This Research Methods and Data Science for Open Data meetup group is devoted to make open data useful, and to discuss big data technologies. It is a meet-up group bringing together people from research methodology, data science, data professional services, and computing in the greater Los Angeles area.
The focus of the group is about utilizing big data technologies to improve the analytics of open data for social good, and to promote research methods and data science innovation. We plan to run workshops on big data analytics that can be applied to model and visualize open data and other complicated big data sets. Also, we will organize special meetings to discuss special open data and big data science projects.