Tag: data scientist

My first mentor

Well, as they say life becomes much more meaningful when you have someone to look up to. I’ve come across a lot of people that have inspired me in my life, be it my mom, my sisters, the awesome LinkedIn Data community members like you (Kate Strachnyi), Randy Lao, Kristen Kehrer and many more. But…
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🏆The Resident Data Scientist

When I think of Data Science today, I cannot help but realize with a sense of pride and belonging that I had a Data Scientist at home all along while growing up. Thirty years ago in our home in India, Data Science was unknown but the Data Scientist, my father, T. Sampath Kumar, was always…
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Save the Earth

We live on it, we depend on it and still we don’t appreciate it enough. We don’t care enough. We keep destroying it without thinking about what we are leaving behind. In what condition will we leave out planet for our children? I am sure many of us think about it, but we just don’t…
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Its not just about the science

It’s true that all data scientists need to have good analytical abilities, and expertise with the tools, languages and packages that enable them to do what they do. There are 3 other qualities that make a great data scientist, which are not about the ‘science’ in Data Science: It’s not about the tools: A great…
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Qualities of an elite data scientist

In my perspective, the following are the top qualities that can help to become an elite data scientist. The other characteristics can be built on these foundations. Curiosity: A key to smartness is curiosity. This helps a data scientist to be aware of what’s trending, keep learning and be persistent with the data. Such a…
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The Three P’s :- Essential Qualities of a Data Scientist

The Three P’s :- Essential Qualities of a Data Scientist Passion :- If you are self motivated or driven, have a huge interest in all things data, and a desire to learn learn and learn again, then you have passion, and this will be your fuel in your journey into Data Science. Persistence :- Whilst…
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Clear Window Pane

A woman always complained about her neighbour’s wife. She once commented to her husband on the breakfast table to look through the window and see that her neighbour’s wife doesn’t even clean the clothes properly. She said – ” Look, she’s hanging the linen on the wire, see how dirty her washed clothes are even…
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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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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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