Science on Tap: The Science of Big Data with Steve Skiena

Dates: 
Monday, September 28, 2015 - 19:00 to 21:30
Location: 
Setauket Yacht Club, Surf Ave Pass Way, Port Jefferson, NY 11777, United States

Alan Alda Center for Communicating Science presents: Steven Skiena is a data scientist, using powerful computers and sophisticated algorithms to dig out unexpected facts and surprising connections buried in the immense mounds of data the world produces every day. In his talk with host Steven Reiner, Skiena will reveal what can be learned from reading all of Wikipedia and discuss the power of programs that understand languages.

Open to the public. Cash bar. For more details visit: http://www.centerforcommunicatingscience.org/science-on-tap/

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Science on Tap: The Science of Big Data with Steve Skiena