Top 5 Cybersecurity Trends to Look Out For in 2020

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Did you know that a hacking attack occurs every 39 seconds? Today, cyber attacks are more frequent and advanced than ever before. And while organisations are increasingly aware of the importance of cybersecurity, reports have revealed that more than 70% of companies are struggling to define and implement the required security measures to such an attack. From data breaches and … Read More

Fundamental Algorithms for Data Science (Part II)

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Following our last blog post where we discussed about the Fundamental Algorithms for Data Science (Part I), we covered regression, clustering and decision trees. Without further ado, here’re 3 additional key algorithms that you should be well aware of prior to embarking on your Data Science career! Visualisation Data visualisation algorithms are being used almost every software and even video … Read More

Fundamental Algorithms for Data Science (Part I)

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By now, you should be aware that Data Science drives almost every product, decision and processes in our world today. With that, interest in picking up data science, programming and machine learning has skyrocketed over the years, and we don’t foresee it slowing down anytime soon. However, we understand that it can get a little tough to break into the … Read More

The Data Science Career Framework

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What is a Data Science Career Framework? In summary, it is a is a set of guidelines that clearly defines an employee’s title and expectations of their role. Think of it as a career advancement ladder. It also allows you to see how you can move between roles whilst ensuring that both the company’s and your needs are met. So, … Read More

13 Things You Wish You’d Known When You Started Programming

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Programming is no where near being an easy career. With many people graduating each year from top computer science programs in the country, it’s one of the most competitive careers anyone can embark on. However, a programming career is also never boring as you are faced with new challenges with the advancement of technology. As you embark or consider a … Read More

Top 5 Python Libraries for Data Science

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Python has been a charmer for data scientists for a while now and is the most widely used programming language today. This is due to its ability to surprise its users when solving data science tasks and challenges. Furthermore, Python is a relatively easy to learn, debug, is widely used and the list of advantages continues. Here are 6 Advantages … Read More

10 Cool Facts About Programming and Coding You Didn’t Know

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Modern technology is such a essential part of our daily lives that we take these conveniences for granted. Whether it’s a phone, computer, or a simple machine, they are all programmed to work a certain way to complete different tasks. If you’re interested in knowing more about computer programming, you’re in for a treat! Today, we’ll talk about 10 facts … Read More

5 Tips For Budding Programmers

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You’ve done your research and is ready to upskill and embark on a career in programming. However, the programming world is not going to be all smooth sailing. You’re bound to meet with tough days where you can’t seem to figure out which part of your code went wrong, and be on the verge of giving up. Fret not! We … Read More

Reasons to Engage In Offline Coding Activities

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In our last article, we discussed about 3 Interactive Offline Coding Activities you or your child can engage in. But why offline? Isn’t learning about coding or programming all about using a computer? That’s about half right. As much as you’re using a computer to write codes and programs, it’s you who writes them! Therefore, it is still a prerequisite … Read More

3 Interactive Offline Coding Activities

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Learning to code without a computer may sound absurd, but it actually makes perfect sense. In a nutshell, the basic principles of coding revolves around metacognition, problem-solving, and abstract thinking.  These are valuable skills to have even if a career in computer programming isn’t in the immediate future. Therefore, unplugging the computer and teaching coding through hands-on activities, is a … Read More