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Building Data Apps with Python on August 23rd

Data Community DC and District Data Labs are excited to be hosting another Building Data Apps with Python workshop on August 23rd.  For more info and to sign up, go to http://bit.ly/V4used.  There’s even an early bird discount if you register … Continue reading

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High-Performance Computing in R Workshop

Data Community DC and District Data Labs are excited to be hosting a High-Performance Computing with R workshop on June 21st, 2014 taught by Yale professor and R package author Jay Emerson. If you’re interested in learning about high-performance computing including concepts such … Continue reading

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Elements of an Analytics “Education”

This a guest post by Wen Phan, who will be completing a Master of Science in Business at George Washington University (GWU) School of Business.  Wen is the recipient of the GWU Business Analytics Award for Excellence and Chair of … Continue reading

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Where are the Deep Learning Courses?

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 … Continue reading

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District Data Labs Project Incubator Program

A crucial part of learning data science is applying the skills you learn to real world projects. Working on interesting projects keeps you motivated to continue learning and helps you sharpen your skills. Working in teams helps you learn from … Continue reading

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The Evolution of Big Data Platforms and People

This is a guest post by Paco Nathan. Paco is an O’Reilly author, Apache Spark open source evangelist with Databricks, and an advisor for Zettacap, Amplify Partners, and The Data Guild. Google lives in his family’s backyard. Paco spoke at Data Science DC in 2012.  A kind … Continue reading

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Energy Education Data Jam

This is a guest post by Austin Brown, co-organizer of the Data Jam, and senior analyst with the National Renewable Energy Laboratory. DC2 urges you to check this out. (And if you participate, please let us know how it goes!) The Office … Continue reading

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Building Data Apps with Python

Data Community DC and District Data Labs are excited to be offering a Building Data Apps with Python workshop on April 19th, 2014. Python is one of the most popular programming languages for data analysis.  Therefore, it is important to have a basic … 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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Weekly Round-Up: Data Science Education, Statistics, Data Driven Organizations, and Data Stories

Welcome back to the round-up, an overview of the most interesting data science, statistics, and analytics articles of the past week. This week, we have 4 fascinating articles ranging in topics from data education to data-driven organizations. In this week’s … Continue reading

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