Tuesday, December 04, 2012

You're invited to a Data Science Presentation

Wednesday, December 5, 2012 - 6:00 PM To 8:00 PM

Location: CU Denver - North Classroom #1515 - 1200 Larimer Street - Denver, CO 80217-3364 - Map: http://bit.ly/Tyznzg

Join us Wednesday from 6-8pm to learn what a real data scientist actually does.

See: http://www.meetup.com/Data-Science-Business-Analytics/events/93541422/


6:00 - 6:15 Schmooze

6:15 - 7:00 Data Science @ Gnip by Scott Hendrickson

7:00 - 8:00 WEKA Data Mining System by Nancy Abramson

8:00 - 9:00 Network at Old Chicago at 14th and Market. See:http://www.oldchicago.com/denver-market-street

Gnip provides Social Media Data for the Enterprise. Realtime social media data delivery. High volume data streams from Twitter, Facebook, and dozens more sources. See: http://gnip.com/

Scott Hendrickson is a data scientist at Gnip. See: http://blog.drskippy.com/about-2/

WEKA is an open source data mining system. See: http://www.cs.waikato.ac.nz/~ml/weka/

Nancy Abramson is a BI Developer and Analyst at Datasource Consulting, LLC. See: http://datasourceconsulting.com/

Tom Davenport, who is teaching an executive program in Big Data and analytics at Harvard University, said some data scientists are earning annual salaries as high as $300,000, which is “pretty good for somebody that doesn't have anyone else working for them.” Davenport also said such workers are motivated by the problems and opportunities data provides. Read full story at http://blogs.wsj.com/cio/2012/11/28/how-cios-draw-big-data-talent/

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