## The 5 Python Skills You Need Before You Study Machine Learning

Machine learning is a very powerful skill. And machine learning is a valuable skill. According to Glassdoor, the average salary for a machine learning engineer is about \$127,000 in early 2021. If you already know some Python, then upskilling to add machine learning to your skill set could increase your earning power a lot. The … Read more

## Regression vs Classification, Explained

This tutorial will quickly explain the difference between regression vs classification in machine learning. I’ll explain what regression is, what classification is, and then compare them so you can understand the difference. If you want to understand something specific, you can click on any of these links. They’ll take you to the proper section in … Read more

## Supervised vs Unsupervised Learning, Explained

In this article, I’ll explain supervised vs unsupervised learning. The tutorial will start by discussing some foundational concepts and then it will explain supervised and unsupervised learning separately, in more detail. If you need something specific, just click on the link. The following links will take you to specific sections of the article. Table of … Read more

## How to do linear regression in R

Linear regression. It’s a technique that almost every data scientist needs to know. Although machine learning and artificial intelligence have developed much more sophisticated techniques, linear regression is still a tried-and-true staple of data science ….

## You don’t need to know much math for data science

Recently, a Sharp Sight blog reader emailed me and asked for advice about data science prerequisites. He was nervous about math. Someone had told him that in order to study data science, he needed to learn a long list of math topics first: Precalculus Calculus Multi variable calculus Trigonometry Linear algebra Differential equations Statistics Although … Read more

## Welcome to the Second Machine Age

The world has just entered one of the biggest transitions in history. That’s the contention of two MIT economists, Eric Brynjolfsson and Andrew McAfee. In their recent book, The Second Machine Age, they argue that big data, computation, and innovation are changing our economy and institutions with a magnitude greater than almost anything ever seen … Read more