Data analysis and chocolate cake? Cookies and data visualization? They don’t seem to have much in common — except that they might both show up at a board room table — but being an effective data scientist and a consummate pastry chef have more in common than you might think. 90 more words
Tags » Data Scientist
My first experiences with data analyses technology were with popular software products such as Excel and SPSS. I must admit that I was smitten with the relatively user-friendly point-and-click interfaces, the options to write snippets of code and formulas (I did have some experience with coding languages, but not a lot at that point), and some visually pleasant graphic outputs. 562 more words
When I was a PhD student, we had a regular internal seminar series for postgrads to present anything relevant to their work, most typically their intermediate findings. 601 more words
A typical big data analysis goes like this: First, a data scientist finds some obscure data accumulating in a server.