Data Science Summit 2017

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An African tale says that in Taubiland there lived in ancient, ancient times a man who possessed all the wisdom of the world. He hid all the wisdom in a jug. One day when he climbed a tree to hide the jug, his son gave him some advice about climbing ( a lesson of wisdom, which was supposed  to be in the jug). His disappointment was […]

9 ways to Level up your Data Science practice

9 ways to Level up y...

We love reading articles with tips and best practices, and we agree with a lot of the advice we see out there (#5 on this list is great!). So, we asked the Domino team for advice to pass on to researchers and scientists searching for ways to get to that next level, and here’s what we heard:   1. […]

How to choose a great Data Science book

How to choose a grea...

Table of Contents How to pick a Data Science book Books of interest Detailed review Book size / Length (number of pages) Writing Style Structure Content Judging the book by its cover? Depth of explanation Code Explanation Conclusion How to pick a Data Science book A couple of months ago I was planning to review […]

Ongoing Education: A New Imperative for Data Scientists

Ongoing Education: A...

Editor’s Note: Get 10% off Devavrat’s new MIT course with the code: DSXODSC10.  Forbes magazine recently dubbed Data Science, “The Century’s Hottest Career”. Companies in every industry, from consumer packaged goods to health care, around the globe are drowning in data and need people who can make meaningful sense of it all. No doubt, there is a […]

GO Data Science!

GO Data Science!...

Editors Note: In the spirit of accessibility, we will begin offering Spanish translations of select articles, this will be the first. Function to come.  Whether you want to become the best Pokémon master or the best data scientist alive, the path to get there will be quite similar: lot of training, focussed dedication, learning by experience […]

Two Skills Every Data Scientist Needs

Two Skills Every Dat...

I saw an article a little while ago on LinkedIn (which at the time of writing I cannot find) but the basic premise of the article was that problem solving was the most important skill for data scientists to be effective at their job.  (If anyone can find the article, please send me a PM as […]