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Answer this question FAST: If you take a screenshot of your GitHub profile, will people you share it with know you're in the data science industry? Or better yet, if they read the descriptions of the repositories will they know what each contains? I'm guessing no, and that's a huge problem. If … [Read more...] about Does Your GitHub Profile Fail the “Portfolio Test”?
When I got started in IT during the dotcom boom I immediately faced a problem - I couldn't get a job without experience, and I couldn't get experience without a job. If you're entering the rapidly growing data science industry today, you face the same problem. Employers want to see your data … [Read more...] about How to Build a Data Science Portfolio Without Job Experience
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I hear it time and time again: "All this data science jargon confuses the hell out of me!" Well my friend - today I'm going to dynamite the mountain of jargon standing between you and understanding what data science is all about! While the mountain is a large one, we have the technology to reduce … [Read more...] about Demystifying The Jargon of Data Science