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Coffee Chat: Become a Data Scientist

General Assembly LA

Friday, February 21, 2014 from 9:00 AM to 10:00 AM (PST)

Santa Monica, CA

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Coffee Chat: Become a Data Scientist
Friday February 21st, 9:00am - 11:00am

Drop in anytime between 9:00 AM and 10:00 AM for an intimate coffee chat with our in-house experts. Learn all about the path to becoming a real Data Scientist, and how General Assembly can help you get there.

Coffee and pastry on us!

Prerequisites: 
None.


 

MEET THE DATA SCIENTIST

 

Sam Brotherton, Data Scientist at Whisper

 

Sam has worked as the sole data scientist at a rapidly expanding social media startup seeing upwards of three billion monthly pageviews. He designed and built a natural language processing (NLP) service to extract topics and tags from posts, predict image searchterms from unstructured text, and target content to users. He implemented a new geographic search system using PostGIS that decreased search time by 90% and worked closely with the front and backend development team, writing production code in Erlang and Python.


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General Assembly LA
1520 2nd St
Santa Monica, CA 90401

Friday, February 21, 2014 from 9:00 AM to 10:00 AM (PST)


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General Assembly LA

General Assembly @GA_LA is a New York born global community transforming thinkers into creators through skills based education in technology, business and design with campuses located in New York City, London, Berlin, San Francisco, Sydney, Boston and now...Los Angeles! 

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