— In the News —
Part social networking site, part data aggregator, this new social network is intended to make it easier to discover and use data.
Utilities face a lot of interesting challenges that most people are completely unaware of. This report from O'Reilly explores how data science and cutting-edge tools are used to manage some of the most interesting of those challenges.
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— Tools and Techniques —
Part 4 of a very popular series that introduces topics in machine learning. This part walks through facial recognition strategies using Deep Learning.
Build your own bot that scrapes Craigslist and notifies you in Slack when specified criteria are found.
The Machine Learning Problem Bible is a collection of machine learning problems and solutions. This is fairly new but will be an interesting project to watch.
Great MonkeyLearn tutorial that shows how to create machine learning models to analyze the sentiment from millions of TripAdvisor reviews.
— Data Viz —
timevis lets you create interactive timeline visualizations in R. Timelines can be included in Shiny apps and R markdown documents, or viewed from the R console and RStudio Viewer. Includes an extensive API.
Useful ggplot2 extensions with screenshots, short descriptions and links to the repos. If you've written your own extension, add it using the link at the top of the page.
This interactive post by Nathan Yau takes a look at what the election numbers really mean.