Tag: Data Science

19 Free Public Data Sets For Your First Data Science Project

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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A case for Data Science + Open Data

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”

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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Using Excel versus using R

(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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Getting Started with Data Science: Storytelling with Data

(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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Predict. Share. Deploy. With Open Data Science – Jan 20 Webinar

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.

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More Open Data Science events at Sheffield

Back in October, I wrote about the Open Data Science events we’ve starting running at the University of Sheffield. These evening events, held at Sheffield’s The Hide are attended by researchers, stude…

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Launching the Data Science Radar!

(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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The Data Science Industry: Who Does What (Infographic)

(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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