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Think Like a Data Scientist: Tackle the data science process step-by-step by Brian Godsey

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Preface

In 2012, an article in the Harvard Business Review named the role of data scientist “the sexiest job of the 21st century.” With 87 years left in the century, it’s fair to say they might yet change their minds. Nevertheless, at the moment, data scientists are getting a lot of attention, and as a result, books about data science are proliferating. There would be no sense in adding another book to the pile if it merely repeated or repackaged text that is easily found elsewhere. But, while surveying new data science literature, it became clear to me that most authors would rather explain how to use all the latest tools and technologies than discuss the nuanced problem-solving nature of the data science process. Armed with several books and ...

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