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15+ Resources to Get Started with R
R is the second most sought after language in data science behind Python, so gaining mastery of R is a prerequisite to a thriving career in the field. Whether you’re an experienced developer or a newbie considering a career move, here are some excellent resources so you can get... Read more
Attend ODSC Milan Data Science Community Day January 16
The field of data science isn’t confined to one or two pockets in America – it’s a global revolution that’s changing the landscape of industries throughout the world. That’s why we’re always introducing new meetings and events globally – all in the name of open data. We’re happy to... Read more
How to Get a Data Science Job Without a Degree
The technology and data science industries have been built on magical stories of geniuses who made millions without graduating college. With examples from Zuckerberg to Gates and everyone in between, it seems like a degree is one of the last things you need to become a success in Silicon... Read more
The Most Influential NLP Research of 2019
Natural language processing (NLP) is one of the most important technologies to arise in recent years. Specifically, 2019 has been a big year for NLP with the introduction of the revolutionary BERT language representation model. There are a large variety of underlying tasks and machine learning models powering NLP... Read more
The Best Soft Skill for Data Scientists
“Soft Skills” have become a commonly thrown around phrase when discussing a job search. It’s just vague enough that people don’t have to really commit to saying anything in particular, but it’s specific enough that we feel like we know what they’re saying anyway. In essence, a soft skill... Read more
Data Science Job Titles to Look Out for in 2020
Data scientists are disappearing. No, not in the physical sense (no rapture here), but in the job market. The term “data science” has been a catch-all term for years, but as companies better learn what goes into hiring data science teams, the generic “data science” job titles might go... Read more
Machine Learning for Education: Benefits and Obstacles to Consider in 2020
Want to learn more about how you can use machine learning for education within your organization? Attend ODSC East 2020 and learn from those who have made it happen. AI and Machine Learning are doing wonders in school education already.  [Related Article: Roles & Responsibilities of Artificial Intelligence in... Read more
Announcing the First ODSC East 2020 Speakers!
ODSC events for 2019 are all wrapped up, and now it’s time to start thinking and planning for the next decade. Our first major event of 2020 will be ODSC East April 13-17 in Boston, MA, and we’re excited to announce the first fifty speakers out of 280+ schedule.... Read more
Why Fast Data Matters for Business
Did you know that humans are creating more data now than they ever have in the history of the world? Of course you did. I’ve cited that knowledge tidbit in a few articles myself. And if that reminder does nothing but fill you with anxiety as a business owner,... Read more
How to Become a Data Engineer
Data science is splitting up, and that’s going to work in your favor. As companies and organizations begin to understand the complexity of working with big data, “data science” is losing its catch-all definition. One aspect of data science that continues to grow in popularity is data engineering. If... Read more