Quick Tips: Data analysis cheat sheets

With the rapid expansion of data science and supporting technologies it can become difficult to keep up with all new developments. There is always some new library for data analysis and machine learning for R or Python. This is where …

Doing linear regression the right way

Linear regression is without question the most famous statistical algorithm. It is often the first algorithm that is being taught in machine learning courses and it is surprisingly effective in a huge range of problems. It has a variety of nice …

What is the best way to learn data science?

Learning about data science With the increasing popularity of data science, there are now countless online tutorials on machine learning, data science and statistics, Python and R. Most of these tutorials follow the same pattern: learn some basic commands, go …

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Can data science be automated?

Something I have been asked in the past is the extend to which data science can be automated. We discussed in a previous post how machine learning and AI are automating other parts of the economy. However, is it possible to actually …

What is wrong with election forecasting?

Election forecasting: trump and brexit In 2016, Donald Trump became the new president of the United States, and what was once improbable, according to election forecasts, became reality. As it happened with Brexit most polls got it completely wrong. The graph below …