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The Citizen Data Science Path To Becoming A Data Scientist

The Citizen Data Science Path To Becoming A Data Scientist

Data science is a wide open field, so how do you get in on the action? Much of what you read about the job... Data science is a wide open field, so how do you get in on the...

You Should Become a Data Scientist. Here’s Why.

You Should Become a Data Scientist. Here’s Why.

Over the course of perhaps that past 10 years, data science has emerged as a front runner in the job market. Whereas some articles aim to write data science off as a career to...

Introduction to the Gradient Boosting Algorithm

Introduction to the Gradient Boosting Algorithm

The Boosting Algorithm is one of the most powerful learning ideas introduced in the last twenty years. Gradient Boosting is an supervised machine learning algorithm used for...

3 Valuable Perspectives that Data Scientists Need for Lifelong Learning

3 Valuable Perspectives that Data Scientists Need for Lifelong Learning

As a recent data science graduate, I’ve been feeling a healthy dose of graduation anxiety. Swapping what is familiar for the uncertain. Handling the high-pressures of work....

Handling `missing` data?

Handling `missing` data?

These can be in the form of NaN, undefinedor null —or maybe something else? But what should we do with them? Should we drop those rows or should we replace these values? Let’s...

Why are data scientists doing DevOps?

Why are data scientists doing DevOps?

If you were going to diagram a production machine learning pipeline, the beginning — designing and training models, etc. — would obviously belong to the data science...

Learning About Data Science The “Scientists” Way

Learning About Data Science The “Scientists” Way

As a kid, the term “Scientist” always fascinated me and made me wonder about the wonderful experiments that Scientists would conduct wearing those white coats. Scientists were...

We don’t need everyone to be a Data Scientist

We don’t need everyone to be a Data Scientist

I spoke recently to Bárbara Barbosa, leader of the Creditas Data Science team, about the difficulty she had in finding good candidates for the Data Engineering team. The data...

The hard things about being a data scientist in marketing

The hard things about being a data scientist in marketing

Most Data Scientist job descriptions are increasingly loaded with requirements of technical skills spanning areas of machine learning, programming, tools and statistical...

The most used probability distributions in Data Science

The most used probability distributions in Data Science

The simplest probability distribution is the uniform distribution, which gives the same probability to any points of a set. In its continuous form, a uniform distribution...

Data Engineering and Data Science Benefits During the Pandemic

Data Engineering and Data Science Benefits During the Pandemic

Previous Data Engineering & Data Science: Industrial Powerhouse in Pandemic With the world reeling under the threat of the novel coronavirus, the significance of data...

How to learn Data Science & Machine learning?

How to learn Data Science & Machine learning?

During this surreal time, we found ourselves with some more time in our hands if some of us are placed into furlough, or simply working from home, we can use this new time, that...