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THE RIGHT CHEMISTRY
Subreddit breakdown: AskScience
Hundreds of questions pour into the AskScience subreddit each day, but which branch of science gets asked about most? Analyses of Reddit datasets are almost always fascinating, and this one is no exception. - Uncertain Decisions

ALGORHTMIC PROSPECTOR
Boosting Sales With Machine Learning
One developer shares how his team used natural language processing and machine learning in Python to pre-qualify sales leads so reps don’t have to spend hours doing it manually. - Xeneta

SPARKNOTES FOR CODE
Scientific Python Cheat Sheet
For those moments when you forget how to make a contour line plot in matplotlib or write a function in pure Python. - Institut de Physique du Globe de Paris

EXONERATED
A Pair of Pie Chart Papers
Conventional wisdom states that we read pie charts according to the angle of each pie slice, but is that actually true? These new studies show that it has very little to do with angles at all. - eagereyes

PENCIL ME IN
How the Sketching Process Works
Sometimes figuring out how to visualize a dataset means stepping back from your computer and getting out a pen and paper. - Ann K. Emery

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There are a ton of Python libraries out there for visualizing data. While many of them are intensely focused on accomplishing a specific task, some can be used no matter what your field. Here are 10 useful data viz libraries for any discipline.