What's Inside The Book?
The Data Science Handbook is a compilation of in-depth interviews with 25 remarkable data scientists, where they share their insights, stories, and advice.
These 25 data scientists hail from a wide selection of backgrounds, disciplines, and industries.
Some of them, like DJ Patil and Hilary Mason, were part of the trailblazing wave of data scientists who catapulted the field into national attention.
Others are at the start of their careers, such as Clare Corthell, who made her own path to data science by creating the Open Source Data Science Masters, a self-guided curriculum built on freely available internet resources.
This book is NOT a technical guide to data science. The data scientists in the book nevertheless touch upon common career questions like: