December 2018

Upcoming Events


GraphQL is the Better REST - December 13

GraphQL is a data query language developed by Facebook and released under MIT license. It offers a number of advantages for the development of Web services compared to the traditional REST approach. The talk will describe what REST pain points GraphQL is designed to address and will illustrate GraphQL basic concepts and the ways to develop GraphQL-based Web services.
For more information or to register, please click here.

Machine Learning Live! - January 17

See machine learning surprises revealed live - from the hypotheses to the validations (or failures) directly built upon our meetup’s survey data.​
For more information or to register, please click here.

Partner Announcements


OSCON | July 15-18, 2019 | Portland
Take your career to the next level as a speaker at #OSCON Portland 2019! Submit a proposal on topics like opensource, ai, cloud-native and more–check out the full list here.


UMBC - Adjunct Instructor, Data Science
The University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC) and the Department of Computer Science and Electrical Engineering (CSEE) is seeking adjunct instructors to teach several graduate courses on data science. These courses will be offered at UMBC's Catonsville or Shady Grove campus.
For more information and to apply, click here.

Interested in a New Career? Or Just Curious What is Available?
Are you a software or system engineer, data scientist, analytic developer, or cybersecurity expert interested in learning about new opportunities?
Please send an email to learn about opportunities available with our sponsors and partners.

Want to help with the meetup?
Please send an email to discuss how you can help.

Data News

Maryland based cybersecurity company Dragos raises $37M Series B — The industrial control systems cybersecurity company is looking to hire, and expand internationally.
For more, click here.

Graph Theory: History & Overview — Part one of multi-part series that covers the history and basics of graph theory.
For more, click here.

An Introduction to GPU Programming in Julia  A thorough introduction that starts at defining a GPU and then works through core GPU programming concepts.
For more, click here.

Amazon's Machine Learning University  More than 30 self-service, self-paced digital courses with more than 45 hours of courses, videos, and labs for four key groups: developers, data scientists, data platform engineers, and business professionals.
For more, click here.

How to Build a Machine Learning Team When You Are Not Google or Facebook  An outline of three approaches to building your team for various sized businesses.
For more, click here.

A Summary of the Top AI Papers of 2018   A summary of the top 10 papers covering topics such as fair machine learning, text classification, and natural image synthesis.
For more, click here.

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