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How to Avoid Common Difficulties in Your Data Science Programming Environment
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How to Avoid Common Difficulties in Your Data Science Programming Environment

Reduce the incidental issues in your programming environment so you can focus on the important data science problems. Consider the following situation: you’re trying to practice your soccer skills, but each time you take to the field, you encounter some problems: your shoes are on the wrong feet, the laces aren’t tied correctly, your socks are...

Five Command Line Tools for Data Science
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Five Command Line Tools for Data Science

You can do more data science than you think from the terminal One of the most frustrating aspects of data science can be the constant switching between different tools whilst working. You can be editing some code in a Jupyter Notebook, having to install a new tool on the command line and maybe editing a function...

Why Python is outpacing R and SQL in data science
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Why Python is outpacing R and SQL in data science

Data scientists are adopting specialized skillsets and programming languages to differentiate themselves in a growing field, according to Harnham. As the field of data science explodes, data professionals are increasingly using programming language Python to get work done, over other tools such as R and SQL, according to Harnham’s US Data & Analytics Salary Guide 2019, released this week....

Python for Data Science: From Scratch
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Python for Data Science: From Scratch

Learning about Data Structures and important packages like Numpy and Pandas in Python. This article is the second piece in the Python For Data Science Series. In case you haven’t gone through the introduction of Python(part 1), go ahead and skim through that article here. After knowing about the basics, its time to indulge in more challenging...

The Democratization of Data Science
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The Democratization of Data Science

Want to catch tax cheats? The government of Rwanda does — and it’s finding them by studying anomalies in revenue-collection data. Want to understand how American culture is changing? So does a budding sociologist in Indiana. He’s using data science to find patterns in the massive amounts of text people use each day to express...

Data Science Tutorials & Resources for Beginners
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Data Science Tutorials & Resources for Beginners

If you want to know more about Data Science but don’t know where to start this list is for you!  No previous knowledge required but Python and statistics basics will definitely come in handy. These ressources have been used successfully for many beginners at my local Data Science student group ML-KA. Contents What is Data Science?...