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Analytics Dispatch 1/3/2022

Switching from Excel to SQL

EXCEL HAS STOPPED WORKING
How to Switch from Excel to SQL
SQL databases can handle enormous amounts of data without suffering the performance issues of Excel and have an orderly structure that protects the integrity of your data. - Mode Blog

CLIP IN
Getting Started Guide for pelotonR
If you’re still on that Peloton you bought in the early days of the pandemic, you can use this R package to pull all your performance stats. - Laura Ellis

READING GUIDE
How to Read Research Papers: A Pragmatic Approach for ML Practitioners
Is it necessary for data scientists or machine-learning experts to read research papers? Yes. But don’t worry if you lack a formal academic background. This hands-on tutorial will make the endeavor far less intimidating. - NVIDIA Developer Blog

SHARE YOUR LEGOS
Delegation is a Superpower
“Delegation is necessary soil for growth – for your own growth, for those around you, and for your organization. To grow into a new phase, you need to evolve your established responsibilities and make space for new ones.” - LeadDev

PARCHED
Climate Change Drives Escalating Drought
The past two decades have seen some of the most extreme dry periods in U.S. history. - Scientific American

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