MIT researchers have spent years developing the new drag-and-drop analytics tools they call Northstar. Northstar is an interactive data science platform that rethinks how people interact with data. It empowers users without programming experience, background in statistics or machine learning expertise to explore and mine data through an intuitive user interface, and effortlessly build, analyze, … Continue reading Northstar: The interactive, drag-and-drop data science platform by MIT
Josh Starmer is assistant professor at the genetics department of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. But more importantly: Josh is the mastermind behind StatQuest! StatQuest is a Youtube channel (and website) dedicated to explaining complex statistical concepts -- like data distributions, probability, or novel machine learning algorithms -- in simple terms. Once … Continue reading StatQuest: Statistical concepts, clearly explained
Xeno.graphics is the collection of unusual charts and maps Maarten Lambrechts maintains. It's a repository of novel, innovative, and experimental visualizations to inspire you, to fight xenographphobia, and popularize new chart types. For instance, have you ever before heard of a time curve? These are very useful to visualize the development of a relationship over time. The … Continue reading Xenographics: Unusual charts and maps
Tilburg University has set up a masterclass Predictive HR Analytics. In 3 days, the Professional Learning program will teach you all you need to know to implement predictive analytics and take HR to the next level. More information can be found here. What makes this program unique? The masterclass Predictive HR Analytics goes beyond HR analytics … Continue reading Predictive HR Analytics
There has been a lot of hype around data the past years. With the big data buzz cooling down, data now needs to be smart, apparently. Data scientists became the most sexy professionals alive, and got a martial arts assistant. Artificial intelligence has been hot for decades, the term seems to change meaning every now and then. Currently, machine … Continue reading “What’s the difference between data science, machine learning, and artificial intelligence?”, visualized.
Click here for the original PDF: TACIT 2017 The first programs for (scientific) text mining are already over 50 years old. More recent efforts, such as the Linguistic Inquiry Word Count (LIWC; Tausczik & Pennebaker, 2010), have greatly improved our text analytical capabilities. Moreover, several single-purpose programs have been developed, which also consider syntactic text structures … Continue reading TACIT: An open-source Text Analysis, Crawling, and Interpretation Tool