— In the News —
Great insights here about The News, data, and optimistic statisticians. Once you turn to statistics it gets much harder to have a pessimistic story.
Why would Google open-source TensorFlow? Here's what's really going on.
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— Tools and Techniques —
An open-source exploration of the city's neighborhoods, nightlife, airport traffic, and more, through the lens of publicly available taxi and Uber data. Great read!
Learn how to build a Recurrent Neural Network with a very simple example. It's in Python and the tutorial and diagrams make this easy to follow.
TPOT is a Python tool that automatically creates and optimizes Machine Learning pipelines using genetic programming. It intelligently explores thousands of possible pipelines to find the best one for your data. This is an open-source project by Randy Olson and looks super interesting.
— Resources —
This is a fantastic idea for a newsletter! Each week, Jeremy Singer-Vine, a data editor at BuzzFeed, curates a collection of interesting new datasets. Definitely worth checking out.
— Data Viz —
Seaborn is a Python data visualization library with an emphasis on statistical plots. This post explores some of Seaborn's most useful functions with lots of screenshots and code snippets.