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What Do Data Scientists Talk About? Geek Talk with Data Scientist Owen Flanagan

What do data scientists talk about? In this video I chat with my data scientist friend Owen Flanagan to talk about all the things you might be wondering about data science. 1:02 Who is Owen Flanagan? 1:25 Lessons from a Startup / Soft Skills 8:46 The True Cost of Data 13:56 Data...

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Academic vs Commercial Data Science

In this video I have a dicussion with professional data scientist Dr John Graves. John has a PhD in computer science and 4 nano degree related to AI. Is it really required to get a Phd to work in the field of data science? Find out in this video here.

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Best Operating System for Data Science - Windows vs Mac OSX vs Linux

Would you like to know what operating system you should be using for data science work? Find out in this video here.

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​Cloud Computing and The Internet of Things

We live in an incredible time where computing is so available that it’s possible to place an internet connected microcomputer in just about anything you can imagine for just a few dollars. Pair this with cloud computing, machine learning and AI and the possibilities are endless. Imagine being...

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Excel and Google Sheets are completely different tools. Here's why you want to learn how to use both...

Excel and Google Sheets are completely different tools. Here's why you want to learn how to use both... Watch the video here Today we're going to take a look at Excel vs Google Sheets. What a lot of people don't realise is that Excel and Google sheets are actually completely different...

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Making Advance R Skills Accessible to Advanced Excel Users Through to Intermediate R Users

How would you like to be able to Generate hundreds of reports with one line of code? Get insight from tables with millions of records easier than it takes to analyse hundreds? Simultaneously perform operations across dozens of columns instead of one at a time? For the past few...

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3 Ways to Make Learning Data Analytics / Data Science More Effective

So you’ve signed up to a Data Analytics or Data Science course. Perhaps even several. You’ve put in the time to go through the content but you’re still struggling to apply the new skills to your work. The problem is 1. The content doesn’t cover exactly what you’re trying to do or the flip...

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2 Days of Automated Machine Learning Talks in 27 Minutes

Last week I attended a two-day conference hosted by H2O an innovative company which builds automated machine learning products. In this video I go over: Some of the event highlights What does h2o actually do? Some machine learning basics Who h2o products are for A summary of some of the...

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R vs Python

R & Python are the top 2 programming languages for data analytics and data science right now. There is a lot of debate over which one is better and the information tends to get a bit skewed. R & Python are each stronger at different things. This video covers my opinion on the strengths of...

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R Shiny Flexdashboards Q&A

In this video I'm going to go over a number of questions from one of students. You'll learn how you can integrate existing R scripts into dashboards, how to clean up your code, functional programming, converting from wide to long data formats to make ggplot visualisation code more efficient and...

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