April 15 Unhackathon #7

We are organizing another Un-Hackathon on April 15th! You can sign up here! We have organized a number of talks and a day of collaborative, hands-on problem solving. Details: 9.30am – Arrive, registration 10am – Welcome 10.15am – Talks begin 11.30am – Pitch session, recruitment 12pm – Work on projects 5.30 pm – Present results of […]

March 18 Unhackathon #6

Data scientists: we are organising another Un-hackathon in our monthly series. There will be talks and a day of collaborative, hands-on problem solving. Sign up on our Eventbrite page and stay up to date with upcoming events on our meetup page.   Details: 9.30am – Arrive, registration 10am – Welcome 10.15am – Talks begin 11.30am […]

Unhackathon #5: Discovering trends in property data and scams in ICOs

Our fifth un-hackathon kicked off the year with 30 eager data scientists attending. The event at Makerhive in Kennedy town was the first of the year and combined industry talks with project based collaboration. As the mercury dipped outside the fires of creativity burned bright among our attendees. Five project leaders suggested projects to focus […]

Book Review: Computer Age Statistical Inference

It took me a while but I finally have some time to write my review about Efron and Hastie’s new book Computer Age Statistical Inference: Algorithms, Evidence and Data Science. Bradley Efron is probably best known for his bootstrapping re-sampling technique. With his new book Computer Age Statistical Inference he provides a rather short overview […]