NYC Data Science Academy: Data Scientist & Employer Networking Event Jan 2017

NYC Data Science Academy: Data Scientist & Employer Networking Event Jan 2017

Every quarter we invite hiring managers who have openings in Data Science to meet our students at a cocktail party! Gourmet food, wine, music, great people all come together. This time, three alumni from previous cohorts and their managers joined the event. Denis Nguyen (Ameritas Life Insurance Corp), Arda Berkay Koşar (Publicis), Robert Castellano (JP Morgan) attended to share advice, experience, and current openings with the most recent cohort. Companies who joined us include: 7 Park Data, Ameritas Life Insurance Corp, Callida Energy, CitiBank, Education Pioneers, Fino Consulting, Goldman Sachs, IBM Corp, JP Morgan, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, Publicis, Research Network on Misdemeanor Justice from CUNY, Tapad, The Michael J Fox Foundation, WorkFusion, IBM Advanced Analytics, NYC Dept of Edu and more. We host the hiring partner/student party every quarter, around middle of Jan, April, July and Oct. If you want to join our hiring partner party or have openings now, reach us at: http://nycdatascience.com/hiring-partners/. We are looking forward to supporting your data science talent pipeline. And we don't charge ANY FEES to place our candidates! We want to build the Data Science community ~ We want to match the best candidates with the right positions. Read more on: https://blog.nycdatascience.com/faculty/jan-24-2017-hiring-partner-event-nyc-data-science-academy/

How to Setup GitHub Pages (2018) | Data Science Portfolio

How to Setup GitHub Pages (2018) | Data Science Portfolio

How to Setup GitHub Pages in 2018 and create a Data Science Portfolio. Check out our website for Data Science tips in 2018: https://www.dataoptimal.com Subscribe for even more Data Science tutorials! https://bit.ly/2J2O5N8 Follow us on Twitter! https://twitter.com/DataOptimal Link to the code used in this video: https://github.com/dataoptimal/github-pages-tutorial In this tutorial I'm going to help you set up a beautiful data science portfolio using GitHub pages and Jekyll. I'll show you step-by-step how to create a data science portfolio. Together we'll create an amazing looking data science project page, home page, and about page. I'll also show you how to create links from your data science portfolio homepage to your GitHub, and linked profiles. This will help your projects gain exposure with potential employers. I'll wrap things up by showing you some different formatting features in markdown. I'll show you how to include Python and R code using syntax highlighting, as well as equations formatted using LaTeX and MathJax.

Katie Critelli, Data Scientist at Deutsche Bank

Katie Critelli, Data Scientist at Deutsche Bank

Katie Critelli had spent years doing research when she was considering an academic career. When she decided that she wanted to have greater flexibility and apply her skills outside academia, she recognized that the path of the data scientist was the one she wanted to pursue. To obtain the necessary skills and the assistance in launching a new career, she enrolled in NYC Data Science Academy. Her role in the newly formed anti-money laundering team at Deutsche Bank lets her apply her skills and creative thinking while learning more on the job. We sat down with Katie to learn more about her background, and why she decided to add Data Science to her resume. Read the full post: https://nycdatascience.com/blog/faculty/alumni-spotlight-katie-critelli-data-scientist-at-deutsche-bank/

How to Make a Data Science Project with Kaggle

How to Make a Data Science Project with Kaggle

It can take a lot of tools to do data science, but Kaggle is a one-stop shop that provides all the tools to share and collaborate on data science projects. In the episode of AI Adventures, Yufeng is joined by Megan Risdal, product lead for datasets at Kaggle. They’ll teach you how to make a data science project with Kaggle, and more! Associated blog post → http://bit.ly/2u18Tyh Get started with Kaggle → https://kaggle.com/datasets Introduction to Kaggle Kernels → http://bit.ly/2z409xm [Dataset] LA County Health Code Violations → http://bit.ly/2MFwyvO [Kernel] Exploring LA County Health Code Violations → http://bit.ly/2KIBz6e Watch more AI Adventures → http://bit.ly/AIAdventures Subscribe to the Google Cloud Platform channel → http://bit.ly/GCloudPlatform

Question: Do Companies Hire Graduates Of Coding Bootcamps?

Question: Do Companies Hire Graduates Of Coding Bootcamps?

I have been watching your videos for a bit and I see that you keep saying computer repair is slowly fading. I being an unemployed veteran in am looking to find a new solid career. I have been going through codecademy and I'm interested in a coding boot camp. Are companies hiring these graduates? -Smith I. ********** Schedule a Skype Meeting with Eli: https://silicondiscourse.com To Ask Questions Email: Question@EliTheComputerGuy.com Signup for our email list at: http://www.elithecomputerguy.com/email-signup/ (#Microstopped... We will never forget) For Classes, Class Notes and Blog Posts: http://www.EliTheComputerGuy.com Visit the Main YouTube Channel at: http://www.YouTube.com/EliTheComputerGuy Follow us on Twitter at: http://www.Twitter.com/EliComputerGuy

Making data mean more through storytelling | Ben Wellington | TEDxBroadway

Making data mean more through storytelling | Ben Wellington | TEDxBroadway

Ben Wellington uses data to tell stories. In fact, he draws on some key lessons from fields well outside computer science and data analysis to make his observations about New York City fascinating. Never has a fire hydrant been so interesting as in this talk. Ben Wellington is a computer scientist and data analyst whose blog, I Quant NY, uses New York City open data to tell stories about everything from parking ticket geography to finding the sweet spot in MetroCard pricing. His articles have gone viral and, in some cases, led to policy changes. Wellington teaches a course on NYC open data at the Pratt Institute and is a contributor to Forbes and other publications. This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community. Learn more at http://ted.com/tedx

Jim Stroud on Big Data for Recruitment | SourceIn NYC

Jim Stroud on Big Data for Recruitment | SourceIn NYC

http://linkd.in/1ml0ka3 From SourceIn New York, Jim Stroud, Senior Recruitment Strategies & Support Director at Randstad Sourceright, explains how recruiters can put big data to use to make your firm more efficient. Learn more about LinkedIn for Search and Recruitment Firms: http://linkd.in/1ml0ka3 Subscribe to the LinkedIn Talent Blog: http://linkd.in/19V0QDv Follow the LinkedIn Talent Solutions page: http://linkd.in/1daCQQm Tweet with @HireOnLinkedIn: http://bit.ly/1e4VFBO

Amy Ma How AirBnB is in NYC?

Amy Ma How AirBnB is in NYC?

Contributed by Amy Ma. She took NYC Data Science Academy 12 week full time Data Science Bootcamp program between Sept 23 to Dec 18, 2015. The video was based on her project(due at 6th week of the program). - See more at: http://blog.nycdatascience.com Visiting NYC? Airbnb may be a good choice to book unique accommodations. To better explore its rental listings across New York City, Amy Ma designed this app to answer some questions: How many of the listings are for an entire home versus a room in an apartment? How many are controlled by the same host? Why tax Issue is serious in Airbnb NYC? Should you think twice before trusting an review? Results also provide suggestions for Airbnb, hosts and visitors.

Data Science Capstone Project "Network Intrusion Detection"

Data Science Capstone Project "Network Intrusion Detection"

Contributed by Ho Fai Wong, Joseph Wang, Radhey Shyam, & Wanda Wang. They enrolled in the NYC Data Science Academy 12-Week Data Science Bootcamp taking place between April 11th to July 1st, 2016. This post is based on their final class project - Capstone, due on the 12th week of the program. Network intrusions have become commonplace today, with enterprises and governmental organizations fully recognizing the need for accurate and efficient network intrusion detection, while balancing network security and network reliability. Our Capstone project tackled exactly this challenge: applying machine learning models for network intrusion detection. Learn more: http://blog.nycdatascience.com/r/network-intrusion-detection/

Data Science & bitly: Hilary Mason

Data Science & bitly: Hilary Mason

[The Vermont Complex Systems Center at the University of Vermont presented this talk on April 13, 2012, as part of its Complex Systems Spire Speaker Series.] Hilary Mason discusses data science and how it's done at bitly, covering both the fundamental math and algorithmic tools they employ, as well as their philosophy behind gathering and analyzing big data. Hilary Mason is the lead scientist at bit.ly, where she is finding sense in vast data sets. Her work involves both pure research and development of product-focused features. She is a former computer science professor with a background in machine learning and data mining, has published numerous academic papers, and regularly releases code on her personal site, www.hilarymason.com. She is a co-founder of HackNY (hackny.org), a non-profit organization that connects talented student hackers from around the world with startups in NYC. Mason recently started the data science blog Dataists (dataists.com) and is a member of hacker collective NYC Resistor. She has discovered two new species, loves to bake cookies, and asks way too many questions.

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