Best links of the week #52

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Best links of the week from 13th January to 19th January

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  1. Mapping China’s Global Development Footprint at aiddata.
  2. The Professional Data Science Manifesto.
  3. From Physics to Data Science by Martina Pugliese.
  4. “You and Your Research” by Richard Hamming at Gabriel Robins‘s website.
  5. Liverpool are using incredible data science during matches, and effects are extraordinary.
  6. Koch’s postulates at Wikipedia.
  7. Dados relativos ao pagamento do Bolsa Família.
  8. sensemakr R package.


  1. A visual interpretation of the standard deviation by Fahd Alhazmi at Towards Data Science.
  2. WTF is a Tensor?!? by Matthew Mayo at KDnuggets.
  3. Data Wrangling Part 1: Basic to Advanced Ways to Select Columns at Suzan Baert’s Blog.
  4. Data Wrangling Part 2: Transforming your columns into the right shape at Suzan Baert’s Blog.
  5. Data Wrangling Part 3: Basic and more advanced ways to filter rows at Suzan Baert’s Blog.
  6. Data Wrangling Part 4: Summarizing and slicing your data at Suzan Baert’s Blog.
  7. Summary for multiple variables using purrr at Sebastian Sauer’s Blog.
  8. Learn to purrr at Rebecca Barter’s Blog.
  9. One-at-a-time Sensitivity Analysis at Doug Mcneall’s Blog.
  10. Sensitivity Analysis with R at Doug Mcneall’s Blog.
  11. Pain-free Genome Depth Plotting at OneStop Data Analysis.
  12. Analise de series temporais at Natan Anael‘s Medium.
  13. Sobre o “direito” de “tentar qualquer coisa” at Revista Questão de Ciência.
  14. Aconteceu: Nubank já é maior que Itaú at Lucas Marques‘ LinkedIn.


  1. Intro to Epidemiology; Cause & effect relationship, multiple causality, correlation & causation at Masaki Moriyama’s YouTube channel.
  2. A Breakthrough in Graph Theory at Numberphile.


  1. Bayes, open-source and bioinformatics, with Osvaldo Martin #1 at Learning Bayesian Statistics.

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  3. Bridging Excellence Postdoc Program call at EMBL / Stanford.
  4. Bioinformatician position at MPI of Immunobiology and Epigenetics.
  5. Group leader opportunities in Systems Biology and Artificial Intelligence at the Center for Research and Interdisciplinarity (CRI).
  6. Research fellow in Recommender Systems at UCD.
  7. Postdoctoral position in Recommender Systems at UCD.
  8. Research Engineer (Machine Learning) at Accenture Labs Dublin.
  9. 2 Open Positions for Early-Stage Researchers Pursuing PhDs in the Area of Artificial Intelligence without Bias at the University of Southampton.
  10. Ph.D. opportunities in Law Ethics / Computer Science at Trinity College Dublin.
  11. Research Engineer position in NLP at ADAPT Centre.
  12. Another Research Engineer position in NLP at ADAPT Centre.
  13. Machine-Learning Software Engineer / Architect for a Recommender-System Spin-Out Company at ADAPT Centre.
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