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*DataPoint* Andy Chats with the Guy in a Cube Crew at #SQLSatATL

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Today, Andy is at SQL Saturday Atlanta and he catches up with the guys behind the “Guy in a Cube” YouTube channel to chat about their name, Sinead O’Connor, and PowerBI.

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*DataPoint* Do You Need a PhD Do Be a Data Scientist?

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Frank is at the Microsoft Inspire show this week in DC and he ran into Kristin Tolle to talk about the core requirements of becoming a data scientist.

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Kamal Hathi on Data Culture, Karate, and Being Data Driven

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On this week’s Data Driven, Frank and Andy are honored to have Kamal Hathi on the show.  Kamal Hathi is a General Manager at Microsoft.  As the co-founder of Microsoft’s multi-billion dollar Analytics and Business Intelligence products, today Kamal leads the team that is responsible for the end-to-end strategy, design and engineering of Power BI.  The data analytics and visualization…

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*DataPoint* Data Science and Theme Parks

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Andy is out and about with his family today at King’s Dominion and he pauses to reflect on how data analytics is used at amusement parks. Links mentioned: https://themeparkanalysis.com/ http://dataconomy.com/2016/06/three-times-big-data-made-amusement-parks-better/ http://www.analyticbridge.datasciencecentral.com/profiles/blogs/amusement-park-analytics-increasing-both-fun-and-roi      

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Darren Lacy on Making the Jump to Data Science from BI and Disneyland for Geeks

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  Links: Kaggle Titanic data set – https://www.kaggle.com/c/titanic/data (14:20) Sponsor: Audible.com http://audibletrial.com/DataDriven Sponsor: Enterprise Data & Analytics http://entdna.com   Notable Quotes: PowerPoint real-time translation (8:00) The Hype Cycle (10:45) On reaching 100% accuracy… (12:30) Advice on how to make the jump from BI to Data Science (25:45) Which to learn first: Python or R? (27:20) Supporting a family as…

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