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Announcement: Data Science Conference on August 8th, 9th - Hi Folks, A "Data Science" Conference will be held the weekend of August 8th and 9th at Microsoft NERD.  The conference will have two main tracks that will occur in parallel.  On the top floors at MS there will be presentations from loc John V. Jul 28, 2015 7:53 PM
Research / Benchmarking Study on Adoption of Data Science & Big Data Tools - Hi Folks, Arvind Karunakaran, who is PhD student over at MIT's business school, has reached out to me as he is performing a study pertaining on the adoption of "data science" and "big data" tools.   He's interested in working with manage John V. Jun 4, 2015 11:33 AM
Call for Speakers for "Boston Data-Con for Social Good" - Hi Folks,   This August at Microsoft NERD we will be having a weekend event geared at the intersection of "Data Science and Social Good". If you are interested in participating as a presenter, volunteer, or session chair, then please l John V. May 28, 2015 6:58 PM
Big Data for Enterprises / Vendor Roadshow Event - Hi Folks,   So whereas yesterday was an email on a Social Good initiative, in June two big data-related companies, MapR and Cisco, are headlining a vendor-lead event.  Some folks may recall that Ted Dunning of MapR had visited our gro John V. May 1, 2015 3:40 PM
"Data Science for Social Good" Group and Kick-Off Event - Hi Folks,   A few weeks back the Office of Science and Technology Policy held meetings with various Meetup groups to discuss how to collaborate on National initiatives.  This meeting included several non-profits including DataKind, Ba John V. Apr 30, 2015 6:25 PM
Upcoming Hackathons / Datathons - Hi Folks,   I have updated the "upcoming hackathons" page to include one this weekend that is focused on EdTech. It will run just this Saturday, and is being held in Boston.   http://bostondatacommunity.org­/hackathons/ John V. Apr 23, 2015 5:02 PM
White House OSTP National Initiatives: Meetup Poll; Meeting Summary - Hi Folks, Many thanks to everyone who voted in National Initiatives poll question!  During the OSTP / NSF meetin John V. Apr 13, 2015 6:01 PM
White House Data Science Initiative: Very Quick Poll Question!!! - Hi Folks,   The White House's Office of Science and Technology Policy is working with several Meetups across the country on a new initiative to apply Data Science to key national objectives (e.g. healthcare, energy, education, jobs, tr John V. Apr 10, 2015 1:10 PM
Upcoming EdTech Events including a Datathon / Hackathon - Hi Folks,   One of the themes for this group is collaborating with different industry groups on events since members work across a wide variety of areas such as education, healthcare, biotech, energy, travel, marketing, etc. The Educat John V. Mar 30, 2015 6:55 PM
Upcoming Regional Conferences related to Data Science - Hi Folks, Various conference organizers have asked that I pass along info on their upcoming events.  Rather than send 5 or 6 separate emails, I have placed them in a table on the general website, and added few more (below link).  These events John V. Mar 20, 2015 12:27 PM
Call for Analytic, DataViz and Big Data Vendors for a "Showcase Night" - Hi Folks, For a few reasons, I would like to propose an all-vendor showcase event where we have as many big data / machine learning / database / dataviz vendors as possible.  Two key reasons are:   (1) One of the challen John V. Mar 17, 2015 11:29 AM
Upcoming Hackathons - Hi Folks, This weekend there are a couple local hackathons that I thought to pass along:   1. A MIT Big Data Hackathon is occur John V. Mar 12, 2015 4:48 PM
Online Courses related to Big Data, Analytics, Machine Learning, et al. - Hi Folks,   I have updated the Boston Data Community's online course section to include new info.  A list of 50+ courses follows an overview section.  Please see:   http://bostondatacommunity.org­/onlinecourses/ John V. Mar 8, 2015 11:39 AM
Call for Speakers - Marketing, Finance, Healthcare, or IT Analytics - Hi Folks,   Over the past few years since being formed this group has had different annual themes including R, Big Data, Python, and DataViz.  Last year we held Boston Data-Con which was rooted in all of these core data science tools John V. Jan 28, 2015 6:15 PM
Harvard ComputeFest Next Week - Free Workshops - Hi Folks,   Harvard runs an annual ComputerFest where they offer workshops for R, Python, MATLAB, Mathematica, Amazon Web Services, and NVIDIA GPU.  These 2 to 3-hour workshops occur during the day, and range from beginner to advanced John V. Jan 8, 2015 8:01 PM
"R Meetup Event" Archive: Beta Testers and Volunteers Needed - Hi Folks, An initial site has been built that is an archive of past R Meetups from around the world. This database includes ~2,000 events and ~3,000 links to content such as slides, code, and video.  The topics cover most everything R with int John V. Nov 14, 2014 3:16 PM
Global Meetup Data Events Page: Help Needed with UX Design (w/ Correct Email address) - Hi Folks,   A couple of us are currently working on a project to aggregate all Meetup Data-related events world-wide which would allow one to search and find content (e.g. slides, video) from all past Meeetups.  John V. Nov 1, 2014 1:25 PM
Global Meetup Data Events Page: Help Needed with User-Inter​face Design - Hi Folks,   A couple of us are currently working on a project to aggregate all Meetup Data-related events world-wide which would allow one to search and find content (e.g. slides, video) from all past Meeetups.  For example, since 200 John V. Nov 1, 2014 1:18 PM
DrivenData: Online Data Science Competitions for Social Good - Hi Folks,   At Boston Data-Con one of the organizations which presented was DrivenData which is a local startup focused on having folks apply their data science skills to solve problems that will help society.  I have no affiliation w John V. Oct 30, 2014 7:26 PM
Intermediate "R" Project Night - Hi Folks,   One of the requests during Boston Data-Con was to have an "R Project Night" similar to the "Python Project Night" that has been ongoing for several years.  The goal of project night is to bring people together to collabora John V. Oct 13, 2014 8:40 PM
Boston Data-Con: Slides & Video - Hi Folks,   Slides and video from Boston Data-Con have been posted here:   Data-Con Slides & Video   Please note we are still editing John V. Oct 3, 2014 4:20 PM
Boston Data-Con: Event Volunterers & Help Needed with HDMI Video Converters!! - Hi Folks, Since we've expanded the event to two floors at Microsoft, we need a hand or two more with the registration desk and some pre-event loading/unloading of food, et al.  If you are interested in helping please let me know.  Once we are John V. Sep 9, 2014 7:51 PM
Boston Data-Con: More Tickets / Space Added - Hi Folks,   By last Friday we had sold out the first floor at Microsoft NERD.  Previously, their second large meeting room space (called the Commons on their 10th/11th floor), had been booked. This afternoon they let us know that this John V. Sep 8, 2014 4:28 PM
Update on "Boston Data-Con" Registration - Hi Folks,   For Boston Data-Con registration, I've simplified the sign-up by consolidating the events to where we have Fri, Sat AM, Sat PM, Sun AM, and Sun PM.  Still not as a simple as "one pass" for the weekend (9/12-9/14) or even d John V. Aug 27, 2014 7:41 PM
Boston Data-Con Registration is Open! - Hi Folks, Registration for the event is open.   The event is organized in "sessions blocks", e.g. R, Python, Text Analytics, Data Viz, Big Data, etc.  Please note for about 95% of the talks the schedule has links to a talk abst John V. Aug 27, 2014 4:36 PM
Upcoming Data Events / Update on "Boston Data-Con" - Hi Folks,   The local data -related events on the Boston Data Community website has been updated.  As usual, please note that there is a wide variety of John V. Aug 11, 2014 5:58 PM
Upcoming Data Events / Call for "Data-Con" Session Chairs - Hi Folks,   The local data -related events on the Boston Data Community website has been updated.  As usual, please note that there is a wide variety of even John V. Aug 4, 2014 8:17 PM
Upcoming Data Events / Call for Sponsors for "Boston Data-Con" -   Hi Folks,   I've updated the local data-related events on the Boston Data Community website.  As usual, please note that there is a wide variety of event John V. Jul 28, 2014 7:03 PM
Upcoming Data Events in Boston / Data Analytics Weekend -   Hi Folks, I've updated the local data-related events on the Boston Data Community website (below link).  As usual, please note that there is a wide variety of event cate John V. Jul 21, 2014 8:20 PM
Data Analytics Weekend > Call for Presenters and Workshop Instructors - Hi Folks,   In mid-September we will be having a "Data Analytics Weekend" at Microsoft NERD.  Many thanks to Microsoft for again hosting one of our events!  The format will be (1) part-structured with workshops (R, Python, Basic Sta John V. Jul 16, 2014 6:09 PM
Upcoming Data-Related Events in Boston - Hi Folks,   I've updated the local data-related events on the Boston Data Community website (below link).  Please note that there is a wide variety of event categories that reflects the diversity of people in this group.  To help out John V. Jul 13, 2014 9:14 PM
Upcoming Events and Data-Related MOOCs - Hi Folks, I have updated the upcoming events calendar with various date-related meetups and event at local schools.  Being the summer season, its a little lighter than when school is in session. I've also added some new MOOCs (Massive Open Onl John V. Jun 23, 2014 5:17 PM
"Boston Data Community" Website: Upcoming Events, Data MOOCs. - Hi Folks,   A few weeks ago in a member survey I asked about whether a website would be helpful for folks, and the response from a majority was that this would be helpful.  A few members noted that websites can be built for pretty muc John V. Jun 14, 2014 3:40 PM
Data Conferences - Your Feedback Appreciated for Conference Planning - Hi Folks,   Last year we began to hold conference events (such as Boston PyData and Boston Data Festival) that were a natural extension of the monthly Meetups.  This year we are planning to have another Boston Data Festival; as well a John V. May 20, 2014 7:18 PM
Deep Learning Event - Boston PyData - Monday 04/21 - Hi Folks,   Apologies for the typo.  The PyData Deep Learning lecture is next Monday 4 /21 .   http:// John V. Apr 16, 2014 8:04 PM
Deep Learning Event - Boston PyData - Hi Folks,   The PyData group is having a lecture next Monday 8/21 on Deep Learning. Everyone is welcomed to attend, albeit the talk seems especially well-suited for professionals and students who work in areas associated with artificia John V. Apr 16, 2014 7:17 PM
Local Upcoming Events, Online Courses, Career Series - Hi Folks,   I have updated various pages as follows with links below.  For online courses, several new data and analytics courses have started, and there are many programming tutorials as well.  For upcoming events, I have compiled a John V. Apr 12, 2014 11:09 AM
New Event: Gradient Boosted Regression Trees - Hi Folks, Last summer following PyData Boston we created a spin-off Meetup group for Python + Data Science given there is growing interest in this area. http://www.meetup.com/PyData-B­oston/ Next Wednesday Peter Pret John V. Mar 25, 2014 4:20 PM
New Series: “Career Analytics / Hack Your Career” - Hi Folks, With many new members joining over the past year, I thought to provide a short background on Meetup and this group, and then move into plans for a “Career Analytics” series. Meetup was founded in NYC in t John V. Mar 23, 2014 11:47 AM
Upcoming Hackathons at hack/reduce - resend - Hi Folks,   I noticed the first email had missing info and so thought to resend.  hack/reduce, which hosts many of the local data-related Meetup groups, has a couple upcoming hackathons which may be of interest - - the first per John V. Jan 22, 2014 7:42 PM
Upcoming Hackathons at hack/reduce - Hi Folks,   hack/reduce, which hosts many of the local data-related Meetup groups, has a couple upcoming hackathons which may be of interest - - the first pertains to analyzing real-time, streaming data and is being held in conju John V. Jan 22, 2014 7:30 PM
Upcoming Local Events related to Data, Analytics, Startups, et al. - Hi Folks, Below are some upcoming data, analytic, and startup events that I've come across for the upcoming week.  Please note one event - Angular JS & D3 is a livestream.  More groups and events can be found using the Meetup FIND fea John V. Jan 12, 2014 7:05 PM
Upcoming "Boston Data Mining" Events - Hi Folks,   Sheamus McGovern, who organizes the Boston Data Mining Meetup group, and had spear-headed last Fall's Boston Data Festival, asked if I could help get the word out on a couple upcoming events in his group.   John V. Jan 7, 2014 6:18 PM
Upcoming Local Events related to Data, Analytics, Startups, et al. - Hi Folks, Below are some upcoming data, analytic, and startup events that I've come across for the beginning of January.  One high-level note is that as this Meetup group has grown its become more of a crossroads group with folks from m John V. Jan 5, 2014 9:32 AM
Upcoming Local Events related to Data, Analytics, Startups, et al. - Hi Folks, Below are upcoming data and analytic events that I've come across for the rest of December and into January. 12-16 Mon -  John V. Dec 15, 2013 5:59 PM
Upcoming Local Events related to Data, Analytics, Startups including Transportation Hack-a-Thons - Hi Folks, Below are upcoming data and analytic events that I've come across for December.  Of note are two initiatives related to local transportation - a contest/challenge (similar to Kaggle) organized by MIT and the City of Boston; an John V. Dec 8, 2013 7:00 PM
Upcoming Local Events related to Data, Analytics, Startups, et al. - Hi Folks, Below are upcoming  evening and weekend data and analytic events that I've come across for December.   Please note that the upcoming events page also includes those occurring in the  daytime (e.g. academic sem John V. Dec 2, 2013 8:45 PM
Upcoming Local Events related to Data, Analytics, Startups, et al. - Hi Folks, Thanks to everyone who participate in last week's Boston Data Festival!!! We will be uploading more presentation slides this week, and an email will be sent when more have need added.  And many thanks to all of our sponsors. John V. Nov 12, 2013 2:58 PM
Boston Data Festival: Hackathon, MATLAB workshop, Directions for Hyatt - Hi Folks,   The last events for the festival have been set with the addition of a Stock Prediction hackathon on Sunday 11/10, and with free MATLAB workshops on Friday 11/08 from 3:30-5:30, and a shorter one repeated prior to the hackat John V. Nov 2, 2013 3:47 PM
New "Boston Data Festival" Events, Mentoring and Speaking Opportunities - Hi Folks, A few new events have been added for next week's data festival which starts off on Monday night, 11/04, with the kick-off event.  Monday night includes a keynote by Dr. Kahn of AIG's data analytics departm John V. Oct 29, 2013 6:25 PM
Upcoming Local Events related to Data, Analytics, Startups, et al. - Hi Folks, Below are upcoming data, analytic and hackathon events - several hackathons are focused on social causes.  Please note too I listed some of the interesting day-time talks; including a webinar.  I'm working with several local John V. Oct 28, 2013 4:41 PM
Upcoming Local Events related to Data, Analytics, Startups, et al. - Hi Folks, Below are upcoming  evening and weekend data and analytic events up through 10/27.  Please note that the upcoming events page also includes those occurring in the  daytime and/or  further out in time. John V. Oct 21, 2013 2:00 PM
New Events for Boston Data Week: DataViz, API Tutorial, Ignite Data Boston - Hi Folks,   A few new events have been added to the Boston Data Week schedule.  These free talks include  Data Visualization Night on Wed. 11/06, Ignite Boston Data on Thu. 11/07 (both at hack/reduce), and an API Talk and Tutori John V. Oct 20, 2013 11:44 AM
Upcoming Local Events related to Data, Analytics, Startups, et al. - Hi Folks, Below are upcoming  evening and weekend data and analytic events up through 10/20 (with one exception for Thursday's DataSwap Skill-a-Thon).  Please note that the upcoming events page also includes those occurring in t John V. Oct 14, 2013 12:34 PM
Ignite Data Boston on 11/07 - More Info & Talk Submission Form - Hi Folks,   As part of Boston Data Week, we are partnering with Ignite Spatial / Location Tech on an Ignite Data Boston.  Inasmuch as this format (5 min, 20 slides) may be new to folks, I thought to put together a sample of past Ignit John V. Oct 12, 2013 2:33 PM
Boston Data Festival: Registration for First Set of Events; Lightning Talk Speaking Opportunities - Hi  Folks,   The first wave of events for Boston Data Festival from 11/4 to 11/10 are set, and registration is now open on EventBrite.  These weeknight lecture events are free, and are organized by evening and location.  For e John V. Oct 10, 2013 6:31 PM
Boston Data Festival: Help Needed with Event and Food Sponsors - Hi Folks, Several local organizations, including hack/reduce and various data-related Meetup groups, have been working on a week-long series of date-centric events to occur in early November.  A core schedule of events has been set with the ki John V. Oct 7, 2013 6:54 PM
Upcoming Local Events related to Data, Analytics, Startups, et al. - Hi Folks, Below are upcoming  evening and weekend data and analytic events up through 10/13.  Please note that the upcoming events page also includes those occurring in the  daytime (e.g. academic seminars, vendor train John V. Oct 7, 2013 3:57 PM
Upcoming Local Events related to Data, Analytics, Startups, et al. - Hi Folks, Below are  upcoming evening and weekend data and analytic events up through 10/06.  Please note that the  upcoming events page also includes those occurring in the  daytime (e.g. acad John V. Sep 29, 2013 8:13 PM
Upcoming Local Events related to Analytics, Programming, Science & Tech, et al. - Hi Folks, Below are upcoming  evening and weekend data and analytic events up through 9/29.  Please note that the upcoming events page also includes those occurring in the  daytime (e.g. academic seminars, vendor traini John V. Sep 22, 2013 7:59 PM
Upcoming Local Events related to Analytics, Programming, Science & Tech, et al. - Hi Folks, Below are upcoming evening and weekend data and analytic events up through 9/22.  Please note that the upcoming events page includes those occurring in the daytime (e.g. academic seminars) and/or  further John V. Sep 15, 2013 8:19 PM
Upcoming Local Events related to Analytics, Programming, Science & Tech, et al. - Hi Folks, Below are upcoming data/analytic event over the upcoming week.  Please note that the Meetup upcoming events page has ones listed further out in time (link at end of email). John V. Sep 8, 2013 8:53 PM
Upcoming Local Events related to Analytics, Programming, Science & Tech, et al. - Hi Folks, Below are upcoming data/analytic event over the next couple weeks.  Please note that the Meetup upcoming events page has ones listed further out in time (link at end of email). 09-03 Tue -  John V. Sep 2, 2013 4:57 PM
Lightning Talks at Predictive Analytics World; Posting for Associate Data Scientist - Hi Folks,   Predictive Analytics World Boston has invited us back again this year, and will be hosting the group for a set of lightning talks on Monday September 30th (Patriots play on Sunday).  There is a free reception that begins a John V. Aug 30, 2013 1:43 PM
Upcoming Local Events related to Analytics, Programming, Science & Tech, et al. - Hi Folks, Below are upcoming data/analytic event over the next few weeks.... 08-26 Wed -  Data Scientist Meetup: Leading Analytics: Ma John V. Aug 26, 2013 5:31 PM
Upcoming Local Events related to Analytics, Programming, Science & Tech, et al. - Hi Folks, For the below list of events please note that a couple recently had their date changed (data scientist, quantified patient).   08-12 Mon -  John V. Aug 10, 2013 12:13 PM
Call for Speakers: Lightning Talks, Boston Data Week, "Data Mining" Conference - Hi Folks,   Last year we had a set of lightning talks in concert with a conference series called Predictive Analytics World which is held in several cities including Boston. They have invited us back this year, and will host one of our John V. Aug 8, 2013 5:44 PM
"PyData Boston" Meetup Group Announcement & Call for Organizers - Hi Folks,   Given that Python Data Science appears to be of interest to many of you, I've created a group for PyData Boston.  The reason for creating a separate group vs. having Python Data Science events either wit John V. Aug 2, 2013 12:42 PM
New Event Formats - Small Group Get-Togethers - Update - Hi Folks, A few weeks back an initiative for smaller and more collaborative events was launched.  I received a variety of feedback on these, and so I thought to update on so John V. Jul 22, 2013 8:10 PM
Upcoming Local Events related to Analytics, Programming, Science & Tech, et al. - Hi Folks, I hope everyone is staying cool!  A variety of upcoming local events is listed below.  Given Data Science is a popular topic, a couple events to highlight includes on 07-25 General Assembly has a free Data Science and Machine John V. Jul 20, 2013 1:06 PM
Upcoming Local Events related to Analytics, Programming, Science & Tech, et al. - Hi Folks, I hope everyone is staying cool this weekend!  For the below list, beyond the local Meetups I have included a few university/research lab events, e.g. Broad Institute, MIT Short Program,  & Media Lab.  If you know of an event that wo John V. Jul 6, 2013 2:50 PM
Show and Tell Events: Clarification on Machine Learning Startups Event - Hi Folks,   A few people have asked if the event is for people who are in existing ML-based startups, and/or if a short presentation can be on any start-up?  Either!   The ideas for the event is to discuss existing st John V. Jun 28, 2013 5:18 PM
Show and Tell Events: Data Science, Machine Learning Startups - Hi Folks,   Over the past week I've talked to a variety of folks about a different model for events to try out called "Show and Tell".  This is like 5-minute lightning talks with one major difference - to attend one must give a 5-minu John V. Jun 28, 2013 2:02 PM
PyData Boston Event: Schedule, Registration, Sponsorships - Hi Folks, The schedule of tutorials and talks for PyData Boston which is occurring at Microsoft NERD on Sat and Sun; July 27th and 28th has been posted online: http://pydata.org/bos2013/sche­ John V. Jun 25, 2013 2:58 PM
Upcoming Events on Data-Analytics-Viz - Hi Folks, Foremost, thanks to those who participated in the Southern New Hampshire University survey.  They have emailed that the industry feedback will be very helpful as they work to create their analytics curriculum - a very challengi John V. Jun 9, 2013 8:23 PM
University Developing Analytic-Focused Degrees Requesting Input on Program Development - Hi Folks,   A local university, Southern New Hampshire University, is developing a couple of analytic-focused programs / degrees.  To help create a relevant, valuable curriculum, they are seeking feedback from professionals.   A 10-q John V. Jun 8, 2013 12:07 PM
Upcoming Data-Analytic-Viz Events Around Town; PyData Call for Speakers - Hi Folks, For the upcoming events, I've included a couple dates further out than usual as events are filling up fast.  Boston Data Mining Group (6/4) and New England Artificial Intelligence (6/11) each have room whereas the other free event John V. May 29, 2013 4:58 PM
Python Data and Analytics Survey - Hi Folks,   I hope everyone's weekend is going well so far!  In order to help prioritize which Python data and analytics topics to emphasize at July's PyData event, I created a short survey that includes a list of topic categories. John V. May 25, 2013 12:33 PM
Upcoming Events - Data-Analytics-Viz - Hi Folks, Below is a list of upcoming data-analytics-viz events... 05-18 Sat -  Meetup: Prototyping Data Visualizations in D3 [3- John V. May 16, 2013 7:51 PM
Upcoming Data-Analytics-Viz Events Around Town - Hi Folks, Below is a list of some of the get-togethers and events happening over the upcoming weekend/week.  Tomorrow's hackathon has a waitlist at the moment.  Also, please note that the HP Vertica event sign-up needs a password "OpenHouse20 John V. May 10, 2013 5:40 PM
Coursera Data Science Study Group - PyData Website Volunteers - Hi Folks,   One of our members, Israel Kloss, reached out yesterday and mentioned he had set up a Data Science study group within the Coursera Meetup group.  They will be meeting again this Sunday 5/12 at 3:30 at MIT.  Please note th John V. May 7, 2013 12:53 PM
FYI: Upcoming Local Events; Online Courses - Hi Folks, Several Meetups around town are holding analytic/data/viz related events in the upcoming weeks.  Also there is one new online course of note on Data Science.  For the events, aside from a couple, most events are free, ev John V. May 6, 2013 6:06 PM
PyData Boston: Call-for Speakers and Sponsors for Python-Event - Hi Folks, This July, several Meetup groups including Python, Predictive Analytics, Artificial Intelligence, and Data Mining; along with sponsorship from Continuum Analytics, will be hosting PyData Bosto John V. May 4, 2013 12:19 PM
Upcoming Analytic Events Around Town - Hi Folks,   I have updated an informal list of events occurring in the next weeks and months ahead.  I have been for a while using Excel to keep track of events; and so its easy enough to transfer these over to the web.  I tried to s John V. Mar 6, 2013 6:33 PM
FYI: Verizon Data Science Job Openings - Hi Folks, Dr. Zoya Kinstler of Verizon has asked that I pass along that Verizon IT has just opened up several full-time job opportunities in Big Data Analytics.    1. Software Engineer - Algorithms 2. Software Enginee John V. Mar 5, 2013 6:55 PM
Upcoming Analytic Events here in Town - Hi Folks,   For the analytics poll question, text analytics is a popular topic, and so thought to mention that tomorrow the Semantic Web Meetup will have a talk pertaining text analytics and the Semantic Web.  Please note if you have John V. Feb 11, 2013 10:55 PM
Meetup Poll to Determine Next Workshops - Hi Folks,   I hope everyone survived the blizzard okay.   To help with planning for the upcoming months, I put together a few poll questions to prioritize which topics to pursue (link below).  Prior surveys have shown that membe John V. Feb 11, 2013 6:41 PM
Request for Event Space Sponsors for R Bootcamp, Data Science Test Runs, & Beyond! - Hi Folks, I thought to touch base as with the Meetup ecosystem growing we are seeing a need for more events/workshops; and hence more space to hold them.  There is both a near-term need (R Bootcamp [80 people], Data Science Test John V. Nov 16, 2012 3:32 PM
December Data Scientist Workshops: Update and Call for Python Instructors - Hi Folks,   On Saturday, I met with Dave Weisman, Lynn Cherny, and Ming Shan, and together we worked to further develop the December workshops (Sat/Sun; 12/1 and 12/2).  First, many thanks again to Microsoft NERD for hosting the event John V. Nov 5, 2012 6:19 PM
Upcoming Map/Reduce, R, DataViz Workshops; Local Event Calendar; Job Postings - Hi Folks,   I hope everyone's week is ending on a high note.  For upcoming workshops, tomorrow a few of us are meeting in Newton to move towards solidifying the sessions for the Data Science workshops at Microsoft NERD on 12/1 and 12/ John V. Nov 2, 2012 1:36 PM
Strata & Hadoop Conference FREE Pass / Boston NewTech / December Workshops @ NERD - Hi Folks,   3 items of note.  The member who won the Strata / Hadoop World FREE Pass will not be able to attend, and so if you are interested in the next raffle then please email me (the first raffle was for people who took t John V. Oct 7, 2012 1:37 PM
October Calendar for Data, Analytics, Dataviz Events - Hi Folks,   I have added a page for local and regional data/analytics events for October.  I had meant to get this out last week, though last night's PAW event had me swamped...   John V. Oct 2, 2012 8:55 PM
Upcoming Analytic Software Training/Workshops and Job Opportunities - Hi Folks, A few announcements across a variety of topics... pertaining to Rapid-Miner, R, Hadoop, and job opportunities with Quintiles, Trip Advisor, EnerNoc, and Akamia.  Foremost , many thanks to Sheamus McGovern and Marty Bell John V. Sep 21, 2012 12:55 PM
Event Space Needed for this Friday Evening! - Hi Folks, The response for Friday's impromptu events with Ted Dunning discussing Apache Drill has drawn more interest than we expected for a Friday lunch and also the evening time slot. Hence, we are looking for another venue to host Friday night' John V. Sep 12, 2012 1:38 PM
Machine Learning Event: Enterprise or Startup Case Study? - Hi Folks, Apologies if you are receiving this again - Meetup's email system is acting up, and so I thought to resend.   For the 9/18 Machine Learning event both Marty and I are working to expand content John V. Sep 8, 2012 11:23 AM
Machine Learning Event: Enterprise or Startup Use Case? - Hi Folks,   For the 9/18 Machine Learning event both Marty and I are working to expand content to cover a broader scope of business and technology aspects (as we realize there is a diverse set of interests in the group as well as exper John V. Sep 8, 2012 11:00 AM
Upcoming Boston Data, Analytics, & Visualization Events - Hi Folks,   Every so often I get contacted by other Meetup groups, corporations, and academia to cross-promote events.  This past week there have been several, and so rather than send multiple emails I decided to create a page within John V. Sep 3, 2012 1:02 PM
Coursera Machine Learning Info, Correct Harvard-MIT-Cal edX link - Hi Folks,   One of our members, Kin Ho, emailed some additional notes on the online courses, and I asked him if this would be okay to share...he mentioned that..."The Machine Learning class started this week.  This free 10 week class John V. Aug 24, 2012 3:46 PM
FYI: New Analytic Meetup Groups; Free Online Courses - Hi Folks,   A couple of new local analytic groups have started, and the organizers have asked that I please communicate their groups to you.  Data Science for the Bottom Billion, which is focused on international development, will be John V. Aug 23, 2012 4:50 PM
Strata & Hadoop Conference FREE Pass / Talent Analytics Survey / Predictive Analytics World - Hi Folks,   I thought to combine these into one email as they all involve industry relations.  In brief, Predictive Analytics World is having a conference in ~1.5 months, and has offered to host a Meetup on Monday 10/01.� John V. Aug 17, 2012 12:21 PM

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