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ASI / Fellowship / Data Science / Data in Society / Data Engineering / Fellow / Fellows Network / Careers / Machine Learning / Data Science Community / PhD / Post-doc / Future Technologies

Data Science has burst on the scene as a new employment area where demand for candidates outstrips supply. It is also a field that values PhD candidates – particularly from quantitative subjects. If you're wondering whether the academic path is right for you, but cannot imagine wasting the technical skills you've…

Detecting Anomalies in the Real World - at Strata + Hadoop London!

Strata + Hadoop Conference / Machine Learning / anomaly detection / balanced forests / random forest / Data Science / supervised learning / unsupervised learning / fraud detection / foreground detection / Data Engineering / Events / ASI / Alessandra Stagliano

A couple of weeks ago, I was lucky enough to give a talk at the Hardcore Data Science track at Strata London, “the Lollapalooza of big data conferences”. The quality of other speakers were intimidatingly good (key people from the Scikit-learn and Google Deepmind, are just two examples) and the…

The right programming language for data science

Coding / Programming Languages / ASI / Fellowship / Applications / Data Science / Data Engineering / Scala / Pascal Bugnion / Python

At ASI Data Science, we run an eight week data science fellowship that takes the brightest PhDs and postdocs and trains them in data science. The fellows spend seven weeks working closely with a company as part of the fellowship. This is the story of one of the fellows, John.…

Data Science Approaches and Toolsets

Data Science / Programming Languages / Data Engineering / Neo4J / RBS / Lab49 / Finance

Our recent Meetup held at Lab49 in London on 3rd February focused on Data Science Approaches & Toolsets, and included some excellent talks from our speakers; Eugene Morozov from Lab49 and Stelios Gerogiannakis from RBS (Royal Bank of Scotland), both industry experts in Data Science in the financial sector. Eugene…

Scala for Data Science

Pascal Bugnion / Scala / Data Science / Data Engineering

Data science is fashionable. Startups are sprouting across the globe and established companies are scrambling to assemble data science teams. The rapid increase in popularity of data science is accompanied by increased ambition: data science teams are expected to build increasingly complex applications that can scale to larger datasets, deal…

Data Science Workflow + Data Wrangling

Data Engineering / Data Wrangling / Programming Languages / R / Social Media

A good grasp of the data science workflow is important. Philip Guo has given a nice overview of this, discussing different key stages. Here is another workflow from Sebastian Raschka for supervised machine learning model. However, as Ben Lorica also points out, data analysis is just one component of the…