This group is for anyone interested in learning Data Science. NO prior experience or knowledge required.
Data Science is the hottest job market and will continue to grow. More than 2 million jobs go vacant every year in just North America.
What is Data Science? Put simply, Data science is about deducing meaning from a bunch of numbers by finding patterns. This meaning is what is useful in making decisions. In other words, Data Science is about decision-making on the basis of numbers.
The demo will cover the following:
1. Understand current status of Data Science and industry need. (10 minutes) 2. Understand current job market and specific skill set required to succeed. (10 minutes) 3. Understand what is Data Science. (10 minutes) 4. Learn basics of Python (version 3.7) - See instructions below on how to install Python. (30 minutes) 5. Do a real-world project using real-world data set. (60 minutes)
Instructions on how to install Python (version 3.7): For Python (version 3.7), we will use Anaconda, the most popular Data Science platform. Please come with Anaconda installed on your laptop. Download Anaconda here: https://www.anaconda.com/distribution/
What you will need to bring: Laptop with Anaconda installed for the project. Willingness to learn Data Science :)
Note: Please come with laptop fully charged as we cannot accommodate charging for everyone. Thanks!