Data science has been named America’s hottest job by an article written in Bloomberg.
Nebraska is not California. Omaha is not San Francisco. This sounds glaringly obvious but sometimes entrepreneurs in the Midwest get caught up in proving that we're the same as any other startup scene in the country. But we're not... and that's okay! It doesn't mean we don't have big ideas here. It doesn't mean there's no tech leadership here. And it certainly doesn't mean you can't build a disruptive tech company here. The Silicon Prairie may not have the same quantity of startups as Silicon Valley, but we have just as much quality. You just have to know where to look.
Did you know CAN's blog is full of sound data science related advice dating back to the beginning of CAN? In case you didn't, we make it a habit to regularly re-post our favorites. What follows are reasons why you should consider becoming a data scientist. If it grabs you - check out the Omaha Data Science Academy. It might be the first step in your data science career.
Why Become a Data Scientist?
History is a fascination for us at CAN for two reasons. The first is that we find our own history pretty fascinating. Did you know that CAN has been around for 9 years? Pretty cool.
The iPhone versus Galaxy debate. There just doesn't seem to be a clear way to compare them. Until now.
Do you think the Midwest is just a bunch of old barns and prairie grass? Think again.
Last month, TechBus interviewed our very own President, Nate Watson. TechBus is an Omaha-based group that posts bi-weekly interviews about local businesses and new technology.
Here at CAN our free-time is spent researching the latest trends in and facts about data science. In a skim of Tableau Public, we found this fascinating visualization about women in tech. Tableau Public is a platform to post data visualizations made with Tableau. You don't have to be a data expert to share a visualization, you just have to be excited about data.