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Making sense of tangled analytics
1 year ago

Making sense of tangled analytics

Sometimes, we’re forced to take a look at legacy analytics that make no sense, this gentlemen has a good tutorial on how to do this:

https://rud.is/b/2019/06/11/makeover-jumbalaya-beating-dumbbells-into-slopegraphs-whilst-orchestrating-ethercalc/

R Workarounds for Big Data Projects
1 year ago

R Workarounds for Big Data Projects

One of the chief complaints about R is the lack of support for big data projects, but there are workarounds: https://www.r-bloggers.com/three-strategies-for-working-with-big-data-in-r/

An Ad-hoc method for calibrating models
1 year ago

An Ad-hoc method for calibrating models

What is model calibration? You want to pick parameter values on the basis of external (to your data) evidence, and compare the model’s predictions with the actual data:

https://www.r-bloggers.com/an-ad-hoc-method-for-calibrating-uncalibrated-models/

How to Build Disruptive Data Science Teams: 10 Best Practices
1 year ago

How to Build Disruptive Data Science Teams: 10 Best Practices

KDnuggets has an interesting article out on building data science teams. Granted, they’re talking about a pretty big team here!:

https://www.kdnuggets.com/2019/07/disruptive-data-science-teams-best-practices.html

Co-integration and Structural Breaks Time Series Analysis using R on 100 year bond yields
1 year ago

Co-integration and Structural Breaks Time Series Analysis using R on 100 year bond yields

An interesting tutorial at looking at breaks in the bond market using R and time series analysis:

https://www.datasciencecentral.com/profiles/blogs/co-integration-and-structural-breaks-time-series-analysis-using-r

Model Governance and Model Operations
1 year ago

Model Governance and Model Operations

O’Reilly article on organizational handing of mathematical models, a topic that is not covered enough in my opinion:   https://www.oreilly.com/ideas/what-are-model-governance-and-model-operations?fbclid=IwAR2HXtnERk_Kn5RQ85N0fHqcxTpRtp8yjIbmXWPVjAyAKDjndBUI-MuaoDk

X2Go Client Windows 8.1 xorg server failed to start solved

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After installing an old Windows 8.1 operating system on an old machine, the X2Go client software suddenly wouldn’t work on the reinstalled operating system. After a windows debugging session, and …
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The Righteous Dark
2 years ago

The Righteous Dark

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My new science fiction novel, The Righteous Dark is now live on Amazon!

Word 2013 Crashes after upgrade from Windows Server 2008 R2 to Windows Server 2012 R2 Solved

Yesterday I was upgrading a 2008 R2 Server to 2012, and everything seemed to go fine. A few hours after the upgrade, one of the users was reporting multiple crashes …
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R Job Scraping and Mapping
3 years ago

R Job Scraping and Mapping

In this post, I’m going to use R to scrape Indeed.com for some jobs, then plot the positions of the top jobs on a map, and save that map to …
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