There’s no doubt that data scientists are in high demand right now. Companies are looking for people who can help them make sense of all the data they’re collecting and use it to make better decisions. Being a data scientist is a great way to start or further your career.
In recent weeks, the topic of data privacy, data security, data sovereignty, and how social media platforms harvest and use our information has reared its head again. The most recent Facebook whistleblower, who divulged how the platform knows it is responsible for helping to create divisions through its algorithm, which
Erik likes to work with smart people and deliver great software. After 5+ years at Spotify, he recently left for new and exciting startup in NYC where he is leading the engineering team. At Spotify, Erik built up and lead the team responsible for music recommendations and machine learning. They
Louisa Heinrich is the Founder of Superhuman Limited. She brings over 23 years’ total experience (18 in Digital), working with businesses and governments to design strategies, products, services and organisational structures that use digital technology to improve individual lives, make a positive contribution to society, and achieve commercial results. She
Peadar Coyle is a Data Analytics professional based in Luxembourg. His intellectual background is in Mathematics and Physics, and he currently works for Vodafone in one of their Supply Chain teams.He is passionate about data science and the lead author of this project. He also contributes to Open Source projects
Ian started out as a theoretical physicist, moved into data science a few years ago and is now part of the data science team at Pivotal Labs, the agile software consulting arm of Pivotal. Ian has worked on a variety of customer engagements at Pivotal including catastrophe risk modelling, fashion
Jeroen is a Senior Data Scientist with a consultancy in the Netherlands called TriFinance and he will soon be joining the Booking.com team as a Data Scientist. He remarks on his analytics consultancy experience here which was formed both at IBM and TriFinance. Follow Peadar’s series of interviews with data
I recently interviewed Hadley Wickham the creator of Ggplot2 and a famous R Stats person. He works for RStudio and his job is to work on Open Source software aimed at Data Geeks. Hadley is famous for his contributions to Data Science tooling and inspires a lot of other languages!
“I sense the field of ‘data science’ seems in danger of moving so quickly that it trips over itself”: An Interview With Geophysicist Matt Hall
Matt Hall has a PhD in sedimentology from the University of Manchester, UK, and 15 years’ experience in the hydrocarbon industry. He has worked for Landmark as a volume interpretation specialist, Statoil as an explorationist, and ConocoPhillips as a geophysical advisor. Matt has a broad range of interests, from signal
Ignacio Elola is a self-proclaimed ‘data nerd, data punk and data scientist’ at import.io , a young startup that’s shaking up the world of data. With their free app, you can transform any website into a table of data or an API in minutes. Recently voted Best Startup by O’Reilly Strata Santa Clara,