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Learner Reviews & Feedback for What is Data Science? by IBM Skills Network

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About the Course

The art of uncovering the insights and trends in data has been around since ancient times. The ancient Egyptians used census data to increase efficiency in tax collection and they accurately predicted the flooding of the Nile river every year. Since then, people working in data science have carved out a unique and distinct field for the work they do. This field is data science. In this course, we will meet some data science practitioners and we will get an overview of what data science is today....

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Jun 26, 2020

I throughly enjoyed the course and the fact that everything was explained thoroughly. I always enjoyed Dr. White's personal experience with Data Science as well as other Data Scientists point of view.


Jul 18, 2018

I thought this course introduced the topic of data science very well. I think I have a much better idea how to describe data science and common terms associated with the field (like machine learning).

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By Carlos A S S

Sep 7, 2020

Excelente definiciones y conocimiento,así como su aplicación.

By Azizul H S

Jul 13, 2020

Essential course for a kick-start in Data-Science. Love that.

By Ravi K

Apr 15, 2020

Good Insights about Data Science. One must learn this course!

By Panagiotis S

Jul 10, 2019

Quick basic introduction to data science. Good for beginners.

By sreekanth r

Jul 10, 2019

Gives a good overview on Data Science, Role of Data Scientist

By Brett R

May 20, 2019

Great interviews and expert opinions in the course materials.

By Mahesh K

May 18, 2019

Unanimously a great platform to learn quickly and explicitly.

By Harsh

Apr 18, 2019

Very good beginner's guide. Needs some technical aspects too.

By Carlton L

Mar 15, 2019

Great introductory course that was filled with good examples.

By Umakant K Y

Jun 18, 2020

all mentor teaches very well,i am happy to join this course,


May 8, 2020

Some redundant information; needs more teachers interaction

By Sreenivasulu S

Apr 9, 2020

Very Good Introductory course for beginners in Data Science.

By Mark K

Mar 14, 2020

A gentle introduction to Data Science. Perhaps, too gentle?

By cha y s

Mar 2, 2020

A brilliant but somewhat abstract introduction to knowledge.

By Mario E G P

Jul 30, 2019

Good course and good starting poitn to know about the field.

By Graciela F V A

Jul 19, 2019

It's a great course to start learn the data science's world.

By Lee Y

Jul 16, 2019

Gives general background that may be useful to first timers.


Jun 13, 2019

Very useful Course to First step to Data Science experience.

By Ankita g

May 18, 2019

It gave practical insight of data science used in real world

By samarth v

May 9, 2019

nice course for beginner who want to know about data Science

By Swaraj B

Jun 23, 2022

Excellent introductory course to the field of Data Science.

By Eunmi S

Aug 28, 2021

bit too easy for someone who already studied/ know about DS

By Shubham S M

Aug 21, 2020

Good basic understanding to start a career in Data Science!

By Kshitij Z

Jun 28, 2019

Could have been more technical than just having only talks.

By Alessandro D

Jan 14, 2019

Maybe a bit too much introduction and praise of the subject