Nominate a Data Science Project for a $10,000 Grant at ODSC East 2019
Thanks to the efforts of academia, AI labs, and others, significant progress continues to be made in deep learning, machine learning, and data science in general. However, it’s thanks to the open source data science projects that many of these advances are quickly accessible to data scientist and developers.... Read more
Here’s Why You Can’t Hire a Data Scientist
As a business owner, you may be seeking a data scientist to help you derive value from your company’s data assets. This is a strategic move, one that your competitors are likely making as well, so you want to make this important hire count. In this article, I will... Read more
How To Make Your Deep Learning Process More Secure
Threats to security evolve with each new technology. History shows us this. Now that deep learning is on the rise, unique threats that both use and exploit deep learning paradigms are gaining traction. If your organization is involved in deep learning, the threats are going to change. Here’s how... Read more
Announcing the 2019 Regional Startup World Cup at ODSC East 2019
Startups face a major problem in getting their ideas off the ground: Funding. How do you raise the funds you need to push your project further? Where does the money come from? What relationship do you want to have with investors? How do you even find investors and supporters... Read more
Good, Fast, Cheap: How to do Data Science with Missing Data
When doing any sort of data science problem, we will inevitably run into missing data. Let’s say we’re interviewing 100 people and are recording their answers on a piece of paper in front of us. Specifically, one of our questions asks about income. Consider a few examples of missing... Read more
7 Reasons to Start (or Update) Your Github Profile
If you’re working in computer science, you’re part of the fourth industrial revolution. A big part of that revolution is access to open source code and libraries that can help you build your dream projects. You do this to land a job, but how do potential employers know what... Read more
The Citizen Data Science Path To Becoming A Data Scientist
Data science is a wide open field, so how do you get in on the action? Much of what you read about the job field cites master’s degrees and PhDs, but the truth is most companies don’t need such high-level skills. Citizen data scientists bridge an essential gap between... Read more
Should You Build or Buy Your Data Science Platform?
An increasingly common theme among many vendors exhibiting solutions at conferences for data scientists is AutoML data science platforms. It seems like every company has their own slant for how to automate the machine learning process. There are some pretty impressive and innovative products out there and I reviewed... Read more
3 Things Your Boss Won’t Care About in Your Data Visualizations
Data Visualization is a critical part of your job as a data scientist, but it does require a bit of skill and a bit of intuition. Visualizations have incredible power to both inform and obscure, so getting the fundamentals of visualization down is a foundational data science skill. When... Read more
5 Mistakes You’re Making With DataOps
Data is the driver for just about every modern business, and as companies consume more data more intelligently, there’s a need for better community and higher buy-in. DataOps stands to do to data what DevOps did to development.   [Related Article: Data Ops: Running ML Models in Production the... Read more