How can I become a data scientist?

By Dr Stylianos Kampakis, CDO at Datalyst and Nitrous. How can I become a data scientist? This is a question I have been asked many times in different forms: I have no knowledge in coding, can I become a data scientist? I did some statistics in my undergrad, can I become a data scientist? Does…

What is the best way to become a data scientist?

By Dr Stylianos Kampakis, CDO at Datalyst and Nitrous. Becoming a data scientist I’ve met many people who want to become data scientists, but are not sure how long they need to study for to achieve that. These days, with the plethora of content out on the web, and great data science schools like Datalyst Academy,…

What is the future of data science courses post-covid?

By Dr Stylianos Kampakis, CDO at Datalyst and Nitrous. The post-covid landscape COVID-19 brought many changes in the world. From AI to cryptocurrencies, to education and the economy, the virus has left us in a completely different world to the one we had been used to. One of the most interesting things about COVID-19 is that for the first…

Are university degrees for data science about to replaced?

By Dr Stylianos Kampakis, CDO at Datalyst and Nitrous. MOOCs   There is no question that university degrees are being disrupted. Over the last 10 years, we have seen multiple innovations in the area of education. The first major innovation was MOOCs (Massively Open Online Courses) and websites like Coursera and Udacity. MOOCs opened up education from some of the top institutions in…

What is the best way to learn data science?

Learning about data science With the increasing popularity of data science, there are now countless online tutorials on machine learning, data science and statistics, Python and R. Most of these tutorials follow the same pattern: learn some basic commands, go through a simple use case, apply some algorithms and discuss the results, which raises the question “what is the best way to learn…