Category Archives: Career Planning

Data Analyst Technical & Soft Skills

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Do you want to become a data analyst? It’s a great career choice! Data analysts are in high demand these days. Companies rely on data analysts to help them make better decisions by turning data into insights. In order to be successful, data analysts need a mix of technical skills and soft skills. Technical skills include expertise in analyzing data. Soft skills include communication and problem-solving skills. Data analysts must be able to take data and turn it into insights that help their company make better decisions. They also need to be able to effectively communicate those insights to people who may not have a technical background. In this blog …

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100 Interview Questions for Deep Learning

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If you’re looking for a job in deep learning, you’ll need to be prepared to answer some tough questions. In order to help you get started, we’ve put together a list of 100 interview questions for deep learning. While many of these questions are related to deep learning concepts, we have also listed several frameworks (Tensorflow, Pytorch, etc) related questions. By being prepared for these questions, you’ll be able to demonstrate your knowledge and expertise in this area, and increase your chances of landing the job! What is deep learning? How does machine learning differ from deep learning? What are the differences between shallow and deep learning? How does deep …

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Code Quality Interview Questions for Software Developers

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Code quality concepts must be understood well by software developers to write a good quality code. Also, technical lead and technical architects must understand the code quality (or coding) concepts very well in order to review the code (termed as code review) and ensure that good quality software is delivered to the customer. Pictorially, the following represents some of the experiences that software developers, tech leads or technical architects go through while developing software or reviewing software code quality. Enjoy the pictures :).   Often code quality review of poorly written code results in lot of frustrations among project stakeholders. Thus, it is of utmost important to understand different nuances of writing …

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Who is a Data Scientist? Test your Knowledge

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Do you know what a data scientist is? You may think you do, but take this quiz to find out for sure! Data scientists are essential to modern business and it’s important to know who they are and what they do. This quiz is just for fun, but it’s also a great opportunity to learn more about one of the most in-demand professions today. So put your data scientist knowledge to the test and see how well you really know this profession! And, feel free to share your thoughts if you disagree with the answer of any of the questions. Here are a few related posts on this topic: What …

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To Become a Data Analyst, Data Scientist or Data Engineer?

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There is a lot of confusion surrounding the job designations or titles such as “data analyst,” “data scientist,” and “data engineer“. What do these job titles mean, and what are the differences between them? Before selecting one of these career path, it will be good to get a good understanding about these job titles or designations, related roles & responsibilities and career potential. In this blog post, we will describe each title / designation and discuss the key distinctions between them. By the end of this post, you will have a better understanding of which career path and related designations are right for you! Shall I become a data analyst? …

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Interns – Machine Learning Interview Questions & Answers: Set 1

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This page lists down first set of machine learning / data science interview questions and answers for interns / freshers / beginners. If you are an intern or a fresher or a beginner in machine learning field, and, you are looking for some practice tests before appearing for your upcoming machine learning interview, these practice tests would prove to be very useful and handy. Machine Learning topics covered in Test In this set, some of the following topics have been covered: Machine learning fundamentals (Supervised and unsupervised learning algorithms) Different types of machine learning problems and related algorithms with examples Concepts related with regression, classification and clustering Practice Test (Questions …

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Data Science Architect Interview Questions

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In this post, you will learn about interview questions that can be asked if you are going for a data scientist architect job. Data science architect needs to have knowledge in both data science/machine learning and cloud architecture. In addition, it also helps if the person is hands-on with programming languages such as Python & R. Without further ado, let’s get into some of the common questions right away. I will add further questions in the time to come. Q1. How do you go about architecting a data science or machine learning solution for any business problem? Solving a business problem using data science or machine learning based solution can …

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Overfitting & Underfitting in Machine Learning

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The performance of the machine learning models depends upon two key concepts called underfitting and overfitting. In this post, you will learn about some of the key concepts of overfitting and underfitting in relation to machine learning models. In addition, you will also get a chance to test your understanding by attempting the quiz. The quiz will help you prepare well for interview questions in relation to underfitting & overfitting. As data scientists, you must get a good understanding of the overfitting and underfitting concepts.  Introduction to Overfitting & Underfitting Assuming an independent and identically distributed (I.I.d) dataset, when the prediction error on both the training and validation dataset is …

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AI Product Manager Interview Questions

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AI has become such an integral part of our lives that it is important to hire professionals who can help create AI / machine learning products that will be used by many people. These AI product manager interview questions will give you insight into your candidate’s experience, skills, and industry knowledge so that you can get prepared in a better manner before appearing for your next interview as an AI product manager. Check out a detailed interview questions and answers with greater focus on machine learning topics. Before getting into the list of interview questions, lets understand what can be the job description of an AI product manager. How to …

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85+ Free Online Books, Courses – Machine Learning & Data Science

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This post represents a comprehensive list of 85+ free books/ebooks and courses on machine learning,  deep learning, data science, optimization, etc which are available online for self-paced learning.  This would be very helpful for data scientists starting to learn or gain expertise in the field of machine learning / deep learning. Please feel free to comment/suggest if I missed mentioning one or more important books that you like and would like to share. Also, sorry for the typos. Following are the key areas under which books are categorized: Data science Pattern Recognition & Machine Learning Probability & Statistics Neural Networks & Deep Learning Optimization Data mining Mathematics Here is my post …

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Bias-Variance Trade-off Concepts & Interview Questions

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Bias and variance are two important properties of machine learning models. In this post, you will learn about the concepts of bias & variance in relation to the machine learning (ML) models. Bias refers to how well your model can represent all possible outcomes, whereas variance refers to how sensitive your predictions are to changes in the model’s parameters. The tradeoff between bias and variance is a fundamental problem in machine learning, and it is often necessary to experiment with different model types in order to find the balance that works best for a given dataset. In addition to learning the concepts related to Bias vs variance trade-off, you would …

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Machine Learning with Graphs: Free online course(Stanford)

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Are you interested in learning the concepts of machine learning with Graphs? Stanford University is offering a free online course in machine learning titled Machine Learning with Graphs (CS224W). The lecture videos will be available on Canvas for all the enrolled Stanford students. The lecture slides and assignments will be posted online as the course progresses. This class will be offered next in Fall 2022. After completing this course, you will be able to apply machine learning methods to a variety of real-world problems. The course titled Machine learning with Graphs, will teach you how to apply machine learning methods to graphs and networks. Complex data can be represented as …

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Linear Regression Interview Questions for Data Scientists

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This page lists down 40 regression (linear/univariate, multiple/multilinear/multivariate) interview questions  (in form of objective questions) which may prove to be helpful for Data Scientists / Machine Learning enthusiasts. Those appearing for interviews for machine learning/data scientist freshers/intern/beginners positions would also find these questions very helpful and handy enough to quickly brush up / check your knowledge and prepare accordingly. Practice Tests on Regression Analysis These interview questions are split into four different practice tests with questions and answers which can be found on following page: Linear, Multiple regression interview questions and answers – Set 1 Linear, Multiple regression interview questions and answers – Set 2 Linear, Multiple regression interview questions …

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Most In-Demand Skills for Data Scientists in 2022

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The data science field is growing rapidly and data scientists are in high demand. If you want to enter this field, it’s important that you have the right skills. In this blog post, we’ll explore the most in-demand skills of data scientist employers are looking for the most and how to develop these skills so that you can find a job as a data scientist. Strong knowledge and experience with Statistical/ML methods: Strong familiarity with statistical concepts such as probability distributions (e.g., normal distribution), concepts of hypothesis testing, regression analysis, etc is essential for becoming a great data scientist. One of the most important ask for a data scientist is …

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Z-test MCQs with Answers: Interview Questions

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In this blog post, you can test your knowledge about Z-test, Z-statistics and related concepts through multiple choice questions (MCQs) and answers. Getting a good understanding of Z-tests, Z-statistics and Z-distribution is of utmost importance for data scientists at large. The following are key concepts around which the MCQs are posted: Z-score or Z-statistics concepts Estimation of population mean and proportion 1-sample Z-test for mean and proportion 2-samples Z-test for mean and proportion Z-test Interview Questions Samples The following is a list of interview questions that you would want to learn: What is Z-score? Explain with an example and formula. What are different types of Z-tests? Explain with formula and …

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15 Tricky DevOps Architect Interview Questions & Answers

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DevOps and DevSecOps are two sides of the same coin. They both share some goals, but they also have their differences. It is important to understand what each one means so that you can implement them properly in your organization. In this post, you will learn about some of the questions (and answers) which could be asked in the DevOps Architect interview. The following are some of the topics you might want to cover for doing interview preparation for DevOps Architect position: DevOps & DevSecOps concepts Setting up DevOps implementation DevOps reference architecture DevOps reference implementation Continuous delivery concepts & reference architecture Technologies (Tools s& Frameworks) Here is a related …

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