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Find Your Use Cases

Find Your Use Cases

If I see another tutorial using the Iris dataset, I’m going to jump off a bridge. Not literally, of course. But I am not interested in learning about the properties of flowers. Some people are, and that’s great! Who knows? Maybe someday, I’ll be put in a situation where that I need to learn about […]

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Learning the Skills for Data Science Is Easy? Are You Sure?

Data Science Skills Cartoon

I was reading an article in Forbes, “Learning Data Science Skills Is Easier Than You Think.” While I don’t think learning data science is on par with rocket science, I think it’s a stretch to state that it’s easy. The article was written by Dr. Anant Agarwal, who heads up the website edX.org. If you are […]

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How to Pick Teams for Deadball in R

When you learn how to pick teams for Deadball in R, you’ll have access to tools to learn about baseball using the language R. This article will use the Lahman database (package for R) to select teams randomly.What the Heck Id Deadball?Deadball is a baseball simulation game. The rules are described in a book of […]

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Two Words That Can Help You Learn Data Science

Woman Learning

At its core, data science is not impossible to learn. However, it’s the learning process that gets people stuck. People don’t know what they need to learn. They hit the search engines which only adds to the confusion. This article will help you take a birdseye view of the field of data science. High Level Overview […]

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Resources to Become a Data Scientist

Resources to Become a Data Scientist

Are you considering a career in data science? It is one of the hottest fields and growing. Even if you aren’t looking for a full-time career in the area, you may find it helps you with gleaning insight from your data and systems. Whatever the reason, finding the right resources is essential. This article will […]

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Outlook for Data Science 2019

365 Data Science Website

You have likely heard by now that being a data scientist is the sexiest job of the 21st century. If you haven’t, then you probably aren’t meant for this industry. The origin of this statement is becoming blurred as more pepole are taking credit for saying it. But, it still holds true today. There is a […]

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How to Practice Your Data Science Skills

Resources for Learning

Finding courses is a great way to get started in a data science career. But, it’s only the first step. To truly grasp the concepts you learn, you need to figure out how to practice your data science skill. The best place to practice is with a job in data science, however, that requires experience […]

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Super Data Science Is Truly Super

Free Sign Up Super Data Science

This is a review of the website Super Data Science. It is a fantastic service that lives up to its title. One thing is certain: If you want to learn data science, you must sign up for this service right now! Website: Super Data ScienceCreators: Kirill Eremenko, Hadelin de PontevesCost: $35 per month – ($23/mo. with […]

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Do You Need a Master’s Degree in Data Science?

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You’ll be spending a lot of time perusing job boards and listings for data science. Many will require a master’s degree in the field or something related. Does this mean it’s game over if you don’t have a master’s degree in data science? As with anything, the answer isn’t straightforward. It certainly helps to have an […]

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Add Learning to Your To-Do List

Learning Commitment

I don’t care who you are; you have fifteen minutes a day that you can devote to learning something new. You may be under-the-gun, pressed-for-time due to one deadline or another. But, fifteen minutes every day isn’t going to cause you to miss those deadlines. Now that I have freed up fifteen minutes per day for […]

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