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Intro to Data Science

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About This Class

What exactly is Data Science and why does it matter?

We live in a world with seemingly infinite data, and if you can learn the right balance of computer science, statistics, and information theory, there are lucrative opportunities available to you. This class is designed to give newcomers some clarity into how data scientists add value to any organization. Discover case studies about how data science is uniquely positioned to solve major problems for a variety of companies. By the time you finish this class, you’ll have a better idea of what the data science field is, and more importantly, how you can help yourself get what the Harvard Business Review calls the “sexiest job of the 21st century”.

Takeaways

  • Case studies for data science projects across several industries
  • Understand the data science process
  • What is machine learning anyway?
  • Language wars: Python, R, Scala...
  • Skills needed to become a Data Scientist
  • Where to go next

(This event is organized by General Assembly

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Event Timeline
Thu Aug 4, 2016
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM HKT
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Venue
GA Hong Kong @ Garage 8F
Tickets
Tickets at HK$325
Venue Address
8F, 33 Des Voeux Road Central Hong Kong Hong Kong
Organizer
META
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