What Is Data Science?

Data science is one of the most sought after job skills right now, with demand far outstripping supply – which is a pretty sweet place to be for those who’ve gained the skills needed to be a data scientist, imo. If you’re looking to get started, read on to find out what data science really means and why its all the rage right now.

What is an Algorithm?

At the simplest level, an algorithm is a set of specific instructions or steps that can be taken to successfully complete a task and that can be repeated indefinitely.

When we talk about an algorithm in computational terms, we’re talking about the specific set of steps that are carried out…

What is Robotics?

It might come as a surprise then to find out that current advances in robotics are now gathering pace to such an extent that science fiction is beginning to become science fact. Robotics is rapidly moving out of the factory floor and into the real world. In fact, it’s likely that we’re just a matter of years away from an increasing presence of robotic devices and automated semi-intelligent machines in our workplaces, on our streets, and even in our homes.

A Short History of Robotics

Robots have had a presence in science fiction for nearly one hundred years and if you include the idea of machines that could be designed to carry out work in place of humans, then the history of robots spans much further.

It was only in the 20th century, however, that…