Free Data Science University Course Notes

University can be a great way to learn data science. However, many universities are very expensive, difficult to get admitted, or not geographically feasible. Luckily, a few of them are willing to share data science, machine learning and deep learning materials online for everyone. Here is just I small list I have come across lately. … Continue reading Free Data Science University Course Notes

Help for Academic Programs in Data Science

Brandon Rohrer (along with others) created an excellent resource for academic programs, Industry recommendations for academic data science programs. The resource is authored by a number of industry data scientists and university faculty. It is collection of useful information for college data science programs. Here are some of the topics: What do Industry data scientists do?What makes … Continue reading Help for Academic Programs in Data Science

NBA Basketball Analytics Hackathon

The National Basketball Association is hosting an Analytics Hackathon. Application are accepted until August 6, 2017 and the actual competition occurs on September 23-24, 2017. The competition has 2 focus areas: Basketball Analytics Business Analytics The prizes for winning consist of: Lunch with NBA Commissioner A trip to the All-Star Game Tickets to a game … Continue reading NBA Basketball Analytics Hackathon

Valparaiso University is Turning Homework into Social Change

Recently, I had the honor of speaking with Dr. Karl Schmitt from Valparaiso University. He is the director of the Data Science undergraduate program at Valparaiso University. We had a very nice discussion, and I thought I would pass along my summary. What are the Details of the Valparaiso Undergraduate Program? The program is housed … Continue reading Valparaiso University is Turning Homework into Social Change

Data Science College Programs Across the Globe [Interactive Map]

Continuing this weeks theme on data science colleges, the nice folks at Silk.co created an interactive map of the Data Science University Programs across the globe. Click the map to view the interactive visualization. Where are the Programs? Based upon the visualization, it is easy to see most of the programs are in the United … Continue reading Data Science College Programs Across the Globe [Interactive Map]