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Peter Higdon's Blog Posts Tagged 'Tools' (3)

The Data Science Toolkit - My Boot Camp Ciriculum

This is a compilation has everything you need to jumpstart your skills in the core tasks of data transformation, modeling, and visualization.



tl;dr: Coursera and John Hopkins have a new course called The Data Scientist's Toolbox. https://www.coursera.org/course/datascitoolbox



MODELING



Below is a list of popular analysis from Rexer's 2013 survey. The table is biased towards customer transaction, text,…

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Added by Peter Higdon on March 25, 2014 at 9:01am — No Comments

The Data Science Toolkit - The Future Web Toolkit

There's a lot of confusing jargon and buzzwords in this new field. It helps to know who some of the major players are and what services they offer. This list is a mild introduction and far from exhaustive.



Amazon Web Services: Infrastructure as a service (IaaS). EC2 virtual servers, S3 storage, Mechanical Turk, analytics, and more.

Yandex: Russian competitor for google. Recently launched Cocaine server based on Docker.

Salesforce: Customer Relationship Management…

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Added by Peter Higdon on February 25, 2014 at 7:51am — 1 Comment

The Data Science Toolkit - taking your first steps towards becoming a Data Scientist

When I stumbled upon the phrase "Data Scientist" 3 years ago, I immediately recognized it as my best prospect for a productive career. How to start? What are the tools of the trade?



This is the blog post I wish I could have read back then.

Many of the things I list here didn't exist or were unstable until recently.



I discovered the "predictive analytics" rabbit hole and started to read and watch whatever I could find on the subject. Upon watching the Gigaohm…

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Added by Peter Higdon on January 25, 2014 at 8:00am — 4 Comments

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