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Trending Topics Coming to ODSC East 2021
With 80+ hands-on training sessions and workshops and over 300+ hours of content, it can be difficult to determine which ODSC East sessions this March 30th to April 1st will help you develop your target skills. To help you identify the sessions you want to attend,... Read more
AI and the Fight against Fake News & Fake Stats
One of the biggest challenges facing society today is the proliferation of fake news and fake stats. It is relatively easy, today, to come up with statistics and charts that can bolster dubious claims. But, it is much more difficult to counter such claims. And it... Read more
Dataset Management for Computer Vision
When building computer vision solutions, the emphasis is usually on the modeling side and on leveraging the latest algorithm. While the model is important, in my experience I have found that an even more important component to delivering a successful solution is to build and maintain... Read more
Announcing the First Speakers for ODSC Europe 2021
Europe has a diverse cohort of AI professionals that are constantly redefining the field as a whole. Between unique startups, established companies, and research universities, there’s plenty of work being done. At ODSC Europe 2021, we’re aiming to showcase everything that’s being done in the realm... Read more
Scaling LightGBM with Dask
LightGBM is an open-source framework for solving supervised learning problems with gradient-boosted decision trees (GBDTs). It ships with built-in support for distributed training, which just means “using multiple machines at the same time to train a model”. Distributed training can allow you to train on larger... Read more
Measure Twice, Model Once
Supervised machine learning is essentially classification: ball vs strike; dog vs cat vs horse vs cow; etc. For these types of problems, the most fundamental question is always: can I create an accurate and generalized model (classifier) from the data I have collected? Today, the only... Read more
Data Visualization for Data Scientists – Choosing the Right Tool for the Job
Photo for Data Visualization for Data Scientists by David Pisnoy on Unsplash. Data visualization sometimes gets categorized as a field separate from machine learning or data science. Skill in designing effective, attractive plots and graphs doesn’t show up in job descriptions in the same way as... Read more
Virtual Networking and Extra Events Coming to ODSC East 2021
Although ODSC East Virtual is the conference for building the data science skills you need to achieve your career and personal goals, expert-led training sessions, workshops, and talks are not the only career-advancing opportunities it has to offer. You’ll also have the chance to build new... Read more
Announcing the ODSC East 2021 Virtual Conference Keynotes
We’re thrilled to announce the featured speakers for ODSC East Virtual 2021, March 30th-April 1st. These preeminent researchers and practitioners will be kicking off our expert lineup scheduled to speak at the only virtual data science conference. These ODSC East 2021 keynotes are leaders in applied... Read more
Call for ODSC Europe 2021 Speakers and Content Committee Members
We are excited to announce our official Call for Speakers for the ODSC Europe 2021 Virtual Conference!  We are now accepting proposals for talks, workshops, and training sessions. You can apply now to speak at ODSC Europe! The ODSC Europe 2021 Virtual Conference will take place... Read more