Unhackathon #11 roundup

You may wonder what Hong Kong’s most wanted has to do with data science, well at our December Unhackathon we showed how the HK most wanted list can be turned from a website into a usable dataset. December’s Unhackathon aimed to tackle the basics of scraping, introduced a new dataset of Asia’s infrastructure projects and […]

Monthly un-hackathon + talks

Join our Data Science un-hackathon on the first Sunday every month. We host a full day of fun and working together on your data science projects! At this event attendees will have the chance to pitch their projects, or join with others. We start the day with some fantastic industry specialists who will share their […]

Unhackathon #10 roundup

Our first unhackathon after Typhoon Mangkhut blew out our September meetup kicked off with a talk about a practical application of machine learning, and followed up with an introduction of the benefits of the L0 norm. Two teams attempted to satisfy their curiosity with analysis of the Hong Kong housing market and a new cryptocurrency […]

Un-hackathon #10

Our 10th Hackathon for Data Science: a full day of fun and working together on YOUR data science projects! At this event attendees will have the chance to pitch their projects, or join other people’s. And in the beginning of the day we will host some fantastic industry specialists to share their experiences operating in […]

Unhackathon #9 roundup

With the World Cup in Russia wrapping up on the same evening as our ninth un-hackathon, football was on our minds, and, with tongue in cheek, Data Science Hong Kong co-organiser Xavier put the question to our cohort of predictive modellers to find the winner, hours before the result was known. Getting down to more […]

Unhackathon #7 round-up: making sense through data

What time do people rent share bikes in San Jose? Houston and a group of data scientists has looked at bike share data in California and made some curious obvservations at our April unhackathon. We also heard from Nick Lam-wai who is building a database on Hong Kong’s budget, the blueprint of government spending and […]