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Web Scraping for Data Science — Part 2

By   /  May 4, 2016  /  Data Blogs | Information From Enterprise Leaders, Data Education, Data Science Blogs, Data Science News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

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Click here to learn more about author Steve Miller. Read Part 1 of this blog series here. Between R and Python, analytics pros are covered on most data science bases R-Python. In last month’s blog, I discussed simple webscraping using Python in a Jupyter notebbok, the nifty css-generating tool SelectorGadget, and the Python XML and HTML handling package lxml. […]

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A Guide to Python and R: When to Use Which for What

By   /  April 11, 2016  /  Data Daily | Data News, Data Education, Data Science News, Data Science News, Articles, & Education, Education Resources For Use & Management of Data  /  No Comments

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by Angela Guess Roger Huang recently wrote in The Next Web, “At Springboard, we pair mentors with learners in data science. We often get questions about whether to use Python or R – and we’ve come to a conclusion thanks to insight from our community of mentors and learners. Data science is the sexiest job […]

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Web-Scraping for Data Science – Part 1

By   /  April 6, 2016  /  Data Blogs | Information From Enterprise Leaders, Data Education, Data Science Blogs, Data Science News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

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Click to learn more about Steve Miller. Scraping data from the web is a task that’s essential to the data scientist’s hacking portfolio. The complexity of work ranges from sophisticated crawling that mandates understanding the structure of dynamic web pages along with command of css and/or xpath, to the more mundane “just grabbing a table […]

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Top Tools Used By Data Scientists

By   /  March 21, 2016  /  Data Daily | Data News, Data Education, Data Science News, Data Science News, Articles, & Education, Education Resources For Use & Management of Data  /  No Comments

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by Angela Guess Andrew Rosenblum recently wrote in Business2Community, “You’ve read about many of the kinds of big data projects that you can use to learn more about your data in our What Can a Data Scientist Do for You? article—now, we’re going to take a look at tools that data scientists use to mine […]

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The Evolution of Python for Data Science

By   /  February 26, 2016  /  Data Blogs | Information From Enterprise Leaders, Data Education, Data Science Blogs, Data Science News, Articles, & Education, Smart Data Blogs, Smart Data News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

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Click here to learn more about author Steve Miller. I’ve been programming in Python for almost 15 years. When I started around 2001, I was doing most of my non-statistical work in C and Perl, the early days of Fortran, PL/I, and Pascal thankfully by then long gone. Just as with R for statistical computing, I […]

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The Many Benefits of R

By   /  July 16, 2015  /  Data Daily | Data News, Data Education, Data Strategy News, Data Strategy News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

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by Angela Guess Joseph Sirosh of Microsoft recently opined in VentureBeat, “One of the most popular tools in data science today is the open-source programming language R. Simply put, R is the language of data. Over the last 20 years, statisticians all over the world have contributed their innovations to open source R. These contributions […]

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Linux Foundation Announces R Consortium to Support Users Around the World

By   /  July 1, 2015  /  Data Daily | Data News, Data Education, Data Science News, Data Science News, Articles, & Education, Enterprise Information Management, Information Management News  /  No Comments

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by Angela Guess According to a new article, “The Linux Foundation, the nonprofit organization dedicated to accelerating the growth of Linux and collaborative development, today announced the R Consortium. This new organization will strengthen both the technical and user communities as a Collaborative Project hosted at Linux Foundation. The R language is used by statisticians, […]

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Microsoft Closes Acquisition of Revolution Analytics

By   /  April 7, 2015  /  Big Data News, Big Data News, Articles, & Education, Data Daily | Data News, Data Education  /  No Comments

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by Angela Guess Joseph Sirosh, Corporate VP of Information Management and Machine Learning at Microsoft recently wrote, “Earlier this year we announced our intent to acquire Revolution Analytics and today I’m happy to say we have closed the acquisition agreement. It is my pleasure to welcome the Revolution team to Microsoft. Together we will help […]

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5 Ways to Add Machine Learning Java

By   /  August 7, 2014  /  Data Education, Smart Data News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

Serdar Yegulalp of InfoWorld recently wrote, “After spending decades in the shadows as a specialty discipline, machine learning is suddenly front and center as a business tool.”

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Big Data Analytics with R: Register Today!

By   /  July 31, 2014  /  Big Data News, Big Data News, Articles, & Education, Business Intelligence News, Business Intelligence News, Articles, & Education, Data Daily | Data News, Data Education  /  No Comments

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by Angela Guess In tandem with the upcoming NoSQL Now! Conference, DATAVERSITY™ is proud to sponsor a thought-provoking workshop on the programming language R. The workshop, Introduction to Big Data Analysis with the R Language, will be led by Brian Sletten, President of Bosatsu Consulting, Inc. In his description of the workshop, Sletten states, “R […]

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