Big data and data science might appear as some unique terms but, in practice, this is happening all around us. The world of data science is something we interact with almost every day. We introduce you to Big Data, throwing back the curtain on the diversity and ubiquity of data science in the modern world. We also give you a bird’s eye view of the subfields of predictive analytics and the pieces of a big data pipeline.
What You'll Learn
- Role of big data in our daily lives
- Basic concepts of big data, predictive analytics, and data science
- Common uses of data science in today's world
Raja Iqbal - Raja Iqbal is a data scientist, a passionate educator, and an internationally recognized speaker on all things data science. He is the Founder and Chief Data Scientist at Data Science Dojo. Prior to Data Science Dojo, Raja worked at Microsoft in a variety of research and development roles involving machine learning and data mining at very large scale. Raja has a Ph.D in Computer Science from Tulane University with a focus on machine learning and data mining.