Category: Site of the Week

  • Elements of Data Science – A free Jupyter Notebook Textbook

    Elements of Data Science – A free Jupyter Notebook Textbook

    Elements of Data Science by Allen Downey is a freely available textbook. It consists of Jupyter Notebooks on Google Colab, so you can view and edit code if you want. This could be a great way to begin your data science and programming journey.

  • Data Science for Social Good, Summer 2020, Applications are Open

    Data Science for Social Good, Summer 2020, Applications are Open

    The Data Science for Social Good Summer Fellowship, now hosted at Carnegie Mellon University, is accepting applications. This is a 12-week program to train data scientists about working on projects which positively impact society. There are a number of roles available. Fellows Mentors Project Managers Most applications are due January 31, 2020. They are also…

  • Free Probability Textbook

    Free Probability Textbook

    Introduction to Probability by Joseph Blitzstein and Jessica Hwang is available as a free PDF on Google Docs. The book contains: Distributions Random Variables Markov Chains Monte Carlo All the background Math Code Examples in R and lots more….

  • Coursera Course for AWS Machine Learning

    learn AWS Machine Learning on Coursera

  • Kaggle Learn Micro-courses

    The competition site Kaggle has recently released some micro-courses aimed at helping people to quickly learn the skills of data science. It is called Kaggle Learn, Faster Data Science Education. It includes courses on: Python Deep Learning SQL and more Check them out to quickly get up to speed. Happy Learning.

  • One Pixel Attacks on Neural Networks

    An enlightening video about how a single pixel change can fool a neural network.

  • Complete ML Study Path On Github

    Recently updated, is the March 2019 Machine Learning Study Path. It contains links and resources to learn Tensorflow and Scikit-Learn. If you are interested in details on the study path and how to best use the resources. There is a livestream on Facebook, Sunday March 17 on the Math for Data Science Facebook page.

  • Machine Learning for Kids

    Machine Learning for Kids is a site for children and teachers to explore machine learning with the Scratch Programming language.

  • 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…

  • Data Visualization Society Launches

    Data Visualization Society Launches

    A new community for data visualization professionals has launched. It is called the Data Visualization Society.

  • Google Launches Dataset Search

    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.

  • Berkeley Data Science Course Online

    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.…