I’ve recently been attending a lot of conferences, and speaking at them. However – this talk was insightful and I wish I saw it in person. I think the key takeaway for me, was the idea of putting up your stuff on a wall and having people talk about it. Communicating results is really really… Continue reading What I’ve learned recently
I enjoy giving talks and workshops on Data Analytics. Here is a list of some of the talks I’ve given. In my Mathematics master I regularly gave talks on technical topics, and previously I worked as a Tutor and Technician in a School in Northern Ireland. I consider the evangelism of data and analytics to… Continue reading Talks and Workshops
Yesterday evening I gave a talk at the Data Science Meetup in Luxembourg. This is part of my preparation for the talk at PyData the Python conference for Data Enthusiasts in Berlin. A few remarks – my slides from last night are here in IPython notebook format. I used for the presentation the excellent RISE… Continue reading Talk: Can Probabilistic Programming be applied to Rugby?
Eddie Bell is a Lead Data Scientist at http://www.lyst.com a Fashion recommendation website. Eddie has a PhD in Mathematics, and before he saw the light and joined Lyst he used to work in Finance! 1. What project have you worked on do you wish you could go back to, and do better? At one point… Continue reading Interview with a Data Scientist: Eddie Bell
In the last year or so I’ve put together a collection of interviews with Data Scientists. Here is a list of them Thomas Levi – Plenty of Fish an Online Dating Website Jeroen Latour – Data Scientist at Booking.com from September James Long – A data artisan with experience in Re-insurance Radim Rehurek – A data… Continue reading Interviews with Data Scientists – The collection
I recently met Radim at a Python Conference in Florence You can visit his website at http://radimrehurek.com Radim has a PhD in Computer Science and helped design the excellent Gensim library. So I sent him an email and he answered these questions. I lightly edited his answers. A key piece of information to add is that… Continue reading Interview with a Data Scientist: Radim Rehurek