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Python Experience Updates and Forecast for 2021

When you are a self-taught Data Scientist is always hard to assess your progress. You must set some metrics and start monitoring them. In my case I decided to follow the 10.000 hours rule and track them with a Time Tracker. I used the Pomodoro Technique App. In the past week, I wanted to know … Read more

Pomodoro Technique Python Script, track your goals and shape your future

You can have agency not just over your own life, but over a small and important part of the world. It begins by rejecting the unjust tyranny of Chance. You are not a lottery ticket.”― Peter Thiel, Zero to One: Notes on Startups, or How to Build the Future Awareness of Pomodoro Technique significantly increased during the … Read more

Quick April Updates

The smell of bread baking fills the house in this Sunday morning in London. I am back to London, and I am starting my third month here. Seems yesterday that I flew from Naples. Incredible! A lot of things changed at supersonic speed. Me included. Actually I am the lead Data Scientist for Lola’s Cupcakes, … Read more

My First Natural Language Processing Job Interview As a Selftaught DataScientist

A French startup (https://navee.co/) wrote me on LinkedIn for a challenging job interview (spoiler: It didn’t go well). They identify potential fraud on-line through Natural Language Processing and Image Recognition on online marketplace. E.g., a house picture on a marketplace that is also on a stock photo website with a standard message could be classified … Read more

How to become (a Self-Taught) Data Scientist

-Doctor my son want to become DataScientist, Have I to worry about? -It is a critical situation Miss, I am sorry for that, but I warn you. Sadly we don’t have an answer to this kind of illness. -You have to be prepared, you must be prepared, your son will go to IKEA, or to … Read more

Not only Theory

I received some negative feedback on my last post on the Italian blog uomodellamansarda.com, from Filippo and Francesco, two dear friends and I am planning a dinner to discuss better their suggestions. A bbq, a bottle of wine(actually I would try this non-commercial-vermouth –> https://amzn.to/2v0oles ) , a friendly discussion and I hope on this … Read more

Most Junior Data Scientist Required Skills based on my personal experience and analysis prt 1

Is not easy to be a wannabe Data Scientist. Be a Data Scientist is fucking hard, be a self-learner Data Scientist even harder. Time is never enough, you need to focus, and focus on what market needs, this way you will have more chance to survive. Where to focus? You need to identify a path … Read more