These Will Be The Top Jobs In 2025 (And The Skills You’ll Need To Get Them)

It’s no surprise that tech skills will be in demand. However, [Devin Fidler at the Institute of the Future] says that ‘computational thinking’—the ability to manage the massive amounts of data we process individually each day, spot patterns, and make sense out of all of it—will be valued. Related jobs: Software developer jobs will grow…

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Hitchhiker’s Guide to Data Science and Machine Learning

Thousands of articles and tutorials have been written about data science and machine learning. Hundreds of books, courses and conferences are available. You could spend months just figuring out what to do to get started, even to understand what data science is about. In this short contribution, I share what I believe to be the…

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Learning To Be A Data Scientist

Don’t Start with the Data. Do Start with a Good Question Don’t think one person can do it all. Do build a well-rounded team Don’t only use one tool. Do use the best tool for the job Don’t brag about the size of your data. Do collect relevant data Don’t ignore domain knowledge. Do consult…

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Visualizations of Data about Maine

Through advanced data analytics and visualization, DataUSA tells stories about: places in America—towns, cities and states; occupations, from teachers to welders to web developers; industries — where they are thriving, where they are declining and their interconnectedness to each other; and education and skills, from where is the best place to live if you’re a…

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Tips for Future Data Scientists

Be flexible and adaptable – There is no single tool or technique that always works best. Cleaning data is most of the work – Knowing where to find the right data, how to access the data, and how to properly format/standardize the data is a huge task. It usually takes more time than the actual analysis. Not…

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5 Skills and Tools Every Data Scientist Must Master

“Data Scientist” is the hottest job of 2016. According to Network World, the median base salary for a Data Scientist is $116,840. This fact shouldn’t be big news. In 2011, McKinsey predicted there would be a shortage of 1.5 million managers and analysts “with the know-how to use the analysis of big data to make…

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