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What do Cooking Pasta and Data Science Have in Common?

From Data Science at Scale with Python and Dask by Jesse C. Daniel

This article discusses Dask, how it compares to Apache Spark, and how to create and understand directed acyclic graphs using the example of the delicious Italian pasta dish bucatini all’Amatriciana.

A Practice-Oriented Approach to Data Science


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From Practical Data Science with R, Second Edition
By Nina Zumel and John Mount

Free eBook: Exploring Data with Python

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Building your Data Pipeline with JavaScript


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From Data Wrangling with JavaScript
By Ashley Davis

Free eBook: Exploring the Data Jungle: Finding, Preparing, and Using Real-World Data

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Managing Quality

From The Art of Data Usability by Tryggvi Björgvinsson

This article discusses quality management in terms of data and data projects. When you know what your users need or want, you’ll have to manage those expectations somehow, but how do you manage quality? It turns out that you approach it similarly to how you would try to properly answer a question.

Learning from the Past: data usability

From The Art of Data Usability by Tryggvi Björgvinsson

Everywhere we go we are surrounded by data, but it’s not always simple to interpret. Not only that, it’s also rather easy to mistakenly interpret data. This article, adapted from chapter 1, introduces the idea of “data usability” and goes into why it’s important in today’s data-rich world.

Murder Mystery: a data project


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From The Art of Data Usability
By Tryggvi Björgvinsson

Building and Using Real-World Models

From Machine Learning Systems by Jeff Smith

Actually using models in the real world is tough. To learn about all the complexity of using models in the real world, we’re going to need to move to the bustle of the big city. This article considers the fastest moving animals in the city, turtles.

Specifying Data Type in R


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From Beyond Spreadsheets with R
By Dr. Jonathan Carroll

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