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About the Course

Do you want to know why Data Science has been labelled as the sexiest profession of the 21st century? After taking this course you will be able to answer this question, and get a thorough understanding of what is Data Science, what data scientists do, and learn about career paths in the field. 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 using data to derive insights and predict outcomes have carved out a unique and distinct field for the work they do. This field is data science. In today's world, we use Data Science to find patterns in data, and make meaningful, data driven conclusions and predictions. This course is for everyone, and teaches concepts like Machine Learning, Deep Learning, and Neural Networks and how companies apply data science in business. You will meet several data scientists, who will share their insights and experiences in Data Science. By taking this introductory course, you will begin your journey into the thriving field that is Data Science!...

Top reviews

KK

Feb 23, 2020

Terrific introduction to the Data Science course. Never expected but was extremely excited with the quality of content, speakers and a very honest attempt to making this course interesting.

Krishna

PD

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 JUAN M C T

Aug 22, 2022

Good to get an idea of what data science is but not really technical

By Ganiyat O R

Mar 21, 2022

Happy to learn from great people

I realy enjoyed the class

Thank you

By Yaw O

Jul 26, 2021

Interesting introduction to data science and tough final assignment.

By Pascal B

Feb 27, 2021

Well laid out but all theoretical at this point; added little value.

By DHARMESH J

Nov 16, 2020

a good course to understand what is Data science and its components.

By Matt Z

Jun 25, 2020

Good course easy to understand without a technical background needed

By Ashish D

May 5, 2020

This is a very basic orientation course. Good for beginners like me.

By Jin, Y

Mar 8, 2020

great introduction for newbies!

look forward to real skills!

let's go!

By Redi M

Feb 21, 2020

It gives a great introductory overview of the world of data science.

By Truong G

Jan 18, 2020

This course provide general ideas of data science and data scientist

By Markos G

Apr 8, 2019

Good introduction but quite short. Could be part of a larger course.

By Azhar S

Dec 5, 2018

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By ONOCHIE S O

Dec 28, 2020

I have completed this course, but cannot go ahead, for some reason.

By Theofilos J B

Oct 6, 2020

decent survey course, would have appreciated more technical details

By Ninad M K

Jul 3, 2020

This course taught me basics of Data Science which was very useful.

By Ruyun

Aug 26, 2019

The interviewees, who are data scientists, shared practical advice.

By Thi T D T

Aug 14, 2019

Gave me basic knowledge and understand about being a data scientist

By Markos L

Jul 25, 2019

Very Basic. Too much theory. The content though is of good quality.

By Wei P

Jun 5, 2019

Too simple and the music is sudden and a little bit loud at the end

By Edward M

Apr 26, 2019

Good for anyone interested in Data Science but has no idea about it

By Javier G H

Dec 29, 2018

Good course in general. I would have preferred a little more depth.

By Waqas A

Jan 8, 2023

This course is a great comprehensive introduction to data science.

By Dirk

Sep 3, 2022

I would have liekd to have more assignments throughout the course.

By Siddharth M

May 20, 2022

Good course that provides the foundation for Data Science training

By Aishwarya V

Aug 8, 2021

covers intro to data science, career opportunities and application