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You’ve Read the Book, Now Listen to the Podcast

If you’re a data science enthusiast, you’ve doubtless read many of the classic books that cover the field. Here are six of the best data-science-oriented podcasts to listen to if you’re a fan of popular data science books.

Data Science Job Growth in 2015

As Samsung would say, “The next big thing is here,” and it’s big data – consumer data, social media data, health care data, efficiency data and a variety of other data types. As a result, companies are scrambling to find ways to analyze and apply this data to increase their profits, target new markets and boost productivity levels. So, if you are looking for a job in high demand that also pays a good salary, consider pursuing a career as a data scientist.

Data Science Today: How to Become a Data Mining Analyst

In a world where “big data” is more than a buzzword, the demand for data mining analysts is on the rise. But what exactly does “data mining” mean? What do …

Data Science Today: How to Become a Business Analyst

A recent study of the McKinsey Global Institute estimates that by 2018 there will be 4 million to 5 million jobs in the United States that require data analysis skills. …

Southern Methodist University and 2U Partner to Deliver DataScience@SMU, an Online Master of Science in Data Science

DataScience@SMU will address the growing need for data scientists by preparing professionals who can work across a range of industries.
DALLAS (SMU) and LANDOVER, Md. (July 31, 2014) – Southern Methodist …