| ||Ask HN: What's up with Data Scientist in 3 months programs?|
4 points by arisAlexis on Dec 1, 2018 | hide | past | web | favorite | 1 comment |
|I have a bunch of friends especially female lately that are telling me that they will quit their job and become data scientists.|
There is apparently a program that costs around $3k and takes you as a totally non-tech person working in sales or whatever unrelated subject and turns you into a data scientist.
I find this dangerous. First of all in no way if you have no idea about a p-value is you can become proficient in ML, using support vector machines or even writing code in R and Python.
What maybe they mean is you can become a marketing analyst and crunch some numbers but that's about in in 3-4 months.
What do you think?
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