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About Stats Software

Stata is to the iPhone as R is to Android, as far as social science data analysis goes. I guess SAS would be BlackBerry, insofar as it’s dated and propped up by a strong lock-in among government employees. And SPSS is a Nokia phone that has a slick interface for dialing your friends but requires you to push dozens of extra buttons […]

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Big Data for the Public Good

Code for America have just posted the fourth seminar in their Big Data for the Public Good series. This time Jeremy Howard talks about Kaggle. I’ve embedded videos from the four seminars below, but you’re actually better off going straight to the Code for America website. Seminar 1: Data Visualization Michal Migursky Eric Rodenbeck Seminar 2: Data Without Borders […]