Bias in Machine Learning Flipboard Magazine

March 25, 2017

Quick note for those of you who follow me on Flipboard. I added another one, seeded with links from my Challenge to Data Scientists article, on Bias in Machine Learning. Enjoy!

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Becoming a Data Scientist Podcast Episode 16: Randy Olson

March 22, 2017


Renee interviews Randal S. Olson, Senior Data Scientist in the Institute for Biomedial Informatics at UPenn, about his path to becoming a data scientist, his interesting data science blog posts, and his work with non-data-scientists and students.

Podcast Audio Links:
Link to podcast Episode 16 audio
Podcast’s RSS feed for podcast subscription apps

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T-Shirts!!

February 18, 2017

The Becoming a Data Scientist tees are ready to sell! I ordered a couple myself before posting them for sale, to make sure the quality was good. They came out great!! And if you order from Teespring before MarchApril 1 using this link: Becoming a Data Scientist Store – Free Shipping, you’ll get free shipping on your order! The design is a combination of those submitted to our contest by Amarendranath “Amar” Reddy and Ryne & Alexis.
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Becoming a Data Scientist Podcast Episode 15: David Meza

January 29, 2017


David Meza is Chief Knowledge Architect at NASA, and talks to Renee in this episode about his educational background, his early work at NASA, and examples of his work with multidisciplinary teams. He also describes a project involving a graph database that improved search capabilities so NASA engineers could more easily find “lessons learned”.


Podcast Audio Links:
Link to podcast Episode 15 audio
Podcast’s RSS feed for podcast subscription apps

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T-Shirt Contest Finalists

January 16, 2017

I still haven’t heard from one of the 3 finalists, but I wanted to go ahead and post the first two, and I’ll update here with the final one later. These finalists win a data science book and a t-shirt, and I’ll choose from the three (I’m actually considering combining elements from two of them!) and announce the final t-shirt design when they are available for sale.

Without further ado, the top 3 vote-winners after 94 votes, in no particular order, are….

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