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In this post, we will look at the various 'Shrines' and 'Giants' on whose shoulders most modern Data Scientists stand. I am often daunted by the Job Descriptions people come up with for Data Scientists these days.
A recent JD I encountered contained :-
Having looked at the fundamentals in the first blog, the natural next step is to understand the various types of strategies to "attack" the data and make it reveal useful information. However, there is one step we must take just before that: Understand the "enemy" i.e. the problem at hand and the data available.
The Tree of the Data Shinobi:
The tree below is an attempt at categorizing the most commonly…Continue
With loads of content and hype about Data Science, Analytics and Big Data coming up every day, I felt compelled to share my journey and experiences in exploring this space. Here, I intend to begin a series of posts on the subject stripped it down to it's core (as I understand it) and than building upon it.
While there are a whole bunch of directions these subjects could be approached from, I present here the path that I found most convenient to tread. I would like to call it the path…Continue