Monthly Archive: June 2017

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iPhone Turns 10

The first iPhone was released ten years ago today. It’s amazing to look back at how much that one device changed technology, consumer tech, and society. Computerphile takes a closer look at the world post iPhone. However, not everyone was a believer. Here’s a snarky response to the iPhone that did not...

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Cloud-Native Stream Processing

Traditionally, Big Data companies, like LinkedIn, Facebook, Google, Twitter, et al) have built custom data pipelines over the bare metal in custom-designed data centers.  While this affords greater control over performance and cost, it creates a division between operations and development which often leads to decreased agility and velocity. In...

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What it’s like to be a Data Engineer?

ContentSquare has an interesting look at what it’s like to be a Data Engineer. Data Engineering is the discipline that works within the data science space, but with an eye toward more practical application of the science.

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Logistic Regression

Siraj Raval uses logistic regression to predict if someone has diabetes or not given 3 body metrics! This tutorial uses a a little bit from all the mathematical disciplines: calculus linear algebra probability theory statistics

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Power BI and Microsoft Flow

In this Guy in a Cube video, Patrick shows how you can use Microsoft Flow, combined with Power BI, to monitor data and alert you when something is available.

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Interpreting Your Own Genome with Python

In the era of the $1000 human genome, soon it will be straightforward to get your own genome sequenced by a commercial company. But what does the data mean exactly? What information can you get out of your genomic sequence? And what are the barriers to deeper analysis? What kinds...