Recapping the ACM Harnessing Big Data Workshop

In June I attended an ACM workshop focused on how the ACM can facilitate sharing elements of a data science curriculum across institutions. This is my recap.

A Nice Piece on Hadley Wickham

The analyses that get me excited are not Google crunching a terabyte of web ad data in order to optimize revenue… [but rather] the biologists who are absolutely passionate about this one swampfly and now they can use R and they can understand it.