5 Data Science Research Papers to read in Summer 2017

In the past, the blog has included 7 Important Data Science Papers and 5 More Data Science Papers. Here is another list if you are looking for something to read over the summer. Spark: Cluster Computing with Working Sets Ten Simple Rules for Effective Statistical Practice Probabilistic machine learning and artificial intelligence A survey on … Continue reading 5 Data Science Research Papers to read in Summer 2017

A Couple of Current Data Science Competitions

Decoding Brain Signals Microsoft has recently announced a machine learning competition platform. As part of the launch, one of the first competitions is the prediction of brain signals. It has $5000 in prizes, and submissions are accepted thru June 30, 2016. Big Data Viz Challenge Google and Tableau have teamed up to offer a big … Continue reading A Couple of Current Data Science Competitions

Why Data Science? – Presentation

Recently, I was invited to speak about data science to the research department of a regional hospital system. I thought I would share my slides. https://speakerdeck.com/ryanswanstrom/why-data-science A clarification note on one of my quotes from the presentation, "Data Science doesn’t need big data" I am not trying to say big data is not important. I … Continue reading Why Data Science? – Presentation