28 May '13, 5pm

Is Data Science Your Next Career?

Absolutely. You know, in engineering in particular, and I am a professor at an engineering school, a large part of the goal is to build and to make. So engineering education in the United States over the last century has benefited from a very close interplay with practitioners, and often the people who are dealing with things in practice are using technologies that are not yet widespread in academia, but will be. So part of the best thing that engineering faculty can do is to be literate in the technologies that will become textbook material in the coming decades. Fortunately for us, New York City is a fantastic place for that. New York City has an abundance of tech companies, data oriented start-ups. Even in the traditional verticals like advertising or publishing, these fields themselves have become incredibly data driven, so New York City is a fantastic environment for ...

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