How to become a data scientist

Data science is one of the most buzzed about fields right now, and data scientists are in extreme demand. And with good reason – data scientists are doing everything from creating self-driving cars to automatically captioning images. Given all the interesting applications, it makes sense that data science is a very sought-after career. Data science […]

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Machine Learning Walkthrough Part One: Preparing the Data

Cleaning and preparing data is a critical first step in any machine learning project. In this blog post, Dataquest student Daniel Osei’s takes us through examining a dataset, selecting columns for features, exploring the data visually and then encoding the features for machine learning. This post is based on a Dataquest ‘Monthly Challenge’, where our […]

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