4 Things Universities Need to Know to Teach Data Science


A new report aims to help universities shape data analytics education. Technologies that collect data for analysis exist in pretty much every aspect of life — from smart thermometers in homes to wireless sensor networks. Every industry is seeking ways to collect data in order to discover actionable insights, and demands are increasing in the workforce…

Learn Data Science – Resources for Python & R


Post writting for Karlijn Willems Are you looking for resources to learn data science with R or Python?  Data science resources you haven’t considered (yet) – The best projects, tutorials, talks, podcasts, webinars, books, and much more to learn data science. The Meaning of “Sexy”: No Real Answers (Yet) Even though it’s still hard to agree on a…

Machine Learning Modelling in R: Cheat Sheet


I came across this excellent article lately “Machine learning at central banks” which I decided to use as a basis for a new cheat sheet called Machine Learning Modelling in R. The cheat sheet can be downloaded from RStudio cheat sheets repository. As the R ecosystem is now far too rich to present all available packages and functions,…

Difference Between Correlation and Regression in Statistics


Correlation and Regression are the two analysis based on multivariate distribution. A multivariate distribution is described as a distribution of multiple variables. Correlation is described as the analysis which lets us know the association or the absence of the relationship between two variables ‘x’ and ‘y’. On the other end, Regression analysis, predicts the value of the dependent variable…

Now hiring BIG DATA SCIENTISTS (2ª fortnight March 2018)


Gracias a todas las compañías que enviáis los enlaces de ofertas de empleo relacionadas con Big Data Science. A continuación os dejo las ofertas de las dos últimas semanas del mes de MARZO de 2018, junto con las estadísticas de las ofertas publicadas en lo que llevamos de año. Ofertas publicadas en el blog @noeliagorod…

Dashboards in R


This is a tutorial to show how to implement dashboards in R, using the new “flexdashboard” library package. this new library leverages these libraries and allows us to create some stunning dashboards, using interactive graphs and text. What I loved the most, was the “storyboard” feature that allows me to present content in Tableau-style frames. Please note…

Common Probability Distributions: The Data Scientist’s Crib Sheet


This post was written by Sean Owen.  Data scientists have hundreds of probability distributions from which to choose. Where to start? Data science, whatever it may be, remains a big deal.  “A data scientist is better at statistics than any software engineer,” you may overhear a pundit say, at your local tech get-togethers and hackathons. The applied…

Now hiring BIG DATA SCIENTISTS (1ª fortnight March 2018)


Gracias a todas las compañías que enviáis los enlaces de ofertas de empleo relacionadas con Big Data Science. A continuación os dejo las ofertas de las dos primeras semanas del mes de MARZO de 2018, junto con las estadísticas de las ofertas publicadas en lo que llevamos de año. Ofertas publicadas en el blog @noeliagorod…

Free data science books


Como en otras ocasiones os dejo una lista de libros gratuitos recomendados para Big Data Scientists desde nivel introducción a técnicas avanzadas: Data Science in the Cloud  Machine Learning with R – Second Edition Data Science, Banking, and Fintech Machine Learning, Neural Networks, and Statistical Classification Data Jujitsu The Data Analytics Handbook Understanding the Chief…