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Women in Data Science Virtual Conference
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Free virtual conference: Women in Data Science at USD

Join us on Monday, March 8th at 10 a.m., for the Women in Data Science San Diego (WiDs) @ USD event to learn how cutting-edge data science techniques are being used to help organizations better manage their operations.

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Machine Learning vs. Statistics

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What is “Machine Learning?”
Machine learning algorithms find patterns in data when they would be impractical or impossible for a human to observe.

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What is Data Science? A Complete Guide to the Field

A Behind the Scenes Look at Data Science: Definitions, Applications, History, Skills, Salaries, and More
Today’s pop quiz: What is data science?
Data science is:

The practice of working with data to generate valuable business insights and solve real-world problems
A …

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Master’s Comparisons [Data Science vs. Analytics vs. 3 More]

A Closer Look at 5 Fields: Data Science, Data Analytics, Business Analytics, Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning
For the purpose of discussion, let’s say you are fascinated with big data and the game-changing work being done across all industries in such data-re…

Storytelling with Data, Part Two
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Storytelling with Data – Part Two (Let’s Practice)

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Storytelling with Data: Let’s Practice
In Storytelling with Data Part 1, we discussed the six components of effective storytelling, and covered the physiological response an audience will have when connected to the narrative.

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Storytelling with Data – Part One

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Storytelling as a Data Scientist
Storytelling, in itself, is a fundamental skill for a data scientist to have in their tool arsenal. Storytelling, with the addition of data, adds another layer of credibility that will reinforce your narrative.

Python vs. R
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Tools of the Trade: R vs. Python

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The R programming language is a GNU project, originally developed at Bell Laboratories in 1993. R traces its roots to S, a statistical programming language also developed at Bell Labs.