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Review of the week

Congratulations on completing the first week of Get ready for a Master's in Data Science and Artificial Intelligence.
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Congratulations on completing this week.

We hope you have enjoyed exploring data science.

This week we have explored:

  • What it means to be a data scientist
  • The importance of asking questions in data science
  • How data is physically stored in a computer system
  • The first steps in designing a program and writing Python code

Next week we will:

  • Look at exploratory data analysis in Python – building simple graphical plots, calculating data summaries and transforming data
  • Unpack what is meant by statistical thinking
  • Consider issues of bias and ethics
  • Look at data science in the real world

Your task

Was there anything surprising for you in this week’s content?
Feel free to post your thoughts or questions in the comments area.
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