Analytics for Startups

At our amazing Hauz Khas Village office in Cercles we have great startups working to help education , design tools, and generally help with making the world a better place

As a monthly initiative we gave this brief one hour demo on how even non data scientists (ugh!) can use analytics

Analytics for Startups and SMEs

Any takers please?

More Hispanic Data Scientists please

Our amazing Spanish language volunteer Isabel came to India to learn Sitar but also helps in her spare time to translate our presentations in Spanish.

We think the Spanish speaking world could do with more data scientists- to help us with Isabel helped volunteer with translation for Python   R and SAS languages in Science. Yes we think science needs more polyglots.


Have a look Amigos and Buno Data Science

Gracias Isabel

Python in Spanish

R in Spanish

SAS in Spanish

Using ggplot in Python #python #dataviz

Based on the open source project at here is small training ppt created by one of our wonderful summer interns Sarah

Hat Tip  to

Leland Wilkinson the inventor of Grammar of Graphics now works for Tableau Software



Get you app on Droid

1 Download and Install   IntelliJ IDEA

2 To update which version of Java you want

$ sudo update-alternatives --config java

3 Download and Install Android Studio

4 Learn about basic app building from MIT App Builder ( its a GUI so relax) Screenshot from 2015-08-19 11:44:13

5 Give up building yourself and post for a developer for your Android app at




Installing and Using Spark easily with Python or R on Ubuntu #python #rstats

  1. Download spark from (say to home/ajay/Desktop/BDA )
  2. Change to the directory from terminal cd /home/ajay/Desktop/BDA
  3. Unzip the file
    tar -xvf spark-1.4.1-bin-hadoop2.6.tgz
  4. Change to the directory created ( say you unizpped spark file above and renamed it spark) ajay@Inspiron-3542:~/Desktop/BDA$ cd spark
  5. Run the command ./bin/pyspark Screenshot from 2015-08-18 11:58:34
  6. To look at local jobs see (or based on what you get from your terminal after running command in step 4)

Screenshot from 2015-08-18 11:57:56








to do this with R just use .bin/sparkR

Screenshot from 2015-08-18 12:02:19