Summary

Lars Nielsen and Noreen Burlingame provide a brief, understandable, user-friendly guide to all aspects of Data Science. The authors address the various skills required, the key steps in the Data Science process, software technology related to the effective practice of Data Science, and the best rising academic programs for training in the field.
Contents: Data Science Summarized * What is Big Data * Hadoop * Data Management * Data Cleaning * Data Modeling for Unstructured Data * Predictive Analysis * Creativity and Intuition (or Posing the Right Question, at the Right Time, for the Right Data) * Data Visualization (or Telling the Story) * Cassandra * Academic Programs
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3 out of 5 stars
By Anonymous User on 06-02-18

a very superficial introduction to data science.

if you don't know why data science is important, this audiobook will give you very good examples. however if you are familiar with the field, it does not help much.

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1 out of 5 stars
By James Shields on 18-03-16

Waste of time

I usually try to give positive reviews, otherwise I say nothing. But this, like some others, deserves comment. Superficial trivial put together in a hurry complete and utter drivel. Don't waste your tim

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5 out of 5 stars
By William Reston on 13-04-15

excellent introduction - very clear

Nicely produced and cogently presented rudiments of data science in a presentation ideal for the non-technical novice who needs to understand this most essential emerging aspect of the enterprise.

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5 out of 5 stars
By Jeanne D'Arcy on 09-11-14

Remarkably clear introduction to a complex subject

Where does A Simple Introduction to Data Science rank among all the audiobooks you’ve listened to so far?

Among the best in both content and production.

What was one of the most memorable moments of A Simple Introduction to Data Science?

Not a narrative story so really does not have "moments." Good information overall.

What about Owen Daly’s performance did you like?

Resonant, easy-to-listen-to voice with excellent delivery.

Any additional comments?

A damn good "first" book regarding an important area for professionals to be aware of, and exploit.

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