Occam’s Razor and the Data Science Project

The Cortana Analytics suite from Microsoft is not a single platform, but actually a group of related products and features. Why … Continue reading →

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But *Why* Do You Trust Your Data?

At the beginning of every data project is the data. While we spend a great deal of time figuring out … Continue reading →

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Data Science and the Lytro Camera

Since the first practical camera was invented in the 1800’s, it’s been used as a scientific tool. In essence, it’s … Continue reading →

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Data Visualization Basics for Data Scientists

“A picture is worth a thousand words”, the old saying goes, and in some cases a picture is worth even … Continue reading →

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Databas(ics)

The beginnings of data science is data. Data are things that you know about, well, other things, so it makes … Continue reading →

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R Misteaks -Episode I

As you’re learning R (you *have* read the post about that, right?) you’ll inevitably make some mistakes. That’s normal when … Continue reading →

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The Hardest Thing In Data Science

When I started down the path of learning Data Science, I was nervous. I have to work hard at math … Continue reading →

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Backyard Data Science

I add things to this site pretty much every week, so to help you navigate all the articles, I’ve set … Continue reading →

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Knowing Which Statistical Formula to Use

What, Why, How In a previous Notebook entry, I showed you where you can learn Statistics. It’s one of the … Continue reading →

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Learning Statistics

  Catalog This is a “Catalog” entry, which is used in Scientific Notebooks to list out a species name and … Continue reading →

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