Exploratory Data Analysis with Matthew Renze

Kyle hijacks Matthew Renze at Prairie Dev Con 2016 to talk about exploratory data analysis and the increasingly popular programming language, R.
Recorded on Tuesday, April 12, 2016


  • What is exploratory data analysis?
  • Compared to machine learning and data mining
  • Numerical analysis and data visualization
  • Choosing a visualization
  • The psychology of choosing a visualization
  • Lying with statistics
  • Pitching exploratory analysis to developers
  • Using R for analysis
  • R in the Microsoft ecosystem
  • Evolution of R in the community
  • Impact of data analysis
  • Making sense of the flood of data
  • Academic data analysis vs commercial data analysis
  • Importance of having a statistical background
  • Machine learning and artificial intelligence
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