Data Science

Data science uses the newly-available troves of data to create knowledge and make predictions. I am particularly interested in how to combine knowledge from computer science and social science.

Here is a great introduction to machine learning techniques and thinking by Hastie and Tibshirani:

And also check out their fantastic, more advanced, book on the subject:

Also here are some of my favorite data science links that help keep up with (or get a taste for) data science:

Mainly social science:

More general:

News on big data:

Finally, here are some resources to keep up with the latest about the tools of machine learning (R, Python):

Fun coding challenges: