Recently, I had the honor of speaking with Dr. Karl Schmitt from Valparaiso University. He is the director of the Data Science undergraduate program at Valparaiso University. We had a very nice discussion, and I thought I would pass along my summary. What are the Details of the Valparaiso Undergraduate Program? The program is housed … Continue reading Valparaiso University is Turning Homework into Social Change
March 4, 2017 is Open Data Day. Open Data Day is an annual celebration across the globe. Over 300 groups around the world schedule activities to use open data for their communities. See if there is a gathering in your area. Also, the focus this year is on: Open research data Tracking public money flows … Continue reading It is Open Data Day!
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 … Continue reading Netflix Data Scientist on Machine Learning: Free Webinar