This week, Rob suggests using statistics to help you plan your next project, Carly shares some surprising use cases for artificial intelligence, and Boris imagines a world without significance testing.
Recently, I was asked to determine the extent to which seasonality influenced a particular time series. No problem, right? The statsmodels Python package has a seasonal_decompose function that seemed pretty handy; and there's always Google! As it turns out, this was a bit trickier than I expected. In this post I’ll share some of the … Continue reading Investigating Seasonality in a Time Series: A Mystery in Three Parts
Guest speaker Kevin Ferguson taught us about teaching a computer to play the game of Go.
Can a bot write its own original poetry? Carly collaborated with some WordPress poets to conduct an experiment in the name of science.
Learn how home care company Honor uses data science to aid marketing efforts.
Want to know what Automattic data wranglers do when they meet up? Carly Stambaugh takes you behind the scenes.
Talking with friends last week, many of us sheepishly admitted that we have already "broken" our 2017 resolutions. According to a popularly cited study by Norcross in 2002, only 64% of 150 participants who had made resolutions were able to stick with them beyond a month. A recent Marist poll lists some popular choices for … Continue reading How’s Your New Year’s Resolution Going?