Breaking down the essential concepts behind regression techniques


Machine learning and statistics have many applications in business and the social sciences. However, the theory is often intimidating and not easily understood. In this series of articles, I aim to demystify the concepts behind the common tools used in data science and machine learning, starting with linear regression.



From a humble publishing shop to a global network enterprise, News Corp’s growth was nothing short of revolutionary.

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“All newspapers are run to make profits. Full stop.” — Rupert Murdoch

In the 1990s, under the vision of its principal stakeholder and owner Rupert Murdoch, News Corp strategically began to acquire properties and holdings in film, cable programming, and the Internet. Within the mere span of 20 years, the…

Clarence San

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