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A Framework for Approaching Textual Data Science Tasks

Although NLP and text mining are not the same thing, they are closely related, deal with the same raw __data available today, and enormous amounts of it are being created on a daily basis, ranging from structured to semi-structured to fully unstructu...

About Risks and Side-Effects… Consult your Purrr-Macist

Share Tweet Capture errors, warnings and messages, but keep your list operations going In a recent post about text mining, I discussed some solutions to webscraping the contents of our STATWORX blog using the purrr-package. However, while preparing t...

Asimov’s 4th Law of Robotics

It seems Isaac Asimov didn’t envision needing a law to govern robots in these sorts of life-and-death situations where it isn’t the life of the robot versus the life of a human in debate, but it’s a choice between the lives of multiple humans! By Wil...

Aspiring Data Scientists – 4 Steps To Get Hired

The most common complaints we see from candidates who have faced rejection are lack of experience, education level requirements, lack of opportunities for Freshers, overly demanding and confusing job role requirements. By Matt Reaney, BigCloud.io. co...

Beyond Word2Vec Usage For Only Words

A good example on how to use word2vec in order to get recommendations fast and efficiently. comments By Stanko Kuveljic, SmartCat. Making a machine learning model usually takes a lot of crying, pain, feature engineering, suffering, training, debuggin...

Boost the speed of R calls from Rcpp

Share Tweet If you are a user who needs to work with Rcpp-based packages, or you are a maintainer of one of such packages, you may be interested in the recent development of the unwind API, which can be leveraged to boost performance since the last R...

Chaotic Galaxies

(This article was first published on Ripples, and kindly contributed to R-bloggers) Tell me, which side of the earth does this nose come from? Ha! (ALF) Reading about strange attractors I came across with this book, where I discovered a way to genera...

Create an interactive web map with geotagged photos

Part 2: Create an interactive web map with geotagged photos See the other parts in this series of blog posts. In part 1 we looked at making a simple interactive map using locations from our geotagged photos. Those photos have data associated with the...