We’re working with CrowdFlower on a fun little project. If you’re a data scientist, take this 5-minute survey about your work, and in exchange you’ll get the data afterwards (and hopefully we’ll all learn a thing or two).
Our friends over at import.io just published a blog post walking through dozens of different data tools (Hadoop, data visualization, databases, etc.). It’s not exhaustive but it’s written in human-friendly language, so we like it.
Yelp is awarding $50k+ in prizes for interesting analyses as part of its Dataset Challenge. We’ve loaded its dataset of ~42k businesses, their ratings, and their attributes into Statwing to make them easy to explore. Check it out.
We wanted to get a sense of how well code bootcamps prepare their graduates for work. So we asked Hacker News readers who had worked with a graduate to evaluate them.(See methodology) Most importantly we asked, “Would you rather work with the graduate, or the median fresh-out-of-college Computer Science-major you’ve worked with?” While on average…Continue Reading