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Piping within pipes

Reproduced with the kind permission of Nathan Eastwood and was first published on his personal blog https://nathaneastwood.github.io/ The magrittr pipe (%>%) has revolutionised the way many people now write R code. I’ve been using R for over 7 years and … Continue reading

Reflections from the Big Data Week Conference Part 2: Technology Track

By Paulin Shek Despite being only a day conference, a large range of topics were covered over many sectors, with a very long list of impressive speakers. This event was a great opportunity to see what technologies and architectures work … Continue reading

Reflections from the Big Data Week Conference Part 1 – Data: The Bigger the Better?

By Hannah Evans Big Data Week London 2015: a festival of social data around the globe. Fantastically organised and executed by all, the event brings together 400 speakers in 40 different global cities to provide a series of workshops, training, … Continue reading

Coming Soon -The Data Science Radar: The Pursuit of the Unicorn!

By Hannah Evans “By 2018, the United States will experience a shortage of 190,000 skilled data scientists and 1.5 million managers and analysts capable of reaping actionable insights from the big data deluge.” (McKinsey) The ‘data scientist’: an increasingly valuable, … Continue reading