Chapter 14. Joining the data science community

This chapter covers

  • Growing your portfolio of projects and blog posts
  • Finding and getting the most out of conferences
  • Giving a great data science talk at a meetup or conference
  • Contributing to open source

When you’re in a data science job, doing well at it can feel like the only way to advance your career. But there are many other ways to grow your skills, especially by engaging with the data science community. Spending time outside work doing activities such as presenting talks or contributing to open source can be enormously beneficial for your career.

In this chapter, we go over four ways ...

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