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Danny Crichton

“Artificial Intelligence” & “Big Data” Are Newest Entries to My 2017 Dictionary of Uselessness Sometimes you just can’t take it anymore. Over the past few years, I have seen an absolutely delirious spike in the number of startups quoting “artificial...

Get Ready for AI to Turn Every Child Into an Olympian

Audrey seems like a regular kid by 2040’s standards. We did all of the regular kinds of tests — we only wanted what was best for her, anyhow, as any parent would. How my and my partner’s bodies grew and aged, how they transported oxygen, how they res...

How to Lie with Data

We expect data scientists to be objective, but intentionally or not, they can produce results that mislead. We examine three common types of “lies” that Data Scientists should be aware of. By Karolis Urbonas, Amazon. comments We expect that data scie...

Interchanging RMarkdown and “spinnable” R

Share Tweet Dean Attali wrote this nice post a few years ago describing knitr’s spin function. This function allows a regular R file, with comments written with the roxygen2-style comment tag #' to be rendered as an HTML document with the comments re...