SlideRule is a new startup focused on being on online learning hub. One of the sections of the site allows experts to create "learning paths" for a topic. Well, Claudia Gold, data scientist at Airbnb, created a learning path for data science titled Data Analysis Learning Path. The learning path covers: topics, timelines, resources, and … Continue reading Data Analysis Learning Path on SlideRule
Accel Partners, one of the largest big data investment firms, hosted a panel discussion on Data Visualization and Data Stories. Hilary Mason, Data Scientist in Residence at Accel, hosts the discussion. Two great visualization experts that come up in the talk are, Fernanda Viégas and Martin Wattenberg.
Three students from the University of California Berkeley have set out a mission to inform young professionals about the importance of data, big data, and data science. The name of the project is Analytics Handbook, and so far there are 2 books available for free. The books consist of very detailed interviews with some of … Continue reading Analytics Handbook is Free – 2 Books, tons of great interviews
As of yesterday, the Data Science 101 blog has hit 500,000 page views. Thank you to everyone that has read a post, commented, tweeted, liked, disliked, shared a link, or emailed me regarding the blog. I have enjoyed it so far. Now here is a few numbers about the blog. Colleges with Data Science Degrees … Continue reading Thank You For The Half A Million Pageviews
Lots of Big Data Jobs iCrunchData, one of the most popular data science job sites, keeps an index of the data science job market. Recently, the index just passed 500,000 big data jobs posted online. That is a phenomenal number, and it just goes to show the massive need for more people with big data … Continue reading Big Data Jobs Are Booming…And So Are the Salaries
This article contains some really great information. I think these startups have huge potential. Currently, I am a big fan of Sense. I will hopefully be posting more about Sense in the coming days.
Big Dive is a 5-week Big Data training program offered in Italy. The program is not free, but it has a great layout of topics. The program focuses on 3 main themes: Development Visualization Data Science Big Dive runs from early June to mid-July, and the admissions deadline is April 27, 2014.
Coursera now offers a Data Science Specialization. The courses are taught by Johns Hopkins University. If you would like to earn a Specialization Certificate, each course will cost you $49 otherwise you can take the courses for free without earning the certificate. Best of all, the first course started this week (April 7, 2014). The … Continue reading Coursera Data Science Specialization – Started This Week