#Datathon2018: An online Data Hackathon

Data Science Society is organizing the first ONLINE #Datathon2018 - a 48-hours challenge for all people passionate about data, willing to experiment with new types of data, and expand their network of connections in the field globally. The Online #Datathon2018 The Datathon is one of the initiatives of Data Science Society, happening for the third … Continue reading #Datathon2018: An online Data Hackathon

Data Scientists, Data Engineers, Software Engineers: The Difference According to LinkedIn

The differences between Data Scientists, Data Engineers, and Software engineers can get a little confusing at times. Thus, here is a guest post provided by Jake Stein, CEO at Stitch formerly RJ Metrics, which aims to clear up some of that confusion based upon LinkedIn data. As data grows, so does the expertise needed to … Continue reading Data Scientists, Data Engineers, Software Engineers: The Difference According to LinkedIn

How to Kickstart Your Data Science Career

This is a guest post from Michael Li of The Data Incubator. The The Data Incubator runs a free eight week data science fellowship to help transition their Fellows from Academia to Industry. This post runs through some of the toolsets you'll need to know to kickstart your Data Science Career.   If you’re an … Continue reading How to Kickstart Your Data Science Career

The Most Popular Skills and Degrees of Today’s Data Scientists

Today, we are lucky to have Daniel Levine of RJMetrics provide a guest post. RJMetrics created an extensive report detailing The State of Data Science. I asked Daniel to provide some results as they relate to the current education of data scientists. Recently, RJMetrics released a benchmark report that looked to answer many of the … Continue reading The Most Popular Skills and Degrees of Today’s Data Scientists

Free Big Data Analytics Handbook

Brian Liou from Leada was kind enough to provide a guest post about their latest handbook, The Data Analytics Handbook: Big Data Edition. Have you ever wondered what the deal was behind all the hype of “big data”? Well, so did we. In 2014, data science hit peak popularity, and as graduates with degrees in … Continue reading Free Big Data Analytics Handbook

Data Sources for Cool Data Science Projects: Part 2 – Guest Post

I am excited for the first ever guest posts on the Data Science 101 blog. Dr. Michael Li, Executive Director of The Data Incubator in New York City, is providing 2 great posts (see Part 1) about finding data for your next data science project. At The Data Incubator, we run a free six week … Continue reading Data Sources for Cool Data Science Projects: Part 2 – Guest Post