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
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
As a college or university student, it can be difficult to stand out when looking for your first data science job. Here is a suggestion. Build a project you can share with prospective employers. If you like this video, subscribe to the YouTube channel, Learn Data Science, for more videos like this.
Awhile ago, I recorded a Facebook Live on Tips for Data Science Students. It goes along with the following post: Getting the most from your Data Science Masters Program. https://www.facebook.com/plugins/video.php?href=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.facebook.com%2FDataScience101%2Fvideos%2F1533926876645712%2F&show_text=0&width=560
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
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
Georgia Tech University just announced a new online master's degree in Analytics. Georgia Tech Creates First Online Master of Science in Analytics Degree for Less Than $10,000 The degree will begin in August 2017 and will be fully online. It will offer 3 tracks: Big Data Analytical Tools Business Analytics (coming at a later date)
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]
Creating the Awesome Data Science Colleges List has opened the data for some analysis. The above chart shows the states with the most data science programs based upon the total number of colleges in the state (dark red is best, followed by orange, followed by yellow, and finally black is for states with no data … Continue reading Data Science Colleges by US State
I recently compiled a huge list of colleges and universities with data science-related degree programs. The compiled list is available on Github as Awesome Data Science Colleges. I encourage you to contribute to the list if you know of missing programs.