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Intro to D3
Abstract: Visualizations are the most important way we can intuitively make sense of our data. And the best way to dig deeper into our data is to make those visualizations interactive. Everyone from the New York Times to Google is using interactive visualizations to tell stories... Read more
Data Science Summit 2017
An African tale says that in Taubiland there lived in ancient, ancient times a man who possessed all the wisdom of the world. He hid all the wisdom in a jug. One day when he climbed a tree to hide the jug, his son gave him some advice about climbing ( a lesson of wisdom, which... Read more
4 Strategic Takeaways from ODSC 2017
From teams and priorities to communication and crowdsourcing Lux Research recently attended the 2017 Open Data Science Conference (ODSC) in Boston, a large, multi-day event with speakers ranging from Amazon’s Data and Analytics Practice Lead to the U.S. EPA’s Chief Data Scientist. The conference presented a... Read more
ODSC East US Attendees Visualization
Everyone – well, almost everyone – likes maps, especially maps with interesting data. The final product of analysis hides the mountain of work that goes into its creation. In this case, all the blood, sweat, and tears comes from those versed in the intricacies of geospatial... Read more
Top 10 Signs of the Textpocalypse – Steve Cohen ODSC Boston 2015
Top 10 Signs of the Textpocalypse from odsc Human-generated text may be the next frontier for big data analysis, but we humans are complicated beasts and the text we generate is messy and complicated in ways that can confound analysis. We’ll describe the top ten mistakes... Read more
Mark Higgins ODSC Boston 2015 – Crowd Sourced Data Science Competitions
Mark higginscrowd sourced_data_science_competitions from odsc Data science is increasingly relevant for a wide range of companies. Tools and infrastructure for data science are growing but are extremely fragmented. Hiring the right data scientists and creating an environment to host and analyze the data continue to be... Read more
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... 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... 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... 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?... Read more