Nilufer Polat – MLConf

Post written by Nilufer Polat: The blog post can be found on her website here.

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Noemi Derzsy – scikit-learn sprint

Post written by Noemi Derzsy: Contributing to open source for first timers can seem quite intimidating and overwhelming. At least I know that was the case for me. I kept reading blog posts about the importance of open source contribution, why we need to support open source software, about the

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Birunda Chelliah – PLOTCON 2016

Post written by Birunda Chelliah: Thanks to the complimentary pass from WiMLDS, I was able to attend the PLOTCON 2016 Conference, which took place in New York City from November 15 to 18. The conference focused on data visualization techniques, tools, and methods using open source data science languages (R/Python/

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Angela Orthmeyer – PLOTCON 2016

Post written by Angela Orthmeyer: For four days in mid-November, over 30 innovators in the data visualization world spoke at PLOTCON, a conference held at the new Coworks.rs space in NYC’s Financial District. As a budding data scientist, I was excited to receive a ticket to attend the conference, courtesy

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Carissa Shafto – Strata+Hadoop conference

Post written by Carissa Shafto (@carissa_shafto): Thanks to a complimentary pass from WiMLDS sponsored by both O’Reilly and Cloudera, I attended Strata+Hadoop at the Javits Center in NYC. The conference included two full days of keynote speakers, talks by fellow data scientists and engineers, and product representatives sharing a multitude

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Michelle Gill – O’Reilly Artificial Intelligence Conference

Post written by Michelle Gill: This post is from the first inaugural O’Reilly Artificial Intelligence (AI) ConferenceO’Reilly Artificial Intelligence (AI) Conference held on September 26–27, 2016 in New York City! I was able to attend, courtesy of Women in Machine Learning & Data Science and O’Reilly Media, and would like

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Rachael Rho – H2O Open Tour in NYC

Post written by Rachael Rho: H2O Flow I wanted to share an interesting, H2O Flow hands-on workshop I participated in with the H2O Open Tour conference last week. H2O Flow is a notebook-style open-source user interface for H2O, similar to iPython Notebook or RStudio. Many thanks to Amy for walking

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Lucia Palova – PyGotham 2016

Post written by Lucia Palova: PyGotham 2016 – A peek into the world of data Thanks to WiMLDS, I attended the PyGotham 2106 conference this year. The two-day event hosted about eighty excellent talks with topics ranging from getting and handling data (for example, Tracy Osborn’s Design for Non-Designers, Adrian

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Felice Ho – PyGotham 2016

Post written by Felice Ho: Fun with Music and NLP Thank you to conference organizers and WiMLDS for the chance to attend PyGotham 2016 at the United Nations! My favorite talks were related to music. Curiosity on how music streaming companies give users personalized recommendations led me to attend ‘Vector

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Yuqin Cai – PyGotham 2016

Post written by Yuqin Cai: Design for non-designer boot camp in 60 minutes. Last weekend, thanks to a complimentary pass from WiMLDS, I attended Pygotham 2016 which was held in the United Nations Conference Building on the East River in New York City. The event was very well-organized, with tons

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