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3 Books on R that All Aspiring Data Scientists Should Read

Earlier this year R was overtaken by Python as the most used programming language for Data Science. I guess that R is dead then. Absolutely not! R is still a superb language for Data Science, and while it may not be as easy to learn as Python or as quick, if you choose R you can enjoy these benefits:Loads of Third-Party packagesUnmatched graphics…

21 Inspirational Books for All Aspiring Data Scientists

21 Inspirational Books for All Aspiring Data Scientists

Want to be an expert statistician? Great – enjoy the next 10 years of hard work! What about machine learning? Do you want to be an expert in that? Or what about programming or data visualisation? That’ll be 10 years (or more) for each. If you want to be an expert data scientist you’re going to need…

Free Data Science eBooks – October 2017

Free Data Science eBooks – October 2017

The leaves are browning and falling off the trees, the remnants of hurricanes Maria and Lee have just rattled through the UK and there’s a chill in the air. Yup, autumn has definitely arrived! So there’s no better time to kick back, get comfy in your favourite armchair with a hot cup of coffee in one…

How to go from Newbie to R Programming Ninja

Programming isn’t easy, especially if you’re just getting started. If you’re coming into Data Science having started as a programmer, then it’s not too bad, but if you’re making the transition from one of the sciences or from statistics, then it can be a tall task. I started out as a physicist and sort of accidentally became…