Obsessed with data

Kate Strachnyi discusses dos and don’ts of data visualization and her path to becoming a 2x LinkedIn Top Voice recipient for data science and analytics. She also discusses concerns around fame, social media, and how they will impact the next generation.

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Kate Strachnyi

Founder of DATAcated Academy

Kate Strachnyi is the founder of DATAcated and a well-known social influencer for AI and data science. She is an author, podcast host, and speaker. She is a LinkedIn TopVoice 2018 and 2019 recipient.

Do you have any followers that have creeped you out or that you’d be concerned to see?

Yes. OK. Ben, I have a story for you, this was in Canada before the lockdown…
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I’ve had a drunk data scientist whisper into my ear at a data science conference telling me that “I was the greatest data scientist in the world.” Ben, that’s when you know you’ve made it when that happens (laughing).

I think that movie [The Social Dilemma] is good for people that don’t know how all of that data is used. We knew about it because we are in this space.

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