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USF Launches Data Ethics Center

Aug 7, 2019 |

Ethical AI remains a high priority as developers pause to consider the implications of the automation tools they are creating. A more granular approach is being taken by the University of San Francisco’s Data Institute, which is launching a data ethics initiative that seeks to address the misuse of data through education and “civil advocacy.”

The USF Data Institute was founded three years ago to help train the next generation of data scientists. Read more…

Universities Get Creative with Data Science Education

Aug 23, 2018 |

Good luck getting into Professor Yoav Freund’s big data analytics and Spark class at the University of California, San Diego this fall. “There’s always a very long waiting list to get in,” Read more…

Continuing Your Data Science Education

Aug 31, 2017 |

“What do you want to be when you grow up?” It’s a question kids around the world are asked a million times a day. Until a few years ago, the odds are good that none of them answered “I want to be a data scientist.” Read more…

Universities Roll Out New Data Science Programs

May 23, 2017 |

College grads looking to take the next step in their data science careers will have several new graduate-level data science programs to enroll in this fall, including a new Master’s of Applied Data Science at Syracuse University, a new Doctorate of Data Science at the University of Tennessee, and a new certificate program at Rutgers. Read more…

Cisco Aims to Shrink Big Data Skills Gap

Jan 17, 2017 |

Cisco Systems today introduced new educational offerings aimed at narrowing the looming skills gap in the areas of data analytics and digital transformation. In particular, the new analytics program is designed to help Cisco customers make sense of the zettabytes worth of new data that will be collected over the Internet of Things in the coming years. Read more…

Data Science Education Evolves to Meet Surging Demand

Sep 26, 2016 |

Here’s some good news for young data science professionals looking for that first job: your skills are in high demand and will help you land a job with an average starting salary close to $120,000. Read more…

KPMG to Fund Data-Focused Auditing Courses

Aug 5, 2016 |

The drive to close the data science skills gap continues to gain momentum, the latest effort bringing together corporate sponsor KPMG and two leading U.S. universities to create a new graduate degree program in data science and analytics. Read more…

Finding the Right Path for Your Data Science Education

May 5, 2016 |

When it comes to learning data science, there’s no shortage of options available. You can pick up a book, read articles on the Web, or participate in a massively open online course (MOOC). Read more…

A Practical, Hands-On Approach to Machine Learning Education

Nov 5, 2015 |

If you enroll in a university-level data science program, you’ll likely spend months learning machine learning theory and how to code them. But you won’t necessarily see how they relate to real-world problems. Read more…

How Big Data Is Helping Indian Schoolchildren

Mar 13, 2015 |

We often hear how big data and analytics are helping companies make more money. But big data tech is much more than that, and can also have a positive impact on one of society’s most vulnerable groups: Read more…

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