Category Archives: Data Science

Advice to Data Science Noobs

Recently I was at Dev Day in Poland; there was a speaker there, Chad Fowler, and he gave a talk on the Passionate Programmer 10 Years On. The talk was good, but in one particular place, he spoke about advice … Continue reading

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Died After Being Found Fit to Work. Really?

In this post I want to deal with this Guardian story (note: this story was also covered in other newspapers). In this article the Guardian claim that 2,380 people died shortly after being declared fit to work by the Department … Continue reading

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Always Check Behind the Headlines

So STV are carrying a news story saying 53% of Scots are now in favour of Independence. Hmm, thinks I, unlikely given the level of upfuckery conducted by the SNP around education and the NHS right now, not to mention … Continue reading

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The Deadly Sins of Social Media Analysts

In case you haven’t heard, there’s a general election coming up here in the UK. This has caused a spike in the number of analysis I’m seeing from social media companies, a large number of them containing some horrific “sins … Continue reading

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UK General Election Day 30 Twitter Analysis

This is the analysis for Wednesday 30th April 2015. There’s two stand out items on the chart today, the first being that #UKIP are in number 3 spot, and the second is the continuing rise of #SNPOUT. The more the … Continue reading

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UK General Election Day 29 Twitter Analysis

Welcome to the analysis for Tuesday 28th April 2015. Let’s jump straight in by looking at the hashtag chart: As we enter the last stages of the election, all the parties are making their mark on the chart, with the … Continue reading

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UK General Election Day 22 Twitter Analysis

After yesterday’s detour to look at the party’s manifestos, we return today to looking at the Twitter stream for Tuesday 21st April 2015; starting with the Hashtag Chart: The SNP and Labour continue the trend of topping the chart. The … Continue reading

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