KDnuggets™ News 17:n40, Oct 18: Want to Become a Data Scientist? Read This!; Natural Stupidity is more Dangerous than Artificial Intelligence

[unable to retrieve full-text content]Want to Become a Data Scientist? Read This Interview First; Natural Stupidity is more Dangerous than Artificial Intelligence; Random Forests(r), Explained; Key Trends and Takeaways from RE-WORK Deep Learning Summit Montreal; An Overview of 3 Popular Courses on Deep Learning
Original Post: KDnuggets™ News 17:n40, Oct 18: Want to Become a Data Scientist? Read This!; Natural Stupidity is more Dangerous than Artificial Intelligence

4 Major Trends Influencing the 2017 Predictive Analytics Hiring Market

[unable to retrieve full-text content]We examine the implications of trends in hiring market, including the growth of quantitative Initiatives, blurring of the lines between Predictive Analytics and Data Science Professionals, and more .
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KDD Impact Program to support Data Science projects with positive impact on society

[unable to retrieve full-text content]The KDD Impact Program is looking to fund projects that have potential for a significant impact on society, expand outreach of data science, and strengthen the community, with grants of $10k-$100k for each project. Submission deadline is Dec 1, 2017.
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Short course: Statistical Learning and Data Mining IV, NYC, Nov 2-3

[unable to retrieve full-text content]This new two-day course gives a detailed and modern overview of statistical models used by data scientists for prediction and inference, with emphasis on tools useful for tackling modern-day data analysis problems.
Original Post: Short course: Statistical Learning and Data Mining IV, NYC, Nov 2-3

Want to Become a Data Scientist? Read This Interview First

[unable to retrieve full-text content]There’s been a lot of hype about Data Science… and probably just as much confusion about it. Marketing scientist Kevin Gray asks Jennifer Priestley, Associate Dean of The Graduate College and Professor of Statistics and Data Science at Kennesaw State University, what Data Science really is, what makes a good Data Scientist, and how to become one.
Original Post: Want to Become a Data Scientist? Read This Interview First

[Webinar] Data Science for Big Data with Anaconda Enterprise, Oct 19

[unable to retrieve full-text content]This Team Anaconda webinar, Oct 19, will demonstrate how easily the Anaconda Enterprise data science platform integrates with Hadoop and Spark clusters, giving your data scientists access to the libraries they need and empowering you to extract the most value from your Big Data.
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Data Science Bootcamp in Zurich, Switzerland, January 15 – April 6, 2018

[unable to retrieve full-text content]Come to the land of chocolate and Data Science where the local tech scene is booming and the jobs are a plenty. Learn the most important concepts from top instructors by doing and through projects. Use code KDNUGGETS to save.
Original Post: Data Science Bootcamp in Zurich, Switzerland, January 15 – April 6, 2018

Tidyverse, an opinionated Data Science Toolbox in R from Hadley Wickham

[unable to retrieve full-text content]Get your productivity boosted with Hadley Wickham’s powerful R library, Tidyverse. It has all you need to start developing your own data analytics and data science workflows.
Original Post: Tidyverse, an opinionated Data Science Toolbox in R from Hadley Wickham