September 30, 2018

Hi Data Friends,

A few people have been raving about the “Machine Learning A-Z™: Hands-On Python & R In Data Science” available on Udemy:

I thought I’d check it out over the weekend, but it is a massive course. I mean we are talking...

September 27, 2018

These days most CVs are screened with software that knocks out about 80% of applications. To improve the chances that your CV isn’t in the pile of rejects make sure you work off a master CV template and optimise keywords based on those described in the job advertisemen...

September 25, 2018

Every data scientist should learn and use Git. Git can save your team time and pain. Preserve your sanity by learning Git. Links to resources can be found here.

September 23, 2018

This book has very little code in it, mainly ideas and pseudocode. But it will help you with programming indirectly. Knowing how computers work, and knowing the main areas of computer science is helpful.

September 21, 2018

Why do you want to be a Data Scientist? Before you take the leap into the data science field, it is wise to examine your motivation for WHY you want to be a data scientist. It is a long hard road and the easiest way to succeed is to be clear about why you want to be a...

September 17, 2018

The Problem

So, we have a serious problem in Data Science at the moment. We have been doing Data Science for a few years now, anecdotally we know many AI projects fail, companies are struggling to retain data science managers and data scientists and the project sponsors...

September 14, 2018

This is by far the most common I am asked, but also the trickiest question to answer.

The answer is difficult, depends on the individual and depends on your passion, skills and interests.

My book “The Data Scientist’s Journey: The Guide for Aspiring Data Scientists” goes...

September 3, 2018

Why learn?

The most important skill for the age we live in is learning. If you are able to learn quickly you will not really be worried about the robots taking our jobs, or the industry you are in dying. You will be able to transform yourself, you will be adaptable. Lik...

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