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FEELING BULLISH
J.P. Morgan’s massive guide to machine learning and big data jobs in finance
Get the key takeaways from this 280-page report, including essential data analysis packages, hiring tips, and which machine learning techniques to apply to which problems. - efinancialcareers

THE HEART OF THE ISSUE
4 steps to conducting a proper root cause analysis
Whip out this guide the next time your boss asks you a question like “Why is revenue down?”
- Outlier AI

CHARTS 101
How Histograms Work
Seeing distributions is way more interesting than means and medians, which oftentimes overgeneralize. But a lot of people don’t understand what a histogram shows or how it works.
- FlowingData

SOMETHING’S FISHY
How to Call B.S. on Big Data: A Practical Guide
One of our favorite tips in here: “If you’d ask [a question] at a car dealership, you should ask it online, too.” - The New Yorker

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