The extraordinary events of the last few days that saw the resignation of Zimbabwean president Robert Mugabe, have caused an outpouring of emotion by …
About my internship at Ixio Analytics in Cape Town where the data scientists strive to build data science capacity across Africa.
In the long history of humankind (and animal kind, too) those who learned to collaborate and improvise most effectively have prevailed. Charles Darwin
They say repetition creates mastery.
Scientists are mainly interested in inference - the relationship between predictors and outcomes. Data scientists are mostly interested in prediction.
At first glance, a heavily indoctrinated terrorist could not be further removed from a young mother browsing shop windows on a Saturday morning.
A few scientists have been known to experiment on their own children - one such scientist being a psychologist interested in the laugh response.
No amount of modelling could have predicted that consumers stock up on Pop Tarts before a storm. Only the statistical foraging of data science …
English poet William Wordsworth, was at pains to avoid the use of grandiose, elevated, and unfamiliar language. The same applies to writing good code.