O’Reilly has made available a trove of free e-books. Topics span multiple disciplines, from Data, Design, Business and Leadership, Security, Programming, and much more. This is great for anyone looking to expand their knowledge around a discipline. With respect to Data, there’s a nice selection of titles.
Here’s a quick hit for you Python users out there. Check out plait.py, a program that lets you generate fake data using a composable yaml template. Instead of setting your fake data parameters in code, you simply put your faking rules in a human readable yaml file.
After reading Steven Ng’s post of the best and worst of 2017, I thought I would add my picks for the best and worst of 2017. The worst, in no particular order: The Doomsday Clock timeline has been set at to 2 1/2 minutes. Here is an excerpt from Bulletin of Atomic Scientists: “The probability of global catastrophe is very … Read More