Once again, The Data Incubator is hosting a free monthly webinar. In April, the event features, Matei Zaharia, Ph.D. Matei is the creator of Spark, Co-founder of DataBricks, and an Assistant Professor at Stanford. Join the webinar to learn about Matei's latest project, Stanford DAWN. The webinar is: Tue, April 3, 2018 at 5:30 PM EDT
Coursera is offering the course Mining of Massive Datasets from Stanford University. This is a popular course at Stanford and goes along with the book by the same name. The FREE course starts September 29, 2014, and runs for 7 weeks. The prerequisites are some SQL, algorithms, and data structures knowledge. Thanks to David Trower … Continue reading Free Big Data MOOC
Recently, MIT Technology Review ran an article about the new uses of deep learning at Facebook. Facebook would like to use deep learning to understand more about its users. They have assembled quite a team. If you are looking to learn more about deep learning, Andrew Ng, cofounder of Coursera, has some course materials on … Continue reading More Deep Learning Resources
Since recently announcing $16M in funding, Coursera has been making quite a bit of noise. Last fall, Stanford University decided to freely offer a couple computer science classes online. The response was huge, and that led to the creation of Coursera. The courses are no longer limited to computer science, and Stanford is no longer … Continue reading Coursera is Expanding – New Courses Starting Today
Colleges and Universities are slowly starting to notice the demand for employees with data science skills. Most of the programs are not named data science, but they all focus on producing data people. Below are a couple of the programs I have noticed so far. As of September 2014, a new list with sorting and … Continue reading Colleges with Data Science Degrees
The Coursera Probabilistic Graphical Models course officially starts today. Sign up and start learning.
The Coursera Natural Language Processing course officially starts today. Sign up and start learning.
A few days ago, I mentioned that the Stanford Machine Learning class will be starting soon. I thought I should quickly mention some of the topics covered. The list also serves as a great outline for machine learning. Supervised Learning In supervised learning, one has a set of data with features and labels. Linear Regression … Continue reading Stanford Machine Learning Class – What is covered
In a matter of days, Stanford will begin the second round of the free online machine learning course. I enrolled in the course last fall, and it exceded all expectations. Professor Andrew Ng is great. The prerequisites are minimal, so don't worry if your math is a little rusty. Also, the videos are short (around … Continue reading Don’t Miss – Stanford Machine Learning