Daily Archives: April 28, 2016

Data Science

I got another couple of subscriptions to the Climate Data Service (see the end of the post if you want to sign up), and one of them included an interesting question:

I’d also like to ask a question. I’m thinking of making a career change to data science, but am not really sure where to start. I currently work as an analyst for the Department of Defense, so I’m interested in the national security aspects of climate change as well as the human and economic changes coming. (my background is in physics so I’m not new to quantitative analysis)

How did you get your start and what would you recommend as a good path to get there? Thanks!

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