Machine Learning is at the core of data science and we see it’s applications all over now (i.e. recommender engines, etc.). As Pedro Domingos’s Professor of Computer Science U. Washington writes in the piece, “In reality, the main purpose of machine learning is to predict the future.” It’s important to be aware of the MYTHs associated with Machine Learning. Read More
In 2013, Airbnb had a small, centralized team of five data scientists serving the data needs of the company. Since then, they have grown to become one of the largest, most innovative startup teams with over 70 data scientists now serving separate business units. In addition to setting a consistently high bar on new hires and focusing on technical mentorship from peers, the structure of the organization has been key to successful growth. Read More
Kaggle is a community of almost 450K data scientists who have built nearly 2 million machine learning models to participate in its competitions. Data scientists come to Kaggle to learn, collaborate and develop the state of the art in machine learning. This talk will cover some of the lessons on winning techniques we have learned from the Kaggle community. Watch Video
(Re-post) Got a need for speed processing Big Data? In this video talk given at the Apache Flink Meetup in NYC, Slim Baltagi goes over everything you need to know right now about Flink. If you utilize big data analytics, then this is a must watch video!! Enjoy Learn More
Next Tuesday (April 19th), Metis’s 6 Week program “Intro to Data Science” begins. It runs Tuesday and Thursday evenings from 6:30pm – 9:30pm in midtown NYC. I was at the Open House last week and will be attending.There are a couple of seats left. Love the lead instructor Sergey Fogelson. Read More
The Data Incubator is an intensive 7 week bootcamp that prepares the best scientists and engineerings with advanced degrees to work as data scientists and quants. Read More
Watch a FREE 60 minute Webinar by Forrester Research analyst Mike Gualtieri and Skytree CTO and co-founder, Alexander Gray, Ph.D., to understand the key trends, challenges, and emerging solutions that portend the future of data science. More…
Some of the top Data Scientist in the world have shifted their collective brainpower to attach one of the most important problems facing human beings today Heath Care. Watch Videos from the IT Dot Health Conference 2015 to learn about how the problem is being addressed via IT and Data Science.
The Keynote is by DJ Patil, the Chief Data Scientist of the United States. Read More
Cool company alert! SkilledUp, which bills itself as an “education reformer” was built to help you find online courses, gain and increase your skills and prove your worth to employers.
Call it a public service, call it amazing – they call it transforming education. See their complete LIST of DATA SCIENCE Bootcamps & Fellowships! Read More
George Gemelos , SVP Data Science, of Tapad a leader in cross-platform advertising, discuss how initial Big Data architectural decisions can have downstream effects, as well as the tradeoffs between online and offline Big Data implementations.
Tapad is one of the hottest adtech startups in New York City and the presentation was given at Data Driven NYC Event. Watch Video