Hacker Bits, Feb 2016 Issue

Hacker Bits, Feb 2016

UPDATE (Jan-28): We got a number of emails about a physical print edition — we’ve published Hacker Bits on MagCloud to now offer a print edition!

We (Maureen and I) are launching hackerbits.com.

Hacker Bits is a curated collection of the most popular articles on Hacker News — a social news website widely considered among programmers and startup founders to be the best of its kind.

Every month, we select from the top voted articles and publish them in magazine format.

Read on for how to get the latest issue and the articles!

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PyData Seattle 2015 – Simulation, PySpark and Deep Learning Tutorials

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One month ago, I got an email from a colleague:

The subject of his email was a single word: PyData

The email had a single EventBrite.com URL.

Intrigued, I clicked… and that’s when my adventure into PyData began.

In this post, I’m going to take you through 3 of the tutorials at PyData Seattle 2015: Simulation, PySpark and Deep Learning.

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Top 10 data mining algorithms in plain R

Top 10 data mining algorithms in plain R

Knowing the top 10 most influential data mining algorithms is awesome.

Knowing how to USE the top 10 data mining algorithms in R is even more awesome.

That’s when you can slap a big ol’ “S” on your chest…

…because you’ll be unstoppable!

Today, I’m going to take you step-by-step through how to use each of the top 10 most influential data mining algorithms as voted on by 3 separate panels in this survey paper.

By the end of this post…

You’ll have 10 insanely actionable data mining superpowers that you’ll be able to use right away.

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Top 10 data mining algorithms in plain English

Top 10 Data Mining Algorithms

Today, I’m going to explain in plain English the top 10 most influential data mining algorithms as voted on by 3 separate panels in this survey paper.

Once you know what they are, how they work, what they do and where you can find them, my hope is you’ll have this blog post as a springboard to learn even more about data mining.

What are we waiting for? Let’s get started!

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