Looking for datasets for your next project? You are in luck because Google just launched Dataset Search. The name is self-explanatory. Go try it out.
Azure Data Week is a virtual conference for all things Microsoft Azure and data science. It takes place October 8-12, 2018. It is not free, but the cost is low and you do not have to travel.
MIT has recently launched Statistics and Data Science MicroMasters program. The program is a series of online MIT graduate courses offered via EdX. It officially starts in the fall of 2018.
Title says it all, Some datasets for teaching data science
The University of California at Berkeley is offering its very popular undergraduate data science course, Foundations of Data Science: Computational Thinking with Python, online via EdX. The course can be taken for free and it starts Monday April, 2 , 2018.
This course is actually part of a larger certificate program, Foundations of Data Science. You must pay to receive the certificate.
A group of data-minded people have put together a manifesto for data practices. It is available on the Data Practices website. It lists ethics, values, and principles for effective data teamwork.
You are invited to read and sign if you agree.
Coursera has partnered with the University of Michigan to launch a new master’s degree entirely online through the Coursera platform. The new Master of Applied Data Science degree will launch in Fall of 2019.
Also of interest, Arizona State University and the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign both announced masters degrees in computer science (both with data science portions) through the Coursera platform.