The Banana Data Podcast

The Messiness of Data

May 08, 2020 Dataiku Season 3 Episode 3
The Banana Data Podcast
The Messiness of Data
Show Notes

With the upcoming 2020 presidential election, there's a lot for data scientists and analysts to learn from the political realm and its unending streams of messy data. Will and Triveni sit down with seasoned political data expert, Grace Turke-Martinez, Analytics Director at The Messina Group to understand how political data professionals extrapolate insights from messy data, work around human indecision, and forecast using imperfect data sets.

Why You should Care about the Nate Silver v. Nassim Taleb Twitter War by Isaac Faber (Towards Data Science)

Solution to Riddle #2: 

Question:  I bought a baseball and a bat for a combined cost of $1.10. The baseball bat cost $1 more than the ball. So how much does the ball cost?

Answer: The answer is the baseball bat costs. $1 dollar and five cents. And the ball itself is five cents.

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