First blog post - what is this all about?

3rd February 2018

It is going to be predominately about data science and the skills, techniques and tools required to practise it. Data science is an emerging multi-disciplinary field that provides a wide subject area with a wealth of topics to discuss.

Strangely enough, it has only been recently that I have started to call myself a data scientist, despite having completed my first data science project in 2012. I have a background in programming and I called myself a programmer when I landed my first programming job, so why the hesitation to take on a new title?

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