Here are this week's news and announcements related to Cloud Data Science. Plus, there are some links for Videos and Tutorials. Announcements Google Introduces Explainable AIMany industries require a level of interpretability for their machine learning models. Black box solutions are not always ok. Google is launching Explainable AI which quantifies the impact of the … Continue reading Cloud Data Science News – Beta #3
At Springboard, we recently sat down with Michael Beaumier, a data scientist at Google, to discuss his transition into the field, what the interview process is like, the future of data wrangling, and the advice he has for aspiring data professionals.
Data Science 365 conducts a study to determine some of the characteristics of a "typical data scientist." This infographic covers the findings.
Google has recently released a Jupyter Notebook platform called Google Colaboratory. You can run Python code in a browser, share results, and save your code for later. It currently does not support R code.
The great team over at DataCamp, an online site for learning R , has put together another wonderful infographic. This time, the topic is Data Science Wars (R versus Python). This has been a rather hot topic for quite some time. I even wrote about the debate back in 2013, R vs Python, The Great … Continue reading Data Science Wars: R vs. Python
DataQuest is a recently launched online data science learning platform for python. The site consists of a gamified series of missions that increase in difficulty as your skills progress. Here are a few other features of the site. Sample Code Live, Interactive Browser-based Coding Environment Step by Step Instructions Instant Feedback Helpful Forums for Q&A … Continue reading DataQuest – Free Browser-based Learning for Data Science
Have you ever wished you could create your own dataset from the vast data available from Twitter? Well, wish no longer. I used the Sense Platform to Create a Dataset of Users from the Twitter API. Feel free to use this example to create your own datasets. The next great thing about Sense is: You … Continue reading Using Python to Collect data from the Twitter API
Recently I have seen blogs/articles claiming Python is the best choice for data science and R is the new language for business. Honestly, both articles are truthful and good. Both Python and R are good. Why do we have to choose? Let's use both. Here is my opinion. I prefer R to Python when performing … Continue reading R vs Python, The Great Debate
The videos from the SciPy 2013 conference are all available online. See all the videos at the Lanyard SciPy 2013 Conference Directory. Here are a few of my other favorite videos: SciPy 2013 Keynote: IPython: the method behind the madness SciPy 2013 Keynote: The New Scientific Publishers Reproducible Documents with PythonTeX; SciPy 2013 Presentation Julia … Continue reading SciPy 2013 Videos
Do you ever have a regular expression you want to verify? If so, here are 3 quick sites to help you do that. Regular Expression Editors Online PyRegex Pythex Rubular If you are unsure what regular expressions are, see Regular-Expressions.info for a tutorial.