Category Archives: Reviews

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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Event Recap: DC Energy and Data Summit

This is a guest post by Majid al-Dosari, a master’s student in Computational Science at George Mason University. I recently attended the first DC Energy and Data Summit organized by Potential Energy DC and co-hosted by the American Association for … Continue reading

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Event Recap: DSDC June Meetup

This is a guest post by Alex Evanczuk, a software engineer at FiscalNote. Hello DC2!  My name is Alex Evanczuk, and I recently joined a government data startup right here in the nation’s capital that goes by the name of … Continue reading

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Event Recap: Tandem NSI Deal Day (Part 2)

This is the second part of a guest post by John Kaufhold. Dr. Kaufhold is a data scientist and managing partner of Deep Learning Analytics, a data science company based in Arlington, VA. He presented an introduction to Deep Learning at the March Data … Continue reading

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Event Recap: Tandem NSI Deal Day (Part 1)

This is a guest post by John Kaufhold. Dr. Kaufhold is a data scientist and managing partner of Deep Learning Analytics, a data science company based in Arlington, VA. He presented an introduction to Deep Learning at the March Data Science … Continue reading

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A Rush of Ideas: Kalev Leetaru at Data Science DC

This review of the April Data Science DC Meetup was written by Ross Mohan. Ross is a solutions architect for Five 9 Group. Perhaps you’ve heard the phrase lately “software is eating the world”. Well, to be successful at that, it’s … Continue reading

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Deep Learning Inspires Deep Thinking

This is a guest post by Mary Galvin, founder and managing principal at AIC. Mary provides technical consulting services to clients including LexisNexis’ HPCC Systems team. The HPCC is an open source, massive parallel-processing computing platform that solves Big Data problems.  Data Science DC … Continue reading

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Will big data bring a return of sampling statistics? And a review of Aaron Strauss’s talk at DSDC

This guest post by Tommy Jones was originally published on Biased Estimates. Tommy is a statistician or data scientist — depending on the context — in Washington, DC. He is a graduate of Georgetown’s MS program for mathematics and statistics. Follow … Continue reading

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SynGlyphX: Hello and Thank You DC2!

The following is a sponsored post brought to you by one of the supporters of two of Data Community’s five meetups. Hello and Thank You DC2! This week was my, and my company’s, introduction to Data Community DC (DC2).  We … Continue reading

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November Data Science DC Event Review: Identifying Smugglers: Local Outlier Detection in Big Geospatial Data

This is a guest post from Data Science DC Member and quantitative political scientist David J. Elkind. As the November Data Science DC Meetup, Nathan Danneman, Emory University PhD and analytics engineer at Data Tactics, presented an approach to detecting … Continue reading

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