When good data analyses fail

TRUST THE PROCESS
Why Have a Data Science Portfolio and What It Shows
Most articles on data science portfolios focus on how to build one and get a job. This post focuses on the “what” and the “why.” - Eugene Yan

REMEMBER WHEN?
Teaching Python to Beginners
When you can teach a skill to others, you’ve mastered it. But how do you teach what you’ve forgotten? - Data for Breakfast

DOWN AND DIRTY
Practicing Data Prep with Wikipedia Data
A lot of publicly available datasets are unnaturally clean and don’t match the level of mess you’d encounter in a real production environment. Enter Wikipedia’s voluminous data set, full of weird activity from all over the internet. - Counting Stuff

LAKE, MEET WAREHOUSE
Emerging Architectures for Modern Data Infrastructure
“In the last two years, we talked to hundreds of founders, corporate data leaders, and other experts – including interviewing 20+ practitioners on their current data stacks – in an attempt to codify emerging best practices and draw up a common vocabulary around data infrastructure.” - Andreessen Horowitz

CHECK YOUR ASSUMPTIONS
When Good Data Analyses Fail to Deliver the Results You Expect
A cautionary tale of a data analysis, a dashboard, and a huge waste of resources. - Narrator


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