308 search results for "web scraping"

Programming instrumental music from scratch

July 29, 2013
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Programming instrumental music from scratch

I recently posted about automatically making music. The algorithm that I made pulled out interesting sequences of music from existing songs and remixed them. While this worked reasonably well, it also didn’t have full control over the basics of the music; it wasn’t actually specifying which instruments to use, or what notes to play. Maybe I’m being...

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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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A Movie Lover’s Guide to New York

April 30, 2017
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A Movie Lover’s Guide to New York

The web application NYC movie locations guide is a tool designed to aid the visualization, analysis and exploration of movies that have been filmed in New The post A Movie Lover’s Guide to New York appeared first on NYC Data Science Academy Blog.

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slickR – the last carousel you’ll ever need

April 7, 2017
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slickR – the last carousel you’ll ever need

We are happy to bring the slick JavaScript library to R. It is self-described as “the last carousel you’ll ever need”. This carousel is based on putting the elements of the carousel in a div HTML tag. This makes the carousel very versatile in what can be placed inside. Regular objects that are placed in … Continue...

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Writing a conference abstract the data science way

March 24, 2017
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Writing a conference abstract the data science way

Adnan Fiaz Conferences are an ideal platform to share your work with the wider community. However, as we all know, conferences require potential speakers to submit abstracts about their talk. And writing abstracts is not necessarily the most rewarding work … Continue reading →

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How to make a global map in R, step by step

February 21, 2017
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How to make a global map in R, step by step

In this post, I want to walk you through the logic of building a map, step by step ... The post How to make a global map in R, step by step appeared first on SHARP SIGHT LABS.

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Television Trends as a Social Indicator

February 19, 2017
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Television Trends as a Social Indicator

Contributed by Emil Parikh. He is currently in the NYC Data Science Academy 12-week, full-time Data Science Bootcamp program taking place between January 9th to March 31st, 2017. This post The post Television Trends as a Social Indicator appeared first on NYC Data Science Academy Blog.

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