Amazingly informative interview with an incredibly insightful guy, Pavan Katepalli, professor of data analytics at Berkeley X (online). If you want to get a job, change your career, or up-skill for constant growth in life, check out this interview.
- You can learn any skills by preparing 'hard' before taking a course. There's a ton of ways to do this. Learn basic code. Reach out to influencers or experts in the space. You'd be surprised how open people are to help.
- With online schools you don't have the same community to bounce ideas off of. You have to find your own network, groups, local 'incubators', or other online communities in order to help you flush out concepts, as well clarify and speed up your career or learning direction.
- Check out Fermat's Last Theorem https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fermat%27s_Last_Theorem which was not proved until centuries aft