How Science is Taking the Luck out of Gambling

How Science is Taking the Luck out of Gambling

I'll be headed off to Las Vegas this week for an internal Microsoft event. When this video on "taking the luck out of gambling" with... Details
Celebrating One Year of Data Driven

Celebrating One Year of Data Driven

In this first anniversary episode of Data Driven, Frank and Andy celebrate one year of podcasting, the origins of "Data Points," how the show got... Details
Using Pandas for Better (Or Worse) Data Science

Using Pandas for Better (Or Worse) Data Science

The pandas library is a powerful tool for multiple phases of the data science workflow, including data cleaning, visualization, and exploratory data analysis. However, proper... Details
Big Data Gets Personal

Big Data Gets Personal

Kate Crawford, a Principal Researcher with Microsoft Research, on identifying the risks of hidden bias in big data research. Details
A Brief Introduction to Azure Databricks

A Brief Introduction to Azure Databricks

Bryan Cafferky introduces the awesomeness that is Databricks on Azure: A PaaS data science collaborative platform available as PaaS Details
The Analytics Lifecycle Best Practices

The Analytics Lifecycle Best Practices

In this interview I did for the PASS Data Science Virtual Chapter, I talk with Greg Nelson about the five best practice areas of analytics and... Details
Data Driven Takes Closer Look at Data Science and Data Engineering

Data Driven Takes Closer Look at Data Science and Data Engineering

Frank and Andy talked about doing a Deep Dive show where they take a deep look into a particular data science technology, term, or methodology.  And... Details
How to Write a Research Paper

How to Write a Research Paper

Not long ago, I thought that my days writing research papers were behind me. Since getting into data science, that seems like a faulty assumption.... Details
Real Time Data Science with Azure Cosmos DB

Real Time Data Science with Azure Cosmos DB

Here's a great talk on how to use CosmosDB in conjunction with Apache Spark. Details
How to Read Math Equations

How to Read Math Equations

Since I started doing Data Science a few years ago, I have used more advanced mathematics than I ever thought I would have. And, as... Details