Venue update: The fine folks at Surf Incubator will be providing the venue for tonight's talk.
We've had many requests to bring Paco Nathan back to Seattle/Bellevue. We're flying him back to Seattle for an evening talk on the present and future of Hadoop. This event is free.
Paco Nathan @pacoid is currently the Director of Data Science at Concurrent in SF, and a committer on the Cascading open source project. A 25 year veteran of the tech industry, for the last ten years Paco has led Data teams. Paco has a background in math/stats and distributed computing, and expertise in Hadoop, R, AWS, predictive analytics, machine learning, and NLP. Paco is author of the upcoming O'Reilly book: Enterprise Data Workflows with Cascading.
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While in town, Paco will also be teaching a full day Introduction to Data Science.
This may be the only time Paco offers this class in Seattle this year. Additional details can be found at:
Join Paco Nathan and Seattle Data Geeks for Drinks and Data at the Seattle Tap House Grill.