The Data Standard

The Data Standard Audio Experience with Catherine Tao and Guest Rebecca BurWei
Rebecca BurWei, Senior Data Scientist, joins The Data Standard to talk about data science profession.

Episode Summary

What actually *is* data science, and what does a data scientist do? What kind of backgrounds do data scientists come from and what skills do you need to be one? In this episode, we start with the basics—declaring once and for all what is data science anyway and exploring how the hype of the field matches reality. We explore the three main areas of data science – analytics, decision science, and machine learning – and help you figure out which is best for YOU.

Meet the Hosts

Catherine Tao

Data scientist at The Data Standard
Catherine Tao is a tech enthusiast looking for new methods for building connections with businesses around the world. Her extensive knowledge of data science allowed her to develop new solutions and implement them into existing ecosystems. She is currently working as a Data scientist and Exclusive Podcast Producer at The Data Standard.

Rebecca BurWei

Senior Data Scientist
Rebecca loves talking data science with progressive civic organizations. She conducts machine-learning research that supports her AI strategy and improves her day-to-day products. She also provides data science consulting for a variety of operational and early-stage projects.