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Data Science, Astronomy and the Open Source

Data science, astronomy, the open source development world and the importance of interdisciplinary conversations to data science. 

Feb 2018

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Jake VanderPlas

Jake VanderPlas is a data science fellow at the University of Washington's eScience Institute, where his work focuses on data-intensive physical science research in an interdisciplinary setting. In the Python world, Jake is the author of the Python Data Science Handbook, and is active in maintaining and/or contributing to several well-known Python scientific computing packages, including Scikit-learn, Scipy, Matplotlib, Astropy, Altair, and others. He occasionally blogs on python-related topics at Pythonic Perambulations.


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Hugo Bowne-Anderson

Hugo is a data scientist, educator, writer and podcaster at DataCamp. His main interests are promoting data & AI literacy, helping to spread data skills through organizations and society and doing amateur stand up comedy in NYC.

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