Category: Statistics in Data Science and Analytics

The Junior Data Scientist’s First Month (Video Course)

100% practical 6-week data science challenge & video course — simulating of being a junior data scientist at a true-to-life startup.

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Statistical Averages – Mean, Median and Mode

As I have mentioned several times, Data Science has 3 important pillars: Coding, Statistics and Business. To succeed, you have to be well-versed in all three. In this…

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Data Analytics Basics (introduction)

You might have heard that Data Scientist was ranked as the best job of 2017 in the USA (based on Glassdoor’s research). Recently many IT professionals have started…

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How not to be biased?

In the last 2 weeks I’ve introduced 9 common statistical bias types. If you went through them, you have already done the first very important step to overcome…

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Statistical Bias Types explained – part 2 (with examples)

It’s time to continue our discourse about Statistical Bias Types. This is part 2 – if you missed part 1, read it here: Statistical Bias Types part 1….

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Statistical Bias Types explained (with examples) – part 1

Humans are stupid. We all are, because our brain has been made that way. The most obvious evidence of this built-in stupidity is the different biases that our…

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Data Science Fundamentals for Marketing and Business Professionals (video course demo)

This is kind of a special blogpost, because here I share 3 videos from my brand new O’Reilly Video course – called Data Science Fundamentals for Marketing and Business…

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Predictive Analytics 101 – Part 2

Last week I promised to continue with the second Part of Predictive Analytics 101. If you haven’t read Part 1, please do that here: Predictive Analytics 101 Part 1….

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Predictive Analytics 101 – Part 1

Predictive analytics is not a new or very complicated field of science. As I mentioned before (Reporting, Optimizing, Predicting – 3 things that you can do with your data),…