Data Science Happy Hours 14, 18DEC2020


December 20th, 2020

2 hrs 2 mins 31 secs

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The Data Science Happy Hours Holiday edition! You don't want to miss this one. We had some of the most influential names from the LinkedIn Data Science community in attendence!

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Chat Transcript:


[00:02:05] Work-life balance of a data scientist

[00:06:27] “So, to answer your question, data science is just a regular ass job”

[00:08:45] Hello to everyone who joined!

[00:09:58] So many ways to learn, which one should I choose?

[00:12:26] Moving from project management to data science

[00:14:19] Dave share’s his perspective after 20 years in the data industry

[00:16:18] Tips for being more active on LinkedIn

[00:17:16] Susan – The Classification Guru – shares her tips for posting on LinkedIn

[00:18:45] Giovanna shares her tips on being positive on LinkedIn

[00:20:27] Greg Coquillo - LinkedIn Top Voice for Data Science 2020 – shares his tips on creating content and networking on LinkedIn

[00:24:06] What are your tips for debugging code?

[00:24:38] Liuna – Senior Data Scientist at IBM – shares her tips for debugging code

[00:25:28] Srivatsan Srinivasan shares his tips on how to debug code

[00:28:35] Carlos Mercado talks about Debugging in R

[00:30:21] Monica Kay Royal shares her secrets for debugging code

[00:31:15] George Firican shares some tips as well!

[00:32:08] Joe Reis closes out the discussion on debugging

[00:37:32] A big debate on the never end Python vs R question

[00:42:47] What are your expectations from someone in a junior data scientist position?

[00:43:14] Sarah shares what she’s looking for in a junior level candidate

[00:44:42] What Srivatsan looks for in a junior data scientist

[00:45:53] Monica, what do you look for in a junior data scientist?

[00:46:39] What Vin Vashishta looks for in a junior data scientist?

[00:47:51] Liuna what do you look for in a junior data scientist?

[00:49:09] Mikiko what do you look for in a junior data scientist?

[00:51:55] What does Kamrin look for in an junior data scientist?

[00:53:39] How to stay motivated and re-evaluate your hustle when you’re in the job search?

[00:56:24] Sarah shares some tips on turning applications into interviews

[00:58:19] Mikiko shares some words of encouragement as well

[01:01:17] Ben shares some advice on what to so with the crazy job descriptions

[01:05:25] Jean-Sebastian shares some advice as well

[01:08:25] Greg Coquillo adds to the discussion on what to do when you don’t hear back from applying for a job

[01:10:13] Liuna closes out the discussion

[01:11:51] Eric comes in and shares a LinkedIn hack. Also asks a question on scoring clusters

[01:14:06] Dave has an answer to this tough question

[01:17:06] Greg has a question on Federated Learning

[01:27:13] Switching to python from a SAS background

[01:34:04] We congratulate a member of the community on landing a job!

[01:38:39] What’s the difference between a data scientist and a data analyst?

[01:58:41] Why do you do these happy hours?

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