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Let the data speak!!

Let the data speak!! “Nearly half a century after computers entered the mainstream, the data has begun to accumulate to the point where we can blend and use it!” Almost 5 Exabyte’s of data is being created every two days. With computing made easy, learn how to use it! Hypothesis: Importantly, one has to identify…
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🏆 The Heart of Data Science

While becoming a great data scientist is, and should be, an ongoing endeavor, at its heart beats six core skills: Dedication to the foundations of the craft Patience Communication Data Engineering Domain Knowledge Giving back Dedication to the foundations of the craft: If you are able to dedicate yourself to the constant and never-ending improvement of statistics/math, programming,…
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Human Science

Data is everywhere, we are surrounded by it and we don’t even know. Every day we produce tons of data and someone might ask: “why do we need it?”. I am not sure about the answer, I would say that probably we don’t need it, but we have them so the question is: “what will…
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Becoming a Unicorn

Do you enjoy watching movies, and even more importantly predicting the outcomes?  Have you ever imagined yourself as a cyber crime detective?  Maybe you are currently interested in solving the meaning of life.  These interests all have one very important thing in common, and that is the desire to know how and why things happen.…
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Qualities that make a great data scientist

Observe, organize, analyze and keep learning. Most important of all, look for relationships within and without data and structure to find ways to algorithmically automate and extract value. Be willing to challenge yourself and don’t over rely on models (though your objective is to build a model!)-experiment to learn and from learning. Go backwards and…
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Communication & Collaboration will make you “Great”

I want to start with the preface, that the qualities that make a great data scientist will be very dependent on the company you work for at the team that surrounds you. I strongly feel that organizations should focus on building a dynamic data science team rather than offering out the title of a data…
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Qualities that make a great data scientist

The first and foremost, in my opinion, is curiosity. The core of science is to understand how things work, or “being curious”. As the term “scientist” in “data scientist”, a great scientist always wonder and question “why/why not?”. For data science problems, data cleansing/preparation takes most of the time. This step means to discover data…
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What makes a great Data Scientist?

So, you want to become a Data Scientist; well, I don’t blame you! After all, this profession is fascinating and very promising. But, do you really have what it takes to be a successful Data Scientist? I’d like to group the essential traits to achieve this goal into three categories: academic, skills, and personal. Let…
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My Story of Becoming LinkedIn Top Voice: Data Science & Analytics

With over 590 million users, LinkedIn is the leading professional social media platform. Whether you’re a finance executive at a major company, a business owner who runs a small restaurant, or even a college student looking to explore future career options, LinkedIn is for anybody and everybody who’s interested in taking their professional life more seriously…
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How to self-publish a book on Amazon

If you’ve ever wondered what it takes to self-publish a book on amazon, then this blog post is for you! If you prefer to consume information in video form, then click on the image below: I’ve self-published 2 books so far: Journey to Data Scientist (November 2017) and The Disruptors: Data Science Leaders (November 2018).…
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