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Data Science for Beginners

  • 15 November 2018
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Data Science is a new emerging field and Data Scientist are considered to be the Sexiest Job of 21st Century. There are lot of Beginners in this field. Any Guidance for them, How they can be on the right track and learn new things in this field.
How they can start, and how they can keep up the pace, so that they keep learning new things constantly.

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How they can start:
To get started in the field one must first build a solid understanding of what data science is. Know the main processes and establish a trail of what you intend to achieve within the various paths. Look for good quality material and good bibliographical references.
Fill in what you need in algebra, programming language and statistics.

how they can keep up the pace and keep learning new things constantly:
Start with small projects and see third-party projects. Read many articles in data science and machine learning fields. Consume technical content from sources or professionals recognized in the market.
In addition to the above, I found the "Applied Data Science in Python" specialization on Coursera by University of Michigan particularly helpful for beginners
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Hello @Satyam Kumar,

Yes, well considering the title, the beginning is something we should have very focused.

Looking at science as the acquaintance understood by the set of objective and verifiable knowledge about a given subject.
In my perspective, the data in this field is the raw material, where information is collected in a certain environment through observation, identifying its margin of utility to apply them in tools called DL/ML models explaining causes in a general way, identifying a method of find its effectiveness, how can you use these to make decisions and even know if it's possible to improve it.

That is why this subject is a continuous process, constant learning and new developments, be determined and to understand that like all areas, is one more of human knowledge.
Then be awareness to your ideals when choosing which one to apply in your day to day academically, socially, personally thoughts is what will make you have high expectations.

Within Coursera there are different, excellent and interesting courses within the framework of Data Science, with high quality and the ability to transmit these new advances contributing to the learning and development process.

So if you are new or want to be a participant, I invite you to explore, recognizing that now there is much more information shared than in any other time, something that we must continue to strengthen and maintain the sense of community so that we everyone can contribute in one way or another.