2015 Summer of Data Science Learning

The twitter hashtag #SoDS is being used in 2015 to help people track and share what they are learning. The hashtag originated on the Becoming Data Scientist blog. I recently wrote a post for Sense about a number of freely available learning opportunities this summer, Start Learning with the Summer of Data Science. The post … Continue reading 2015 Summer of Data Science Learning

New Coursera Specializations for Data Scientists

Coursera just launched 18 new specializations. Not all of them are relevant to data science, but here are 3 of the specializations that pertain to data science. Data Mining from the University of Illinois Cloud Computing from the University of Illinois Healthcare Informatics & Data Analytics from Georgia Tech All of these specializations will provide … Continue reading New Coursera Specializations for Data Scientists

Caltech Machine Learning Course Now on EdX

The widely popular Caltech course, Learning from Data, will be offered on EdX this fall. The course starts September 25, 2014, and it will run for 10 weeks. Here is an abbreviated list of the course topics. Linear Models Bias/Variance Neural Networks Cross Validation and much more EdX offers a number of other Data Science … Continue reading Caltech Machine Learning Course Now on EdX

Coursera Data Science Specialization – Started This Week

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