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“Cape Town is attracting thinkers, innovators and design-led entrepreneurs that are helping us build a tech ecosystem that is strong and resilient. Initiatives such as the Explore Data Science Academy are an integral part in building a community with skilled and talented young people poised to participate in the city’s inclusive digital economy.”
Patricia de Lille - Mayor of Cape Town
“In a rapidly changing business landscape, data science has become a core skill for corporates who are looking to digitalise their operations and leverage big data.”
Ian Russell – BCX Chief Executive Officer
“There is no doubt Data Science is one of the most valuable careers in our future. Every organisation tomorrow will be a data-driven organisation built off the skills and insights of their Data Science team”
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Pop quiz time!
Data Science, at its core, is all about problem solving. So, have some fun solving these brain teasers!
This will give you an idea about the cool things you will learn when you join us at the Data Science Academy. This quiz is a one-hour aptitude test that tests your problem-solving abilities. It will form the basis of your application and will determine whether you will make it as part of the 2018 intake.
The quiz is best done on a desktop, with a pen and paper to help with the workings. You are welcome to stop and come back to the quiz at any time. You just need to come back to the site, press ‘Apply Now’ and enter the name and e-mail address you used to enter the quiz originally.
Some things to think about before you get started:
This quiz is designed to make you think!
Don’t be too stressed if you can’t get the right answer
There is no time limit, so take your time and think through the problem
Use whatever resources you can think of to come up with an answer