The Types of Data Scientists You Might Meet

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Data Science is currently marketed as a skill/career that anyone can learn. If you can write code you can become a Data Scientist.

Ok, that is an argument for another day. However, because of this marketing and hype surrounding AI (Artificial Intelligence ), it is no surprise that I have crossed paths with Data Scientists coming from various backgrounds and we all have something different to offer. So what types of Data Scientist have I met?

  1. The one that is good at mathematics and can create new models (not that there is any time for that), so genuinely this person is undervalued and can do so much more but the company won’t let them. The academic.
  2. The one that likes talking about the math but does not necessarily understand it but people believe them anyways. He/she also keeps up to date with the latest AI news. They have an…

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Love for Data

I am the master of my fate – and the captain of my destiny | Nelson Mandela

If a man neglects education, he walks lame to the end of his life | Plato

While pursuing a career in Data Science – or for any field for that manner – a few things are important to notice. As Data Science has been called “the sexiest job in the 21s century”, many people want to learn it and (in my opinion) earn more money. But why is learning Data Science nothing different than learning to be an engineer, car repair man, doctor, lawyer, etc.?

For me the main factor is: ‘Do what you love’. This means, you should do what interests you, what makes you wake up in the morning all excited and full of energy. And that is data for me. My entire life I have been, unknowingly…

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