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All Blog Posts Tagged 'engineering' (7)

How To Become A Data Engineer: A Guide

Unemployment rates are at a record low and the economy is at boom. Companies worldwide are facing a shortage though; they need skilled professionals. To narrow it down, the skill crunch in tech profiles is a looming reality. Big data analytics is one area with a milieu of vacant positions and skill crunch.

While it would be swell to get data…

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Added by Yoey Thamas on December 13, 2018 at 11:51pm — 1 Comment

Feature Engineering with Tidyverse

In this blog post, I will discuss feature engineering using the Tidyverse collection of libraries. Feature engineering is crucial for a variety of reasons, and it requires some care to produce any useful outcome. In this post, I will consider a dataset that…

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Added by Burak Himmetoglu on April 10, 2017 at 7:30am — No Comments

Why is San Francisco on a Data Engineering Hiring Spree?

There are currently over 6,000 job listings on Indeed for “data engineer” in the San Francisco Bay Area. Let’s put this into context:

  • There are 3x more listings for data engineer than there are for data scientist

  • There are 2x more listings for data engineer than…

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Added by Jake Stein on November 2, 2016 at 9:00am — No Comments

Context Levels in Data Science Solutioning in real-world

A Data science-based solution needs to address problems at multiple levels. While it addresses a business problem, computationally it is comprised of a pipeline of algorithm which, in turn, operates on relevant data presented in proper format. Thus to understand the them we need to focus at least at the

  • Business level;
  • Algorithm level; and
  • Data level.

Contrary to the popular belief, almost all non-trivial data science solutions are needed to be…

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Added by Arijit Laha on October 3, 2016 at 10:30pm — No Comments

Why Paddy Cosgrave hired Data Scientists to grow websummit from 400 to 20k attendees in just 4 years

Arguably no technology conference in history has grown faster. Somehow we’ve achieved that growth with no background in the conference industry and no resources to speak of, and all from a pretty peripheral location called Dublin. - Paddy Cosgrave

In a …

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Added by Philippe Van Impe on October 31, 2014 at 11:55pm — No Comments

How Zipfian Academy Graduate Alex Mentch became a Data Scientist at Facebook

Zipfian Academy has graduated more than 50 alumni, placing graduates into data science roles at Facebook, Twitter, Airbnb, Tesla, Uber, Square,…

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Added by Molly Larkin on October 24, 2014 at 10:22am — 3 Comments

The Awkward Road

This blog is about the peculiar nature in which software sometimes gets developed. I hope that many readers will recognize the relevance of data science in the examples taken from my own projects. I propose that development is the product of creativity more than accreditation. Creativity is something complicated that interacts with a person over his or her life circumstances. Many people know how to write . . . sentences and paragraphs. However, the ability to write well does not necessarily…

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Added by Don Philip Faithful on August 30, 2014 at 8:59am — No Comments

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