October 25, 2016 by Charlie
Scala World 2016 | Martin Odersky Keynote

Scala World 2016 took place in the UK in September – Here Martin Odersky, the creator of the Scala programming language gives the keynote. And link to other videos Read More

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October 17, 2016 by Ted O'Brien
“10 Myths About Machine Learning” – (Prof. Pedro Domingos)

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

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October 15, 2016 by Ted O'Brien
Renee Teate | “Becoming A Data Scientist” – Best Advice From 13 Data Scientist Interviews

Renee (Teate) just got back from PydataDC, where she gave this presentation on “Becoming A Data Scientist”, which intends to summarize and share what she has learned from her podcast series of 13 interviews with Data Scientists in the field. Read More

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October 15, 2016 by Ted O'Brien
Podcast Eps 13 | “Becoming a Data Scientist” Chief Data Scientist, Debbie Berebichez

Renee Teate Interviews Debbie Berebichez, Chief Data Scientist of Metis for the “Becoming A Data Scientist” series. Watch Interview

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September 14, 2016 by Ted O'Brien
How AirBnB Scaled from 5 to 70+ Data Scientists in 2 Years (via Kaggle)

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

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