EXTRA – Online courses you should take + books you should read

Practical online course:

Well, let me start by highlighting my flagship course: The Junior Data Scientist’s First Month course. This is a 100% practical, cohort-based online course. It’s a 6-week simulation of being a junior data scientist at a true-to-life startup. Read more, here: https://data36.com/jds

More resources:

For the very first steps:

  • Coding: codecademy.com
    Codecademy is an online interactive platform that offers free coding classes – including Python and SQL. It’s perfect to test the waters.
  • Statistics: Naked Statistics (book)
  • Business: Lean Analytics (book)

For the next steps:

Extra 1:
Open data sets for practicing:

  • Find data sets to practice: here
  • Handpicked data sets to practice: here

Extra 2: