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Hadley Wickham on SuperDataScience Podcast

RStudio
SuperDataScience

My eyes were opened to the world of analytics and data science in part through Kirill Eremenko and his amazing SuperDataScience podcast.

Resampling with k-fold Cross Validation

Statistics
Machine Learning
R

Click for a high-level recap of k-fold cross validation as a resampling method.

An Algorithm for Better Espresso

Statistics
Coffee

Coffee lovers… You might find this study fascinating. Finally, a model for the perfect cup of espresso!.

Analyzing Earthquakes in Puerto Rico

Statistics
ggplot2
Earthquakes

Puerto Rico has been experiencing atypical seismic activity since November 2019.

Create Your Own R Package

R
Packages
Development

If you are interested in developing your own R packages, this thorough A-to-Z tutorial resource is one to bookmark.

Writing to Excel from R

R
Packages

Spending your days R but working closely with analysts and leadership that live in Excel? Get familiar with openxlsx.

California Consumer Privacy Act

Privacy

The California Consumer Privacy Act is set to go into effect on January 1, 2020. The CCPA, similar in nature to GDPR, will provide California residents with new consumer data rights.

Holiday Expectations vs Reality

Gaming

Holiday expectations…

Ubuntu Update to 19.10

Linux
Ubuntu

Things not to do with Linux, learned the hard way, as we approach the end of 2019…

Book Rec: Hands-On Machine Learning with R

Machine Learning
R
Packages

Digging into Hands-On Machine Learning with R by Brad Boehmke, PhD, and Brandon Greenwell.

Spreading Joy with Java Joy

Social Good

Bay Area friends… Next time your organization needs coffee for an event, quarterly meeting, all-hands, or lunch and learn, reach out to Java Joy!

Education Reform and Lessons from Finland

Education

Quartz and Google's Avinash Kaushik share insights comparing national education systems, test performance, and time spent on learning..

Building a Website with Blogdown

Development
Packages
R
Blogdown

Learn how to build and deploy a website with R, blogdown, GitHub, Hugo, and Netlify.

15 Tips for Making Better Use of R

R
R Markdown

If you are an R user not using R Markdown, these tricks could be helpful for you.

Shiny Developer Expert Course

Shiny
R

Matt Dancho and Business Science introduce a new R Shiny Expert Developer course.

Visual & Data Journalism at BBC

ggplot2
R
Visualizations

The BBC News data science and visualization team published this great overview on their analytics and visualizations lessons learned over the course of 1.5 years.

Information is Beautiful 2019 Awards

Visualizations

Visualization professionals present their best at the annual Information is Beautiful Awards show.

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