prentice Archive

Summing Up

After five months of hands-on tutorials, guest speakers, and group projects, we have reached the end of Data Scientist Training for Librarians knowing much more than …

Python, Part two

We had another fast-paced class on Python last Thursday.  Rahul spent the first two hours on functions, classes, tuples, dictionaries, conditionals, and loops—all potentially mind-bending topics …

Week one

Our data science training has officially begun.  We’ve got a great group of participants from several academic/nonprofit institutions in the area, including Harvard, Radcliffe, MIT, UMass, …