Thomas Nield

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Essential Math for Data Science in 6 Weeks—with Interactivity

With data science expert Thomas Nield, you’ll delve into a carefully curated list of mathematical topics to jumpstart your proficiency in areas of mathematics that you’ll be able to apply immediately. ...

May 26, 2022

Probability from Scratch—with Interactivity

Join expert Thomas Nield for a tour of foundational concepts in probability, including conditional probability, Bayes’s theorem, discrete distributions, and continuous distributions. While balancing frequentist and Bayesian ideas, you’ll learn how ...

June 1, 2022

Programming with SQL

Expert Thomas Nield walks you through the fundamentals of using SQL with Python, R, and Java. You’ll learn the basics of connecting, reading, and writing data, as well as specialized topics ...

June 9 & 10, 2022

SQL Fundamentals for Data

A hands-on course for beginners Join Thomas Nield for a hands-on introduction to core database and SQL fundamentals—concepts that are critical in today’s business and technology landscape. Businesses are gathering data ...

June 21, 2022

Machine Learning from Scratch

Machine learning is becoming more accessible thanks to libraries like Scikit-learn and Tensorflow. As a matter of fact, it is becoming so accessible that few practitioners actually take time to understand ...

June 23, 2022

Probability from Scratch—with Interactivity

Join expert Thomas Nield for a tour of foundational concepts in probability, including conditional probability, Bayes’s theorem, discrete distributions, and continuous distributions. While balancing frequentist and Bayesian ideas, you’ll learn how ...

July 5, 2022

Intermediate SQL for data analysis

Join expert Thomas Nield for a deep dive into advanced SQL techniques for data analysis. You’ll learn how SQL can answer most common analytics questions—and do it more efficiently. APAC friendly ...

Thomas Nield

Bio

Thomas Nield (author of Getting Started with SQL) is a business consultant for Southwest Airlines in Schedule Initiatives. Early in his career, he became fascinated with technology and its role in business analytics. After becoming proficient in Java, Kotlin, Python, SQL, and reactive programming, he became an open-source contributor as well as an author/trainer for O’Reilly Media. He is passionate about sharing what he learns and enabling others with new skill sets. He enjoys making technical content relatable and relevant to those unfamiliar with or intimidated by it.

Currently, Thomas is interested in data science, reactive programming, and the Kotlin language. You may find him speaking on these three subjects and how they can interconnect.