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InformationWeek has an interview this week with resident Data Science Central blogger Michael Walker about the most common traps awaiting data scientists:
A new 191-page PDF eBook published by the National Academies of Sciences Press is available, "Frontiers in Massive Data Analysis," and can be downloaded for free (after free website registration):
The first 9 of the 10 chapters offer a comprehensive survey of state-of-the-art big data architectures, machine learning, and analysis techniques.
Chapter 10 really…Continue
There have been various attempts to integrate the D3.js visualization framework into iPython Notebook, in order to provide more visualization options than available with the standard Matplotlib. In my blog post today, I take one of the better integration attempts out there, port it from Windows to the Mac, and demonstrate:
2. Generating geo color maps in D3.js (not a built-in…Continue
My new blog post on what I coined as "sparkgrams". Included is an implementation in YUI3 for custom website presentations of data, but I wish R and iPython Notebook had similar functionality.