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Data Scientist @ KOHO | Data and Marketing Advisor | Top 1000 Writer on Medium | MSc, MBA | https://www.linkedin.com/in/terenceshin/

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Last year, I shared what I thought were ten of the best data visualizations of 2020. …


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I cannot express enough gratitude for accumulating 50,000 followers on my blog.

I’m not going to lie, sometimes writing (or creating content in general) feels like such a chore. When you turn a hobby into an obligation, you sometimes lose the drive and passion that you once had.


A curated list of data science projects that mimic real-life problems

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“Say goodbye to useless side-projects.”

It’s been almost two years since I started writing articles — that’s equated to just over 175 articles! …


Machine Learning is not a swiss-army knife

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Introduction

When machine learning initially emerged, many speculated that it would spark another industrial revolution. Fast forward to today and many would say that it’s nothing more than a buzzword.

Don’t get me wrong. Machine learning is a useful tool, but it’s nothing more than that. And it’s a stretch to…


Advice from a Data Scientist who was in the same position

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Introduction

As a self-taught data scientist, I can confidently say that it’s very much possible to be a data scientist without a STEM degree. It won’t be an easy path, as it wasn’t for myself, but it has been worth every ounce of effort.

In this article, I wanted to share…


Takeaways from my reflections.

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After 3 years of working as a data professional, I thought it would be a good time to share 3 of the most important lessons that I’ve learned.

I believe that these lessons are so important because they are instrumental to having a successful data science career. …


Skills that will actually make you employable

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Introduction

Many “How to Data Science” courses and articles, including my own, tend to highlight fundamental skills like Statistics, Math, and Programming. Recently, however, I noticed through my own experiences that these fundamental skills can be hard to translate into practical skills that will make you employable.

Therefore, I wanted to…


Learn the most important data science skill in 15 weeks

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Introduction

As I work more and more in the corporate world as a data scientist, I am increasingly convinced that mastering SQL is essential to have a successful career. That’s why, if you’ve been following my articles, I’ve been writing a lot about SQL recently.

SQL is not a hard skill…


Focusing on the most important concepts for data scientists

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What makes a good SQL coder is the ability to manipulate data in any way that they like - a big part of that is being able to manipulate dates. Dates are extremely important because businesses like to compare and assess business performance across different periods of time. …

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