Fisseha Berhane, PhD

Data Scientist

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Switching to Data Science

Many are aware that data scientist, which was called the sexiest job of this century by Harvard Business Review, is among the best jobs of this decade. We also read from glassdoor that data scientist is number one best job in America in 2016. Because of this reason there are lots of people who want to become data scientist. Many inbox me asking how they can switch career to data science and how they can be good data scientists. Hoping that I could help some data science aspirants, I decided to write this article mainly based on my experience... more


Julia Vs R Comparison Cheat Sheet

Some people believe that Julia, which is a high-level, high-performance dynamic programming language for technical computing, is the next big thing for scientific computing. While time will tell if Julia will be the de facto data science tool, the fact that it is faster than R, Python and Matlab makes it suitable for computationally intensive analytics. I learned about Julia from an online course on Coursera and I decided to practice it by preparing comparison cheat sheets by comparing Julia commands with R and Python. The first cheat sheet is available here.

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