Presentations, 1 free Strata Conference ticket, upcoming meetups, data science academy

From: Carlos
Sent on: Monday, September 24, 2012 2:00 PM

Hi there,

Quick update after the long summer break. Lots of feedback received from members saying we should circulate more content more often.

OK here you go.

Presentations from Meetup 06/09/12

From square to round wheels.... Moving from batch to real-time machine learning by Michael Cutler CTO @Tumra

Machine Learning and Hadoop: Present and Future by Josh Wills Data Science Director @Cloudera

Presentations from Meetup 19/09/12

Survival Analysis of Web Users by Dell Zhang Sr. Lecturer @Birbeck University

Bringing back the excitement to data analysis by MC Brown VP @Couchbase

DataDive by DataKind, Sep 28-30. Help charities to tackle their problems

Data Science London on behalf of DataKind is calling all UK Data Do-Gooders!  Want to use your data skills to change the world?  Then come to DataKind's first international DataDive 9/28-9/30 for a weekend of using data in the service of humanity!  Help charities like Oxfam, Place2Be, and Keyfund to tackle their most challenging problems.  Check out a video from our very first DataDive to see how much impact you can have while still having fun and drop by DataDive Eventbrite page for more information.  Hope to see you there!

October 2, 6.30pm "Data Science of Recommendations" - Special free session at Strata Conference

This is free, you don’t need a ticket to Strata)Register here: link

One Free Strata Conference Ticket left

We’ve given several free Strata Confernce tickets at our events before. We still have one ticket to give away. If you are interested in participating in a random draw, register here. Draw ends on Wed, Sept 29 7pm

October 17 9am - 13pm "pandas Pyhton library workshop" at Data Science Academy

A 3-hour workshop by the Wes McKinney, Lead Developer of Python pandas library. If you are interested in attending this workshop register your interest here [address removed]

October 18, 6.30pm "Python for Data Science" meetup at The HubW

Wes McKinney, Quant, Lead Developer of Python pandas library, and author of Pyhton for Data Analysis

Didrick Pinte, Python hacker,  contributor to QuantLib (an os Python library for quant finance), and MD @Enthought

We'll give away several free copies of "Pyhton for Data Analysis" written by Wes.

Meetup to be announced soon

Interested in The Data Science Academy?

I'd like to request a course as a participant [address removed] I'd like to propose a course as a trainer [address removed]

 

Data Science Hackathons to be announced soon


5 links for a rainy Monday in London

Damn Cool Algorithms: Levenshtein Automata

When is code data and when is it code?

Predicting customer behaviour with Veritable predictive database

Thinking in terms of data transformations

Predicting human preference using the block structure of complex social networks

 

 

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