This post was originally published at: https://www.springboard.com/blog/free-public-data-sets-data-science-project/ Completing your first project is a major milestone on the road to becoming a data scientist. It’s also an intimidating process. The first step is to find an appropriate, interesting data set. You should …

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Carey Anne Nadeau is the Founder & CEO of Open Data Nation (opendatanation.com) and created FIVAR (fivar.org). Before founding Open Data Nation, Nadeau worked for the past decade doing quantitative research and analysis using open data at the Brookings Institution …

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Open Data Science: Bringing “Magic” Science fiction author Arthur C. Clarke once wrote, “any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic.” We’re nearer than ever to that incomprehensible, magical future. Our gadgets understand our speech, driverless cars have made their …

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(This article was first published on R – Win-Vector Blog, and kindly contributed to R-bloggers) Here is a video I made showing how R should not be considered “scarier” than Excel to analysts. One of the takeaway points: it is …

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(This article was first published on eKonometrics, and kindly contributed to R-bloggers) Earlier this month, IBM Press and Pearson have published my book titled: Getting Started with Data Science: Making Sense of Data with Analytics. You can download sample pages, …

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Building, tuning, sharing, deploying, and scaling predictive models is challenging, and rarely covered in statistics class. Learn how to make data science work in the real world in this webinar.

(This article was first published on Mango Solutions, and kindly contributed to R-bloggers) By Steph Locke Here at Mango Solutions, we do a lot of data science consultancy work. This means we face the challenges that any organisation looking to …

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(This article was first published on The DataCamp Blog » R, and kindly contributed to R-bloggers) Nowadays, the data science field is hot, and it is unlikely that this will change in the near future. While a data driven approach …

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