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An Exploratory Analysis on US Government STEM Investments

Contributed by Jhonasttan Regalado. He enrolled in the NYC Data Science Academy 12-week full time Data Science Bootcamp program taking place between September 23, 2016 and December 23, 2016. The original article can be found …

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Added by NYC Data Science Academy on March 3, 2017 at 12:30pm — No Comments

Food and health demographics in the USA

Contributed by Yannick Kimmel. He  is currently in the NYC Data Science Academy …

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Added by NYC Data Science Academy on February 23, 2017 at 9:00am — No Comments

Predicting House Sales

 “Half the money I spend on advertising is wasted; the trouble is I don't know which half.”

– John Wanamaker

The sale of a house is a valuable event for many parties. Real estate brokers, mortgage originators, moving companies – these businesses and more would greatly benefit from being able to get out in front of their competitors in…

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Added by NYC Data Science Academy on February 3, 2017 at 2:00pm — 2 Comments

Predicting Michelin Stars from Yelp Reviews in San Francisco

Contributed by Tyler Knutson. He  enrolled in the NYC Data Science Academy 12 week full time Data Science Bootcamp program taking place between July 5th  to September 23rd, 2016.  Code can be viewed in its entirety on GitHub. The original article can be found here.

Context and Overview…



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Added by NYC Data Science Academy on January 24, 2017 at 7:30am — No Comments

Relationship between Insider Trading & short term stock prices

Contributed by Sharan Duggal.

Introduction

Insider Trading is often associated with the illegal activity of trading in shares of ones company based on material non public information. But, insider trading is not always illegal. It is not illegal to own, or buy and sell shares of the company you work for, as long as the transactions are being disclosed publicly in a timely manner and as long as the information that is being used to trade is…

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Added by NYC Data Science Academy on January 20, 2017 at 2:30pm — 1 Comment

Use Neural Networks to Find the Best Words to Title Your eBook

Contributed by Bernard Ong. He enrolled in the NYC Data Science Academy 12-week full time Data Science Bootcamp program taking place between July 5th to September 23rd, 2016. This post is based on their third project - Web Scraping, due on 6th week of the program. The original article can be found…

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Added by NYC Data Science Academy on January 20, 2017 at 2:30pm — No Comments

We run faster than you: Factors affecting marathon results

Contributed by David Richard Steinmetz. He enrolled in the NYC Data Science Academy 12-week full time Data Science Bootcamp program taking place between July 5th to September 23rd, 2016. This post is based on their third project - Web Scraping, due on 6th week of the program. The original article can be found here.

We run faster than you: an analysis of marathon results…

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Added by NYC Data Science Academy on January 13, 2017 at 2:30pm — No Comments

Monopoly or Underdog, What’s your flavor for soccer?



Contributed by Ricky Yue. He enrolled in the NYC Data Science Academy 12-week full time Data Science Bootcamp program taking place between July 5th to September 23rd, 2016. This post is based on their second project - R Shiny, due on 4th week of the program. The original article can be found here.

In the last…

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Added by NYC Data Science Academy on December 28, 2016 at 11:30am — No Comments

Secrets behind web rankings

Contributed by Jiaxu Luo

The shiny app could be found at https://joshualuo.shinyapps.io/Top_500_Websites/

 I. Introduction

When Tim Berners-Lee, who could have applied for a patent as the inventor of the World Wide Web, appeared at the opening ceremony of the London Olympics in 2012 and tweeted“This is for everyone", it struck me that our lives would not be as easy and…

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Added by NYC Data Science Academy on December 9, 2016 at 1:30pm — No Comments

Tracking migration patterns through Eastern and Southern Europe with Shiny

Contributed by Diego De Lazzari. He is currently in the NYC Data Science Academy 12-week full time Data Science Bootcamp program taking place between July 5th to September 23rd, 2016. This post is based on his second project - R Shiny (due on 4th week of the program). The R code can be found on GitHub  while the App is stored on…

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Added by NYC Data Science Academy on December 9, 2016 at 1:30pm — 1 Comment

US GDP Shiny App

Contributed by Aiko Liu. He enrolled in the NYC Data Science Academy 12-week full time Data Science Bootcamp program taking place between July 5th to September 23rd, 2016. This post is based on their second project - R Shiny, due on 4th week of the program. The original article can be found here.

In this blog post we introduce our US GDP shiny app. The purpose of this…

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Added by NYC Data Science Academy on November 18, 2016 at 3:00pm — No Comments

Student Loans: a Subprime Time-bomb for the US Government?

Contributed by Spencer James Stebbins. He takes the NYC Data Science Academy 12 week full time Data Science Bootcamp program from July 5th to September 22nd, 2016. This post is based on their first class project – the Exploratory Data Analysis Visualization Project, due on the 2nd week of the program. You can find the original article here.

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Added by NYC Data Science Academy on November 18, 2016 at 2:00pm — No Comments

Building up a simple facial feature analysis platform using Shiny and Microsoft Oxford API

Contributed by Shuye Han. He takes the NYC Data Science Academy 12 week full time Data Science Bootcamp program from July 5th to September 22nd, 2016. This post is based on their first class project – the Exploratory Data Analysis Visualization Project, due on the 2nd week of the program. You can find the original article…

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Added by NYC Data Science Academy on November 18, 2016 at 1:30pm — No Comments

Visualizing the relationship between infant mortality rates & resource availability

Contributed by Sharan Duggal.  You can find the original article here.

Introduction



We know that war and civil unrest account for a significant proportion of deaths every year, but how much can mortality rates be attributed to a simple lack of basic resources and amenities, and what relationship do…

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Added by NYC Data Science Academy on November 18, 2016 at 1:00pm — No Comments

Where Film Locations Abound

Contributed by Ismael Jamie Cruz. He is currently in the NYC Data Science Academy 12 week full time Data Science Bootcamp program taking place between April 11th to July 1st, 2016. This post is based on his third class project - Web Scraping (due…

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Added by NYC Data Science Academy on October 11, 2016 at 1:00pm — No Comments

Airbnb in NYC - Spatial Analysis of Illegal Activity

Airbnb in New York City

Contributed by Jurgen de Jager. He takes the NYC Data Science Academy 12 week full time Data Science Bootcamp program from July 5th to September 22nd, 2016. This post is based on their first class project - the Exploratory Data Analysis Visualization Project, due on the 2nd week of the program. You can find the original article…

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Added by NYC Data Science Academy on September 30, 2016 at 12:30pm — 1 Comment

The Pressure Cooker: Population Density and Crime

Contributed by David Richard Steinmetz. He takes the NYC Data Science Academy 12 week full time Data Science Bootcamp program from July 5th to September 22nd, 2016. This post is based on their first class project – the Exploratory Data Analysis Visualization Project, due on the…

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Added by NYC Data Science Academy on September 30, 2016 at 12:00pm — 1 Comment

We Should Feel Safer Than We Do Analysis, Data Set, R Code

Contributed by Christian Holmes. He takes the NYC Data Science Academy 12 week full time Data Science Bootcamp program from July 5th to September 22nd, 2016. This post is based on their first class project – the Exploratory Data Analysis Visualization Project, due on the 2nd week of the program. You can find the original article here.

Background

Crime…

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Added by NYC Data Science Academy on September 16, 2016 at 1:30pm — No Comments

A Relocation Guidebook for Data Scientists and More

Contributed byAmy Tzu-Yu Chen . Amy is currently in the  NYC Data Science Academy12 week full time Data Science Bootcamp program taking place between July 5th to September 23rd, 2016. This post is based on her first class project - R  Visualization (due on the 2nd week of the program)

You may also explore this project via …

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Added by NYC Data Science Academy on September 16, 2016 at 1:00pm — No Comments

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