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Meetup March,21st waiting list: We have 70 people in waiting list. If you are not going to the meetup, please update your RSVP. We’re trying to open more spaces but we need to double-check on Monday. We’ll keep you posted. Thanks ForwardTek!
Your Dream Data Science Post-Doc. Our colleague Jake from Palo Alto sent us this: “6 week, full-time, post-doctoral data science training fellowship based in Palo Alto, California. Full tuition scholarship and a $5,000 living expense stipend. Interview at top companies during the ﬁnal week of the program." http://bit.ly/FOFuIk
Meetup April, 23rd: We’ve managed to book a much larger venue at the Barbican. Thanks to Greenplum! We’re trying to confirm some great speakers. Due to sponsor requirements, Big Data London Group changed its meetup date from the 18th to 23rd at the last minute. We got your feedback re: conflict date/time but we couldn't do much.
Big Data Week, Communities Day Panel April,24th: Stewart @DataSift is doing heavy rollodexing. Join us and meet Doug Cutting creator of Lucene & Hadoop/ Chief Architect @Cloudera; Nik Halsted Founder/CTO @DataSift, and possibly -if agenda conflicts resolved- Hillary Mason, data science diva/ Chief Scientist @Bit.ly. Sign up here: http://bit.ly/xVlxvw
DSL Hackathon April, 28th: We've started the contest design, great conference call with Jeremy Howard, Chief Scientist @Kaggle. Watch him talking on Data Science and Predictive Modeling. Sorting our hackathon logistics and IT infrastucture. Spread the word and sign up here
Want to give a 10 min talk at our events? Contact [address removed]
Something for the Weekend
Free course: Introduction to Data Science, UC Berkeley Spring 2012. All the slides and videos from the course taught by Jeff Hammerbacher @Cloudera, yep the guy who coined “Data Scientist”