Tag: learning

Kate Strachnyi’s 20 Books for 2020

Part of my goal for the year is to read twenty books. Below is a list of the books that I can’t wait to get my hands on! AUDIO BOOKS 50/50: Secrets I Learned Running 50 Marathons in 50 Days — and How You Too Can Achieve Super Endurance! Dean Karnazes – in this book,…
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5 Reasons to Learn R Programming

Over the past 5 years, I’ve mainly relied on using data visualization tools (i.e. Tableau) to satisfy my data analytics needs. In recent months, I’ve focused on learning more about computer programming and am exploring various languages, such as Python and R. I believe that both languages are useful and can be effective in their own…
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3P Strategy to be a successful for entry-level programmers

My advice to an entry-level programmer would be, to stick with the following 3-P strategy which I have formulated and it has really helped me in my career. Perseverance Practice Project work Perseverance “Perseverance is not a long race; it is many races one after another.” – Walter Elliot At the beginning, coding always seems…
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How to become a skilled programmer?

TL_DR: Just one piece of advice, please develop the attitude to learn to design programs that work as intended always. How to achieve the same? Start writing Requirements and their Test Cases. 

Advice to entry level programmers – My two cents worth

Fellow programmers, we have all been there – getting one’s bearings and looking for some good advice before venturing into a career in coding. Well, here’s my two cents worth. Firstly, you should have a good grasp of variegated algorithms. “Grokking Algorithms: An Illustrated Guide for Programmers and other Curious People” by Aditya Y. Bhargava,…
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Advice to Entry Level Programmers

The number one compliant I hear from hiring managers is that there is a lack of talent with sound communication skills. Working on communication skills would be my most emphasized skill. There are a lot of choices in programming languages and some people may try to convince you that low or no code is the…
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Who does the learning when it comes to Deep Learning Models

“The essence of the independent mind lies not in what it thinks, but in how it thinks.” ― Christopher Hitchens, I can’t offer an expert opinion on the limitations of Machine Learning models. I’m new to this field and I hardly know anything about AI and Data Science. The level of my ignorance is only surpassed…
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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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What makes a great data scientist?

What’s going to turn you from a good data scientist into a great data scientist? It’s not just learning the latest deep learning library. It’s not debating Python vs. R for the nth time. It’s not putting your hat in the ring for the great notebook debate. I’ll give you a hint: take a look…
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Read Together, Learn Together – Join the Online Book Club

  Have you joined the Online Book Club (LinkedIn Group)? Here’s the link to join! The Online Book Club is starting soon; so I wanted to remind everyone to get the book for January  – it is Stoicism: Introduction to the Good Life. The author states that “if you apply the Stoic principles within this…
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