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A Data Science Career with Kirk Borne, Free Webinar

Once again, The Data Incubator, is hosting another Data Science in 30 minutes webinar. This one features the career of Kirk Borne.

Renowned data scientist, Kirk Borne will take viewers on a journey through his career in science and technology explaining how the industry-and himself have evolved over the last 4 decades. Starting with skipping lunches in high school to a systematic twitter obsession, Kirk will shed light on his road to success in the data science industry.

Kirk is universally considered one of the most (if not the most) influential voices in data science. If you are interested in a career in data science, this is a webinar you will not want to miss.

The webinar is 5:30 Eastern Time on August 29, 2017, and registrations are currently being accepted. It is free.

Netflix Data Scientist on Machine Learning: Free Webinar

The Data Incubator, a data science fellowship program, is currently running a Data Science in 30 minutes webinar series. Next week features a free webinar with Dr. Becky Tucker of Netflix. Dr. Tucker is a Senior Data Scientist at Netflix where she specializes in predictive modeling for content demand (think what do people want to watch). The full abstract of the webinar is below. The webinar is free; all you need to do is register.

Predicting Content Demand with Machine Learning

Date/Time: March 9, 2017 @ 5:30 PM ET
Location: Online
Register: Click Here

Abstract: Netflix is well-known for its data-driven recommendations that seek to customize the user experience for every subscriber. But data science at Netflix extends far beyond that – from optimizing streaming and content caching to informing decisions about the TV shows and films available on the service. The talk will cover work done by Becky and the Content Data Science team at Netflix, which seeks to evaluate where Netflix should spend their next content dollar using machine learning and predictive models.

Update – Below is the Recorded Webinar

ACM Townhall Webinar with Peter Norvig

The Association for Computing Machinery is hosting a Town Hall with Peter Norvig on A.I., Machine Learning, and More. Peter Norvig is the Research Director at Google, and a leader in the field of Artificial Intelligence (AI). Topics he might discuss:

  • deep learning
  • future of AI
  • teaching AI
  • academia vs industry
  • advice for grad students

The free webinar is Thursday, December 08, 2016 at noon Eastern time.

Introduction to Microsoft R Open (Webinar)

Tomorrow, January 28, 2016, David Smith will present a webinar titled Introduction to Microsoft R Open. David is the R Community Lead at Microsoft. The webinar will discuss:

  • Introduction to R
  • History of R
  • Enhancements of Microsoft R Open (Microsoft’s enhanced distribution of open-source R)
  • CRAN Time Machine
  • Reproducible Data Analysis

If you are looking to get started with R or get more from R, this webinar will be worth your time.

Plus, the webinar is the first in a series of Microsoft webinars focused on R.


Full Disclosure: I work for Microsoft, and I will be helping (in a very minimal capacity) with the webinar.

Free Big Data Virtual Meetup

The First Virtual Expo for the Big Data Community

What: Big Data eMeetup, an online conference with speakers, vendors, and attendees. All in an interactive game-like setting.
When: July 23, 2015, all day
Where: Online, www.bigdataemeetup.com
Cost: Free

I believe this is a promising, low cost, and fun way to host a meetup. Please join Big Data eMeetup for the innovative, inaugural launch.

The New Trend of Big Data E-Meetup – Official Announcement

The BIG DATA Expo is a unique platform that provides a B2B experience in the form of MMORPG (mass multiplayer online role playing game) featuring live presentations, virtual exhibition halls with virtual booths and enhanced networking capabilities.

Who will be there? The event is dedicated to host the BIG DATA industry key players, among them:

  • Engineers
  • Data Scientists
  • Developers
  • Architects
  • Managers
  • Executives
  • Students
  • Professional Services
  • Architects
  • Networking specialists
  • Data Analysts
  • BI Developers/Architects
  • QA
  • Data Warehouse Professionals
  • Sales
  • Technical Marketing
  • Teaching Staff
  • Performance Engineers

Why virtual?

Our unique and innovative platform will allow you to participate in a virtual worldwide event and do business matching as if you were there in person Network with people from around the world easily with no traveling and very low costs

Why Big Data?

The industry is characterized as an industry of prominent ongoing developments, trends, and innovations. Working in this industry requires frequent traveling to exhibitions around the world every few weeks. We believe that “The Big Data E-Meetup” is the optimal solution for many key industry players to explore new way to network and do business without the need travel so much and have endless budgets for exhibitions.

The Big Data Virtual Expo will be open to everyone, and will offer free access to the presentations and to the virtual exhibition halls, where companies will showcase their products via virtual booths and have their representative chat with the attendees via a video conference, the virtual expo will function just like a regular MMORPG (Mass Multiplayer Online Role Playing Game) and will offer a mix of business and fun.

Entering the event is as simple as opening a browser and joining online. There are no traveling costs involved for the attendees and no booth design costs for the exhibitors. Today, in the digital age, networking and doing business is just a click away.

We are honored to invite the industry to join us at “The Big Data E-Meetup” and to experience this unique opportunity to explore, mingle, and network with the Data community – right from your own computer!

Data Science Webinar Reminder

Don’t forget about the Kalido Data Science Webinar taking place tomorrow.

Upcoming Data Science Webinar

On October 16, 2013, Kalido will be hosting another data science webinar, Data Science: Not Just For Big Data. David Smith of Revolution Analytics and Gregory Piatetsky of KDNuggets will be presenting in an open-panel discussion on data science. The emphasis will be placed on extracting insights from data sets that are not big.

If you cannot wait for this webinar, Kalido has created some other very nice webinars. Just a few months ago, they hosted very good webinar titled, Data Scientist: Your Must-Have Business Investment NOW. You can watch a replay of the entire webinar.

Webinar on Data Science, May 14

This looks to be a great webinar! It is today.

Webinar on Data Science, May 14.

Data Science Webinar

David Smith of Revolution Analytics will be presenting a webinar tomorrow, Thursday, November 1, 2012. The webinar is titled, The Rise of Data Science in the Age of Big Data Analytics: Why data distillation and machine learning aren’t enough. Registration for the webinar is free.

David Smith is one of the most popular bloggers on the topics of data science, big data, and R. He blogs at http://blog.revolutionanalytics.com/