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Best links of the week #9

Reading time: < 1 minute Best links of the week from 4th March to 10th March. Links What are some of your favorite, but less well-known, packages for R? [1] [2] at Statistics and Data Science sub Reddits. Why is it wrong to stop an A/B test before optimal sample size is reached? at Cross Validated (Stack Exchange). How do …

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Best links of the week #8

Reading time: 2 minutes Best links of the week from 25th February to 3rd March. Links I don’t like notebooks at Jupyter Conference 2018 by Joel Grus. Twitter thread on Regression to the Mean Bias in a published paper at Andrew Althouse Twitter feed. The hipster effect: Why anti-conformists always end up looking the same at MIT Technology Review. …

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Best links of the week #7

Reading time: 2 minutes Best links of the week from 18th February to 24th February. Links AI Generates Hilarious “Inspirational Quotes” at Truth Theory. Creating New Variables in R with mutate() and ifelse(). Best slides on ggplot2 I have ever seen: the ggplot flipbook at Gina Reynolds’ GitHub. Files here. The Tidyverse in Action at Gina Reynolds’ GitHub. Files …

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Best links of the week #6

Reading time: < 1 minute Best links of the week from 11th February to 17th February. Links IBM e FAPESP investem USD 10M na criação do mais avançado Centro de IA do Brasil at IBM Comunica. Chrome extension to prevent tracking from ads and their annoying behavior. Adnauseam: Clicking ads so you don’t have to. AAAS: Machine learning ‘causing science crisis’ at …

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Best links of the week #5

Reading time: < 1 minute Best links of the week from 4th February to 10th February. Links Como controlar o braço de outra pessoa com o poder da sua mente? at UOL. vidente is an R package I am currently writing to parse and analyze data from the Surveillance, Epidemiology and End Results (SEER) Program, which covers over 1/3 of …

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The unintended trap in bracket subsetting in R

Reading time: 3 minutes The silent [and maybe mortal?] trap in bracket subsetting. Dear reader, It should be clear to you that, as several other programming languages, R provides different ways to tackle the same problem. One common problem in data analysis is to subset your data frame and, as Google can show you, there are several blog posts …

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Best links of the week #4

Reading time: 2 minutes Best links of the week from 28th January to 3rd February. Links Upload your CV and get suggestions and corrections at CV Compiler. Regression toward the mean at Wikipedia. Free and open resource with Machine Learning papers, code and evaluation tables at Papers With Code. Machine Learning Timeline at Leandro Mineti’s GitHub. Vários algoritmos de …

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Best links of the week #3

Reading time: 2 minutes Best links of the week from 21th January to 27th January. Links The bioinformatics chat is a podcast about computational biology, bioinformatics, and next generation sequencing. Trilha de estudos de Data Science at fcqueiroz’s GitHub. Jonas Salk: Good at Virology, Bad at Economics at Slate. Why is Data Preprocessing required? at Ques10. What bioRxiv’s first …

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Best links of the week #2

Reading time: 2 minutes Best links of the week from 14th January to 20th January. Links Data Hackers BR is apparently the largest community for Data Science in Brazil. They own a blog, a podcast, a Slack channel and a mailing list. Peeriodicals is a platform where you can compile a set of [existing] articles into a virtual journal, …

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Best links of the week #1

Reading time: < 1 minute Best links of the week from 7th January to 13th January. Blog/posts Price’s Law: Why Only A Few People Generate Half Of The Results at Darius Foroux’s blog. Why every data scientist shall read “The Book of Why” by Judea Pearl at Towards Data Science. Understanding Purposive Sampling at ThoughtCo., which is a non-probability sampling, as …