ESP Biography


Major: Computer Science

College/Employer: Stanford

Year of Graduation: 2015

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Past Classes

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M4035: How YOU can be a "data scientist" and make sense of the world around you in Splash Fall 2014 (Nov. 08 - 09, 2014)
Data science has become a popular term in silicon valley. Come to learn how you can analyze large sets of data with tools you currently use (e.g., microsoft excel, microsoft access) and slightly more sophisticated tools (e.g., python, SQL). We will run through real world examples of data sets you can access and what you can do with these data sets - look for stock correlations in finance, review insurance transactions for fraudulent patterns, understand the spread of ebola.