What's in a name? That which we call a data scientist... (part 1)

Posted on Sat 17 October 2015 in blog • Tagged with python, data science, scraping, text

What is a data scientist? Seems like it means different things to different people. Well, what if we let the companies who need a data scientist tell us?

To do this, let's look at jobs on Stack Overflow. The advantage here is that each posting is along the same html format, as opposed to other sites like Indeed.com or Monster.com, where job descriptions vary by company. To do this, we need a cursory knowledge of html, and a python package that helps us with the heavy lifting.

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