David R.

Location:

New York, NY
Hometown: New York

Member since:

October 25, 2013

What kinds of programming skills would you like to learn? (Our goal is to share and teach you the skills you care and really want to learn.)

C (a long time ago), introductory Java and SQL more recently

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If you like us, would you invite us to do corporate trainings?

NA

Introduction

Architect (with prior math degree) embarking on a career change to data science.

What David R. is saying about this Meetup Group

I just finished the 002 session of the beginner R class. We certainly got a lot of "bang for our buck", because Vivian is preeminent in the field of data science, and she was able to move through a lot of material very quickly. She worked extremely hard in preparing well organized slides, and for me the key was to go through the day's presentation, provided beforehand, during the week prior to the class, running all the code and seeing what it does. This allows you to keep up and absorb her lesson when you get into class. In addition to getting a solid start on the use of R, the class also provided valuable insight into the field of data science, which is a career into which I am interested in transitioning. Lastly, Vivian made herself available to us weekly for extra help, either in person or via web interaction, which was much appreciated. Like I said, she is very dedicated and works extremely hard at seemingly everything she does. Thanks Vivian!


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