The shape of code, or what we can learn from indentation. As a TDI data scientist in residence, I have learned to judge code quality at a quick glance by looking at indentation. The rule of thumb is: good code has frequent changes in indentation, but should not be deeply indented.
Picture this: You’ve been working hard on a project at work. You’ve run several algorithms, tuned the necessary hyperparameters, performed cross validation and exhausted the checks required to ensure you’re not overfitting.
It’s 2020 and the world has changed remarkably, including in how companies screen data science candidates. While many things have changed, there is one change that stands out above the rest. At The Data Incubator, we run a data science fellowship and are responsible for hundreds of data science hires each year.
Managers understand that having employees who understand the latest tools and technologies is vital to success .
Advanced tips for using conda – from installing Python packages to building your own packages in R.
Employees at risk of being replaced by automation need to transform themselves into data facilitators .
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