— In the News —
Microsoft is building an army of artificial intelligence robots. Can they be controlled?
An analysis of tweeting-while-drinking reveals patterns of alcohol-related behavior in unprecedented detail.
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— Tools and Techniques —
This new project by Wes McKinney and Hadley Wickham aims for a language agnostic, fast file format for data frames.
pomegranate implements fast, efficient, and extremely flexible probabilistic modeling for Python.
Great write-up of one of the winning solutions from the Second National Data Science Bowl.
— Resources —
This data science learning path includes resources from Stanford, EdX, Coursera, Harvard, Khan Academy, etc, etc. This is very well curated and everything is free!
— Data Viz —
Nice collection of posts by Andy Kirk about the small decisions that can make or break a data visualization.
Microsoft doesn't often come to mind when thinking of cutting-edge web applications but this new project from their experimental lab looks interesting.
Caravel is an open-source data exploration platform designed to be visual, intuitive, and interactive. This project is from Airbnb where it was previously known as Panoramix.
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