Tag: data science

Training future Data Scientists - Part 1: What's in a season? (A retrospective on DSIDE 2017)

Our work is never over - Kanye West, Stronger We just finished another season of the Data Science for Insight and Decision Enablement (DSIDE). DSIDE is a Data Science training program that recruits 50 undergraduates (3rd & 4th years) and

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Data Science Townhall and Q&A #1 (#DSIDE2017)

We have started the second session of the 2017/2018 DSIDE program. Our team at CSIR Modelling and Digital Science takes about 18 our of the 50 students on the program yearly. On the 8th of December we hosted Tefo Mohapi

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Analysis of the #GuptaLeaks e-mail network

Appeared on iAfrikan[Link] With the release of a slice of the #GuptaLeaks e-mail correspondence by parliament, there is now an opportunity to do some data mining. For this article we will focus on looking at the network of e-mails between

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NIPS Authors 2006 - 2016

As part of the Deep Learning Indaba, we have gotten a dataset of the accepted papers from NIPS 2006 - 2016 and countries of corresponding authors. We wanted to understand the scale of the non-participation of countries/regions as well as

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Data Science Africa 2017

Earlier in the 2017 I attended the UN Data Forum. Outside some oddities out of some of the things discussed at that conference (especially on Data and power dynamics, you can read a paper we wrote in response -> A critical

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