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How Women are Conquering the S&P 500
How Woman are Conquering the S&P 500 from odsc According to Credit Suisse’s Gender 3000 report, at the end of 2013, women accounted for 12.9% of top management in 3000 companies across 40 countries. However, since 2009, companies with women as 25-50% of their management team returned 22-29%. If... Read more
Peter Bull at ODSC Boston 2015
Using your Powers for Good: Data Science in the Social Sector Using your powers for good: Data science in the social sector from odsc Just like every major corporation today, nonprofits and governments have more data than ever before. And just like those corporations, they are eager to tap... Read more
Saul Diez-Guerra at ODSC Boston 2015
What We Learned While Teaching Python and Data Science Pedagogy and lessons learned from teaching an online introductory Python and Data Science courses. This is how we approached the matter, what we learned and where we want to go next. Presenter Bio: Saul Diez-Guerra works as Engineering Lead at... Read more
Scikit-Learn for Easy Machine Learning: the Vision, the Tool, and the Project Scikit-learn for easy machine learning: the vision, the tool, and the project from Gael Varoquaux Scikit-learn is a popular machine learning tool. What can it do for you?Why you you want to use it? What can you... Read more
Lynn Root at ODSC Boston 2015
Metric-Driven Development: See the Forest for the Trees At Spotify, my team struggled to be awesome. We had a very loose understanding of what product/service our squad was responsible for, and even less so of the expectations our internal and external customers had for those services. Other than “does... Read more
Ted Dunning at ODSC Boston 2015
Anomaly Detection In a complex world of rapidly changing information, it’s not easy to find something that is rare – but it’s even harder if you do not know what to look for. In this webinar, Ted Dunning and Ellen Friedman, authors of the O’Reilly ebook, Practical Machine Learning:... Read more
Wes McKinney at ODSC Boston 2015
DataFrames: The Extended Cut DataFrames: The Extended Cut from odsc This talk will give an overview of data frame libraries and toolkits across most languages and systems in use for data science and analytics today. We’ll highlight strengths and weaknesses and opportunities for community work. Presenter Bio: Wes McKinney... Read more
ODSC Interview with Lynn Root (Engineer at Spotify)
Bio: Lynn Root is an insomniac software engineer for Spotify, founder of the San Francisco Chapter of PyLadies, board member of the Python Software Foundation, and member of the Django Software Foundation. She holds a business degree in finance and economics but fell in love with programming in 2011. Read more
ODSC Interview with Gael Varoquaux
Gaël Varoquaux is an INRIA faculty researcher working on data science for brain imaging in the Neurospin brain research institute (Paris, France). His research focuses on modeling and mining brain activity in relation to cognition. Years before the NSA, he was hoping to make bleeding-edge data processing available across... Read more
Bill Disch at ODSC Boston 2015
Modeling in the Healthcare Industry: A Collaborative Approach Modeling in the Healthcare Industry: A Collaborative Approach from odsc Evariant has partnered with, and are using DataRobot for multivariate predictive analytics because it is a flexible, robust, and extremely efficient tool for maximizing our modeling efforts, as well as an... Read more