Category: Analytics

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Parametric and Non Parametric Bootstrap, Traditional Parametric: Comparison in One Picture

This picture compares two different types of bootstrap (parametric and non-parametric) with their traditional counterpart. References Which Bootstrap When? Introduction to Empirical Processes and Semiparametric Inference Front Cover Michael R….

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Alternatives to the Gradient Descent Algorithm

Gradient Descent has a problem of getting stuck in Local Minima. The following alternatives are available. The following is a summary of answers suggested on CrossValided, originally posted here.  Source…

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✚ The Best Visualization Course I Ever Took; Membership Update with New Points of View (The Process #65)

This week I reminisce back to when I didn’t know anything about visualization, and all I wanted to do was solve analysis problems. Also, some fun updates on the way,…

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Why scientists need to be better at visualization

For Knowable Magazine, Betsy Mason looks at the state of (not so good) data visualization in science and offers some direction for how it can improve: [S]cience is littered with…

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“AI is a lie”

In this interview from O’Reilly Foo Camp 2019, Eric Jonas, assistant professor at the University of Chicago, pierces the hype around artificial intelligence. Highlights from the interview include: Jonas argues…

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Four short links: 14 November 2019

alt.interoperability.adversarial (EFF) — If adversarial interoperability still enjoyed its alt.-era legal respectability, then Facebook alternatives like Diaspora could use their users’ logins and passwords to fetch the Facebook messages the…

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Growing Your Visualization Toolset (and Mine), a FlowingData Membership Update

It’s time to kick the tires on some new tools. I’ve been running FlowingData Membership for almost eight years now, and one of the main benefits is that you get…

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Map of nighttime lights normalized by population

You’ve probably seen the composite map of lights at night from NASA. It looks a lot like population density. Tim Wallace adjusted the map for population, so that you can…

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Omitted Variables in Linear Regressions

The importance of completeness in linear regressions is an often-discussed issue. By leaving out relevant variables the coefficients might be inconsistent. Assuming a linear complete model of the form: z…

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Analyze LinkedIn Sales Navigator usage data in Power BI

The LinkedIn Sales Navigator Analytics Integration allows teams to seamlessly view and analyze Sales Navigator usage data within Power BI to increase sales effectiveness and maximize productivity. Source: PowerBI