Over the last year, I taught myself data science. I learned from hundreds of online resources and studied 6–8 hours every day. All while working for minimum wage at a day-care.
This is one of my favorite "how I learned data science" / curriculum posts. The author presents a clear series of steps, short advice for each step, and then rounds out the post with some general advice at the end. My favorite bit:
Data Science + ___ = A Passionate Career. Fill in the blank.
Totally agree. Most people aren't excited purely by data itself; they are excited about applications. Figuring out what applications motivate you will help you learn!Read more...