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Top Jobs That Pave the Way for Becoming a Data Scientist in 2020
Last year I wrote an article on this topic and I wanted to update it for the new year – 2020. The innate skills required for data science listed and explained in last year’s piece remain in force, as do all of the job classes. But this time around... Read more
9 Cities To Get Hired as a Data Scientist for 2020
We talk a lot about how to get hired as data scientists, but it’s time for our annual roundup of where to get hired as a data scientist for 2020. Without further ado, here are the top picks for best data science cities, and they couldn’t be a more... Read more
Should You Present at a Data Science Poster Session?
Conferences are great places to meet new people and find new ideas. The presentations are informative, and workshops help you gain practical skills in new areas (you can also brush up on your soft skills). You’re thinking about presenting at a conference yourself, but there are a few roadblocks... Read more
7 Top Data Science Trends in 2020 to Be Excited About
As a practicing data scientist, educator, and tech journalist, I automatically have three big motivations for keeping a constant pulse of the industry. Staying in tune with what’s happening, consuming all the news from the movers and shakers, and evaluating new and updated tools as they arrive, I can... Read more
How To Manage Data Science Projects In 2020
Learning data science and doing it are two different things. At school, stats professors teach us how to curve-fit the “perfect” machine learning model but do not teach us how to be practical, how to manage a project, and how to listen to clients’ needs. [Related Article: Are You... Read more
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