SkilledUp’s Complete List of Data Science Bootcamps & Fellowships

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

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Guide | How To Obtain an “Open Source” Masters in Data Science

A Masters in Data Science “Will Hunting Style”. More and more people are learning on-line via the flood of excellent “open source” resources of classes, ebooks, software, etc. Clare Corthell has created a website to allow anybody to take virtually the same curriculum offered for a Masters in Data Science for Free.

Will it be an official Masters? No. But an official Masters is not what is needed, it’s knowledge and experience working with the tools and techniques necessary to actually do Data Science. For some, this free curriculum will allow business-line leaders, Analysts and Programmers from other fields to fill in the education gaps and get better at their job, as well as, one step closer to being an actual Data Scientist. Read More

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Edu-Video | SVP Data Science George Gemelos of Tapad (AdTech) Discusses “Trade-offs in “Big Data” Architectural Decisions”

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

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Free eBook & Video Interview | “Data Driven” with Industry Leaders Hilary Mason, DJ Patil, and Josh Wills

Get FREE eBook “Data Driven: Creating a Data Culture” by Industry thought leaders DJ Patil, Resident Data Scientist at the White House, and Hilary Mason, Founder of Fast Forward Labs.

Also WATCH video interview as they discuss how to building a data strategy and creating a data culture with Cloudera’s Director of Data Science, Josh Wills. Read More

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Edu-VIDEO | Deploying Predictive Models in Python and R (Domino Data Lab)

Watch this video of Nick Elprin, founder of Domino Data Lab, talk about how to deploy predictive models into production, specifically in the context of a corporate enterprise use case. Nick demonstrates an easy way to “operationalize” your predictive models by exposing them as low-latency web services that can be consumed by production applications. Read More

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Edu-Video |”Building a Production Machine Learning Infrastructure” – Josh Wills /Dir. Data Scientist

(Reposted due to popular demand) Another great video from Josh Wills. Josh is Sr. Director of Data Science at Cloudera and has a gift for making fairly complicated technology explanations very digestible to the novice and intermediary techie.

What I most love about this video is how Josh explains -very clearly – the issue of translating analytics Machine Learning on a large set of data records (many individuals) and making it work well in a “real life” production environment on a single individual (think eCommerce). Watch Video

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