I’ve recently come across a number of blog posts, articles, etc. that I’ve found useful. As the first in an ongoing series of posts, I’ll share the links that have captured my attention.
- Chad Bryant has and excellent series: So You Want to be a Data Scientist Part 1, Part 2, Part 3. The suggestion to find an area of interest and become a subject matter expert really resonated with me.
- The Road to Data Science, by Joel Grus: a great set of slides about becoming a data scientist.
- How to get your first job in Data Science, by Tomi Mester: some good advice regarding the most important skills, how to develop them, and encouragement to work on “pet projects”
- How to be an “idea machine”, by James Altucher: I’m trying to do this, but still get stuck trying to have “good” ideas…