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Analytics Dispatch 5/11/2020

Bye, data lake. Hello, data mesh.

NEW AND IMPROVED
You... May Enjoy These Recent Mode Product Enhancements
Whether you’re deep in the SQL editor, designing reports, or trying to manage and share insights in a large organization, these improvements should make your life a little easier. - Mode Blog

PRAISED OR PANNED
Sentiment Analysis with tidymodels and #TidyTuesday Animal Crossing Reviews
If you can pull yourself away from your Animal Crossing island, this fun and straightforward tutorial is a great way to try out some text analysis techniques in R. - Julia Silge

MULTIPLE MODELS
Prediction is Hard
What exactly does “cubic fit” mean? - Stats Chat

STOP TRYING TO MAKE DATA LAKE HAPPEN
How to Move Beyond a Monolithic Data Lake to a Distributed Data Mesh
“We need to shift to a paradigm that draws from modern distributed architecture: considering domains as the first class concern, applying platform thinking to create self-serve data infrastructure, and treating data as a product.” - Zhamak Dehghani

UNDER THE ICEBERG
Don’t Be Fooled by America’s Flattening Curve
At first glance, the national and state-wide new COVID-19 cases appear to be leveling off. But removing major metropolitan areas (where cases are declining) from the calculation reveals a series of regional “mini-epidemics” are on the rise. - The New York Times

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