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More Than Drug Discovery: AI in Biotech and Pharmaceuticals
We’re on the cusp of realizing true augmented intelligence. In data-heavy industries with a lot at stake, AI could reduce cost, operationalize the process, assist in scale, and reduce error. Nowhere is this more apparent than the process of drug discovery. AI in Biotech and pharmaceuticals can help because... Read more
Immersive Learning For Data Science – Cut the Learning Curve in Half
Technology, and data science specifically, has changed the hiring process. Education is only the start; experience is fast becoming a priority for those looking to find a job quickly. The catch-22? How do you get experience to get hired when you need employment to gain experience? Before you lose... Read more
Responsible AI 2020: Expectations for the Year Ahead
In 2020, enabling responsible application of AI technologies is one of the field’s foremost challenges as it transitions from research to practice. More and more, we’re hearing of researchers and practitioners from disparate disciplines highlighting the ethical and legal challenges posed by the use of AI in many current... Read more
Top MOOCs for Data Science in 2020
Last year I wrote an article on this topic and I wanted to update it for the new year—2020. As I teach introductory data science courses at UCLA, I embrace new learning resources with eyes wide open. I’m always looking for quality education options to recommend to my students... Read more
Call for ODSC Europe 2020 Speakers and Content Committee Members
We are excited to announce our official Call for Speakers for ODSC Europe 2020!  We are now accepting proposals for talks, workshops, and trainings. ODSC Europe will take place in Dublin, September 14-18, and will bring together 250+ speakers and 6,500+ data scientists, academics, and business professionals for 130+ sessions.... Read more
ODSC is proud to announce keynote speakers and other influencers for the ODSC East 2020 Virtual Conference this April 14-17 – ten preeminent researchers and visionaries who will kick off the already expert lineup set to speak at the community-based event for data science practitioners and AI engineers. These academics,... Read more
Smart Technologies in Enhancing Browsing Experiences
Zona is a speaker for ODSC East 2020 this April 13-17! Be sure to check out their talk, “Smart Technologies in Enhancing Browsing Experiences,” there! Information search is an activity that involves various techniques and methods for finding new data and insights. Physical and digital spaces as different contexts... Read more
3 Data Skills to Get Hired in 2020
We’ve been talking forever about how in-demand data science is, but don’t worry—you haven’t missed the boat (not by a long shot). The field is evolving, however, and with data science splitting into different job titles and everyone niching down, it can be tough to know where to get... Read more
How to Make the Transition from Data Analyst to Data Scientist
This is the year you’re making the jump from analyst to data scientist, and we are excited to see it happen (here are some other job titles to look out for too). Data science does make use of many of your current skills, but with a twist. Let’s take... Read more
Big Fields Hiring Data Scientists for 2020
You’re ready for your first data science job, or maybe you’re looking to make a change of field. Data science is still the hottest job market there is, even with the field niching down. If you need some inspiration before sending out your next resume, here are three fields... Read more