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Free Intro to Data Science Class Online | May 10

Jireh Tan Photo

Data Science Instructor, General Assembly

About This Workshop

*Working from real life case studies, we will review: *

  • What is Data Science?

  • How is it used?

  • Key tools and processes data scientists use.

  • How to get started in Data Science.

Takeaways

  • Learn what data scientists do and the types of problems they solve.
  • Walk through the typical data science workflow and see how the pros identify powerful business predictions.
  • Explore key tools and processes data scientists use to analyze, visualize, and model data.
  • Apply what you've learned to a data set to produce your own recommendations.
    *Chart your own career path. Pick up where this workshop leaves off. Enhance your professional skill set in our Data Science Immersive or Data Science part-time programs. *

Preparation

  • A second monitor is recommended, but not required.

Additionally, students will need to download and install Anaconda (the latest Python Version 3.x): Download link here.

YouTube for installing on Mac: How to install Anaconda on Mac

YouTube for installing on Windows: How to install Anaconda on Windows

Tip: Scroll to your operating system version and click on the install button for Anaconda with the latest version Python 3.x. Note: We'll be using the latest version of Python version 3.x in this workshop.

Technical Considerations:

  • For students on Windows, you’ll need Microsoft Windows 8/10 (32- or 64-bit). For those with Macs, you’ll need the Mac OS X 10.8.5 or higher, up to 10.11.4 (El Capitan).

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About the Instructor

Jireh Tan Photo

Data Science Instructor, General Assembly

Jireh is a data scientist with a passion for applied statistics. He has a decade of experience working in tech, running the gamut from seed-stage startups to publicly-traded companies. His favorite Python abstraction is the iterable and his favorite Python keyword is ‘yield’. In his spare time Jireh enjoys bouldering and eating very spicy food.

Refund Policy

We understand that, sometimes, plans change. If you can no longer make it to a class or workshop, please email us at least 7 days before the scheduled event date. No refunds will be given to cancellations made within a week of the class or workshop.

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Free Intro to Data Science Class Online
Monday, 10 May, 2021
7 9 am EDT
Online (Online)
Free

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