Data Science


Why Every Programmer Should Master Python

Any aspiring programmer or current developer looking to move up in the ranks of their current organization should add Python to their resume. Why? Python is a general purpose language that sets a solid foundation for the baseline logic behind all programmatic languages. Beyond that, Python is: Read more…

Big-data analysis points toward new drug discovery method

A research team led by scientists at UC San Francisco has developed a computational method to systematically probe massive amounts of open-access data to discover new ways to use drugs, including some that have already been approved for other uses. Read more…

Anaconda Expert to Discuss Data Science Best Practices at MIT CDOIQ Symposium

CAMBRIDGE, Mass.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Continuum Analytics, the creator and driving force behind Anaconda, the leading Open Data Science platform powered by Python, today announced that Solutions Architect Zach Carwile will speak at the 2017 MIT Chief Data Officer and Information Quality (MIT CDOIQ) Symposium on July 13 at 4:30pm EDT. As CDOs and IQ Professionals take their […]

Data Scientists: Does Big Data Hype Equal Big Data Salaries?

As the author Ethel Watts Mumford once said, “Knowledge is power, if you know it about the right person.” Depending on the organization, “the right person” might be customers, clients, suppliers, employees, students, competitors, or cybercriminals. The definition might vary, but the burning desire to know who, what, where, when, how, and why is ubiquitous […]

What Is a Data Scientist?

While you may not realize it, you’re a data factory, producing data at every turn you take. Grabbing your morning coffee and paying with a credit card? You’ve produced data for the store and credit card company. Read more…

10 Rules For Creating Reproducile Results In Data Science

In recent years’ evidence has been mounting that points to a crisis in the reproducible results of scientific research. Reviews of papers in the fields of psychology and cancer biology found that only 40% and 10%, respectively, of the results, could be reproduced. Read more…