Learning & Building in Data Science Sharing my journey as I pave my own path through the world of data science
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My name is Joleen, I’m a data scientist and writer and I use this blog to share my passion for data science and statistics.
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The Goldilocks Rule for Data Science Learning
I first discovered the Goldilocks Rule in the book Atomic Habits by James Clear where he says: “The Goldilocks Rule states that humans experience peak motivation when working on tasks that are right on the edge of their current abilities. Not too hard. Not too easy. Just right.” James Clear When you take on projects […]
An Introduction to Synthetic Data
According to Gartner, “by 2024, 60% of the data used for the development of AI and analytics projects will be synthetically generated.” I don’t know about you but I was shocked by that statistic and it shows that synthetic data is definitely a rising trend. In this blog post I will be exploring synthetic data […]
Linear & Polynomial Regression: Exploring Some Red Flags For Models That Underfit
In this first project of 2022, I will be fitting linear and polynomial regression models to some randomly generated dataset where there is a nonlinear relationship between the target and the predictor. The purpose of this project is to observe some of the red flags for a model that is severely underfitting to the data […]
Data Science is a Team Sport: Why Deepnote is The Platform For Small Teams
Approaching data science like a team sport is still a relatively new concept in the field today. In the past, data scientists have typically worked alone as ‘unicorns’ and have been expected to wear multiple hats. However, more and more companies are building teams that contain a mix of roles from BI experts, data analysts, […]