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Welcome to the twenty third ever issue of Monday Morning Data Science from the Fred Hutch Data Science Laboratory. We are excited to show you what we have been working on (Fresh from the Lab), plus links that we think you would be interested in (Our Weekly Bookmarks Bar). Part of the purpose of this newsletter is to start conversations, so if you have a question or there is something you would like to share with us please let us know by responding directly to this email.
Fresh from the Lab
[We are Hiring!] DaSL is on the hunt for a Data Science Project Manager to join our team ASAP! If you or someone you know might be interested in joining a small but growing team, is game to be creative and collaborative, and is an excellent wrangler of humans and details to help DaSL get projects off the ground and shipped, send them our way! Apply any time directly via the job listing linked above.
[Event: R User Group] Tuesday 4/11 at 1pm the monthly R User group will be meeting online only on Teams. If you would like to talk about an R subject that you are interested please let Sean know so that the Data Science Lab can support you!
[Event: Effective Computing Drop in Hour] Wednesday 4/12 at 2pm the Effective Computing user group will meet again (they meet every other week) in room M1-B406 and here on Teams. The focus is on learning about how to scale up your computing work from your laptop to whatever scale meets your needs. This group is hosted by the Fred Hutch DaSL in collaboration with the Hutch Data Core and Scientific Computing.
Our Weekly Bookmarks Bar
[PDF: Eight Things to Know about Large Language Models] This is a simple and useful article for getting up to speed in a hype-free way in the world of AI-powered large language models! This article discusses the central complexities of LLMs and highlights eight essential insights about these powerful tools, which are transforming the way we communicate and access information.
[Event: R Ladies Seattle] Thursday April 20th at 3pm R Ladies Seattle is convening to discuss life in a great outdoors and data analysis with speakers Cailyn Spurrell, Jadey Ryan, and Katie Jolly. RSVP at the link above!
[Event: Seattle R User Group] The festivities continue on Thursday April 20th at 6pm where the Seattle R User Group will be hosting an evening of lightning talks. Sign up to give a talk here and RSVP for the event at the link above.
As always you can contact us by replying directly to this email, you can email Jeff Leek, Amy Paguirigan, and Sean Kross at firstname.lastname@example.org, or you are welcome to join us on the Fred Hutch Data Slack Workspace. For more information about the Fred Hutch Data Science Lab, visit our website: https://hutchdatascience.org/. See you next week!
- The Fred Hutch Data Science Laboratory