Tag Archives: data science

Is This Data Science?

In looking at the preliminary results of his salary survey, Brent Ozar noticed that female salaries seemed to be lower than males. The post focused on a simple analysis of data, the kind that many of us have done in our … Continue reading

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Can Data Save the World?

Years ago I read one of the Freakonomics books. It was an interesting look at how we might examine our world in unexpected ways, using lots of data. While I didn’t always agree with the conclusions of the authors in different areas, … Continue reading

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Citizen Scientists

The last few years have seen quite a bit of demand for people that can analyze data. Certainly the Microsoft platform has embraced more ways to import and visualize data with tools like Power BI, more intelligent analysis with SQL Server … Continue reading

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Data Science en Masse

GE is an amazing company. They seem to have so many divisions and produce a wide variety of products. Their financial investment success amazed the world and made Jack Welch an icon to many businesspeople. I remember reading about revolutionary … Continue reading

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The March of AI

Machine learning and AI systems are becoming more and more popular all the time. The constant onslaught of media articles and hype is pressuring more and more companies to experiment with AI systems. Whether these techniques work or not, no … Continue reading

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Becoming a Data Scientist

Data Science is hot. There are lots of companies excited by using machine learning and AI to enhance their applications. There are new jobs, some of them well paying, and certainly not enough people to fill them. In many ways … Continue reading

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Data Science Education

One of the good skills to have for a data professional is how to analyze data. Most of us could learn more about data science and data analysis for some aspect of our jobs. We are data professionals, so we … Continue reading

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Are you a Data Scientist?

It seems that there’s no shortage of re-branding attempts being made in all industries and by all types of people. I still remember when most of us were called computer programmers instead of developers. Not many people writing C# or … Continue reading

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