How to Be a Data Scientist in 8 steps!

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Data science is the new thing! How to be a data scientist?

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How to be a DATA SCIENTIST in 42 steps

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math statistics substantive expertise hacking skills machine learning traditional research danger zone Here’s DATA SCIENCE

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Data scientists are better than… …software engineers in Statistics …statisticians in Software engineering

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STEP 1 Improve at stats math machine learning

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STEP 2 Learn to code

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 Grasp end-to-end development  Choose a first language  Learn interactively

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STEP 3 Understand databases

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Get savvy with MySQL Postgres MongoDB Cassandra etc. Learn databases intimately

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STEP 4 Master data munging visualization reporting

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STEP 5 Level up with Big Data

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Distributed processing is the key USE -  Hadoop  MapReduce  Apache Spark s e e w h a t d a t a l o o k s l i ke

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STEP 6 Meet other data scientists

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Practice makes perfect  Join competitions  Meet fellow data scientists  Have a pet project  Sharpen intuition

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STEP 7 Intern bootcamp or get a job

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Take the bull by the horns  Best way to find out if you’re cut out for data analytics science  Intern or bootcamp  Get hired

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STEP 8 Join the community

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Share more to learn more Sites -  DataTau  Kdnuggets  FiveThirtyEight  Datascience101  R-bloggers

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Say THANK YOU to DATA CAMP DataCamp_com You are now a DATA SCIENTIST

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