Here we look at the skills and employment opportunities that are surfacing as we move into an era of advanced analytics and ubiquitous AI.
The videos are a mixture of seminars and discussions avaialable under standard YouTube license, with landing page descriptions added. Minor edits have been made where necessary.
What Kaggle has Learned from Almost a Million Data Scientists (O’Reilly)
Published on May 25, 2017
A talk by Anthony Goldbloom from Kaggle. Kaggle is a community of almost a million data scientists, who have built more than two million machine-learning models while participating in Kaggle competitions. Data scientists come to Kaggle to learn, collaborate, and develop the state of the art in machine learning. Anthony Goldbloom shares lessons learned from top performers in the Kaggle community and explores the types of machine-learning techniques typically used, some of the tricks he’s seen, and pitfalls to avoid. Along the way, Anthony discusses work habits and skills that help data scientists succeed.
Andrew Ng: Artificial Intelligence is the New Electricity (Stanford Graduate School of Business)
On Wednesday, January 25, 2017, Baidu chief scientist, Coursera co-founder, and Stanford adjunct professor Andrew Ng spoke at the Stanford MSx Future Forum. The Future Forum is a discussion series that explores the trends that are changing the future. During his talk, Professor Ng discussed how artificial intelligence (AI) is transforming industry after industry.
What Are the Top Skills Needed to Be a Data Scientist? (SAS Software)
Dr. Goutam Chakraborty of Oklahoma State University outlines the top skills you need to be successful as a data scientist. From SAS Academy for Data Science
Top Data Scientist D J Patil’s Tips to Build a Career in Data (FactorDaily)
Published on Jul 20, 2017
D J Patil, who along with top data scientist Jeff Hammerbacher coined the term “data scientist” tells you what it takes to be a data scientist During the Obama administration, Patil became the first ever chief data scientist to be appointed by the US government.