Data Scientists Should Be More End-to-End πŸ”¬

Written as an unpopular opinion, Eugene Yan discusses why he thinks data scientists should be more like full-stack software engineers. While I agree with some points, I’m also of the opinion that he describes the typical unicorn πŸ¦„ worker every business wants.

Eugene Yan

Announcing the new Jupyter Book πŸ“•

The same non-profit organization that brought the widely popular Jupyter notebooks comes β€œan open source project for building beautiful, publication-quality books, websites, and documents from source material that contains computational content.” It even looks like you can easily host via static web hosts like Github. Sign me up!

Jupyter Blog

danfo.js: Data analysis library based on Pandas 🐼

The JavaScript data science libraries are starting to emerge and join the ranks of Python and R. Maybe. We’ll see. β€œAn open-source, JavaScript library providing high performance, intuitive, and easy to use data structures for manipulating and processing structured data.”


Reflective Democracy Campaign: β€œLess of the Old Boys’ Club” βš–οΈ

Reflective Democracy published their findings and datasets, which have shown, β€œa bi-partisan majority of voters [want] more reflective candidates, and less of the Old Boys’ Club.” It also includes some interesting infographics.

Reflective Democracy Campaign

Announcing the Consortium for Python Data API Standards 🀝

With the advent of a multitude of Python data science, statistics, and machine learning libraries like Pandas, NumPy, SciPy, etc., this recently formed consortium of organizations and library maintainers are attempting to standardize the API for the various libraries.

Consortium for Python Data API Standards

COVID-19 Dashboards

Wear a mask. Wash your hands. Stay safe out there!

If you have any other dashboards to share, please send them my way.