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Big Analytics Roundup (August 29, 2016)

TechCrunch reports results of a new study, which says that you really don’t need a co-founder after all. Next, they’ll be telling us we don’t need to floss. Python and R Matt Asay argues that Python is a gateway language that leads data scientists to R. (h/t Oliver Vagner). That’s oversimplified and mostly incorrect.┬áThe breadth of R’s analytics functionality tends

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Big Analytics Roundup (August 22, 2016)

MIT Technology Review reports that Chicago’s experiment in predictive policing isn’t working. Data scientists developed a list of a few hundred people likely to┬ácommit a shooting; police, however, ignored the predictions, primarily because nobody told them what to do with individuals on the list. The report illustrates a fundamental truth about data science: no amount of insight matters unless your

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