Category Archives: Languages
This is the first of four posts that guest author Greg MacWilliam has put together for Data Community DC: Backbone, The Primer. Editors Note: Backbone.js is an MVC framework for front-end developers. It allows rapid development and prototyping of rich … Continue reading
Introduction Data science isn’t all statistical modeling, machine learning, and data frames. Eventually, your hard work pays off and you need to give back the data and the results of your analysis; those blinding insights that you and your team … Continue reading
A Tutorial for Deploying a Django Application that Uses Numpy and Scipy to Google Compute Engine Using Apache2 and modwsgi
by Sean Patrick Murphy Introduction This longer-than-initially planned article walks one through the process of deploying a non-standard Django application on a virtual instance provisioned not from Amazon Web Services but from Google Compute Engine. This means we will be … Continue reading
For Data Science MD’s Septmeber meetup, we were very fortunate to have the very talented and very passionate Dr. Jeff Leek speak about his experiences teaching Data Science through the online learning platform Coursera. This was also a unique event … Continue reading
Dr. Ramnath Vaidyanathan of McGill University gave an excellent presentation at a joint Data Visualization DC/Statistical Programming DC event on Monday, August 19 at nclud, on two R projects he leads — slidify and rCharts. After the evening, all I can say … Continue reading
For July’s meetup, Data Science MD was honored to have Jonathan Street of NIH and Brian Godsey of RedOwl Analytics come discuss using Python and R for data analysis.
Presentations are the stock-in-trade for consultants, managers, teachers, public speakers, and, probably, you. We all have to present our work at some level, to someone we report to or to our peers, or to introduce newcomers to our work. Of … Continue reading
Python has been one of the premier general scripting languages, and a major web development language. Numerical and data analysis and scientific programming developed through the packages Numpy and Scipy, which, along with the visualization package Matplotlib formed the basis … Continue reading
Yesterday, Peter Corbett of iStrategyLabs posted a data set of 65,000 tweets and facebook statuses with the hashtag #dctech and challenged the community to visualize it.