— In the News —
DJ Patil reflects on his first year as chief data scientist in the White House’s Office of Science and Technology Policy.
Behind the handful of companies that employ humans pretending to be robots pretending to be humans.
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— Tools and Techniques —
Shiny enables you to publish interactive applications for the web using R. Here's a cheatsheet, tutorial, and 40 example apps to get you started.
TensorFlow tutorials and code examples for beginners.
BetaGo lets you run your own Go engine. It downloads Go games for you, preprocesses them, trains a model on the data and serves the trained model to an HTML front end, which you can use to play against your own Go bot.
— Resources —
Structured data about Panama papers collected from official ICIJ website
— Data Viz —
Nice exploration of how our brains fool us by Lena Groeger. Includes links to lots of examples to play with.
Jeff Heer leads the Interactive Data Lab at the University of Washington and has had a major role in the development of many visualization libraries, including D3. Jeff is also the co-founder of Trifacta, a data analytics company focused on data wrangling. Great interview.
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