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The recent death of George Floyd in the US has had a much bigger impact on me than I initially expected. The thought that if I lived in the US, I could’ve easily been George Floyd is what terrifies me. Sadly, however, this is not the first time such atrocities have happened in the US. To support the fight against racism in the US, check out these great resources.

Whilst the blatant murder by police in the US doesn’t occur on our soils as often, the UK is not completely innocent. We still live in a society where the proportion of black and minority ethnicity deaths in police custody is two times greater than others [1], where Black people are four times more likely to die from Covid-19 [2] and where black people are paid up to 23% less on average than their white colleagues [3]. …


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A couple of days ago I sent the above tweet and honestly I’ve been overwhelmed by the positive messages ever since. Apart from the congratulatory messages, I’ve also received a number of messages from people asking me about how they too can successfully transition from a technical or non-technical role to Data Science.

David Robinson (The Data Scientist behind one of my favourite Data Science blogs Variance Explained) once said if you get asked for advice 3+ times, write a blog post and I’m duly obliging.

Due to the varied amount of questions I’ve received, In this article I’m going to discuss the…


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A couple of days ago I sent the above tweet and honestly I’ve been overwhelmed by the positive messages ever since. Apart from the congratulatory messages, I’ve also received a number of messages from people asking me about how they too can successfully transition from a technical or non-technical role to Data Science.

David Robinson (The Data Scientist behind one of my favourite Data Science blogs Variance Explained) once said if you get asked for advice 3+ times, write a blog post and I’m duly obliging.

Due to the varied amount of questions I’ve received, In this article I’m going to discuss the…


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So you’ve gone through the initial job application funnel and gotten to the interview stage, congratulations! Now the real work begins.

This is your time to prove why you’re the right person for the job and not just that, it's also an opportunity to assess whether this is actually a company you want to work for, yes job interviews are a two-way assessment and adopting this mindset is important.

Job interviews can be hard and quite scary sometimes, believe me, I’ve messed up quite a few myself. But after numerous interviews and copious amount of research, I have come away with a few key lessons which I have outlined as required steps to effectively prepare for a job…

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