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3 Essential Visualisation Books for Aspiring Data Scientists

3 Essential Visualisation Books for Aspiring Data Scientists

There’s no doubt about it that Big Data is a powerful discovery tool, but all too often when you analyse a lot of data, you end up with a lot of results – too many, in fact, to be able to hold them all in your head simultaneously. Images are processed 60,000 times faster in the brain than…

3 Essential Python Books for Aspiring Data Scientists

3 Essential Python Books for Aspiring Data Scientists

As a programmer you’re spoilt for choice when it comes to programming languages. You can choose from any of a dozen really powerful languages to get the job done. When it comes to Data Science programming though, there are really only 2 choices – Python and R. Sure, there are lots of other languages that are useful and can be used to…

3 Must-Read Statistics Books for Aspiring Data Scientists

3 Must-Read Statistics Books for Aspiring Data Scientists

If you’re making the switch to Data Science, you might have come from a programming route or from science. It would be all too easy to learn a few new skills in data handling and machine learning and neglect statistics. After all, many of the new breed of Data Scientists are declaring stats to be dead. They are…

3 Inspirational Machine Learning Books for Aspiring Data Scientists

3 Inspirational Machine Learning Books for Aspiring Data Scientists

Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning and Deep Learning are all the rage in the press these days, and if you want to be a good Data Scientist you’re going to need more than just a passing understanding of what they are and what you can do with them. They’ve been around since the 1970s, and until recently have only really been…

3 Books on R that All Aspiring Data Scientists Should Read

Earlier this year R was overtaken by Python as the most used programming language for Data Science. I guess that R is dead then. Absolutely not! R is still a superb language for Data Science, and while it may not be as easy to learn as Python or as quick, if you choose R you can enjoy these benefits:Loads of Third-Party packagesUnmatched graphics…

3 Great Data Science Books for Aspiring Data Scientists

If you’re new to Data Science or are just making the switch from some other study area you might find it quite bewildering. You’ve probably got a few questions floating around in the back of your head, such as:How do I get started in Data Science?What should I study first?What should I expect from a career in…