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Welcome back to Week 1 of Term 2!

Hopefully after a refreshing break we're all ready to get back into the grind of uni life. If you're still feeling groggy, don't worry. DataSoc has a lot of exciting events planned to kick off the term which will get you right back into gear.

To everyone looking to get ahead on their career, don't miss out on our Quantium Case Closed event, or our Telco and Utilities Panel Session. But if you're looking to have some active, outdoors fun - well, DataSoc's got you covered too. Don't miss out on our Monopoly-themed Amazing Race!

Jobs Board

Check out our Jobs Board, which you can also access from our website. Constantly updating with new internship and graduate offers, this is a site to bookmark if you're looking to boost your career in data science!

Industry Mentoring

A big thank you to everyone who signed up for our first ever Industry Mentoring program! Registrations have officially closed as of the 28th of May, so to everyone who missed out, remember to get on it quick next year. Also look out for DataSoc's networking events, which we'll be hosting over the year!

We look forward to providing professional connections and helpful industry-relevant advice to our mentees. With such a great collection of mentors, we're sure everyone will be able to get something out of it!

Upcoming Events

Case Closed

Do YOU want to work for one the biggest data science firms in the business? Gain some top secret information so you can get that elusive advantage?

Come join as Quantium delivers an insightful crash course of their selection process 👨‍🏫 AND an interactive walkthrough of their unique case study recruitment process! 😳👩‍💻

Not only that - you will also get to improve your data and detective skills 🔐 with a hand picked CASE STUDY that will get your detective brain gears turning. ⚙️

So what top secret info will you get 🤫?
  • The inside scoop on Quantium’s interview process so you can get that 💰
  • Personalised feedback from Quantium reps 🧠
  • Opportunities to connect and build your professional network  👀
... And a lot more!

So why is an amazing case closer like you waiting?

Tuesday (1 June) 5:30-7:30 pm at UNSW
Register here for the event!
Find out more here!

Into the Dataverse - Telco and Utilities

Welcome to the first edition with the Telecommunications and Utilities Industry for our Into the Data-verse Series, which will feature specialised introductions ✅ to a wide range of different corporate environments and how data plays a role in their specific industries.

Learn about:
…how Telstra remains the fastest broadband networks in Australia 🏃‍♂️
...how AGL and Aemo harness the power of data science to keep our lights on 💡
… how data science is changing the industry?
… what steps you can take to land a role?
… all this AND MORE!!

With some brilliant representatives 👩‍💼, an open panel for you to ask questions❓and two rounds of networking 🗣️, this is the PERFECT opportunity to dive deeper into the unique world of telecommunications and utilities.

As this is an ongoing series, feel free to drop some suggestions for future industries that you’d like to see!

Fill out the registration, book your spot for this event and FOLLOW our page for more in our series.

Tuesday 8th June 4:30pm-6pm on Zoom
Register here for the event!
Find out more here!

Advance to GO!

Never won a game of monopoly? 🎲😤

Fear not! Come along to DataSoc X EcoSoc’s Advance to GO event and be the first to reach the finish line 🏁!

In a race of intellect 🧠 and speed 🏃‍♂️ , advance with your team by completing numerous fun and challenging activities scattered around the city and be prepared to fight for those property cards! 🚨💰🏨

❓ How does it work? ❓
Sign up either individually or in a team of 3 or 4 to complete multiple physical and non-physical challenges scattered around the city. Be the first team to reach the finish line to win a price!

🏆 Prizes 🏆
TBD - but keep your eyes 👀 peeled!

Gather your team, pick your pieces wisely, take a CHANCE and advance to GO!

Places are limited so sign up quick!!

Sunday (13th June) 1pm-4pm at City Hyde Park
Register here for the event!
Find out more here!

Events Board

If you want a better look at past and future events at DataSoc, make sure you check out our website's events page! Here, we keep an updated list of all the events that are in the works.

Blog Posts

A Comprehensive Guide into Regex for Beginners

We all know about how command F (or crtl+F) allows you to instantly search for a particular word within thousands of lines in a file or webpage.

But what if we wanted to search with more parameters on the results? Is there a more powerful alternative to find matches straight from our terminal?

The answer is YES – and it’s Regex! Join our author William Feng as he explains how you can search bigger and better.

Read it here!

Data Visualisation: The Google Translate Between Business and Data Teams?

“The vast majority of my guests tell (me) that the key skills for data scientists are…. to communicate well in order to answer business questions, explaining complex results to nontechnical stakeholders.” -Hugo Bowne-Anderson (Harvard Business Review)

This article explores the importance of data visualisation in helping to bridge the translation gap between business and data teams.

Read it here!
Don't forget to check out our other blog posts on the DataSoc website.

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Data Discoveries

The First Draft Text Editor Expands Its Artificial Intelligence with Emphasis on Privacy


We've heard a lot about AI breaching privacy - but could it work to protect it instead?

Nicole Miller, a 15-year veteran writer and the developer behind First Draft, the AI text editor for Windows, gives writers three new tools that facilitate writing in a safe and private environment. 

Each tool takes into account the writer's need for immediate answers to questions, the need to mold the writing environment to an individual degree, and the need to access private data -- all without the fear of remote surveillance or a data breach.

Click me to check out more!

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