Data Science Texts

Discover what you don't know, and attack your weaknesses!

Subject Key

Probability and Statistics

All models are wrong. Some are useful.
-George Box

Machine Learning

People worry that computers will get too smart and take over the world, but the real problem is that they're too stupid and they've already taken over the world.
-Pedro Domingos

Computer Science

Computer science is no more about computers than astronomy is about telescopes.
-Edsger Dijkstra

Communication

Communication works for those who work at it.
-John Powell

Software Tools

We become what we behold. We shape our tools and then our tools shape us.
-Marshall McLuhan

Math

In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
-John von Neumann

Double-bordered subjects are especially important for data science.

Diversions

Additional Resources

The Unofficial Google Data Science Blog

Data @ Quora

Casual articles on topics of practical interest to data scientists.

Distill

Dynamic presentations of important machine learning topics.

fast.ai

Coursera

edX

Udacity

Online courses. The information density is lower than textbooks, but they're great if you like videos, and some offer certificates.

Kaggle

DrivenData

CrowdANALYTIX

Machine learning competitions offering cash prizes.

Leetcode

Practice your coding skills and compare your solutions to thousands of others.