Ideas tagged with data science

name preferences: general vs specific, causation vs correlation

I suspect that there is a correlation between areas of the US where carbonated beverages are called soda vs pop and areas where Coke is preferred over Pepsi. Is this correct? If so, what might cause it? Beverage companies using their preferred general term as they expand out from their HQ? ...

By Daniel S. Katz

Docker containers with embedded R packages and domain-specific tools

R packages are collections of functions, documentations, tests, sample data, and dependency declarations, which come together to promote modularity, reproducibility, and adherence to good coding practices. Containerization using technologies such as Docker allow for building a specific computing...

By Stephen Turner, VP Nagraj