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Why Math is Vital for a Career in Data Science and AI
The future we have seen in science fiction movies is here. From virtual reality to functional gadgets, AI has invaded our lives in ways that no one has ever seen or expected. AI tools and chatbots have been on the verge of a breakthrough in the promptly-evolving tech realm,... Read more
Want to Work in Data Science? The Data Science Market for 2020
Good news. Data scientists are still in demand going into the new year. However, for many of you, the chance to break into data science could come with a slight pivot. Let’s take a look at the data science market to see how things are shaping up for this... Read more
Top Data Science Skills for 2020
Data Science is an increasingly competitive field and participants are constantly working hard to build more levels of skill and experience. This trend has given rise to ever more demanding job descriptions for the position. To stay competitive, it makes sense to prepare yourself for new ways of working... Read more
15+ Resources to Get Started with R
R is the second most sought after language in data science behind Python, so gaining mastery of R is a prerequisite to a thriving career in the field. Whether you’re an experienced developer or a newbie considering a career move, here are some excellent resources so you can get... Read more
How to Get a Data Science Job Without a Degree
The technology and data science industries have been built on magical stories of geniuses who made millions without graduating college. With examples from Zuckerberg to Gates and everyone in between, it seems like a degree is one of the last things you need to become a success in Silicon... Read more
The Best Soft Skill for Data Scientists
“Soft Skills” have become a commonly thrown around phrase when discussing a job search. It’s just vague enough that people don’t have to really commit to saying anything in particular, but it’s specific enough that we feel like we know what they’re saying anyway. In essence, a soft skill... Read more
Data Science Job Titles to Look Out for in 2020
Data scientists are disappearing. No, not in the physical sense (no rapture here), but in the job market. The term “data science” has been a catch-all term for years, but as companies better learn what goes into hiring data science teams, the generic “data science” job titles might go... Read more
How to Become a Data Engineer
Data science is splitting up, and that’s going to work in your favor. As companies and organizations begin to understand the complexity of working with big data, “data science” is losing its catch-all definition. One aspect of data science that continues to grow in popularity is data engineering. If... Read more
Are You Ready to Lead a Data Science Project?
What is the problem that is compelling you to solve using data science? The power in data and the mechanisms to harness this power is now available to us. Identifying the right problem or use case is the first step. There are multiple use cases across the industry being... Read more
How to Lead a Great Code Sprint
This blog post is the first in a series of two blog posts on participating in code sprints, and is the culmination of two other blog posts I’ve written on leading a sprint. In this post, I’ll be writing it from the perspective of what a sprint participant might... Read more