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DEVIL’S ADVOCATE
Soma Water Filters Are Worthless: How I Used R To Win An Argument With My Wife
If only all marital differences could be solved with unbiased experiments and some statistics. - Tyler Morgan-Wall

SING WITH ME
Making-of: The Eurosearch Song Contest
A data journalist shares his design process for this Google News Lab visualization project. - Maarten Lambrechts

ROLL OVER, BOY
Data preparation in the age of deep learning
“When companies are spending millions or more dollars on training data, it’s absolutely essential that they do it in a smart way.” - O’Reilly Data Show Podcast

COMPANY COMPASS
The Key to Growth? Illuminating Your Best Bets
How Airbnb and Facebook identified their North Star metrics for growth. - Startup Grind

FRESH FINDS
3 Million Instacart Orders, Open Sourced
Instacart has released an anonymized dataset containing a sample of over 3 million grocery orders from more than 200,000 users. Download the data and dig in. - Engineering at Instacart

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