Blendo Weekly – Wed, Aug 24th, 2016

Giorgos Psistakis

Email Marketing Data versus Transactional Email Data (read now)

As we rely more and more on analytics for email marketing, it is becoming important to select the tools that we’ll use by also considering the email marketing data that we can have access to. So what is the difference between Email Marketing Data and Transactional Email Data? And how important is it for our analytics purposes?

Access your data in Amazon Redshift and PostgreSQL with Python and R

This week one of the most popular post was how to access data in Amazon Redshift and PostgreSQL with Python and R.

+ A Beginner’s Guide to Neural Networks with R (via

From Around The Web


This week, NASA announced that will release all their research and datasets as Open Data. NASA launched a new agency-wide data portal. They also have Developer Resources as NASA provides an API for all these sources too! (via

+ If you are more into space data check the data portal from ESA.


Kaggle launched an Open Data platform too! They opened their Kaggle Datasets plus they provide the ability to instantly share and publish data through Kaggle. (via


Forget Python vs. R, read how they can work together (via


Olympic Games in Rio have finished. How difficult do you think it is to win an Olympic gold metal? Well it hasn’t been this difficult since 1896. (via

+ Carmelo Anthony Really Is Better On Team USA


A great post from Mode with Python libraries for formatting and cleaning data.

+ And here are 21+ Online courses to help you get started with data cleaning.