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Predicting flu deaths with R

Predicting flu deaths with R

195 SHARES Share Tweet As Google learned, predicting the spread of influenza, even with mountains of data, is notoriously difficult. Nonetheless, bioinformatician and R user Shirin Gl...
#5: Here's a thought...

#5: Here's a thought...

An occasional series in which a review of recent posts on SmartData Collective reveals the following nuggets: The right feedback Often today, in our information saturated world, the p...
Why Johnny Can't Program

Why Johnny Can't Program

I just published this on Huffington Post. Maybe some policymakers will consider adding programming to the US public school curriculum.... Just last year, while researching a book on A...
Unbundling the educational package

Unbundling the educational package

I just got back from the World Economic Forum’s summer meeting in Tianjin, China and there was much talk of disruption and innovation there. Basically, if you weren’t disrupting, you ...
Should I have an app?

Should I have an app?

This is a question I get a lot from businesses of all sizes wanting to build an app for their site. The general claim is that "You have to have an app", similar to the original "you h...