An edited (much better) version appeared on iAfrikan [Evernote Mirror] South Africa is one of the few countries on the continent that publishes marriage and divorce data. Even better, Statistics South Africa (StatsSA) makes available individual (couple) information about marriages and …

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This article originally appeared on 'The Global Scientist' [Evernote Mirror] Imagine trying to teach a machine how to play chess. There are numerous small steps to teach; strategies to start the game, strategies to play the middle of the game and …

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Having given an overview of why we would want to find influential people on Twitter or a social network in Part I, now we move on to more data on the Intersexions dataset. Mainly: What the data is and how …

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