DataFramed

#40 Becoming a Data Scientist

September 17, 2018 Season 1 Episode 40
DataFramed
#40 Becoming a Data Scientist
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DataFramed
#40 Becoming a Data Scientist
Sep 17, 2018 Season 1 Episode 40
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What are the paths to becoming a data scientist, common data scientist profiles, and how to figure out which ones may be a fit for you?
Show Notes
Hugo speaks with Renee Teate about the many paths to becoming a data scientist. Renee is a Data Scientist at higher ed analytics start-up HelioCampus, and creator and host of the Becoming a Data Scientist Podcast. In addition to discussing the many possible ways to become becoming a data scientist, they will discuss the common data scientist profiles and how to figure out which ones may be a fit for you. They’ll also dive into the fact that you need to figure out both where you are in terms of skills and knowledge and where you want to go in terms of your career. Renee has a bunch of great suggestions for aspiring data scientists and also flags several important pitfalls and warnings. On top of this, they'll dive into how much statistics, linear algebra and calculus you need to know in order to become an effective data scientist and/or data analyst.

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