In honor of the U.S. Black History Month commemoration, I am giving away two copies of the book W. E. B. Du Bois’s Data Portraits: Visualizing Black America. What do you have to do to be a winner? Be one of the first to create and send in a visualization inspired by the set of […]Read More Black history month book giveaway!
Read on data.blog/2019/01/08/building-thousands-of-reproducible-ml-models-with-pipe-the-automattic-machine-learning-pipeline/ My colleague Demet Dagdelen explains the process of building machine learning models at scale for customer insights at AutomatticRead More Building Thousands of Reproducible ML Models with pipe, the Automattic Machine Learning Pipeline
I am happy to announce that The Little Shop of Stories bookstore in Decatur, GA is awesome for data science! A few blocks away from us, it is such a regional treasure for children’s books and events. Diane has brought game changing books, authors, and programs to Atlanta and environs. But last week I was […]Read More The Little Shop of Data Science Stories
The Foundations of Data Science Boot Camp given last week (August 27 – 31) at the Simons Institute in Berkeley explored how pure mathematics and theoretical computer science are providing actionable insights that the working data scientist can use — or at least ponder. I found the talk below by Ravi Kannan useful in pointing out how dimensionality reduction […]Read More The science of data science
My colleague Boris Gorelik continues to deliver the insights of a data science sage. You should study carefully his recent EuroSciPy 2018 talk “Data visualization: from default to efficient” Then check out his notes on how to continuously improve a talk.Read More Sage advice on visualization
The recent election of Doug Jones to the U.S. senate in Alabama — thanks largely to African American turnout — got me thinking: What if the Black populations of Southern cities were to experience a dramatic increase? How many other elections would be impacted? Does that seem far-fetched? Over a tenth of the Black population of […]Read More Back to Mississippi: Black migration in the 21st century
If you’re in sales, it pays to call (and email, and chat) early and often. This intuitive insight comes from a recent study, “Research on 200 Million Sales Interactions Cracks the Code on Cadences” published by Atlanta startup SalesLoft. This data was shared with me by Butler Raines, SalesLoft’s Head of Product — a dear friend, beautiful […]Read More Call (and email and chat) early and often!