When handling data from outside your organisation, the first step is always to gather it up, clean it, and check the quality and structure it into a format for you to use. This gnarly process is fun and satisfying and can lead quickly to real results.
This talk gives quirky examples in Ruby and Python, illustrating questions such as:
The examples are from the real world, used in newspapers, on TV, to get marketing leads or to make new business datasets.
Thomas Levine has been hacking with computers since he was young. In the process, he noticed back and wrist pain, prompting him to research physical ergonomics of computer use and, in turn, to study statistics. His favorite color is pink.
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