May 2016 | Civis Analytics

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Strata 2016: Docker for Data Scientists

Strata 2016: Docker for Data Scientists

by Civis Analytics

In March, I got the chance to speak at O’Reilly’s Strata+Hadoop World 2016 about how we use Docker to power our data science work at Civis. Now that we have the video of the talk, we thought this would be a great time to share it. As data scientists, we inhabit an ever-changing landscape of languages, packages, and frameworks. Given...

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It was #AlwaysTrump

It was #AlwaysTrump

by Nick Ahamed

Tuesday night all but officially certified Donald Trump as the Republican nominee for president. While Cruz and Kasich’s announcements were surprising to many (including us), they confirm what the data has been telling us since we started polling on the Republican primary in August of last year: Donald Trump was always going to be the nominee. The time-series above shows...

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