ODSC Team

ODSC Team

Community Developers

Bio: ODSC connects you to the world’s largest community of practicing data scientists, AI experts, and industry executives. Our data science conferences in Boston, San Francisco, London, and other locations attract thousands of data science attendees. Our co-located CxO Summit and AI Expo is a magnet for top executives from some of the world’s largest companies seeking solutions.

2017 ODSC Data Science Award: scikit-learn

2017 ODSC Data Science Award: scikit-learn

The ODSC Team was thrilled to present scikit-learn the Outstanding Data Science Project award, East, in Boston on May 5th.  Scikit-learn has been instrumental in making high quality machine learning algorithms more accessible to countless data scientists, students and practitioners.  As an active ongoing project it has made a tremendous contribution to the open source […]

Julia 0.5 Highlights

Julia 0.5 Highlights

To follow along with the examples in this blog post and run them live, you can go to JuliaBox, create a free login, and open the “Julia 0.5 Highlights” notebook under “What’s New in 0.5”. The notebook can also be downloaded from here. Julia 0.5 is a pivotal release. It introduces more transformative features than […]

D3 annotation

D3 annotation

Introduction Annotations establish context, and direct our users to insights and anomalies. So why are annotations so few and far between in visualizations on the web? Because implementing them is difficult. But it shouldn’t be. Use d3-annotation with built-in annotation types, or extend it to make custom annotations. It is made for d3-v4 in SVG. […]

Notable R package Updates

Notable R package Updates

There are many upgrades on different R libraries. Here are few of most useful ones: ggplot: GGplot is a very strong Data Visualization tool in R. Ggplot2 is perhaps the most famous data visualization library out there. Its combination of being accessible and incredibly powerful are the largest contributors to this standing.   There is […]

ODSC Statement: Executive Order on Immigration

ODSC Statement: Executive Order on Immigration

Many people think of ODSC as just a conference, but we are first and foremost a global community.   When we started ODSC in January 2015, we chose ‘Data Science for All’ as our slogan with the goal of making data science accessible to everyone, regardless of their age, sex, nation, place of birth, financial […]

Tech Tackles Cancer with St. Baldrick’s.

Tech Tackles Cancer with St. Baldrick’s.

The St. Baldrick’s Foundation is the largest private funder of childhood cancer research grants.  Boston Based tech entrepreneur Chris Lynch is spearheading a $100M campaign to galvanize the tech community behind funding research to cure childhood cancers. We fully support this effort. Please read Chris’s message below. I want to invite you to participate in […]

Embedding Interactive Maps into an IPython Notebook

Embedding Interactive Maps into an IPython Notebook

By Agustin Barto, Senior Python developer at Machinalis and By Luis Sanchez, Quantitative Analyst, Data Scientist and CEO of ttwick.com. Introduction There are many sources of geolocated data for interesting events available on the Internet. The data ranges from catastrophic events as the latest earthquakes, to the most mundane of tweets regarding Kim Kardashian. Putting […]

ODSC East 2016 | Ruslan Vaulin – “Big Science Meets Big Data Analytics”

ODSC East 2016 | Ruslan Vaulin – “Big Science Meets B...

Abstract: What is in common between observing gravitational-wave signals from colliding black holes and detecting a fraud, network intrusion or an event in sensor networks? A lot more than you might have suspected. Large experiments in physics and astronomy have been dealing with some of the same challenges arising in these and variety of other […]

Andy Palmer – “Data Unification in Biopharma”

Andy Palmer – “Data Unification in Biopharma”

Bio: Andy Palmer is co-founder and CEO of data analytics start-up Tamr, Inc. , a company that he founded with fellow serial entrepreneur and 2014 Turing Award winner Michael Stonebraker, PhD, adjunct professor at MIT CSAIL; Ihab Ilyas, University of Waterloo;and others. Previously, Palmer was co-founder and founding CEO of Vertica Systems, a pioneering big data […]