— In the News —
This collection from the team at FiveThirtyEight honors "those who did remarkably good stuff with data and shames those who did remarkably bad stuff with data."
— Sponsored Link —
Springboard has just launched the first bootcamp to offer career support, 1:1 personalized mentoring from industry experts, and a job guarantee. Get a data science job within six months of graduating or get your money back!
— Tools and Techniques —
A library like scikit-learn is great for the convenience it offers but it can be a bit of a black box. In this post, Jean-Nicholas Hould implements a simple machine learning algorithm from scratch to show how it works.
An absolute beginner's guide to machine learning and image classification.
Video games can be great vehicles for learning about machine learning. In this tutorial, Kevin Hughes uses TensorFlow to train an agent that can play MarioKart. The writeup is easy to follow and includes code and useful discussion about decisions made along the way.
Google collects an amazing amount of information about each of us. Here's how to access at least some of what Google knows about you and specifically, how to explore the location data.
— Resources —
Here's the website for the just released, R for Data Science by Garrett Grolemund and Hadley Wickham. The entire book is available online or purchase a copy here >>
A curated list of awesome things related to functional programming in Python.
— Data Viz —
This fantastic resource offers examples, code samples, and detailed descriptions for a wide variety of data visualization types. Search by category (e.g. comparisons, distributions), browse, or follow the links for similar chart types. This has been in development for awhile and was recently completed. Definitely worth bookmarking.
— Conferences —
Join experts in AI, deep learning, conversational agents and machine learning at the annual Deep Learning Summit and Virtual Assistant Summit. Companies sharing their latest advancements and applications at the summit include: Google, Facebook, Jibo, OpenAI and Uber. Get 20% off with the discount code DATAELIXIR.