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Weekly Roundup: Data Science Meetups (NYC & SF)
By Emily Wilson • August 08, 2016
During any given week, both New York City and San Francisco are treasure troves for data science Meetups. If we're not hosting our own, we try to make it out to others' events, to talk about, think about, and practice data science. Here is a list of events we're especially interested in this week:
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