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The first step to being a 10x data scientist:

Know how to actually write code, and also understand a broad range of modeling approaches and the math behind them.

The majority of people passing themselves off as data scientists in the traditional corporate world these days are at best unqualified and at worst outright frauds.

I.e. hire engineers and computer scientists who actually have the right math background and know how to build software.

Registration is open for Startup School 2019. Classes start July 22nd.

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