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Analytics Dispatch 8/28/2017

The Data Trust Gap

[VIDEO] Data Science without Borders
In his JupyterCon keynote, Wes McKinney makes the case for a shared infrastructure for data science, discusses the open source community's efforts on Apache Arrow, and offers a vision for seamless computation and data sharing across languages. - O'Reilly

Buggy Python Code: The 10 Most Common Mistakes That Python Developers Make
This list ain't for rookies. Here are some of the subtle, harder-to-catch errors that have even advanced Python users tearing their hair out. - Toptal

Giving Your First Data Science Talk
Here's why you should consider giving a talk and how to prep. Our favorite insight: your audience is the you from six months (or one year or five years) ago. - Hooked on Data

The Data Trust Gap and How to Close It
78% of people have trouble trusting companies with their data; that means if your customers do trust you with their data, you have a competitive advantage. How do you get there? By making sure data transparency isn't an afterthought. - InVision

Switching to a Probabilistic Model for Venue Search in Foursquare
How Foursquare's engineering team improved the accuracy and user experience of their location intelligence by switching from a search ranking algorithm to regression trees and probabilities. - Foursquare Engineering

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