Jonathan Whitmore

Following a postdoctoral position in astrophysics, Jonathan is a sought after speaker on computing and astronomy. He is excited by the application of machine learning and statistical techniques to industry problems and has developed novel data analysis techniques.

Recent Posts

Embracing Experimentation at AstroHackWeek 2016

Senior Data Scientist Jonathan Whitmore talks about experimentation and agility, based on his time at the unconference.

Jupyter Notebook Best Practices for Data Science

Editor’s note: Welcome to Throwback Thursdays! Every third Thursday of the month, we feature a classic post from the earlier days of our company, gently updated as appropriate. We still find them helpful, and we think you will, too! The original version of this post can be found here. The Jupyter Notebook is a fantastic […]

Jupyter Notebook for Data Science Teams

Data Scientist Jonathan Whitmore has just released a screencast tutorial for Jupyter Notebooks.

Jupyter Notebook Best Practices for Data Science

We present here some best-practices that SVDS has implemented after working with the Jupyter Notebook in teams and with our clients.

Past Events

2015

  • SciPy 2015

    Austin, TX

    Because of its flexibility, working with the Jupyter Notebook on data science problems in a team setting can be challenging. We present here some best-practices that SVDS has implemented after working with the Notebook in teams and with our clients.

  • OSCON 2015

    Portland, OR

    SVDS presents two sessions at the Open Source Convention: A tool-agnostic tutorial for those who want to elevate the look and feel of their data visualizations; and a talk that will explore some overall best practices for sharing IPython Notebook code within a data science team.

2016

  • PyData San Francisco 2016

    San Francisco, CA

    We’ll be at PyData, looking to learn more about how data scientists are using Python. Have a cool story, or questions of your own? Be sure to come find us.

  • Astro Hack Week 2016

    Berkeley, CA

    Data Scientist Jonathan Whitmore will be attending Astro Hack Week, please find him to say hi if you’ll be there.

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