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Data Scientist: The Definitive Guide to Becoming a Data Scientist by Zacharias Voulgaris PhD

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Introduction

A year and a half ago, I had no clear idea what a data scientist was and why it was an important role. Immersed in a dead-end job in an e-marketing company, I had started to forget all of the stuff I had learned through the many difficult years of my education. I am not sure what triggered my resolve to look into the matter more (at that time there were no decent books on the topic, and I had no-one to mentor me), but I do remember coming to the realization that this was my life’s vocation. Naturally, there were problems with this new type of work – lots of things I hadn’t learned and no idea of how to learn them, especially ...

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