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Luis Riera


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Data Science vs Software Engineering : Some Similarities and Key Differences

Aug 6, 2020 4:29:11 AM / by Luis Riera posted in software engineer, data scientist, Blog

Data scientists and software engineers are a critical part of any company looking to innovate and find solutions to difficult problems. Both use their respective tools to perform their job duties and benefit from communicating and working together. Let’s take a moment to learn more about the role(s) of a data scientist and software engineer(with a caveat that it may vary from company to company).

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Understanding Correlation and Causation

Jul 29, 2020 7:02:17 AM / by Luis Riera posted in data science, correlation, causation, Blog, educational

“Correlation does not mean Causation”, “Is that correlation or causation?”.

These comments get casually thrown around during discussions around data analysis, but correlation and causation are two terms that can often elude decision-makers’ proper understanding of statistics and in turn data science. If not correctly understood, this can lead to incorrect conclusions and actions.

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