— In the News —
What would you get if you designed the scientific paper from scratch today? For starters, it probably wouldn't be on paper. This longread in the Atlantic explores how papers have evolved since their introduction in the 1600s and where things are rapidly going.
In this post, Alex Svanevik shares what it's like to be part of, and eventually manage, a fast growing data science team. Lots of tips and insights here.
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— Tools and Techniques —
The Machine Learning Canvas is a template for designing and documenting machine learning systems. This is an intuitive approach for thinking through system design that helps teams of data scientists, engineers, and managers to align their thinking.
Nice tutorial by Mark Litwintschik that shows how to create an Airflow job that can take a weather data feed, store it on HDFS, convert it into ORC format and then export it into a Microsoft Excel-formatted spreadsheet. This is an easy to follow tutorial that covers Airflow, Hadoop 3, Spark, and Presto.
If you’re a junior analyst and you want to break through the skills plateau, this guide is for you.
— Resources —
"data goes bang" is an email newsletter by Andrew Hill that explores privacy and how your personal data is used. It's fairly new but so far has been a nice curation of articles about who's collecting your personal data, what's at stake, and things you can do. From the latest issue...
Curated collection of resources dedicated to Natural Language Processing. This collection includes tutorials, libraries, services, techniques, datasets and foreign language resources.
— Data Viz —
— Career —
Searching for the perfect job that you'll have for the rest of your life is an outdated approach that rarely works well. Think of your career as a journey, with multiple stops along the way, and your career will be richer and you'll have more to offer as you go. In this post, Caitlin Hudon explores the challenges and rewards of the Tour of Duty concept and how it has been transformative for both her and her employers.