Data Science Weekly Newsletter - Issue 247

Issue #247

Aug 16 2018

Editor Picks
 
  • Distill Update 2018
    Reflections on their first year of running a new kind of scientific journal: “We have learned a lot of valuable lessons in our first year, but we still have a lot of room to grow.”...
  • What Data Scientists Really Do, According to 35 Data Scientists
    What, exactly, is it that data scientists do? As the host of the DataCamp podcast DataFramed, I have had the pleasure of speaking with over 30 data scientists across a wide array of industries and academic disciplines. Among other things, I’ve asked them about what their jobs entail...
 
 

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Data Science Articles & Videos

 
  • 9 Things You Should Know About TensorFlow
    This morning I found myself summarizing my favorite bits from a talk that I enjoyed at Google Cloud Next in San Francisco, What’s New with TensorFlow? Then I thought about it for a moment and couldn’t see a reason not to share my super-short summary with you...
  • Welcome to Great Expectations!
    What tools exist for automated monitoring of incoming data that are oriented at data scientists/engineers? Like unit testing for data: e.g. "Yesterday the completion rate of courses dropped by 90%" I'm aware of one, Great Expectations...
 
 
 

Jobs

  • Data Scientist - Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center - NYC
    For the 28th year, MSK has been named a top hospital for cancer by U.S. News & World Report. We are proud to be on Becker’s Healthcare list as one of the 150 Great Places to Work in Healthcare in 2018, as well as one of Glassdoor’s Employees’ Choice Best Place to Work for 2018. We’re treating cancer, one patient at a time. Join us and make a difference every day.

    We are seeking a Data Scientist / Senior Strategic Analyst (Ambulatory Care) who will serve as a champion for data-driven decision making within Ambulatory Care, particularly to optimize the use of our outpatient resources, improve the patient experience and ensure MSK’s healthy growth. The candidate will serve as analytic thought partner to the VP and own the strategic roadmap for iteratively developing analytical products and supporting those needs...
 

 

Training & Resources

 
 

 

Books

 

  • The Joy of x: A Guided Tour of Math, from One to Infinity

    "Delightful . . . easily digestible chapters include plenty of helpful examples and illustrations. You'll never forget the Pythagorean theorem again!"...

    For a detailed list of books covering Data Science, Machine Learning, AI and associated programming languages check out our resources page.
     

     
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