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DataChats: An Interview with Peter Bull

Gabriel de Selding,
April 6, 2017 min read
Peter Bull, author of DataCamp course "Machine Learning with the Experts: School Budgets", answers Hugo's questions in episode 16 of DataChats!

We're releasing episode 16 of our DataChats video series. And today, Hugo is interviewing Peter Bull, co-founder of DrivenData.

Peter earned his master's in Computational Science and Engineering from Harvard’s School of Engineering and Applied Sciences. His work lies at the intersection of statistics and computer science, and he wants to help bring powerful new modeling techniques to the organizations that need them most. He previously worked as a software engineer at Microsoft and earned a BA in philosophy from Yale University. You can take his DataCamp course here Machine Learning with the Experts: School Budgets.

In this episode, Peter and Hugo discuss why use python for data science, the challenge of finding the business case for data, DrivenData competitions on using yelp data to predict restaurant sanitary ratings and much more.

We hope that you enjoy watching this series and make sure not to miss any of our upcoming episodes by subscribing to DataCamp's YouTube channel!