# This Week in Data Science (March 14, 2017)

Here’s this week’s news in Data Science and Big Data.

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**Interesting Data Science Articles and News**

- K-Means & Other Clustering Algorithms: A Quick Intro with Python – An intro tutorial to cluster analysis.
- Infographic: A beginner’s Guide to Machine Learning Algorithms – A brief description of Machine Learning Algorithms.
- 8 simple ways how to boost your coding skills (not just) in R

– Tips to boost your coding skills applicable to multiple languages. - How to Get a Data Science Job: A Ridiculously Specific Guide – Brief rundown of steps to take to land a job in Data Science.
- Analytics and the cloud: The Internet of Things – How to utilize the cloud to get the most value from data generated by IoT.
- 5 algorithms to train a neural network

– Descriptions of 5 training algorithms to enable the learning process in a neural network. - IBM, Salesforce announce AI partnership

– APIs from IBM Watson will integrate into Salesforce Einstein a to combine data from the two AI platforms. - Big Data Desperately Needs Transparency – The need for transparency if Big Data is to realize its potential.
- R Packages worth a look – Some useful R packages to utilize.
- The gender gap in science – Visualization of the gender makeup in some science fields in different countries.
- The R qgraph Package: Using R To Visualize Complex Relationships Among Variables In A Large Dataset, Part One – A tutorial on how to graph complex relationships using R package qgraph.
- IPython Or Jupyter? – The difference between IPython and Jupyter.
- IBM somehow crammed data into a single atom – IBM research results have shown the possibility of storing data on a single atom.
- 5 ways deep learning improves your daily life – How five companies utilize deep learning to improve the daily lives of others.
- How Modern Taxation Can Benefit From Big Data Analytics – Several Areas in Big Data Analytics that are impactful to public taxation.
- Create Air Travel Route Maps in ggplot: A Visual Travel Diary – Tutorial on using ggplot to create airline travel routes.

## Upcoming Data Science Events

- IBM Webinar: Technology Adoption: Why a platform for data and insight – March 16, 2017 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

## Featured Courses From BDU

- Big Data 101 – What Is Big Data? Take Our Free Big Data Course to Find Out.
- Predictive Modeling Fundamentals I

– Take this free course and learn the different mathematical algorithms used to detect patterns hidden in data. - Using R with Databases

– Learn how to unleash the power of R when working with relational databases in our newest free course. - Deep Learning with TensorFlow – Take this free TensorFlow course and learn how to use Google’s library to apply deep learning to different data types in order to solve real world problems.

## Cool Data Science Videos

- Machine Learning with Python – Welcome –Intro to our course from BDU titled Machine Learning 101.
- Machine Learning With Python – Languages Types & Examples

– Brief discussion of Languages, Types & Examples. - Machine Learning With Python – Machine Learning vs Statistical Modeling – Differences Between Statistical Modeling and Machine Learning.

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