Camille Fournier explains how Rent the Runway uses software and data science to handle a massive shipping and warehouse operation, modelling inventory life cycles, optimising shipping and much more.
Mathias Brandewinder explains why F# is well suited for data science: the REPL, type providers for seamless data access, functional programming concepts and much more.
Hadoop, the distributive file system and MapReduce are just a few of the topics covered in this interview recorded live at QCon San Francisco 2013. Industry-standard Agile implementation and a lot of testing, assures the development team at Ancestry.com that they have an app that can handle the large traffic demands of the popular genealogy site.
Xavier Amatriain discusses how Netflix uses specialized roles, including that of the Data Scientist and Machine Learning Engineer, to deliver valuable data at the right time to Netflix' customer base through a mixture of offline, online, and nearline data processes. Xavier also discusses what it takes to become a Machine Learning Engineer and how to gain real experience in the field.