Brandon Cosley

Getting Started

Three things to stop worrying about as a young data scientist

Image by Kankanravee Kanyawath from Pixabay

Bears have plagued my professional life.

When I was a graduate student in psychology, there was this researcher we learned about, a guy named Dan Wegner, who was famous for studying unwanted thoughts. In his notorious experiments he would demonstrate how asking people not to think of things, like white…

Three things to consider when you go from weekend data science warrior to enterprise data scientist

Image by www_slon_pics from Pixabay

The amount of free content available online to learn data science is nothing short of ridiculous. Medium tutorials on Towards Data Science, Youtube vidoes, MOOC content (e.g. Coursera), and personal blogs all create an insanely massive, inexpensive ecosystem to learn data science with nothing more than your laptop.

And nothing…

Getting Started

An Exploratory Data Analysis (EDA) workflow for reducing clutter in data

Image by Michael Schwarzenberger from Pixabay

In the movie 8 Mile starring Eminem, the whole idea of the movie is captured by the song Lose Yourself. You know the one I’m referring to. The one that starts like this…

“His palms are sweaty, knees weak, arms are heavy.

There’s vomit on his sweater already, mom’s spaghetti.

Brandon Cosley

Creative data scientist, sci-fi fan, adventurer. Owner of FastDataScience.Ai. Join me at

Get the Medium app

A button that says 'Download on the App Store', and if clicked it will lead you to the iOS App store
A button that says 'Get it on, Google Play', and if clicked it will lead you to the Google Play store