The secret to nailing a data science job interview might be listening – and there’s some surprising psychology that backs that up.
Going into an interview for a data science job? Here are some actionable tips for preparing for the variety of interview formats you might encounter.
In this beginner Python tutorial, we’ll take a look at mutable and immutable data types, and learn how to keep dictionaries and lists from being modified by our functions.
Hezekiah was looking for specialized data science skills his university didn’t offer. Dataquest fit the bill, and offered courses that felt as high-quality as Tufts’.
Is it better take notes by computer or by hand? The science suggests that the answer isn’t as simple as you might have heard.
Being a jack-of-all-trades may not be the best approach when it comes to getting a data science job and building your data science career.
There’s no doubt that data scientists are in high demand. But the dearth of data scientists at higher levels, in combination with the “sexiest job” media hype, have attracted a lot of new blood to the profession. That’s caused a bit more competition than you might be expecting when it comes to entry-level positions. So how can you […]
Dataquest’s learning platform is user-friendly enough that if you’d like to, you can simply dive right in. But if you’re the type who likes to flip through the user manual first, this article is for you. In it, we’re going to cover the basic features of the Dataquest platform, and pass along some helpful tips […]
Poisson Regression can be a really useful tool if you know how and when to use it. In this tutorial we’re going to take a long look at Poisson Regression, what it is, and how R programmers can use it in the real world. Specifically, we’re going to cover:What Poisson Regression actually is and when we […]
Armed with a strong science background but faced with limited career options, Isaac Pato dropped everything for six months and built up a skillset that landed him a job in the data science field. “I went to school for meteorology and I graduated in 2012. I worked in meteorology for about a year, and then I […]
When it comes to learning data science online, students have a wide variety of options, but one of the most basic choices every student must make is whether they’d prefer to learn by reading text or by watching video. Most MOOCs, because they’re based on the traditional college lecture format, present their information via video lectures. Even […]
Take the first step into image analysis in Python by using k-means clustering to analyze the dominant colors in an image in this free data science tutorial.
Data cleaning might not be the reason you got interested in data science, but if you’re going to be a data scientist, no skill is more crucial. Learn how to clean data with Python and pandas in our new course.
Applying for data science jobs? Don’t make a mistake in your project portfolio or Github that could rule you out right out of the gate!
Thinking about kickstarting a career in data analytics? These 10 high-paying jobs may just be the motivation you need to learn more about the data science industry and gain the specific skills you need to succeed.
Are you falling victim to the ‘phone proximity effect’? If you study with your phone close to you, studies suggest it may be hurting your performance.
Can you learn data science online without a background in math or programming? This Dataquest student is living proof that anybody can learn data science.