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Learn Computer Science For Data Science

Many aspects of computer science are fundamental to data science. A good data scientist has to be able to transform/extract/manipulate lots of data. Computer programming is the main technique for such operations. Here are numerous resources to help you learn the fundamentals of computer science.

Online Computer Science Courses: Introductory Level

If you are not familiar with computer programming, this list is a good place to start.

Online Computer Science Courses: More Advanced

Two More Helpful Resources

Stack Overflow is a great site for answering all of your programming questions. It is good for beginners as well as more advanced programmers. Also, if you start writing a lot of code, Github is a great place to store that code.

Healthcare, BigData, and Startups

Healthcare is starting to see the value of data science. Here are 2 data science events aimed at generating value for healthcare.

Call for Startups – HealthStartup III on Big Data This is an event for connecting healthcare, startups and investors in Europe.
Health 2.0’s Boston Big-Data Code-a-thon This event starts today. It is a competition to develop some application for the healthcare industry. The application must use bigdata, and the teams have 2 days.