Community Data Science Workshops: Difference between revisions
The workshops are for people with ''no previous programming experience.'' The goal is to bring together both researchers and academics as well as participants and leaders in online communities. The workshops have all been free of charge and are open to the public.
The sessions are schedule for one Friday evening and three Saturdays all day. Each session involves a period for lecture and technical demonstrations in the morning. This is followed by a lunch
'''Introduction to Programming (Session 1)''' — Programming is an essential tool for data science and is useful for solving many other problems. The goal of this session will be to introduce programming in the Python programming language. Each participant will leave having solved a real problem and will have built their first real programin their group. Because we expect to hit the ground running, we will also run a session in the evening of '''the preceeding Friday (Session 0)''' to help participants get software installed.