As the Superbowl approaches, watch how ESPN and other media twist stats to make you believe their talking point.
As the NFL advances its playoffs, by now most if not all fantasy football seasons are over. If you’re like me, you’re looking at this season and wondering what could have gone differently to lead you to the championship. You’re probably looking for an explanation to your wives / significant others on how you could … Continue reading Use These 5 Tips to Get Your Fantasy Football $$ Back
It’s been a long time since I posted on this blog. I promise all is well! My son was born and all of a sudden spare time became a premium resource. Seeing those toothless smiles, teaching him about the area that we live in, and now chasing him as he crawls around the house are … Continue reading GMAT Power Push – Gaining 200 score in 6 Weeks
AnalyticsVidhya has 2 great posts from 2015 about how to quickly build a basic predictive model in 10 minutes. One post is for R and the other for Python. As I am more focused on helping introduce people to data science, let's say building a model in 30 minutes instead of 10. The idea behind … Continue reading Building Predictive Models in 10 Minutes
If you're new to doing data analysis and Python, Curtis Miller put together two great posts from one of his collegiate lectures. They show how to leverage Python, the Pandas library and open source data to conduct an analysis. In this case he's looking at stocks and their performances. You can do a similar analysis … Continue reading An Introduction to Stock Market Data Analysis with Python (from Curtis Miller)
DataCamp has started putting out some awesome learning tutorials for R and Python.
Of course, if you have time, complete all of the courses in the Coursera Data Science Specialization. But if you are as busy as me, take only these courses. It will give you enough of a head start.