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What are Some of the Best Practices for Hiring Data Scientists?
Instead of focusing on any particular issue or advancement relating to data science, Alluvium founder Drew Conway used his platform at ODSC to discuss an important issue relating to the field’s culture: how to hire data scientists for your company. Drawing from his extensive experience on both sides of... Read more
Introduction to R Shiny
Alyssa is a speaker for ODSC East 2019 this April 30 to May 3! Attend her talk “Data Visualization with R Shiny.” What is R Shiny? Shiny is an R package that enables you to build interactive web apps using both the statistical power of R and the interactivity... Read more
Linguistics In NLP: Why So Complex?
Natural language processing has many applications across both business and software development, but roadblocks in human language have made text challenging to analyze and replicate. Why can’t computers seem to get it exactly right? Mariana Romanyshyn from Grammarly sheds light on why and discusses what you need to know... Read more
Data Visualization and the Data Science Workflow
If you think you can get away with poor communication skills as a data scientist because the data will speak for itself, Dr. Lindsay Brin is here to tell you otherwise. She believes that learning how to communicate data through proper visualization is critical for data scientists and outlines... Read more
Integrating Textual and Visual Information Into a Powerful Visual Search Engine
GSI Technology recently hosted a panel discussion on visual search at ODSC West 2018. The panel featured presentations from Clarifai, eBay, Google, Walmart Labs/Jet.com, and Wayfair. This blog post summarizes Walmart Labs/Jet.com’s panel presentation from the conference. Their presentation showed how they used Elasticsearch, a popular text search engine, to build a... Read more
7 Tips for Visual Search at Scale
Visual search is a rapidly emerging trend that is ideal for retail segments, such as fashion and home design, because they are largely driven by visual content, and style is often difficult to describe using text search alone. It is a topic of interest to data scientists, as evidenced... Read more
5 Ways To Make The Most Out Of An Expo Hall Experience
The expo hall is an exciting part of any conference. There’s so much going on, the freebies, the new tech, the possibility of finding your next big thing. I know you’re tempted to wing it, but you’d be making a mistake going in without a clear plan of action.... Read more
5 ODSC Talks to Teach You Machine Learning Today
The internet provides an abundance of content to teach you how to implement machine learning algorithms. Are you overwhelmed and unsure where to begin? These videos of top-rated Open Data Science Conference talks are a great introduction to the topic and offer a great starting point to launch into... Read more
Watch: Applied Finance – The Third Culture with Steve Lawrence
What can financial analysts learn from computer scientists about data science? And can computer scientists change their approach to appeal to finance professionals? Data scientists typically argue about the relative merits of the statistical and algorithmic approaches to data mining (Leo Breiman – The Two Cultures). Anyone who has... Read more
The Latest Advances in Classification With Too Many Labels
At ODSC London 2018, Dr. Michael Swarbrick Jones, Ph.D. gave a technical lecture on the latest in large-scale multilabel classification and how practitioners should be managing their hyperparameters and data to get the most out of their models, focusing specifically on problems where there are thousands or tens of... Read more