Who is Anonymous?

UNMASKING ANONYMOUS
Who wrote the anti-Trump New York Times op-ed? Using tidytext to find document similarity
The New York Times anonymous op-ed has spurred a bevy of data scientists to try to uncover the author using natural language processing. Here’s one attempt that serves as a nice R tutorial to boot. - Variance Explained

SHINY NEW TOOL
Putting the Power of Kafka into the Hands of Data Scientists
How Stitch Fix’s data engineers built a robust, centralized data integration platform tailored to the needs of their data scientists. - MultiThreaded

GREAT EXPECTATIONS
What You Need to Know Before Considering a PhD
This post suggests pondering the practical experience offered by industry jobs and the disproportionately high rate of depression amongst graduate students before you apply for a PhD program in machine learning or data science. - fast.ai

STEP AHEAD
Human translators are still on top—for now
Machine translation works well for sentences. For full documents? Not so much. - MIT Technology Review

MAKE THE SWITCH
4 Things You Should Stop Doing in SQL and Start Doing in Python
Each language has its strengths and we’ve often pondered the distinctions, but there are some actions in SQL that are simply more efficient in Python. - Mode

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