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Data Implosion Continued....

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Now this post is a part 2 to my previous post on Data Implosion and not Explosion. Off late I have been reading a lot of books on data especially related to Data Science and one of the books I am on the verge of completion is Developing Analytic Talent: Becoming a Data Scientist by Vincent Granville. Now the reason I purchased this book was to get a deeper insight into what Data Scienists do and what is required in order to become one. The unfortunate part of this book is that getting a deeper insight into Data Science is absolutely incomprehensible. The reason behind this is that majority of the formulae (which I would love to understand and apply) are not defined clearly. And majority of these formulae's do not have a definition of the co-efficients used. Coming from a Computer Science background, I am familiar with the core aspects like the Big O notation and how to derive it from one's code, so reading through these parts was eating with a spoon since I do leverage these …