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Analytics Dispatch 2/17/2020

The data engineering hierarchy of needs

SCALING UP
Data Engineering Hierarchy of Needs
A company’s level of data infrastructure maturity depends on its needs. Unless you’re operating on the level of Netflix, you’re probably better served by focusing on ETL, rather than optimizing analyses. - Music and Tech

TRY IT OUT
Interactive Data Visualization in Python With Bokeh
Bokeh renders its graphics using HTML and JavaScript, making it a great candidate for a Pythonista looking to build web-based dashboards and applications. - Real Python

BACK TO SCHOOL
The Missing Semester of Your CS Education
This course digs into a rarely-covered (but essential!) topic: using tools like the command-line, text editors, version control systems, and more. - MIT Computer Science & Artificial Intelligence Lab

GREAT EXPECTATIONS
Data Science is Different Now
“For the past couple years, I've been telling people who ask me for advice not to go into data science. Here's why: The data science job market is way oversaturated. Here's what they should do instead.” - Vicki Boykis

ARE YOU SURE?
Understanding Uncertainty
Two professors work to better visualize probability for the next U.S. presidential election. - Northwestern Magazine

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