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Looking at both sides of the data lake argument

Some see it as the new data warehouse for the Big Data era, while others see a mess that can easily turn into a swamp.

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AI and machine learning: Powering the next-gen enterprise

IT leaders are already starting to reap the rewards promised by AI and machine learning -- and a recent survey reveals half are considering greater investment as we hit economic headwinds.

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14 IT certifications that will survive and thrive in the pandemic

These tech certifications not only have high value now, but employers will continue to value them as the coronavirus continues.

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The Internet of Things in 2020: More vital than ever

Just when we needed it most, the internet of things is delivering gobs of data and remote device control across almost every industry, from healthcare to agriculture.

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How to add color to your ggplot2 text in R

See how to style your headlines, axis text, and more in your ggplot graphs with the R ggtext package. Download the data from Sharon's associated article:...

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How to code an interactive shiny app to search Twitter: Do More With R bonus video

Learn how to turn code from Episode 41 into an interactive shiny Web app.

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How to search Twitter with R

See how to search, filter, and sort tweets using R and the rtweet package. It’s a great way to follow conference hashtags. If you want to follow along with the optional code for creating clickable URL links, make sure to install the...

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How to send SMS text messages from R

See how to send a text message directly from an R script with Twilio and the Twilio R package.

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How to use the sf package in R

See how to do GIS calculations in R with this tutorial on finding the ZIP code for a US address.

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Machine learning and AI advancements

The hype around artificial intelligence and machine learning is giving way to real use. Join us as InfoWorld’s Serdar Yegulalp and IDG TECHtalk host Ken Mingis discuss how AI and ML have become easier to put into production, how AI...

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How to merge in R

See how to merge data in R three different ways: with base R’s merge function, dplyr’s family of join functions, and the data.table package.

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IT certifications and training center

Certifications show that you’re committed to your job, have specific skills and are willing to up your game. Check out our online training courses and guides to top certifications -- all part of your Insider Pro subscription.

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How to use the dtplyr package

The dtplyr 1.0 package lets you write dplyr R code and access speedy data.table performance. Find out how

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R data.table in 5 minutes

Get a quick look at the R data.table package in this 5-minute tutorial that gives a sample of the package’s speed and power.

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