Ask a dozen people what “data science” means, and you get back thirteen different answers. This vagueness is unfortunately accompanied with a lot of hype and misaligned expectations. In this inspiration session, we aim to mitigate this by taking a good look under the hood of data science.
In four hours, we not only explain in clear terms what data science entails, but we also let participants experience what a typical data scientist does by working through a practical use case using a real-world dataset and a programming language such as Python or R. This session is meant for everybody who wants to know what data science is (and isn’t) about. Even when you’ll never intend to work with data yourself, it can be eye-opening to have experienced it. Caution: there’s a chance you’ll want to learn more afterwards!