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How Many Data Scientists Are Making $1 Million?

Dice recently brought up the question: Are there data scientists that should be making $1 million? In a recent article, they referenced a panel at the AI and Data Science and Trading Conference in New York. “The people who hire machine learning and AI-focused data scientists don’t agree. Million-dollar paydays are indeed attainable, they say. …

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Guess What the #1 Job for 2019 Is? (Hint: It Begins with “Data”)

Guess What the #1 Job for 2019 Is? (Hint: It Begins with “Data”) To the surprise of no one, “Data Scientist” was recently named the number one most promising job in 2019, with a whopping 4,000 year-over-year growth in job openings (56% increase). What does this mean for employers and candidates this year? It’s pretty …

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Does Deep Learning Need a New Programming Language?

Does the world of data science need a new programming language? Or more specifically, does the area of deep learning need a programming language “that’s more flexible and easier to work with than Python”? If you’re Facebook AI researcher Yann LeCun, the answer may be yes, as detailed recently in VentureBeat. According to LeCun: The …

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What Do I Think About Amazon’s Move to Long Island City?

Everyone that finds out I live in Long Island City asks me my thoughts on Amazon’s announcement about their new headquarters here in the neighborhood. When I put my hat on as a technical recruiter, my answer is pretty simple: I think it’s great. Anything that expands and diversifies the technology sector here in New …

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