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Notes on a Meetup

This is a guest post by Catherine Madden (@catmule), a lifelong doodler who realized a few years ago that doodling, sketching, and visual facilitation can be immensely useful in a professional environment. The post consists of her notes from the most recent … Continue reading

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October Starts Off Right: A Full Month of Events for Women in Tech

This is a guest post by Shannon Turner, a software developer and founder of Hear Me Code, offering free, beginner-friendly coding classes for women in the DC area. In her spare time she creates projects like Shut That Down and … Continue reading

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DC NLP October 2014 Meetup Announcement: Automated Query Parsing, and Fact Checking with Truth Teller

Curious about techniques and methods for applying data science to unstructured text? Join us at the DC NLP October Meetup! This month features an introduction to the art of automated query parsing, and a discussion of a WaPo app that … Continue reading

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Social Network Analysis with Python Workshop on November 22nd

        Data Community DC and District Data Labs are hosting a full-day Social Network Analysis with Python workshop on Saturday November 22nd.  For more info and to sign up, go to http://bit.ly/1lWFlLx.  Register before October 31st for an early bird discount! Overview Social networks … Continue reading

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Fast Data Applications with Spark & Python Workshop on November 8th

          Data Community DC and District Data Labs are excited to be hosting a Fast Data Applications with Spark & Python workshop on November 8th  For more info and to sign up, go to http://bit.ly/Zhj0y1.  There’s even an … Continue reading

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DC NLP September 2014 Meetup Announcement: Natural Language Processing for Assistive Technologies

Curious about techniques and methods for applying data science to unstructured text? Join us at the DC NLP September Meetup! This month, we’re joined by Kathy McCoy, Professor of Computer & Information Science and Linguistics at the University of Delaware. … Continue reading

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Natural Language Analysis with NLTK on October 25th

        Data Community DC and District Data Labs are excited to be hosting a Natural Language Analysis with NLTK workshop on October 25th  For more info and to sign up, go to http://bit.ly/1pK0pFN.  There’s even an early bird discount if you register … Continue reading

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Endgame hosts DIDC’s Data and Cyber Security August Event

Our (lucky number) 13th DIDC meetup took place at the spacious offices of Endgame in Clarendon, VA. Endgame very graciously provided incredible gourmet pizza (and beer) for all those who attended. Beyond such excellent beverages and  food, attendees were treated … Continue reading

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Thoughts on the INFORMS Business Analytics Conference

This post, from DC2 President Harlan Harris, was originally published on his blog. Harlan was on the board of WINFORMS, the local chapter of the Operations Research professional society, from 2012 until this summer. Earlier this year, I attended the … Continue reading

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DC NLP August 2014 Meetup Announcement: Automatic Segmentation

Curious about techniques and methods for applying data science to unstructured text? Join us at the DC NLP August Meetup! This August, we’re joined by Tony Davis, technical manager in the NLP and machine learning group at 3M Health Information … Continue reading

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