I work as a data scientist (which we will define more later in this article) in Silicon Valley, and I love to learn new things!
Man, this topic has been in the back of my mind for a long time. But because there are so many things to potentially cover, I couldn’t get myself to finish this daunting task. But, stuck in my room due to the shelter-in-place order and running out of things to waste time with, I finally decided to finish it.
As its popularity has exploded since 2013, the data science industry has been wildly evolving yet slowly converging into more specific roles. Inevitably, this caused confusions and inconsistent job functions during its growth. For example, there are seemingly many different titles with the exact same roles or same titles with different…
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I am a programmer, machine learning practitioner, and automation enthusiast, originally from Korea. Even though I do not have a CS degree, I fell in love with coding after college and have been learning new things on my own ever since.
Hi. Welcome to Salary Ninja, a search tool for salary insights.
Salary Ninja was created by a simple desire of mine to create a web application from start to finish. The idea of salary searching tool was in the back of my mind for some time because I have benefited using similar tools in the past. However, I wanted to add my own taste and try building it my own. I’m really glad I finally started working on it. Today, I am excited to announce that Salary.Ninja is live and running!
My focus on this first release was to create something that works since this was my first time building a web application. In the coming iterations, I plan to add more features and improve website performance. …
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Welcome to my first short tutorial series! Here, I want to write shorter tutorials on what I think might be helpful for others who are trying to solve the same issue. When I tried to search this exact issue, I couldn’t find one. …
So, you became a data scientist after reading my tutorial on How to Data Science Without a Degree (39k views and counting as of Jan 2019! Thank you.), but your journey has just started. With hundreds of research papers being published every year and major technological advancements taking place in the deep learning industry, it is very difficult to stay on top of everything.
Even though I love my job, I can see that it would be difficult to stay competent and relevant if I do not stay up to date and continue learning. Even though your fundamental knowledge in math, programming, and machine learning is always necessary, new ideas and tools are being introduced daily. …
I want to show you how to become a Data Scientist without a degree (or for free). Ironically, I do have a degree — one that was even made for Data Science (Master’s in Analytics from Northwestern). But to give you a little background, I used to be an accountant at Deloitte. Isn’t that crazy? I was far from data science or anything technical. I had to learn a lot of things online on my own after work and even during my Master’s program to catch up to my peers’ level as I came from a non-technical background. Having gone through the experience myself, I can tell you that degree is very helpful, but not necessary. Because I have been on both sides of getting a degree and learning things online, I think I can give you a unique perspective. Getting a Master’s in data science is a sure and fast way to get into the field, but luckily you don’t have to if you don’t want to spend $60–90k on tuition. …