EP29 – Next Milestone: Programming

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While completing a course on UDEMY (Another one), namely, Programming 101; I encountered some new jargon. Namely: primitive data, nouns, adjectives, verbs, variables, constants, functions, parameters, arguments, objects, arrays, elements, hierarchy and operators.

This got me thinking of Jeremy Achin and his theory about fake data scientist out there. His main insight about this axiom of his was that on the road to becoming a data scientist; the road to follow is as follow: Statistics, Programming, Algorithm, Practical Knowledge leading to Real World Experience.

However, the learning path can be “Shortcut-ed” by skipping the three first stages and get to Practical Knowledge and Real World Experience. This was materialized by his DataRobot Project. Conclusion, pondering is getting real!Read More »

EP28 – Boom! 15 Bios done & theme found!

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The months of May and June were very insightful. I committed myself to do the bios of Research Orientated Data Scientist and Data Scientist turning Entrepreneurs. While, some of the profiles were really interesting, others were a bit off the pitch for me due to the engineering background.

However I managed to get those bios done and ended up with drawing the contours of my theme as a Data Scientist :

“Using data while inputting energy and thinking, and delivering insights and enlightenment in various fields to be understood and used by everybody!”

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EP27 – Data Scientist : Carla Gentry

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Here is the fifteenth article of my series concerning famous Data Scientists. We will be focused on Data Scientist who turned Entrepreneur. This article is the last for the Data Scientist turning Entrepreneur section. Today we will talk about the self proclaimed, data nerd, Carla Gentry. From Johnson & Johnson to Hershey to Kraft to Kellogg’s to Firestone then founding Analytical Solution.

So we will follow the following steps.

(1) Who is this Data Scientist?

(2) What is his work & Entrepreneur project are about?

(3) How can I benefit of such learning insights in my career path & theme selection?Read More »

EP26 – Data Scientist : Jeremy Achin

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Here is the fourteenth article of my series concerning famous Data Scientists. We will be focused on Data Scientist who turned Entrepreneur. Today we will talk about Jeremy Achin. From Travelers Insurance to founder of DataRobot.

So we will follow the following steps.

(1) Who is this Data Scientist?

(2) What is his work & Entrepreneur project are about?

(3) How can I benefit of such learning insights in my career path & theme selection?

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EP25 – Data Scientist : Jeffrey Hammerbacher

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Here is the thirteenth article of my series concerning famous Data Scientists. We will be focused on Data Scientist who turned Entrepreneur. Today we will talk about Jeffrey Hammerbacher, A.K.A Jeff, A.K.A Data God according to Fast Company. From Wall Street to Facebook Data Team lead to Co-founder of Cloudera.

So we will follow the following steps.

(1) Who is this Data Scientist?

(2) What is his work & Entrepreneur project are about?

(3) How can I benefit of such learning insights in my career path & theme selection?Read More »

EP24 – Data Scientist : Sebastian Thrun

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Here is the twelfth article of my series concerning famous Data Scientists. We will be focused on Data Scientist who turned Entrepreneur. Today we will talk about Sebastian Thrun. From Stanford to Google Glass to Google X to Udacity while building intelligent cars.

So we will follow the following steps.

(1) Who is this Data Scientist?

(2) What is his work & Entrepreneur project are about?

(3) How can I benefit of such learning insights in my career path & theme selection?Read More »

EP23 – Data Scientist : Hilary Mason

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Here is the eleventh article of my series concerning famous Data Scientists. We will be focused on Data Scientist who turned Entrepreneur. Today we will talk about Hilary Mason. From Bitly to HackNy while Creating Fast Forward Labs

So we will follow the following steps.
(1) Who is this Data Scientist?
(2) What is his work & Entrepreneur project are about?
(3) How can I benefit of such learning insights in my career path & theme selection?Read More »