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MAKE THE LEAP
Transitioning From Academia to Industry: Perspectives from Indeed’s Data Scientists
Anyone who has considered leaving the ivory tower should give this a read. - Indeed Data Science

SILVER LININGS
Selecting a Cloud Provider
Since its inception, Etsy has hosted its site and services in self-managed data centers. Now the company is switching over to Google Cloud Platform. Their CTO shares what went into their five-month-long evaluation process. - Code as Craft

NO BORDERS
Where Athletes in the Premier League, the N.B.A. and Other Sports Leagues Come From, in 15 Charts (paywall)
This year, most of the top professional sports leagues in North America and Europe will be more international in composition than ever before. - The Upshot

UP TO SPEED
Learning Curves for Machine Learning
How do you diagnose bias and variance? And what actions should you take once you’ve detected these errors? - Dataquest

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