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Phillip Burger liked Vincent Granville's blog post MIT Algorithm Predicts Rogue Waves in Real Time to Save Lives
Mar 7, 2016
Phillip Burger commented on Vincent Granville's blog post Data Science Cheat Sheet
"Here's further perspective a year and a half after Vincent's article. His article is still awesome, very helpful. If you're new to the Data Science space and trying to figure out what platform to adopt, go Linux/Unix. The Data…"
Feb 17, 2016
Phillip Burger commented on William Vorhies's blog post How to Choose Between Learning Python or R First
"Good follow up post. I've thought more about this question lately. All else being equal, if someone is just starting to learn to program, I'd recommend Python. The gist is to learn the foundations of computing with Python that can be…"
Sep 19, 2015
Phillip Burger replied to Mirko Krivanek's discussion Which one is best: R, SAS or Python, for data science?
"Another entry in the language wars. It's not going to end and there is no, one best language. This is a helpful article that has 330 reader comments as of this morning and spans from Fortran to aspirant…"
Jun 10, 2014
Phillip Burger commented on Vincent Granville's blog post My Data Science Book - Table of Contents
"I expect this book to be a bit more oriented to the stats side of the process compared to other titles. I'm looking forward to this release and buy the hardcopy."
Nov 26, 2013
Phillip Burger commented on Don Philip Faithful's blog post Hazards of Institutional Data
"There are so many discussions that can come of this topic. A constant is that with rights come responsibilities. This is true at both the personal and the institutional levels. And true prior to data science and now, with data science and analytics.…"
Nov 25, 2013
Phillip Burger commented on Vincent Granville's blog post DUI arrests decrease after state monopoly on liquor sales ends
"Here’s the basis for my skepticism and maybe a way out of the problem. With the suite of techniques currently available, we would use either a supervised or unsupervised algorithm. Forget supervised. There is one data point, WA state, and we…"
Jul 24, 2013
Phillip Burger commented on Vincent Granville's blog post DUI arrests decrease after state monopoly on liquor sales ends
"The first thing I thought about when reading the article is causality vs. correlation. I don’t think the problem is answerable with any confidence. Vince, as usual, you list a whole host of good questions that could be important.…"
Jul 23, 2013
Phillip Burger commented on Mirko Krivanek's blog post R in your browser
"RaaS (R as a Service)   It looks like a Linux VM on Microsoft Azure.   While I was on it, I saw a few other users come and go. Good job to whoever is doing this!"
Jun 28, 2013
Phillip Burger replied to Vincent Granville's discussion Could big data mean the death of typed passwords?
"This is a prototype waiting to happen and maybe eventually a startup.  This could be big."
Jan 21, 2013
Phillip Burger liked Vincent Granville's discussion Could big data mean the death of typed passwords?
Jan 21, 2013
Phillip Burger is now a member of Data Science Central
Oct 5, 2012

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Short Bio
Currently in the Microsoft BI stack. Expanding expertise into data science, visualization, and big data.
My Web Site Or LinkedIn Profile
http://www.linkedin.com/in/phillipburgerseattle
Field of Expertise
Visualization, BI
Professional Status
Technical
Years of Experience:
5
Your Company:
University of Washington
Industry:
Higher Eduation
How did you find out about DataScienceCentral?
LinkedIn
Interests:
Finding a new position, Networking, New venture
What is your Favorite Data Mining or Analytical Website?
http://flowingdata.com/
What Other Analytical Website do you Recommend?
http://www.edwardtufte.com/tufte/

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