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How to Become a Data Scientist in 2020

May 3, 2020 | 0 Comments

Despite the spike in the interest related to Data Science and Machine Learning roles and courses, it is still possible to become a fully functional data scientist with minimal resources. Some caveats, (1) be committed to invest hours of effort building your expertise. (2) The job market has gotten quite competitive, so ...
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How to Become a Data Scientist in 2020

May 3, 2020 | 0 Comments

Despite the spike in the interest related to Data Science and Machine Learning roles and courses, it is still possible to become a fully functional data scientist with minimal resources. Some caveats, (1) be committed to invest hours of effort building your expertise. (2) The job market has gotten quite competitive, so ...
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50+ Free DataSets for DataScience Projects

January 31, 2020 | 0 Comments

Hello All, This is just a short note to specify that the list of FREE datasets is updated for 2020. There are 50+ sites and links to the newly released Google Dataset search engine. So, have fun exploring these data repositories to master programming, create stunning visualizations and build your own unique ...
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50+ Free DataSets for DataScience Projects

January 31, 2020 | 0 Comments

Hello All, This is just a short note to specify that the list of FREE datasets is updated for 2020. There are 50+ sites and links to the newly released Google Dataset search engine. So, have fun exploring these data repositories to master programming, create stunning visualizations and build your own unique ...
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November Thanksgiving – Data Science Style!

November 4, 2019 | 0 Comments

Hello All, November is the month of Thanksgiving, and vacations and of course deals galore! As part of saying thanks to my loyal readers, here are some deals specific to data science professionals and students, that you should definitely not miss on. Book deals: If you are exploring Data Science ...
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November Thanksgiving – Data Science Style!

November 4, 2019 | 0 Comments

Hello All, November is the month of Thanksgiving, and vacations and of course deals galore! As part of saying thanks to my loyal readers, here are some deals specific to data science professionals and students, that you should definitely not miss on. Book deals: If you are exploring Data Science ...
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Social Network Visualization with R

September 12, 2019 | 0 Comments

In this month’s we are going to look at data analysis and visualization of social networks using R programming. Friendster Networks Mapping Friendster was a yesteryear social media network, something akin to Facebook. I’ve never used it but it is one of those easily available datasets where you ...
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Social Network Visualization with R

September 12, 2019 | 0 Comments

In this month’s we are going to look at data analysis and visualization of social networks using R programming. Friendster Networks Mapping Friendster was a yesteryear social media network, something akin to Facebook. I’ve never used it but it is one of those easily available datasets where you ...
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DataScience Portfolio Ideas for Students & Beginners

July 3, 2019 | 0 Comments

A lot has been written on the importance of a portfolio if you are looking for a DataScience role. Ideally, you should document your learning journey so that you can reuse code, write well-documented code and also improve your data storytelling skills. However, most students and beginners get stumped on ...
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Mapping Anthony Bourdain’s Travels

June 22, 2019 | 0 Comments

Anthony Bourdain was an amazing personality – chef, author, world traveler, TV showhost. I loved his shows as much for the exotic locations as for the yummilicious local cuisine. So I was delighted to find a dataset that included all travel location data, from all episodes of his 3 hit TV shows. ...
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Email Automation for Google Trends

June 4, 2019 | 0 Comments

This blogpost will teach you set up automated email reports to view how search volumes i.e. Google Trends vary over time. The email report will also include important search terms that are “rising” or near a “breakout point”. This can be really useful as the breakout keywords indicate users ...
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How to Become a Data Scientist

May 30, 2019 | 0 Comments

This question and its variations are the most searched topics on Google. As a practicing datascience professional, and manager to boot, dozens of people ask me this question every week. This post is my honest and detailed answer. Step 1 – Coding & ML skills You need to master programming in either R ...
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Data Science Job in 90 days – Book Review

May 25, 2019 | 0 Comments

Are you an R-programmer or Datascience enthusiast looking for a break in the datascience field? If so, my latest book “Data Science Jobs – land a lucrative job in 90 days” will help you find one quickly. [Author’s note – The ebook is FREE ONLY until midnight this Sunday (May 26th). So ...
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India vs US – Kaggle Users & Data Scientists

November 4, 2018 | 0 Comments

Introduction This is an analysis of the Kaggle 2018 survey dataset. In my analysis I am trying to understand the similarities and differences between men and women users from US and India, since these are the two biggest segments of the respondent population. The number of respondents who chose someting other ...
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Automated Email Reports with R

November 1, 2018 | 0 Comments

R is an amazing tool to perform advanced statistical analysis and create stunning visualizations. However, data scientists and analytics practitioners do not work in silos, so these analysis have to be copied and emailed to senior managers and partners teams. Cut-copy-paste sounds great, but if it  is a daily or ...
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