As the Superbowl approaches, watch how ESPN and other media twist stats to make you believe their talking point.
Author: Joe the Data Guy
Use These 5 Tips to Get Your Fantasy Football $$ Back
As the NFL advances its playoffs, by now most if not all fantasy football seasons are over. If you’re like me, you’re looking at this season and wondering what could have gone differently to lead you to the championship. You’re probably looking for an explanation to your wives / significant others on how you could … Continue reading Use These 5 Tips to Get Your Fantasy Football $$ Back
GMAT Power Push – Gaining 200 score in 6 Weeks
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
Building Predictive Models in 10 Minutes
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
An Introduction to Stock Market Data Analysis with Python (from Curtis Miller)
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’s New Introductory Analysis Tutorials
DataCamp has started putting out some awesome learning tutorials for R and Python.
The One Important Course You Don’t Want to Miss as a to-be-Data Scientist Part II
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.
My Book Recommendations on Data Science via Victor X Wong
This is a book list recommended by Victor X Wong. Most of them were recommended to me or used by me at some point. I will generate my list of books one day. But here is a good start if you are looking for something other than online courses! Interviews with Data Scientists and Data … Continue reading My Book Recommendations on Data Science via Victor X Wong
The One Coursera Course You Don’t Want to Miss as a to be Data Scientist
Not all Coursera courses are created equally. What to expect on each of them and a list of essential ones that worth your time.
Are You Tracking?
This is a wonderful write-up of how to get started using Google Analytics. It mostly applies to WordPress later on in the article, but the process is mostly the same for other sites. One of the first mistakes I made when I started this blog and my author website is not monitoring the traffic coming … Continue reading Are You Tracking?