Friday Hacks #56, Oct 25

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This week we have Nick Jachowski and Lin Zhihao.

Date/Time: Friday, October 25 at 6:30pm Venue: SR2, Education Resource Centre, University Town. Map: //goo.gl/maps/2Zy3M Sign up here: //bit.ly/fridayhacks2013 Free pizza is served before the talks.

Talk: Big Data, Predictive Modeling, and You (Nick Jachowski - PhD student in Geography)

Talk Description: This talk will introduce the topic of big data & predictive modeling from an academic as well as an industry view point, using case studies (with code examples!).

Topics to be covered (however briefly) include: R, Python, SQL, Bash, Hadoop, machine learning, statistics & entrepreneurship.

Speaker Profile: Nick is part programmer, part engineer and part scientist. He likes to make things – both in the computer world and the real world. Most of things he makes are related to applied environmental science. Currently, he is in his forth year of the NUS PhD program in Physical Geography where his research focuses on coastal ecosystems modeling.

Talk: (Lin Zhihao - Teralytics Pte Ltd)

This talk will also be about big data.

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