Articles by Paul M. Davis

A Rough Guide to Data Science

July 9, 2013 | Paul M. Davis

If Big Data was last year's buzzword, Data Science may reach the same level of hype this year. There's no shortage of discussion about the high demand for data scientists, the term's usefulness as a designation, and even declarations of its "sexiness" as a career. And as with many terms ... [Read more...]

Can Anyone Become a Data Scientist? Oxdata Believes So

August 21, 2012 | Paul M. Davis

Data science is a sophisticated and complex discipline, but since it's still an emerging field, its practitioners come from a wide variety of backgrounds. Typically, though, a background in working with large data sets in a research setting is advantageous. This is why you may be mingling with a former ... [Read more...]

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