R Immersion Course

The FedEx Institute at the University of Memphis is hosting a 3-day R programming training certification on December 5-7, 2016. The course will cover machine learning, data visualization, and several other key components that would be of interest to R developers.

The course registration fee is $850, and there are assessment modules and some students may be eligible for tuition reimbursement at most businesses.

Additional details and registration information are available at www.memphis.edu/fedex/r/.

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Sundown in Geek Town at Wiseacre with Vaco

Hey Memphis geeks, we want you! To drink beer with us!

Vaco Technology is hosting the Geek Party of the year. Sundown in Geektown will be at Memphis Technology Foundation’s favorite local brewery, Wiseacre, on September 13, from 5:30-8:30.

We heard there will be games and giveaways as well, and who doesn’t love free loot with their beer?

Visit Vaco’s Eventbrite page, for more information and to RSVP.

Sundown in Geektown September 13, 2016 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Wiseacre Brewery 2783 Broad Ave, Memphis, TN 38112

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Blockchain Technology For Professionals Event

If you or your company maintains a website which handles transactions involving currency, then you need to know about blockchains. Arguably the largest innovation to emerge from Bitcoin, blockchains are databases which contain blocks of data regarding individual transactions. When one block becomes full, another one forms.

Increasing concerns over the safety of our data on the internet demands companies review their business processes. And, as new technologies emerge, that they utilize them to protect not only their data, but that of their users as well. The use of blockchains is crucial for maintaining a modern information security infrastructure

To learn more about blockchains, and how they can help you keep your data secure you can attend Blockchain Technology for Professionals at The Fedex Institute of Technology, located at The University of Memphis.

This is a two part event, August 4-5, 2016. The fee to attend is $500 for corporations, and the academic rate is $250. Reserve your spot.

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