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Transforming and inspecting data can be difficult. Packt Hub provides the latest news and updates around Data Analysis. We provide insights and news around major languages like Python and R for both Data Science and Data Analysis.

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Why decision trees are more flexible than linear models, explains Stephen Klosterman

This blog post will examine a hypothetical dataset of website visits and customer conversion, to illustrate how decision trees are a more flexible mathematical...

What does a data science team look like?

Until a couple of years ago, people barely knew the term 'data science' which has now evolved into an extremely popular career field. The...

Why geospatial analysis and GIS matters more than ever today

Due to the hype around big data and artificial intelligence, it can be easy to miss some of the powerful but specific ways data...
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Introducing Spleeter, a Tensorflow based python library that extracts voice and sound from any...

On Monday, Deezer, a French online music streaming service, released Spleeter which is a music separation engine.  It comes in the form of a...
Netflix

Netflix open sources Polynote, an IDE-like polyglot notebook with Scala support, Apache Spark integration,...

Last week, Netflix announced the open source launch of Polynote which is a polyglot notebook. It comes with a full scale Scala support, Apache...
Python has a strong showing in Stack Overflow's 2019 developer survey

Bad Metadata can get you in legal hot water

Metadata isn't just something that concerns business intelligence and IT teams; but lawyers are extremely interested in it as well. Metadata, it turns out,...
Google

Google open sources their differential privacy library to help protect user’s private data

Yesterday, tending on the importance of strong privacy protections in firms, Google open-sourced a differential privacy library which is used by them in their...

Datadog releases DDSketch, a fully-mergeable, relative-error quantile sketching algorithm with formal guarantees

Datadog, the monitoring, and analytics platform released DDSketch (Distributed Distribution Sketch) which is a fully-mergeable, relative-error quantile sketching algorithm with formal guarantees. It was...

How to ace a data science interview

So, you want to be a data scientist. It’s a smart move: it’s a job that’s in high demand, can command a healthy salary,...
Facebook

Facebook open-sources Hyperparameter autotuning for fastText to automatically find best hyperparameters for your dataset

Two years ago, the team at Facebook AI Research (FAIR) lab open-sourced fastText, a library that is used for building scalable solutions for text...

Must Read in Cloud & Networking

5 reasons why you should use an open-source data analytics stack...

Today, almost every company is trying to be data-driven in some sense or the other. Businesses across all the major verticals such as healthcare,...

Must Read in Data

5 reasons why you should use an open-source data analytics stack...

Today, almost every company is trying to be data-driven in some sense or the other. Businesses across all the major verticals such as healthcare,...

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