So you’re not planning on becoming a data scientist or analyst anytime soon, but is it still important to become data literate? What does data literacy even mean?
We all know that literacy is foundational for one to be a functioning member of society. However, there no longer exists a time were merely knowing how to read and write is enough to survive in the age of information. As all things evolve, even literacy has evolved. When computers became affordable society soon followed and become computer literate. Schools began offering classes to teach computer literacy and libraries offered the community access to computers. Without being computer literate one would find difficulties getting a job, but now we face a new type of literacy we must learn and that is data literacy.Read More