Data Science Courses/MOOCS

Specializations: Data Science Specialization The Data Scientist’s Toolbox R Programming Getting and Cleaning Data Exploratory Data Analysis Reproducible Research Statistical Inference Regression Models Practical Machine Learning Developing Data Products Data Science — Capstone Genomic Data Science Specialization Introduction to Genomic Technologies Genomic Data Science with Galaxy Python for Genomic Data Science Command Line Tools for…

Data Science Books

 An Introduction to Data Science by Jeffrey Stanton, 2013 View Free Book School of Data Handbook by School of Data, 2015 View Free Book  Data Jujitsu: The Art of Turning Data into Product by DJ Patil, 2012 View Free Book  Art of Data Science by Roger D. Peng & Elizabeth Matsui, 2015 View Free Book  The Data Science Handbook by Carl Shan, Henry Wang,…

NATIONAL DATA SCIENCE BOWL

Kaggle and Booz Allen Hamilton have just launched the National Data Science Bowl on Kaggle, a tutorial is also available in iPython format.

Types of Data Scientists

Different Types of Data Scientists Strong in statistics: they sometimes develop new statistical theories for big data. They are expert in statistical modeling, experimental design, sampling, clustering, data reduction, confidence intervals, testing, modeling, predictive modeling and other related techniques. Strong in mathematics: NSA (national security agency) or defense/military people working on big data, astronomers, and operations researchpeople doing analytic…

Analytics of Things

Every 2 days we create as much information as we did from the beginning of time until 2003 [Source] Over 90% of all the data in the world was created in the past 2 years. [Source] It is expected that by 2020 the amount of digital information in existence will have grown from 3.2 zettabytes…

Skills Needed for a Data Scientist

In General top companies increasingly expect data scientists to have advanced degrees (M.S. or Ph.D.) in a quantitative field. It wasn’t always so, Many data gurus – election forecaster Nate Silver, Moneyball’s Paul DePodesta and Cloudera’s Jeff Hammerbacher among them – only have bachelor’s degrees. But a one- or two-year M.S. with some solid work experience…