Guide To Get In Data Science — Part-2

Pratik Bhavsar
May 29, 2018 · 2 min read

Things to know to get into Data Science

  • Statistics — A lot of companies ask on Bayes theorem and Normal distribution
  • Machine/Deep learning basics — Algorithm pros/cons and working
  • Strong coding skills — Python + Competitive coding
  • Database — Minimum required is SQL skills. Good to know both SQL and NoSQL databases.
  • Cloud computing — A huge add-on but not an absolute necessity. Learn AWS(Amazon Web Services)
  • Github — Displaying good work on Github shows confidence and enthusiasm — what best companies look for
  • Blog — Blogging leads to self-clarity on your topics of interests. Also, since I learnt a lot by reading blogs of others, I always feel like giving back by to the community.

In general how the study looks like!

Math basics (Calculus and Linear Algebra)

Python basics

There is no doubt why you should make Python your playground for all the data science activities. (Avoid ‘R’ language at all cost as it has no advantage over Python)

Machine learning

Image processing


NLP(Natural Language Processing)

0 to 1 for NLP

Deep learning

Cloud & Big Data

Amazon Web Services(AWS) cloud skills are in high demand right now as everyone wants to deploy their new and old solutions on cloud. Sizzle it up with Big-data skills and you will become every company’s fantasy employee.

Modern NLP

All the latest techniques in NLP — Natural Language…

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