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Analytics Dispatch 6/4/2018
Is UTC enough?
UTC is Enough for Everyone, Right?
Although this post is aimed at programmers, there's a lot in here for analysts as well, especially in regards to how to properly store time in databases. - Zach Holman
PRIVACY OR PROGRESS?
Rethinking Academic Data Sharing
“There is a reasonable debate going on regarding whether companies should be able to share [personal] data and for what purposes. Academics have to realize that they are also part of this debate and that any decisions made in that domain will likely affect them.” - Simply Statistics
A LABOR OF LAVA
Here's every volcano that has erupted since Krakatoa
At least 404 terrestrial volcanoes have erupted since 1883—the year of Krakatoa's historic eruption. Nearly 200 of these eruptions have occurred since the year 2000. - Axios
RAISE THE BAR
Why you need to improve your training data, and how to do it
When you use deep learning as part of an application, getting better training data is vastly more effective than making model adjustments. - Pete Warden
BACK TO SCHOOL
Launching Cutting Edge Deep Learning for Coders: 2018 edition
Part 2 of fast.ai’s free deep learning course is here! All you need is high school math and 1 year of coding experience. - fast.ai
Introducing Plotly for R in Mode
With Plotly in Mode's R Notebooks, it’s easier than ever to build all kinds of custom, interactive R-powered visualizations right into your Mode reports and dashboards.