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Video: Data-driven Education and the Quantified Student

In this video from the PyData Seattle Conference, Lorena Barba from George Washington University presents: Data-driven Education and the Quantified Student. “Education has seen the rise of a new trend in the last few years: Learning Analytics. This talk will weave through the complex interacting issues and concerns involving learning analytics, at a high level. The goal is to whet the appetite and motivate reflection on how data scientists can work with educators and learning scientists in this swelling field.”

Slidecast: Introducing the Seagate 1200.2 SAS SSD

“The Seagate 1200.2 SSD family includes the next-generation of high-capacity, high-performance SAS SSDs designed with multiple endurance offerings optimized for demanding enterprise applications and maximum TCO savings. The 1200.2 SAS SSD family delivers ultra-fast, consistent and easily scalable performance that exceeds 12Gb/s SAS single port bandwidth. By removing the storage bottleneck, it closes the gap between processor and data storage performance and significantly improves overall system and application responsiveness.”

Analytics at the Speed of Business with Alteryx and Tableau

In the presentation below by Wendy Gradek, Sr. Manager EOS BI and Analytics, EMC, you’ll hear about the benefits they’re seeing in resource optimization, usability, and boot camps, plus direct feedback from the business teams who are using Alteryx and Tableau.

Cardinal Health: Improving Sales Performance with Data Blending & Advanced Analytics

In the presentation below, the Nuclear Pharmaceutical Services division of Cardinal Health uses Alteryx to combine data from, an Access Database, an Excel spreadsheet, and Teradata; then performs time series forecasting before writing the data back to a Teradata Datalab.

Spark 101: Running Spark and MapReduce together in Production

Clusters must be tuned properly to run memory-intensive systems like Spark, H2O, and Impala alongside traditional MapReduce jobs. This Hadoop Summit 2015 talk describes Altiscale’s experience running the new memory-intensive systems in production for its customers.

Data Science in Today’s Marketplace

In the video presentation below, Charles Martin, Chief Scientist at Calculation Consulting, spoke to a class at Cal Berkeley’s Haas Business School. Given the business oriented audience, the discussion is high-level and not too technical but rather very practical in nature.

Data Science 101: Introduction to Deep Learning with Python

In the presentation below, Alec Radford, Head of Research at indico Data Solutions, talks about deep learning with Python and the Theano library.

Video: Cray Powered Analytics for Major League Baseball

In this video, Barry Bolding from Cray joins MLB Now to discuss how technology can benefit and enhance baseball. According to recent reports, at least one team in Major League Baseball is using a Cray Urika system in a bid to gain competitive advantage.

Data Science 101: How Deep Learning Powers Flickr

In recent years, deep learning is making tremendous strides in the field of machine learning. To provide insights into how businesses are using this technology, the video presentation below looks behind the scenes at a company with a very recognizable name – Flickr. The presenter is Dr. Pierre Garrigues, Researcher in Machine Perception & Learning […]

Data Science 101: Deep Learning for Language Understanding

The presentation below, “Deep Learning for Language Understanding,” took place at the Deep Learning Summit in San Francisco on 29-30 January 2015. The featured speaker is Quoc Le, Research Scientist at Google.