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SGD Webinars – SGD: A Catalyst for Biological Research

This video is a recording of the first webinar of the SGD Webinar Series, titled “SGD: A Catalyst for Biological Research”. Please enjoy. Hello and welcome everybody, my name is Kevin MacPherson. I’m an assistant biocurator for the Saccharomyces Genome Database, SGD. In our first talk today in the SGD Webinar Series, we’ll be having […]

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Is DNA the future of data storage? – Leo Bear-McGuinness

Let’s say there’s a disaster that sends humanity back to the Stone Age. Can our knowledge and history survive? The printed page will decompose. Hard drive storage will deteriorate. Even stones will eventually crumble. But we might have something inside us that can outlast these physical limitations: deoxyribonucleic acid. DNA already stores our biological information. […]

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Data Science Career Advice from a Data Scientist | How to Become a Data Scientist

There is a famous diagram that goes out you know that data science is a mixture of three things, domain knowledge, programming, and mathematics. Today we have Siddharth who is currently a senior data scientist at Target and he will soon be joining K-Mart Australia as a senior data scientist and also setting up that […]

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Data Analysis for Social Scientists | MITx on edX | Course About Video

[MUSIC PLAYING] These days, information is all around us in every form imaginable and readily available if you know where to look for it and how to collect it. Once gathered and analyzed, this information and data cannot only be insightful, but also beautiful. Increasingly, policymakers, business leaders, and governments rely on insights born of […]

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Ep. 3 – Science, policy & public opinion: How the wheels turn – Science and policy in HSE

Our role is to make sure we are providing robust scientific evidence and explaining, articulating, describing that in a way so it is really clear to our policy colleagues to make sure that uncertainties have been very well explained. But it’s not the role of a government scientist to be advocating a policy. When we […]

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[email protected] | Statistics For Data Science

Welcome to exploring and analyzing data. In this class, we’re going to be learning about statistics and especially the sort of core statistical techniques that everybody should be familiar with as well as the practical knowledge of how to manipulate data and to explore it with a statistical software package. My name is Coy Cheshire, […]

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