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3rd Annual BIG DATA Conference Thursday 12/6/2018

Register Here! (Free) Big data, advanced computing, and algorithms are rapidly and profoundly changing every sphere of human activity; Airbnb, Uber, and Fitbit are just a few examples. Today, over 3.6 billion people worldwide are deeply engaged with smartphone devices, wearables, and Internet-of-things technologies while artificial intelligence also promises to create a wave of new products. Advanced computing gives us the ability to...

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Lunch & Learn: Modernizing Service Deployment w/Ansible & Docker 10/10

CCS presents a Lunch and Learn session Modernizing Service Deployment with Ansible and Docker at UM Libraries on Wednesday, October 10, 2018, 12:00-1:00 PM. Register Now The University of Miami Libraries recently launched a new main website (https://library.miami.edu) and archival description and access system (https://atom.library.miami.edu). Charles Brown-Roberts, Web and Application Developer, will discuss developing and deploying...

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2-Day Software Carpentry “R” Workshop 10/11-12/2018 Medical Campus

Registration Closed |  Please Read Instructions Topics covered in this Workshop: The Unix shell Version control with git Programming with R Since the goal of this workshop is to bring you up to speed with data analysis, it would be incomplete without instruction on a shell as well as a version control system. The shell is important in building reproducible data analysis pipelines where your R scripts may be just one component, Git is...

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2-Day Software Carpentry-Python Workshop 11/8-9/2018 RSMAS Campus

Register Now This Bash, Python, and git workshop is capped at 35 participants, and is on a first-come/first-served basis. If you are looking to make yourself competitive in the job market If you want to take a personal project to the next level If you are interested in learning programming for data analysis Then, this workshop is for you. Our trained instructors will lead you through a comprehensive, hands-on overview of an...

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GIS day at UM 11/13/2018 + Geography Awareness Week

Theme: Urban Sustainability  |  Register Now GIS Day provides an international forum for users of geographic information systems (GIS) technology to demonstrate real-world applications that are making a difference in our society. The first formal GIS Day took place in 1999. Esri president and co-founder Jack Dangermond credits Ralph Nader with being the person who inspired the creation of GIS Day. He considered GIS Day a good...

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Post-Event report on 9/21/2018 Student Social Systems Flash Talks

On Friday, September 21st, the CCS Social Systems Informatics program hosted graduate students and postdocs from across the University for an afternoon of networking and flash presentations of their research, at an event titled "Connections, Connections: Student Research in Social Systems @ UM". A program created in 2015, Social Systems Informatics is about modeling (big) behavioral data to understand human and non-human social...

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