A Look Back on ODSC West 2019 – Our Last Physical Event!
ODSC West 2019 feels like forever ago, and after the whirlwind year of 2020, it might as well have been. It was also our last in-person event, as we shifted to virtual events since then due to COVID-19. As we continue preparations for ODSC West 2021... Read more
The History and Future of AI with Michael I. Jordan
According to Michael I. Jordan, professor at the University of California, Berkeley AI lab, AI history—and the history of almost any type of engineering—is really just the history of trying to build things. During his talk, “Towards a Blend of Machine Learning and Microeconomics,” Jordan discusses... Read more
ODSC West 2019 Keynote Dawn Song on AI and Security
The stakes are higher than ever now for AI and security. Following Sepideh Seifzadeh’s keynote on managing the AI lifecycle, Dawn Song of the University of California’s BAIR Lab took the stage to discuss an important but often overlooked component of the AI lifecycle: Security, specifically... Read more
ODSC West 2019 Keynote Rachel Thomas on Algorithmic Bias
As algorithms are increasingly used in ways that affect daily life, the issue of algorithmic bias becomes ever more important. In her keynote address at ODSC West 2019, Rachel Thomas, co-founder of fast.ai and director of the University of San Francisco Center for Applied Data Ethics,... Read more
Announcing the ODSC West 2019 Data Science Award Winners
ODSC was started with a desire to build a community around data science and to make it more accessible. Sheamus McGovern, the founder of ODSC, said: “in this attempt, we owe a debt of gratitude .” Open source work is really... Read more
How to Attend ODSC West 2019 For Free
In the nature of open-source data science, we want to make our conferences accessible to those who may not have a chance to attend. For ODSC West 2019, we have a few ways that you can attend for free to experience content from world-renowned speakers and... Read more
ODSC West 2019 Talks and Workshops to Expand and Apply R Skills
At this point, most of us know the basics of using and deploying R—maybe you took a class on it, maybe you participated in a hackathon. That’s all important (and we have tracks for getting started with Python if you’re not there yet), but once you... Read more
Day by Day Guide to ODSC West 2019
Next week is ODSC West 2019 in San Francisco and it’s time to start planning your schedule in earnest. With 300+ hours of content and 100+ trainings and workshops led by our expert speakers ranging in level from beginner to advanced, we know it can be... Read more
R-Related Talks Coming to ODSC West 2019
R is one of the most commonly-used languages within data science, and its applications are always expanding. From the traditional use of data or predictive analysis, all the way to machine or deep learning, the uses of R will continue to grow and we’ll have to... Read more
Learn to Tell a Story With Your Data. Watch the ODSC West 2019 Livestream for Free!
Disclaimer: This is a video taken from our Livestream from Boston. Sign up to watch our ODSC West 2019 Livestream for no cost! http://bit.ly/LiveStreamODSCWest2019  You’re a data scientist who wants to use impactful data to influence important business decisions. But how do you present your data... Read more