Paco Nathan

Paco Nathan

Director, Learning Group @ O'Reilly Media. Known as a "player/coach" data scientist, he has led innovative Data teams building large-scale apps for several years. As a recognized expert in distributed systems, machine learning, and Enterprise data workflows, Paco is also an advisor for Amplify Partners. He has 30+ years technology industry experience ranging from Bell Labs to early-stage start-ups. Newsletter and "official" web site: http://liber118.com/pxn/.

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Posts by Paco Nathan

Shared learning

How do you learn?

Shared learning: It's what we do at O'Reilly, and it's what we’d like to share with you.

Relief found in Neumagen near Trier, a teacher with three discipuli. Around 180–185 CE. Photo of casting in Pushkin museum, Moscow.

Upcoming live training: Data

O'Reilly's live training events offer instructor-led, hands-on courses, with an emphasis on the social aspects of learning.

Paco Nathan

Probabilistic data structures in Python

Use approximations with error bounds to trade-off system resources, e.g., memory or compute time -- especially for large-scale analytics and streaming data.

Paco Nathan

Probabilistic data structures in Python

Use approximations with error bounds to trade-off system resources, e.g., memory or compute time -- especially for large-scale analytics and streaming data.

"Preparation for WAR to defend Commerce," <em>Birch's Views of Philadelphia</em>.

Building data science teams: Preparing your organization

How should you prepare when assembling and integrating a data science team into your organization? In this video training segment, Paco Nathan offers tips to consider in the early stages, including designating the right executive sponsor and encouraging basic hands-on data science training for management.

Computational Thinking: Just Enough Math

The webcast introduces advanced math for business people, including graph theory, abstract algebra, optimization, bayesian statistics, and more advanced areas of linear algebra.