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Data science blogs I follow, and you should too

Data science blogs I follow, and you should too

Working within the Data Science industry has made me religiously follow a few blogs that I use to stay up to date with industry trends, learn new concepts, and understand the vernacular.As a new member, these three things were originally hard for me to grasp until I started reading every...

My Key Takeaways from the AI for Social Good Meetup

My Key Takeaways from the AI for Social Good Meetup

 Raja Iqbal, Chief Data Scientist and CEO of Data Science Dojo, held a community talk on AI for Social Good. Lets look at some key takeaways. This discussion took place on January 30th in Austin, Texas.  Below, you will find the event abstract and my key tak...

Importance of Data Normalization Prior to Analytics

Importance of Data Normalization Prior to Analytics

There are two key schools of thought on good practice for data management: normalization and standardization. Why does data normalization matter? Organizations are investing heavily in technology as artificial intelligence techniques, such as machine learning, continue to gain traction acr...

7 Data Science Conferences to Attend in 2019

7 Data Science Conferences to Attend in 2019

If you've ever been to a conference, you know how much there is to learn. Which data science conferences will you attend? 2019's coming to an end. Check out my list of 8 Data Science Conferences To Attend In 2020. Data Science Dojo's sponsoring Kaggle Days Tokyo! Kagglers of all le...

Does The Shift in Major League Baseball Work?

Does The Shift in Major League Baseball Work?

Take a look at WRC+, wOBA, and wRAA to determine if the shift is really creating a problem for Major League Baseball.Argue all you want, nobody was better on the diamond than Ted Williams. The last player to finish a season with a .400 avg, Teddy Ballgame was also one of the first r...

Getting Started with Kaggle Competitions

Getting Started with Kaggle Competitions

What's a Kaggle Competition? I didn't know, so I looked it up. Get started by reading what I learned, and find an active list of competitions.  First of all, what's Kaggle?   Until a few months ago I didn't know the answer to that question. If you don't either th...

How the Government Shutdown (was) affecting Data Science

How the Government Shutdown (was) affecting Data Science

During the longest government shutdown in the US history, many industries were affected, but maybe none more than data science. [UPDATE 1/28/19 The US Government Shutdown has ended, and online databases have been restored. The following article documents how the Dec 2018- Jan 2019 shutdow...

Our Top Video Marketing Platforms

Our Top Video Marketing Platforms

Online videos account for 80% of all consumer internet traffic. Here are some platforms that make data analysis easy.The importance of video marketing cannot be overstated. By 2019, video traffic will account for 80% of all consumer internet traffic, and one-third of all online...

A Comprehensive Tutorial on Classification using Decision Trees

A Comprehensive Tutorial on Classification using Decision Trees

Complete the tutorial to revisit and master the fundamentals of decision tree classification models, one of the simplest and easiest models to explain. Introduction Data Scientists use machine learning techniques to make predictions under a variety of scenarios. Machine learning can be use...

6 Effective Email Marketing Metrics to Measure Success

6 Effective Email Marketing Metrics to Measure Success

Every email marketing campaign will succeed or fail, but how do you categorize something as a success or a failure? That's where metrics come in. Marketing campaigns are measured differently depending on your overarching goal, but most of the metrics we all use are the same. Metrics are a...