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A map of elevators in NYC

August 30, 2016
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Not too long ago, I came across a random tweet pointing to a GitHub repository full of miscallaneous datasets. I was imemdiately excited by the various data science and visualization problems tha I could take on and immediately decided to get my hand...

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LaTeX CV Template

August 28, 2016
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I wrote my CV using \(\rm\LaTeX\). I could find that when introducing chinese characters there is a complication. You can use CJKutf8 package and compile your document using pdflatex or you can use fontspec package and compile your document using xelatex. Using pdflatex is straightforward but without further options to allow customizations. Using xelatex is more tricky but...

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Edward Tufte Keynote Presenter at Data Science Summit, Sep 26-27

August 23, 2016
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Edward Tufte Keynote Presenter at Data Science Summit, Sep 26-27

I'm excited to share that one of my data science heroes will be a presenter at the Microsoft Data Science Summit in Atlanta, September 26-27. Edward Tufte, the data visualization pioneer, will deliver a keynote address on the future of data analysis and the how to make more credible conclusions based on data. If you're not familiar with Tufte,...

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10 Reasons why you can’t miss this years EARL Conference in London

August 23, 2016
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10 Reasons why you can’t miss this years EARL Conference in London

    On September 13th-15th Mango Solutions are running the EARL ( Effective Applications of the R Language) Conference for all users, enthusiasts and beginners of the R programming language. It is an event not to be missed and here … Continue reading →

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Final Call: Hadley Wickham’s Master R Workshop September 12 and 13 in NYC

August 18, 2016
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Final Call: Hadley Wickham’s Master R Workshop September 12 and 13 in NYC

Want to Master R?  There’s no better time or place if you’re within an easy train, plane, automobile ride or a short jog of Hadley Wickham’s workshop on September 12th and 13th at the AMA Conference Center in New York City. Register here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/master-r-developer-workshop-new-york-city-tickets-21347014495 As of today, there are just 20+ seats left. Discounts are still

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Mapping medical cannabis dispensaries: from PDF table to Google Map with R

August 16, 2016
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Mapping medical cannabis dispensaries: from PDF table to Google Map with R

by Sheri Gilley, Microsoft Senior Software Engineer In 2014, Illinois passed into law the creation of a medical cannabis pilot program. As my son has cancer and marijuana could greatly help with some of his symptoms, we eagerly applied for a card when registration was available early in 2015. The first dispensaries were not available until November 2015. At...

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Can you nest parallel operations in R?

August 15, 2016
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When we teach parallel programming in R we start with the basic use of parallel (please see here for example). This is, in our opinion, a necessary step before getting into clever notation and wrapping such as doParallel and foreach. Only then do the students have a sufficiently explicit interface to frame important questions about … Continue...

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So you want to be a data scientist

August 10, 2016
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So you want to be a data scientist

From HuffingtonPostThe New York Times made it look so easy. Take a few courses in data science and a web-based startup will readily pay top dollars for your newly acquired skills.Since the McKinsey Global Institute reported on the impending shortage of data crunchers, the wanna be data scientists are searching for...

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Counting [U.S.] Expatriation with R (a.k.a. a Decade of Desertion)

August 8, 2016
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Counting [U.S.] Expatriation with R (a.k.a. a Decade of Desertion)

If you’re even remotely following the super insane U.S. 2016 POTUS circus election you’ve no doubt seen a resurgence of “if X gets elected, I’m moving to Y” claims by folks who are “anti” one candidate or another. The Washington Examiner did a story on last quarter’s U.S. expatriation numbers. I didn’t realize we had... Continue reading...

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Finding possible class schedules

August 1, 2016
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Finding possible class schedules

Over the weekend my brother wanted to figure out his class schedule for the next semester. He is a veterinary medicine and zootechnology student at UNAM. For this upcoming semester there is a set of classes he has to take and each has 8 or so instructo...

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