This is Not a Real Data Science Degree

Learn data skills with friends using the internet’s best resources.

Motivation

Two trends disrupting every industry: 1) Power is shifting from organizations to individuals. 2) Media presence is key. In education, #1 means teachers are free agents. We can source content from the best instructors in the world. #2 means creating content for/with a vibrant community of learners. (Video: Shawn Kanungo, October 2020)

But how will I get a job without a “real” degree?

Find a company that properly values your discipline and desire for learning, or start your own.

Prerequisites

Becoming an analyst-ML expert hybrid

Python-focused, plus the basics of SQL and R

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Two terms

Learn → Frame → Assess → Create

The process you’ll use to build your new data skills.

Since I’m not employed by any company, I can be more objective about the individual resources I recommend. My only goal is to create the best possible curriculum.

Time commitment

Price

NBA superstar Kevin Durant is excited about you driving down the price of education.

Community

Why I’m doing this

Next steps

Curating the internet’s best data science program.

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