Monthly Archive: August 2016

Aug 20

R for Data Science

This book will teach you how to do data science with R: You’ll learn how to get your data into R, get it into the most useful structure, transform it, visualise it and model it. … Source: R for Data Science

Aug 20

Microsoft ratchets up its R enthusiasm | Computerworld

Microsoft announces more R capabilities within its Power BI platform and launches an R Script Showcase. Source: Microsoft ratchets up its R enthusiasm | Computerworld

Aug 13

Mapping Australian higher education 2016 | Grattan Institute

Source: Mapping Australian higher education 2016 | Grattan Institute

Aug 13

Data Analysis and Visualization Using R · R Data

A comprehensive tutorial on R programming. Source: Data Analysis and Visualization Using R · R Data

Aug 11

Lambing

This month our merino ewes should lamb. They were joined with Border Leicester [1, 2] rams approximately five months ago. [1]     Australian Border Leicester Association. Why Border Leicester? http://www.borderleicester.com.au/#!why-borders/cee5. Accessed: 2016-7-28. [2]     Wikipedia contributors. Border Leicester sheep. https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Border_Leicester_sheep&oldid=732158075, 30 July 2016. Accessed: 2016-8-9.

Aug 11

Deep Learning for Everyone – and (Almost) Free – Data Science Central

“Summary:  The most important developments in Deep Learning and AI in the last year may not be technical at all, but rather a major change in business model.  I…” Source: Deep Learning for Everyone – and (Almost) Free – Data Science Central

Aug 10

Change Agents

“Andrew Dodd talks to Rhonda Galbally and Bruce Bonyhady about their role in setting up the National Disability Insurance Scheme.” (1) Dodd, A., 2016. Change Agents: Rhonda Galbally and Bruce Bonyhady on the birth of the NDIS. The Conversation. Available at: http://theconversation.com/change-agents-rhonda-galbally-and-bruce-bonyhady-on-the-birth-of-the-ndis-63662 [Accessed August 10, 2016].

Aug 09

In Texas Oil Country, Wind Is Straining the Grid

“A new $8 billion electricity transmission system is now complete, but it’s already nearing maximum capacity.” Source: In Texas Oil Country, Wind Is Straining the Grid

Aug 09

Locally Owned Internet Is an Antidote for the Digital Divide

“Borrowing ideas and infrastructure from the early 20th century, rural America is finally getting the digital connections that it deserves.” Source: Locally Owned Internet Is an Antidote for the Digital Divide

Aug 09

Anthony Goldbloom: The jobs we’ll lose to machines — and the ones we won’t 

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