Exploratory Data Analysis Lesson 1: What is EDA? (1 hour) We'll start by learn about what exploratory data analysis (EDA) is and why it is important. Lesson 2: R Basics (3 hours) EDA, which comes before formal hypothesis testing and modeling, makes use of visual methods to analyze and summarize data sets. Lesson 3: Explore One Variable (4 hours) We perform EDA to understand the distribution of a variable and to check for anomalies and outliers. Problem Set 3 (2 hours) Lesson 4: Explore Two Variables (4 hours) EDA allows us to identify the most important variables and relationships within a data set before building predictive models. Problem Set 4 (2 hours) Lesson 5: Explore Many Variables (4 hours) Data sets can be complex. Problem Set 5 (2 hours) Lesson 6: Diamonds and Price Predictions (2 hours) Investigate the diamonds data set alongside Facebook Data Scientist, Solomon Messing. Final Project (10+ hours) You've explored simulated Facebook user data and the diamonds data set.
Home - Stamford High School Library | Teaching Design | Christopher Simmons General Thinking Course Edward De Bono Facts On File, 1994 (Revised Edition) The FountainheadAyn Rand NAL-Dutton, 1996 The Dot and The Line (1st edition) Norton Juster Random House, 1963 Man and His Symbols Carl Jung Doubleday, 1969 The Medium is the Massage Marshall McLuhan & Quentin Fiore Hard Wired, 1996 The Power of Myth Joseph Campbell Anchor Books, 1988 The Tipping Point* Malcolm Gladwell Back Bay Books, 2002 Six Memos for the Next Millennium Italo Calvino Random House, 1993 Powers of 10* (A rare case in which the film is even better) Philip Morrison and Phylis Morrison, with the Office of Charles and Ray Eames Scientific American Library, 1967 No Logo Naomi Klein Vintage Canada, 2000 In the Blink of an Eye Walter Murch Silman-James Press, 2001 Logos / Identity / Branding Logo:Lab Christopher Simmons HOW Design Books, 2005 Letterhead & Logo Design 9 Christopher Simmons Rockport Publishers, 2005 The Corporate Personality Wally Olins Design Council, 1979 Design + Design History Art Creativity • Print
TIL OpenCourseWare movement has been far busier than I expected. There's a huge range of free higher education online. : evolutionReddit Intro to Hadoop and MapReduce Intro to Hadoop and MapReduce How to Process Big Data Intermediate Approx. 1 month Assumes 6hr/wk (work at your own pace) Built by Join 85,474 Students Enroll in Course $199 /month after 14-day trial Best for learners serious about course completion & career advancement You get Instructor videos See All Instructor videos Learn by doing exercises Projects with reviews Stuck? Verified Certificate Instructor videos Watch concise videos that teach you not just how, but why. Learn by doing exercises Learn by doing exercises and quizzes in between instructional videos. Projects with feedback Showcase your skills with a project: . Stuck? Get unstuck with support from Udacity Coaches in the forums and scheduled, live sessions. Verified Certificate Stand out to employers with a certificate that counts. Access Course Materials Free Learn by doing exercises and view project instructions Projects with reviews Stuck? Verified Certificate These features are available when you enroll View Trailer Course Summary Projects Syllabus
Joel Klein, Sal Khan and Sebastian Thrun on Inventing the Future of Education, at Disrupt SF Three trailblazing figures in educational technology are showcasing the future of learning at our upcoming annual conference, Disrupt San Francisco. Former New York education Chancellor, Joel Klein, will get into more of the details about the recently announced Amplify project, News Corp’s ambitious venture to create tailored, digital learning for the American education system. Bill Gates’ “favorite teacher”, Sal Khan, who founded the Youtube-based Khan Academy, will speak about his pioneering work in the “flipped classroom” and launch a new feature to his site. And Google fellow and CEO of Udacity, Sebastian Thrun, will discuss how he opened the walled garden of American higher education free of charge to students around the world. These education leaders will join an all-star lineup at Disrupt SF Sept 8-12, including Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer, Marc Benioff, Ron Conway, Kevin Rose, Matt Cohler, TechCrunch founder Michael Arrington, Vinod Khosla and many others. In January 2011, Joel I.
How an Olympic flop can inspire innovation - Ask the Fedcoach Posted at 11:32 AM ET, 07/26/2012 Jul 26, 2012 03:32 PM EDT TheWashingtonPost (Andy Lyons - GETTY IMAGES) Are you familiar with the Fosbury Flop? In the 1960s, a track and field athlete named Dick Fosbury developed a new high jump technique because he consistently failed to clear the bar using traditional methods. There are lessons to be learned for federal leaders from Fosbury’s experience. I share this example because my organization, the Partnership for Public Service, and Deloitte derived some similar lessons from our latest Best Places to Work in the Federal Government analysis of innovation in government. Based on our review of the Federal Employee Viewpoint Survey, we found that 92 percent of the respondents were looking for ways to perform their jobs better, but only 59 percent said they were encouraged to come up with new and better ways of doing business. Of course, there are notable exceptions. · Ask your employees for help. · Support employees who generate ideas.
Using Asynchronous Methods in ASP.NET 4.5 How Requests Are Processed by the Thread Pool On the web server, the .NET Framework maintains a pool of threads that are used to service ASP.NET requests. When a request arrives, a thread from the pool is dispatched to process that request. If the request is processed synchronously, the thread that processes the request is busy while the request is being processed, and that thread cannot service another request. This might not be a problem, because the thread pool can be made large enough to accommodate many busy threads. However, the number of threads in the thread pool is limited (the default maximum for .NET 4.5 is 5,000). Processing Asynchronous Requests In web applications that see a large number of concurrent requests at start-up or has a bursty load (where concurrency increases suddenly), making web service calls asynchronous will increase the responsiveness of your application. Choosing Synchronous or Asynchronous Methods Few applications require all methods to be asynchronous.
Data Wrangling with MongoDB Class Summary In this course, we will explore how to wrangle data from diverse sources and shape it to enable data-driven applications. Some data scientists spend the bulk of their time doing this! Students will learn how to gather and extract data from widely used data formats. This is a great course for those interested in entry-level data science positions as well as current business/data analysts looking to add big data to their repertoire, and managers working with data professionals or looking to leverage big data. What Will I Learn? At the end of the class, students should be able to: Programmatically extract data stored in common formats such as csv, Microsoft Excel, JSON, XML and scrape web sites to parse data from HTML.Audit data for quality (validity, accuracy, completeness, consistency, and uniformity) and critically assess options for cleaning data in different contexts. What Should I Know? The ideal student should have the following skills: Syllabus Lesson 3: Data Quality
Digital Health Space Domus Academy - Scuola di Design e Moda a Milano A Course of F# Study | craftyThoughts I’ve been tinkering off and on with F# for about two years. Now I plan to dive in and do some serious code writing, so I’m gathering all my resources in one place (here) ready to move forward. For anyone with a beginning to intermediate level of experience with F#, this is my recommended course of study. Development Environment You’ll want to install a couple VS extensions. Core Course You’ll find you have to deliberately write F# one statement at a time. Beyond the Basics Once you finish Awesome Princess’ excellent course, you’ll want to continue your graduate studies along with whatever productive coding you are doing. And then there are the bloggers. Geez this is getting kind of long. Here’s the F# open-source community on GitHub. …and last, but not least FPish – Online community of functional developers, more than a blog… Theory Matters Start getting used to the arrow notation F# uses to describe function signatures. Don’t try to force-feed yourself on monads. OK, enough of monads. Notes