You probably have your favorite software and tools for writing reports and other text documents but what can we use when we want to write things that involve math equations and symbols? Today's post is a simple guide to getting started with technical writing with LaTeX. LaTeX is a software...

When we shop online, we often get recommendations for other products that are similar to ones we've been looking at. Systems that recommend related products and services are frequently referred to as recommendation systems. In today's Code Lab, we'll code a simple recommendation system using something called cosine similarity!

Today's post is the first in a new series called Algorithms in the Wild, where we'll discuss case studies featuring machine learning algorithms in some very interesting applications! Our first...

So far, we've been working with single numbers in our posts. Many kinds of data, however, can be represented by matrices. In order to discuss and learn about methods designed...

In our first code lab on estimating pi with dart throwing, we talked briefly about algorithms. If you're new to algorithms, we can think of them as recipes, or instructions,...

In our last two posts, we went over how to start making data visualizations in R with ggplot2. Now that we've finished that series, let's work on a Code Lab...

Have you ever wondered how to make colorful and interesting plots and charts for data visualization? Today’s post is Part 1 of a two-part series on getting started with data...