Visualizing Matrices
Matrices are everywhere in Data Science. In fact, they are everywhere in Computational Science. Stanford’s Margot Gerritsen has a wonderful video on Visualizing Matrices.
First, she walks us through the basic...
On Adaptive Learning: A Partial Response to Audrey Watters
In “The Algorithmic Future of Education” Audrey Watters offers...
Lorena Barba’s Keynote: Computational Thinking is Computational Learning
“If you can do mathematics with a dynamic technology instead of...
Joseph Blitzstein and “The Soul of Statistics”
Reasoning with “uncertainty” is at the core of analytics....
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Visualizing Matrices
Matrices are everywhere in Data Science. In fact, they are everywhere in Computational Science. Stanford’s Margot Gerritsen has a wonderful video...  More »
 Lorena Barba's Keynote: Computational Thinking is Computational Learning
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The Rwandan Tragedy: Data Analysis with 7 Lines of Simple Python Code
There is a lot of discussion these days about Big Data, Machine Learning Algorithms, and Advanced Statistics. But with this case study I hope to illustrate...  More »
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On Adaptive Learning: A Partial Response to Audrey Watters
In “The Algorithmic Future of Education” Audrey Watters offers a sweeping critique of adaptive learning, arguing that “robot tutors” (her phrase)...  More »
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Taking Control of Your Data: HTTP with Accountability (“HTTPA”)
In the world of Big Data there is increasing concern about privacy. But the conventional wisdom, even among many “experts”, is that...  More »
 Measuring Education Quality: A First Look at US College Dropout Statistics
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Joseph Blitzstein and “The Soul of Statistics”
Reasoning with “uncertainty” is at the core of analytics. The science of uncertainty itself has two faces: probability and statistics. Probability...  More »
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Joseph Blitzstein and “The Soul of Statistics”
Reasoning with “uncertainty” is at the core of analytics. The science of uncertainty itself has two faces: probability and statistics. Probability...  More »