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Make Data Work
Oct 15–17, 2014 • New York, NY
John Rauser

John Rauser
Data Scientist, Snapchat

@jrauser

John has been extracting value from large datasets for over 20 years at hedge funds, small data-driven startups, Amazon, Pinterest, and now Snapchat. He has deep experience in machine learning, data visualization, on-line experimentation, website performance and real-time fault analysis. An empiricist at heart, “Just do the experiment!” is his favorite call to arms.

Sessions

9:55am–10:05am Thursday, 10/16/2014
Keynotes
Location: 1D
Tags: fashion
John Rauser (Snapchat)
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There are two essential skills for the data scientist: engineering and statistics. A great many data scientists are very strong engineers but feel like impostors when it comes to statistics. In this talk John will argue that the ability to program a computer gives you special access to the deepest and most fundamental ideas in statistics. Read more.