Nathan Braun graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Madison with an Economics Degree with a Math Emphasis. He is currently a Data Scientist at CoreLogic and runs a Fantasy Football Analytics website called Fantasy Math Fantasymath.
Data Science is a blend of Math, Statistics, Computer Science, and Business and there are 3 types of data scientists:
1) Modeler: Predictive analytics and Machine Learning.
2) General Data Analyst: Describes the data and makes it visual for business analysis.
3) Data Engineer: Designs the injest engines for acquiring the data in large servers.
Many data scientist pick up the programming aspect, and many programmers pick up the analytics aspect.
Recommended book is “Principles” By Ray Dalio
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