The instructors were great, they work really well with each other. I thought 10 hour days would go slow, but they actually went fast (and am glad they set the tone on day one that we would be there the entire time). The instructor knowledge was crazy good, and their willingness to answer any and all questions, even while eating lunch, was awesome. I really learned a lot. Great labs on days 1,2, and 5.
Trade Technology Developer/Analyst at Harris Associates
It was a great 5 day workshop with getting some hands on experience and understanding the roots of data science. It made me work towards how data can be applied to solve real world problems. So excited to further explore with all material that was shared.
Data Science Dojo was a great learning opportunity and a truly fun event. The instructors were open, facilitating dialogue and ensuring learning. It was the best run conference I have ever been to – from the great prep to the after-camp mentoring and office hours, from the learning materials provided down to the snacks at break – everything was top notch. I would highly recommend this course to anyone seeking a very solid foundation in data science. It is intense and fast paced, but worthwhile and enjoyable.
I really appreciated that we spent a lot of time on applicability: why choose one algorithm over another, how and why to tweak a certain algorithm, and so on. This was drastically different than a lot of my education, and it’s exactly why I signed up for the course.
I was particular impressed with Raja’s grasp of the subject matter as well as the passion he has. The details on the mathematical aspects although grueling allowed me to appreciate the depth and potential for the space and also I feel it equips me with the right approach and attitude to learn and grow in this space. Not many trainings provide this level of context. It’s easy to pick up the modelling and techniques by following exercises in the manuals but a lot harder to understand the math concepts behind the techniques and the situations in which to use them and I really appreciated the exposure. It is not an easy bootcamp by any means and I think this is going to be a long journey but for those who are truly serious about this space, this is a great start to set expectations of what’s ahead to become truly good.
Loved the Kaggle competition as a forcing function to implement what we had learnt. If left to ourselves I don’t think we would have pushed ourselves as much.
Phuc was great in exposing us to all the tools and systems out there which is equally crucial for someone who wants to be competent in this space. He also helped created a light mood during the training which balanced out the deeply intense sessions … Overall nice job.
Data science dojo was an amazing experience! I came with a curiosity about data science but not much foundations of machine learning and programming. And I feel like I am walking out with a solid understanding of data science as well as the resources to go further. The bootcamp transformed me from not knowing where to start to being able to build my own predictive models! The bootcamp also covered a wide range of topics including the newest technology like spark and IoT. The instructors, Raja and Phuc, are fantastic with deep knowledge in the field and the patience needed to ensure that everyone understands the difficult concepts. Overall, I am very glad that I chose data science dojo to embark my journey!