Tag Archives: Hilary Mason

Accel Partners: Data Visualization and Data Stories

Accel Partners, one of the largest big data investment firms, hosted a panel discussion on Data Visualization and Data Stories.

Hilary Mason, Data Scientist in Residence at Accel, hosts the discussion. Two great visualization experts that come up in the talk are, Fernanda ViƩgas and Martin Wattenberg.

3 Top Data Scientists Change Jobs

Three of the Top Data Scientists have recently changed jobs.

Name Former Company New Company Announcement
Hilary Mason Bit.ly Data Scientist in Residence @ Accel Partners Techcrunch
DJ Patil Greylock Partners VP of Product @ RelateIQ Techcrunch
Monica Rogati LinkedIn VP of Data @ Jawbone Techcrunch

Machine Learning for Hackers

Hilary Mason provides another great talk title: Machine Learning for Hackers. The video is worth watching. Enjoy!

Hilary Mason at Strata 2011

Hilary talks about data, datapeople, and the current momentum. She brings up some current challenges.

Challenges with Data

  • Robust analysis on streams of data (in volume)
  • Store data so that it can be processed in Real-time
  • Better Education – Good news for this blog
  • Imagination – Stop solving the same problems
  • What to do with the data