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The official Jupyter Conference
August 22-23, 2017: Training
August 23-25, 2017: Tutorials & Conference
New York, NY

Data science without borders

Wes McKinney (Two Sigma Investments)
9:45am–10:05am Thursday, August 24, 2017
Location: Grand Ballroom
Average rating: *****
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JupyterCon brings together data scientists with a vision of a shared environment for interactive computing and reproducible research. What if we could expand this vision to include computational infrastructure and data itself? There are significant challenges in making this vision a reality.

Wes McKinney makes the case for a shared infrastructure for data science, discusses the open source community’s efforts on Apache Arrow, and offers a vision for seamless computation and data sharing across languages.

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Wes McKinney

Two Sigma Investments

Wes McKinney is a software architect at Two Sigma Investments. He is the creator of Python’s pandas library and a PMC member for Apache Arrow and Apache Parquet. He wrote the book Python for Data Analysis. Previously, Wes worked for Cloudera and was the founder and CEO of DataPad.