecraft Wiki Scaffolding can be used to similar effect when ... [Read more...]

Shiny Server 1.5.16 Update

January 12, 2021 | Kelly O'Briant

Important Security Notice A vulnerability was discovered in Shiny Server that could allow the download of published application source code directly from the server. This issue affects both Shiny Server Pro and the open source Shiny Serve... [Read more...]

Win Probability Added – Batsman Review

January 12, 2021 | Part Time Analyst

Hello readers and welcome to the batsman review of my win probability added metric review. In the first part, linked here: https://theparttimeanalyst.com/2020/06/20/twenty20-win-probability-added/ I created the metric using a logistic regression machine learning model. Now its time to apply the model to real data and look at ...
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Variable Utility is not Intrinsic

January 12, 2021 | jmount

There is much ado about variable selection or variable utility valuation in supervised machine learning. In this note we will try to disarm some possibly common fallacies, and to set reasonable expectations about how variable valuation can work. Introduction In general variable valuation is estimating the utility that a column […] [Read more...]
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