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Analytics Dispatch 5/30/2022

Gun control support surges and wanes

AGAIN AND AGAIN
Support For Gun Control Will Likely Rise After Uvalde. But History Suggests It Will Fade
As happened so many times before, the strong public support for gun control will fade away with our memories of the shootings. - FiveThirtyEight

BOOK CLUB
Supervised Machine Learning for Text Analysis in R
This book is designed to provide practical guidance and directly applicable knowledge for data scientists and analysts who want to integrate text into their modeling pipelines. - Emil Hvitfeldt and Julia Silge

TAKE A PAGE OUT OF THEIR BOOK
Software Development Resources for Data Scientists
Version control, automated testing, and other dev skills help create reproducible, production-ready code and tools. - R Studio Blog

SMALL CHANGES
Locally Optimal
How much value is really created by analyzing data? - Casual Engineering

IN THE PIPELINE
Data Quality and Testing Frameworks
A short introduction to open-source data quality & testing tools — dbt, Deequ, and Great Expectations. - Servian

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