How I became a Data Scientist

by Bolor Turmunkh, PhD, Data Scientist at Uptake Technologies Inc., Chicago, IL First Steps At the beginning of my fifth year of graduate school at the University of Illinois, with thoughts of impending graduation, I started thinking for perhaps the first time in my life about who I wanted to be. I had lived happily... Continue Reading →

ICME Data Science Workshop

ICME will hold one-day summer workshops on Fundamentals of Data Science from August 14-18th at Stanford.  You can sign up for one workshop, or several, with topics ranging from Machine Learning to Natural Language Processing to Programming in R. Visit our Summer Workshops website for more information and to register.   Feel free to spread the word!... Continue Reading →

Academia trained me for a BIG career

by Peter D. Horn I am honored to share some career advice with the young and mathematically-inclined. When I fit that description, I felt a lack of diversity in the opinions and advice I was hearing from my mentors. This wasn't their fault, but mine. Classic case of selection bias, as I only sought advice... Continue Reading →

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