Dealing With Bad Data

Q Ethan McCallum (@qethanm)
Data Science, Mission City B1
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The biggest problem in data science is … the data itself.

It’s messy, it’s inconsistent, it arrives from myriad
sources, and it sometimes changes without warning. Such
hurdles distract you from your intended purpose: getting
meaningful insight out of your data.

Q Ethan McCallum, consultant and author of Parallel R
(O’Reilly), will walk through the various forms of bad data
and explore common pitfalls that can derail your research
efforts. Most of all, he’ll explain ways to handle bad data
so you can get back to work.

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Q Ethan McCallum


Q Ethan McCallum is a consultant, writer, and technology enthusiast, though perhaps not in that order. Most recently put the finishing touches on Parallel R (O’Reilly).


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