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Free Data Science eBooks – September 2018

Free Data Science eBooks – September 2018

I hope you’ve enjoyed the summer (or winter, if you’re in the southern hemisphere) and are looking forward to getting the kids back to school.Here, we’ve had a couple of really nice months of warm, sunny weather, which makes a huge change – I’ve lived in Scotland for 19 years and this is the first…

Free Data Science eBooks – June 2018

Free Data Science eBooks – June 2018

Call me a geek if you like, but statistics and machine learning are bang in fashion right now. Ya, like, totally dude. If you’re into forecasting and prediction, then this months FREE eBooks should hit the spot. They’re really proving to be very popular, especially the forecasting one, which has over a million readers. My books have been popular, but I must…

3 Essential Visualisation Books for Aspiring Data Scientists

3 Essential Visualisation Books for Aspiring Data Scientists

There’s no doubt about it that Big Data is a powerful discovery tool, but all too often when you analyse a lot of data, you end up with a lot of results – too many, in fact, to be able to hold them all in your head simultaneously. Images are processed 60,000 times faster in the brain than…

3 Must-Read Books on Data Ethics for Aspiring Data Scientists

3 Must-Read Books on Data Ethics for Aspiring Data Scientists

There’s no doubt about it that Big Data is a powerful discovery tool, but is it a force for good or are there some nefarious people out there doing questionable things with your data? Are we beginning to see the end of a time when we can call ourselves ‘private’ citizens, or is there something we can do…

3 Essential Python Books for Aspiring Data Scientists

3 Essential Python Books for Aspiring Data Scientists

As a programmer you’re spoilt for choice when it comes to programming languages. You can choose from any of a dozen really powerful languages to get the job done. When it comes to Data Science programming though, there are really only 2 choices – Python and R. Sure, there are lots of other languages that are useful and can be used to…

3 Must-Read Statistics Books for Aspiring Data Scientists

3 Must-Read Statistics Books for Aspiring Data Scientists

If you’re making the switch to Data Science, you might have come from a programming route or from science. It would be all too easy to learn a few new skills in data handling and machine learning and neglect statistics. After all, many of the new breed of Data Scientists are declaring stats to be dead. They are…