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Data ScienceNews

Being Berlin based, and a cornerstone of the Data Science community, Data Science Retreat has been a pretty regular feature of our coverage. We covered their launch back in April last year, the success of their early batches, and some of the student projects. Jose Quesada, DSR’s founder and director,

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Events

The re:publica is one of the largest and most exciting conferences about digital culture in the world. Since its foundation in 2007, it has grown from a cozy blogger meeting with 700 participants into a wide-ranging “society conference”, with more than 6000 visitors annually. Representatives of digital culture share their

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Data ScienceEvents

#Unit festival is a new tech event with a message, promoting the power of unicorns in the technology community. 40+ top tech speakers delivering insights from a range of backgrounds. Music performances, interactive installations and thought-provoking entertainment. A dynamic networking experience with the opportunity to make an abundance of new

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FinTechNews

Berlin based banking startup Number26 just raised a $10.6M Series A round courtesy of Peter Thiel’s Valar Ventures. Existing investors Redalpine and Earlybird also participated in the round with Daniel S. Aegerter. Number26 is already building a brand in the German and Austrian markets with their incredibly quick and easy

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FinTechNews

The Berlin-based FinTech incubator FinLeap today welcomed a new venture into the market. Their latest startup Valendo is in essence a ” luxury online pawn shop”, providing their customers with quick, no-fuss access to capital, with no need for external credit checks. Andreas von Buttlar, Valendo’s Managing Director, explained the

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Data Science

When we think of “governments” and “data”, the associated thoughts that spring to mind aren’t often positive. But we’ve seen government-backed and -funded initiatives around the globe which aim to harness data science for positive growth and change. From fighting fires in Israel to amplifying the voice of the electorate

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Events

The fourth Big Data Berlin took place on Thursday at Instituto Cervantes with insightful talks by four industry professionals and plenty of time to network before and after over beer and pizza kindly provided by Criteo. The talks kicked off at about 7:20 in a packed exhibition room at the Instituto

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Events

Do you have an idea for a digital innovation in travel? Can you code a working mobile or web application in 24 hours that helps travelers discover, enhance or share their journey? Does your original idea have the “wow factor” to win a share of Euro 3,000 in cash prizes

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Data Science

From apple grower to fine arts student, from software developer to machine learning PhD- Jose Quesada has done it all. Now, he’s established Data Science Retreat, a course to help people with his passion for growth and development to delve into the world of data science. We recently spoke to

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ConversationsMachine Learning

We met with Adam Drake to hear his thoughts on Machine Learning and the Big Data ecosystem. Adam is currently the Chief Data Scientist and Director of Engineering for Zanox, Europe’s largest affiliate network. He has been in technology roles for over 17 years in a variety of industries, including online

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