Lynx Roundup, May 23rd 2018

Lynx Roundup, May 23rd 2018

Daily roundup of Data Science news around the industry, 5/23/2018.

Matthew Alhonte
Matthew Alhonte

what on Earth? who knew lynxes made this sound?

https://johncarlosbaez.wordpress.com/2018/05/19/circuits-bond-graphs-and-signal-flow-diagrams/

https://andrewgelman.com/2018/05/18/awesome-data-visualization-tool-brain-research/

https://machinelearningmastery.com/how-to-transform-data-to-fit-the-normal-distribution/

https://www.washingtonpost.com/graphics/2018/food/food-trucks/

https://www.confluent.io/blog/visualizations-on-apache-kafka-made-easy-with-ksql/

https://www.storybench.org/tick-center-public-integrity-using-survey-coverage-tick-borne-illness-climate-change/

Fits very well with recent(-ish) findings on microglia. Microglia are the brain's immune cells, and they can either be in "doing immune system stuff" mode, OR they can be pruning connections between neurons. They've found lotsa stuff about how microglia spending too much time in "doing immune system stuff" mode is associated with lots of mental disorders. https://www.nature.com/articles/s41467-018-04268-8

https://www.statnews.com/2018/05/14/memory-transfer-between-snails-challenges-standard-theory/

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Matthew Alhonte

Supervillain in somebody's action hero movie. Experienced a radioactive freak accident at a young age which rendered him part-snake and strangely adept at Python.