Web Picks (week of 21 September 2015)

Every two weeks, we find the most interesting data science links from around the web and collect them in Data Science Briefings, the DataMiningApps newsletter. Subscribe now for free if you want to be the first to get up to speed on interesting resources.

  • The Data Science Workflow
    The folks from BinaryEdge reflect on the data science workflow, including steps regarding preliminary analysis, storytelling, and knowledge discovery.
  • Deepdreaming without the Slugdogs
    “In our deepnightmares, we’ve seen monstrous slugdogs, shoggoths of endless eyes, creatures beyond all reckoning.” Hence, the author presents some neural network “deep dreams” which were trained on datasets containing less animals.
  • Jupyter and conda for R
    Continuum Analytics is continuing to work on their support for the R ecosystem. The Anaconda team has now created an “R Essentials” bundle with the IRKernel and over 80 of the most used R packages for data science, so you can get started right away.