Book: What Is Data Science?

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I just finished reading the book What is Data Science?. It is a small book (25 pages) and one of the many good starting points to learn about Data Science. This not a review but a few quotes from the book: According to Mike Driscoll(@dataspora), statistics is the “grammar of data science.” According to Martin […]

Love The Motivation Behind This Book

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I really like this para – The Motivation Behind the Book Doing Data Science: The world is opening up with possibilities for people who are quantitatively minded and interested in putting their brains to work to solve the world’s problems. I consider it my goal to help these students to become critical thinkers, creative solvers […]

Interview: On High Level Languages

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An interesting discussion about higher level languages and reinventing data science. …it will be a disappointing moment in technology history if our  definition of a language was a thing that had ‘for’ loops and had to involve this very low-level, procedural way of approaching creating functionality. Ultimately, what we want to do with language is […]

Mark Zuckerberg on Oculus Acquisition

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Mark Zuckerberg on Oculus Acquisition But this is just the start. After games, we’re going to make Oculus a platform for many other experiences. Imagine enjoying a court side seat at a game, studying in a classroom of students and teachers all over the world or consulting with a doctor face-to-face — just by putting […]

Tall Claims

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Once in a while I get an email that starts out with: We are a world leading…. When I read that, I cringe a bit and promptly delete the email. I don’t understand why there is a compulsion to claim to be “world leading” . What is wrong with: We are a product company growing fast […]