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Robert Dempsey
Works at Data Wranglers DC
Attended Crummer Graduate School of Business
Lives in McLean, VA
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Following the Black Hat Data Wrangling talk that Travis Hoppe and I did to kick off the 2016 year of Data Wranglers DC, the next four months is going to be awesome.
The next four months of Data Wranglers DC features artificial intelligence, data pipelines, processing streaming data and handling black swan events.
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Will Sankey and I are looking forward to working with the fourth cohort of the District Data Labs Incubator. We are now accepting applications!
Gain hands-on data science experience and mentorship creating a data product with impact by joining the District Data Labs Incubator.
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Life isn't something happening to you - it's something you control. The keys are humility, and taking 100% responsibility for your life.
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http://robertwdempsey.com/web-scraping-data-mining-info-session/

I've posted the recording of today's info session detailing my upcoming Web Scraping and Data Mining course. The application period is open until December 31st and the course begins January 12, 2016. Please let me know if you have any questions.

See you in the course!
Register for the Web Scraping and Data Mining Course information session being held December 8th, 2015 at 1PM EST.
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Received my 15 pound mace from +Onnit today, the latest in my Spartan training arsenal. Can't wait to add it to my routine.
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I’m happy to announce my upcoming Web Scraping and Data Mining online course. Over 8 weeks you’ll learn:

* How to use a set of freely available tools to gather and mine data from the web
* Obtain data from web APIs including Twitter and LinkedIn
* Use Python to create custom web scrapers and analyze the data you gather

On December 8th at 1PM EST I’ll be hosting a free information session on the course. In this session I’ll give you more details on what you’ll learn during the course, and answer any questions you have. After that you can determine if you’d like to apply for one of the 10 available spots for the course.

#webscraping   #datascience   #datamining  
Join us November 8, 2015 for a free information session on our upcoming course: Web Scraping and Data Mining.
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For the inaugural Data Science Studio User Group meetup we'll be learning how to build data pipelines to automatically process data.
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Tips for recruiters looking to help software developers, data engineers and data scientists find jobs, without turning them off.
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Learn the dark secrets of black hat wrangling - how you can make data publicly available yet hard to obtain, and how to defeat each tactic.
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"You can’t connect the dots looking forward; you can only connect them looking backwards. So you have to trust that the dots will somehow connect in your future."

- Steve Jobs
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When my daughter Palamee was younger she watched a cartoon with a character named Special Agent Oso. Oso would complete his missions using three simple steps. In a recent conversation I was asked to provide my definition of data science. Today I’m going to provide that definition in not three easy steps, but five, and show a real-world implementation.
Data science is a five-step process, not a single technique. This post describes each step and shows a real-world implementation.
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In a previous post where I detailed my morning routine, I provided a kettlebell workout with a lot of kettlebell. In today's post I provide a program with only two kettlebell lifts and much more calisthenics.

Let's get moving!

#kettlebells   #workouts   #training  
For those wanting a break from high-volume workouts, try this simple and sinister kettlebell and calisthenics workout on for size.
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Improving Lives Through Business Intelligence and Predictive Analytics
Skills
Business intelligence, predictive analytics, marketing strategy, consultative sales, content marketing, python
Employment
  • Data Wranglers DC
    Founder, Organizer, 2013 - present
  • ARPC
    Manager, DataOps, 2013 - 2016
  • Data Community DC
    Board Member, 2013 - 2016
  • Intridea, Inc.
    Director of Engagement, 2013 - 2013
  • Dempsey Marketing
    CEO & Founder, 2010 - 2013
  • Atlantic Dominion Solutions
    CEO and Founder, 2006 - 2011
  • IST Research
    Lead Architecture Engineer, 2016 - present
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Currently
McLean, VA
Previously
New Ulm, MN - Chiangmai, Thailand - Orlando, FL - Washington, D.C. - Alexandria, VA
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Tagline
Improving Lives Through Business Intelligence and Predictive Analytics
Introduction
A tested leader and technology professional delivering solutions and products to solve tough business challenges. My experience forming and leading agile teams combined with more than 15 years of technology experience enable me to solve complex problems while always keeping the bottom line in mind.

I have founded and built three startups in tech and marketing, developed and sold online applications, consulted to Fortune 500 and Inc. 500 companies, and spoken nationally and internationally on software development and agile project management.

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Author of Python Business Intelligence Cookbook (Packt Publishing)
Education
  • Crummer Graduate School of Business
    M.B.A., 2009 - 2010
  • Rollins College
    Computer Science, 2007 - 2008
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