What is a Data Scientist?

10 February 2017

A data scientist is someone who is better at Statistics than any software engineer and better at Software Engineering than any statistician.

People often ask me about my job: Data Scientist. I do not know precisely but I know what a Data Scientist should know although I do not know everything about it. ;)

This post is a compilation of my favorite academic books on that subject:

Here is a tutorials website which is fascinating:

Finally, in a more practical point of view, you should also know how to code in Python (including Scikit-learn and Pandas ) and/or R, Java and for many companies also C# (and even Clojure):