After years of working on your PhD and being in academia, transitioning into a Data Science career can be a culture shock. It's important to understand how the roles you want to apply to vary; what industry is it in? What is the main focus of the projects? Who will you be working alongside? What are the end goals the team would be working on achieving? Does your chosen industry … [Read more...] about Applying Your Data Science PhD In Business
The evolution of technology is, like the evolution of literature, heavily path-dependent. Culture plays a far more important role in the acceptance, adoption, and spread of technology than many of us are willing to acknowledge. Ken Liu, science-fiction and fantasy writer Humanities degrees are needed in technology. They give context to the world we operate in day to … [Read more...] about Why Studying Humanities and Arts Is Key To Developing Artificial Intelligence
...That is the question. Further study often seems the most appealing route to go down, and for many companies out there it's often heralded as a must have for data science, but it isn't always so and isn't always pivotal in advancing your career. To PhD. A PhD is your original, unique research into something not necessarily covered from that angle before. The content of a data … [Read more...] about Data Science: To PhD or not to PhD?
In January, The Economist revealed the results of a major study aimed at identifying how businesses that are successful at being data-driven differ from those that are not. Some of the findings are quite expected, and there are a few surprises. For the most part, data-driven organizations seem to be doing a lot of the very things youd expect: providing wide access to data, … [Read more...] about Is Your CEO Out of Touch or Being Misled?