How good is a business analytics post graduation from UCD Dublin, Ireland compared to good universities in USA and how good are the job opportunities in Ireland after the degree?
The degree will be fine, but there are other issues. Dubliners will reassure you that you will walk into a business analytics role without really knowing what that role is as general employment stats are ok. Take it with a sizeable pinch of salt as there is a vast difference between saying employment stats are like they were pre-crisis and specific jobs being easy to get. Business analytics isn’t exactly the same thing as data science or machine learning but the dynamics will be the same. Mostly US based firms (particularly in SF) have gotten their act together while even in places like London they are yonks behind.While a search on LinkedIn shows a ton of companies that have invested “Big Data” will be based in Dublin, Sydney and London etc the non-US operations tend to be admin while business analytics and data science stuff will be limited.In terms of lifestyles I find it hard to choose between the two, although I would agree that Europe is generally a less stressful place to study than in the US. Both countries are immigrant friendly. The overall support networks in large US cities are amazing but in Dublin it is not bad at all.One problem you might have in Dublin is finding a part-time job as they are hard to come by these days in Ireland, even if employment stats are rosy, while in a large US city or London you would walk into a job like waitoring. I knew a local business owner in my village that needed a local, so I never had issues, but that was 1999–2003 and I would read this This is How Much Students Can Earn From Part Time Jobs in Ireland. Bummer! if you plan to cover costs with a part-time job. Sometimes as an immigrant you can get jobs with someone from your community that runs a local business but don’t count on it.
Which is the best specialisation for computer science (data analytics, machine intelligence, geospatial analytics, cyber security)?
Best specialisation could be:In terms of job perspective - all equally at par (considering you are genuinely skilled)In terms of future development - all equally at parIn terms of depth of subject - all these fields are evolving so its too early to determine thisIn terms of personal choice - yes! You can for now bank on your choice of subject.My personal background, I have worked in cyber security for 2 years but I am pursuing my masters in analytics. I had experienced that unlike very developed nations, developing nations are still to fathom the gravity of problems surrounding cyber space. But the future is bright. Current jobs trends are very likely to change and banking on only one professional expertise is impossible.
What is best: NUI galway, MSc Computer Science (artificial Intelligence) or Maynooth (Msc in data analytics) in Ireland?
Basically, NUIG is better in terms of campus comparison. But, the cource are actually different from each other. If you like analytics and some statics go for DA. If you are good in coding and automotion programing then AI. But choice is yours.
What are some affordable MS programs in business analytics, data science, and big data?
You have a advantage as a business analyst. Aim for schools who give scholarship like UTD, ASU. You can plan your course to finish it in one year. See this below list and do some research, it will help you.Degree Programs in Analytics and Data Science
Do computers make mistakes?
I'm a computer scientist, so I deal with computers everyday. No, computers don't make mistakes. They _can't_ make mistakes. Why is this? A mistake is when someone does something they didn't intend to do. A computer can't _intend_ anything, it's just a physical commodity that manipulates an input by a predetermined algorithm to achieve an output - to put it bluntly it has no consciousness, no free will, no intelligence. A computer is a tool - it can only do what it's been programmed to do. Any intelligence or complexity "contained" in the computer is contingent upon the programmer or user who put it there in the first place. So any "mistake" involving a computer is always on the part of the programmer or user, because the outcome was not what the _programmer_ or _user_ intended. The computer couldn't care less either way. Even if the computer had a hardware problem and gave the wrong answer, it wouldn't be technically correct to call what the computer had done a "mistake" - "error" would be a more appropriate term.
Is there a correlation between IQ and typing speed?
I really don't know, but if I had to guess I'd say there's a little bit. More than likely a person with an IQ of 55 isn't going to type as fast as a person with an IQ of 130, but that's not always true. IQ measures all areas of the brain that require thinking and memory, while typing uses memory and motor skills, and motor skills aren't assessed on the IQ test.