The most popular AIM longform stories of 2021

In 2021, we published more than 3500 long-form stories, which generated a views of more than 23M

In 2021 we published more than 3500 long-form stories, which generated a cumulative view count of more than 23 million, a jump of 27% from 2020.

Here are our 10 stories that were most read in 2021. Each of these stories generated more than a hundred thousand views.

Here’s the last year’s list from 2020.

1. How Common Are INR 1Cr+ Salaries In Data Science In India?

Careers
Kashyap Raibagi

How Common Are INR 1Cr+ Salaries In Data Science In India?

Data has become central to organisations across every industry as they realise its potential in strategic decision-making or effective process automation. As a result, the analytics or data science function has witnessed significant growth in the past couple of years. Analytics professionals are in demand, and organisations are willing to

In July, we came out with a report that analysed the data professionals hired at the highest level with the most competitive salaries. It provides an overview of the analytics professionals with a salary package greater than INR 1 Crore. According to the report, around 1,400 data science professionals working in India are paid a salary of more than INR 1 Crore.
Share on facebook
Share on twitter
Share on linkedin
Share on whatsapp
Share on reddit
Share on telegram
Share on email
Share on pinterest

2. From Zero Coding Skills To Top ML Job At FAANG

In March, we got in touch with Rahul Agarwal, an ML engineer at Facebook. Rahul has a bachelors in mechanical engineering from IIT Delhi and has previously held machine learning roles at Walmart Labs and Citibank. In this interview, he gave a glimpse of the ground reality of making it to top ML roles.
Share on facebook
Share on twitter
Share on linkedin
Share on whatsapp
Share on reddit
Share on telegram
Share on email
Share on pinterest

3. Why I Quit Data Science

Quit Data Science
Careers
Shraddha Goled

Why I Quit Data Science

LinkedIn and Glassdoor continue to rank data science as one of the top professions.

A large part of a data scientist’s job is quite monotonous, especially cleaning and processing raw data. A few estimates suggest that a data scientist spends as much as 80 percent of his/her time doing that. Despite reports of companies just waiting out there to hire data scientists was not true in my case. I felt that good jobs were far and few in between.
Share on facebook
Share on twitter
Share on linkedin
Share on whatsapp
Share on reddit
Share on telegram
Share on email
Share on pinterest

4. Transition From UPSC To Data Science: A Personal Account

In October, we got in touch with Pandey to understand her journey from preparing for UPSC to transitioning successfully into a data science career. Pandey gave this interview from her room at Duke University, telling us that things get better and it is okay to experiment till you find your right career fit.
Share on facebook
Share on twitter
Share on linkedin
Share on whatsapp
Share on reddit
Share on telegram
Share on email
Share on pinterest

5. Python Creator Guido Van Rossum Reviews Popular Programming Languages

Developers Corner
Meenal Sharma

Python Creator Guido Van Rossum Reviews Popular Programming Languages

The former Benevolent dictator for life, Guido Van Rossum expressed some views about programming languages in a live question-answer session with Francesca, Microsoft’s principle and advocate manager. The founder of Python had a tell-all interview about his programming career that started at the University of Amsterdam.  In the interview, the

The former Benevolent dictator for life, Guido Van Rossum expressed some views about programming languages in a live question-answer session with Francesca, Microsoft’s principle and advocate manager. The founder of Python had a tell-all interview about his programming career that started at the University of Amsterdam.
Share on facebook
Share on twitter
Share on linkedin
Share on whatsapp
Share on reddit
Share on telegram
Share on email
Share on pinterest

6. The Machine Learning Journey Of Aishwarya Srinivasan

In august, we got in touch with Aishwarya Srinivasan, AI/ML Innovation Leader, Business Development, IBM, to understand her machine learning journey. An advocate for open-source technologies, Aishwarya holds a postgraduate in Data Science from Columbia University. An ardent reader, she has also founded Illuminate AI – a platform to build and connect people from the artificial intelligence community.
Share on facebook
Share on twitter
Share on linkedin
Share on whatsapp
Share on reddit
Share on telegram
Share on email
Share on pinterest

7. 50 Best Firms In India For Data Scientists To Work For – 2021

The report aims to rank firms based on how well suited a company’s policies are for their employees. For 2021, we expanded the scope by including a wider set of firms. We surveyed hundreds of employers in India to glean their insights on how they have created an exemplary work environment for data scientists.
Share on facebook
Share on twitter
Share on linkedin
Share on whatsapp
Share on reddit
Share on telegram
Share on email
Share on pinterest

8. Big Data To Good Data

In April, Andrew Ng drew the ML community’s attention towards MLOps, a field dealing with building and deploying machine learning models more systematically. Andrew Ng explained how machine learning development could accelerate if more emphasis is on being data-centric than model-centric. Traditional software is powered by code, whereas AI systems are built using both code (models + algorithms) and data.
Share on facebook
Share on twitter
Share on linkedin
Share on whatsapp
Share on reddit
Share on telegram
Share on email
Share on pinterest

9. 50 Most Influential AI Leaders In India – 2021

50 most influential AI Leaders in India 2021
Research
Analytics India Magazine

50 Most Influential AI Leaders In India – 2021

Analytics India Magazine brings to you its annual list of the 50 Most Influential AI Leaders In India for the year 2021. Selected on the basis of the expertise they hold in the field of AI and Data Science, the list recognises the exceptional work these professionals have accomplished over

In September, we published our annual list of the 50 Most Influential AI Leaders In India for the year 2021. Selected on the basis of the expertise they hold in the field of AI and Data Science, the list recognises the exceptional work these professionals have accomplished over the last year.
Share on facebook
Share on twitter
Share on linkedin
Share on whatsapp
Share on reddit
Share on telegram
Share on email
Share on pinterest

10. Why MIT & Harvard Let Go Of Its edX Platform?

Opinions
kumar Gandharv

Why MIT & Harvard Let Go Of Its edX Platform?

Online learning platform edX, launched in 2012 by MIT and Harvard University, is set to be acquired by 2U, a publicly-traded higher education technology company, for $800 million. The proceedings will go to a non profit organisation (led by Harvard and MIT) that will oversee and improve the Open edX

Online learning platform edX, launched in 2012 by MIT and Harvard University, is set to be acquired by 2U, a publicly-traded higher education technology company, for $800 million. The proceedings will go to a non profit organisation (led by Harvard and MIT) that will oversee and improve the Open edX platform, as well as look for new ways to improve the effectiveness, engagement, and personalisation of online learning. In a letter, L. Rafael Reif, President, MIT, informed that the edX board, with support of the senior leadership of Harvard and MIT, has decided to sell the assets of edX to 2U, Inc.

Share on facebook
Share on twitter
Share on linkedin
Share on whatsapp
Share on reddit
Share on telegram
Share on email
Share on pinterest

More Great AIM Stories

Bhasker Gupta
Bhasker is a Data Science evangelist and practitioner with proven record of thought leadership and incubating analytics practices for various organizations. With over 16 years of experience in the area of Business Analytics, he is well recognized as an expert within the industry. Earlier, Bhasker worked as Vice President at Goldman Sachs. He is B.Tech from Indian Institute of Technology, Varanasi and MBA from Indian Institute of Management, Lucknow.
MORE FROM AIM

3 Ways to Join our Community

Discord Server

Stay Connected with a larger ecosystem of data science and ML Professionals

Telegram Channel

Discover special offers, top stories, upcoming events, and more.

Subscribe to our newsletter

Get the latest updates from AIM