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How to get live web data into a spreadsheet without ever leaving Google Sheets

Blockspring have just released an integration with Import.io to let you automatically pull data from the web into a spreadsheet. They’ve created an awesome solution that lets you use a range of great APIs using only a spreadsheet. Their Excel and Google Sheets plugin enables you to bring data into your spreadsheet, run text-analysis and much more.

So today we want to show you how you can use live web data from a spreadsheet to do a bunch of cool things in just a few minutes. Currently…

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Added by Jennifer Methvin on September 3, 2015 at 4:36pm — No Comments

Data scientists are wasting their time

We all know that time is money, especially when you're paying a data scientist. But the New York Times reports that... 

"Data scientistsaccording to interviews and expert estimates, spend 50 percent to 80 percent of their time mired in [the] mundane labor of collecting and preparing unruly digital data, before it can be explored for useful nuggets."…

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Added by Jennifer Methvin on June 25, 2015 at 4:30am — 4 Comments

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