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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 Must-Read Books on Data Ethics for Aspiring Data Scientists

3 Must-Read Books on Data Ethics for Aspiring Data Scientists

There’s no doubt about it that Big Data is a powerful discovery tool, but is it a force for good or are there some nefarious people out there doing questionable things with your data? Are we beginning to see the end of a time when we can call ourselves ‘private’ citizens, or is there something we can do…

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…