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Twitter’s Sid Patil Learned Data Science From Playing Blackjack


Aug 2015

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Sid Patil, the current head of data science for Twitter, got his start in the most uncommon way possible, through the card game of blackjack. What many do not know is that Patil was actually part of the group of students from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) that went on to play and win at blackjack. Their story was the inspiration for the book Bringing Down the House, as well as the movie 21. The main reason Patil was able to …

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