This page will list resources for people interested in becoming a data scientist. As such it will be a work in progress.
The first references are links from the excellent site: http://www.analyticsvidhya.com/.There is a nice learning path laid out for learning data science in Python, and another for learning data science in R.
Comprehensive learning path – Data Science in Python http://www.analyticsvidhya.com/learning-paths-data-science-business-analytics-business-intelligence-big-data/learning-path-data-science-python/
LeaRning Path on R – Step by Step Guide to Learn Data Science on R http://www.analyticsvidhya.com/learning-paths-data-science-business-analytics-business-intelligence-big-data/learning-path-r-data-science/
Public Data Sets
- List of public data sources on github
- Have excellent R and Python courses that I have taken
- Importing Data in Python Part’s 1 and 2
- Introduction to Databases in Python – excellent SQLAlchemy tutorial