What to study if you’re under quarantine

March 23, 2020
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r courses and books

If you’re staying indoors more often recently because of the current COVID-19 outbreak and looking for new things to study, here’s a few ideas!

Free 365 Data Science Courses

365 Data Science is making all of their courses free until April 15. They have a variety of courses across R, Python, SQL, and more. Their platform also has courses that give a great mathematical foundation behind machine learning, which helps you a lot as you get deeper into data science. They also have courses on deep learning, which is a hot field right now.

In addition to pure data science, 365 Data Science also covers material on Git / Github, which is essential for any data scientist nowadways.

Another nice feature of 365 Data Science is that they also offer courses related to business intelligence tools like Tableau, thus giving a well-rounded grounding in data science.

Recommended R books

It’s never a bad time to learn more about R by reading books!

For a few suggestions (with reviews) check out this link.

Here’s some additional recommendations for R, Python, and Linux: Recommended Open Source Books.

Learn a new package

R has so many awesome packages that it’s great to spend time delving into one to learn its features. There’s the ever-popular ones like dplyr or data.table, but you can also check out ones such as MLmetrics for evaluating machine learning models, or tabulizer for extracting data from PDF files.

That’s it for now! Keep up with my latest posts by following this blog on Twitter!

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