— In the News —
When J.F.K. ran for President, a team of data scientists set out to model and manipulate American voters. Sound familiar?
This comic introduction to Stuart Ritchie's new book, Science Fictions, presents an insider’s view on how fraud, bias, negligence, and hype affect scientific research, and undermine the search for truth.
— Tools and Techniques —
This collection of non-trivial tips will give you insights into how SQL works and will help you be more proficient. PostgreSQL is used in the examples but most of these tips can be applied to any database.
Figuring out how to manage and document data is a common problem for organizations and most end up building their own tools. This is a great write-up from the team at Shopify that walks through the problems and decisions behind their data discovery tool called Artifact.
pandera is a data validation library for scientists, engineers, and analysts seeking correctness. MIT license.
This review paper explores how analytics is revolutionizing the game of basketball. The paper focuses on in-game play and concludes with a discussion on the future of basketball analytics. In particular, it highlights the need for causal inference in sports.
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— Resources —
This evolving GPT-3 collection includes links to some of the best demos and tutorials around the web. This is a great rabbit hole for anyone interested in understanding how GPT-3 works and where it's going.
In this historical review, Denny Britz outlines a minimal set of ideas that are needed for understanding modern Deep Learning research. This is very well-organized with useful summaries of key concepts and links to related papers and implementations.
— Data Viz —
Creative approach for monitoring an event stream that doubles as background sound for focused work! Scroll down for info and filters.