How to Use Dataquest

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 […]


Tutorial: Poisson Regression in R

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 […]

meteorologist to data scientist

From Meteorologist to Data Scientist in Six Months

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 […]