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Welcome! – Issue 9, September 2016

We hope you will join us for the inaugural Data Science Summit June 25-26 in Atlanta, GA. Our keynote speakers include Joseph Sirosh, CVP Microsoft Engineering, Satya Nadella, CEO Microsoft, and the father of modern data visualization, Dr. Edward Tufte. We will have sessions on big data storage and analytics... Read more »


Features – Issue 9, September 2016

Cognitive Services APIs and Deep Learning Toolkit Speed your development of projects like recommendations engines, text analytics, and search with Cognitive Services APIs. These pre-built, modular apps can be integrated using JSON into your applications. You can download the Computational Network Toolkit for free. You can use the CNTK for... Read more »

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Events – Issue 9, September 2016

In-Person Events EARL Conference – 13-15SEP16 – London, UK The Effective Applications of the R Language just keeps getting bigger and better. This year we are pleased to be exhibiting as well as sponsoring the evening reception at the Tower of London on Wednesday, 14SEP16; be sure to get your... Read more »

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Tips & Tricks – Issue 9, September 2016

Things you may find useful The trick to understanding NAs (missing values) in R A video series to walk you through Microsoft R Server Microsoft R Open 3.3.1 is now available for Mac, Linux, and Windows. Parts one and two of our Deep Learning series Our dplyrxdf cheat sheet for... Read more »

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Training & Education – Issue 9, September 2016

New Analtyics Training Resource – Learn Analytics Check out our selection of free training videos, online training options, and custom classroom topics for yourself, your colleagues and company. Microsoft Analytics Training on EdX From Excel to R and Python as well as Hadoop, Hive, and Spark – a lot of... Read more »