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CodeNewbie is a podcast from Codeland, featuring “stories from people on their coding journey”, published every Monday. Codeland is a conference specifically for new coders and the podcast follows suit, aimed at newcomers. The podcast includes interviews with a variety of different coders, with interests in development, gaming, open source, arts, and data science.

Efficient R Programming: A Practical Guide to Smarter Programming

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From Amazon: “There are many excellent R resources for visualization, data science, and package development. Hundreds of scattered vignettes, web pages, and forums explain how to use R in particular domains. But little has been written on how to simply make R work effectively—until now. This hands-on book teaches novices and experienced R users how to write efficient R code. Drawing on years of experience teaching R courses, authors Colin … Continue Reading

Getting Started with Julia


From Amazon: “About This Book: Work with Julia in a multi-core, distributed, and networked environment Learn the techniques to create blazingly fast programs with Julia The book walks you through various practical examples to get to grips with Julia What You Will Learn: Set up your Julia environment to achieve the highest productivity Solve your tasks in a high-level dynamic language and use types for your data only when needed … Continue Reading

Python Programming: a Concise Introduction


From Coursera: “The goal of the course is to introduce students to Python Version 3.x programming using hands on instruction. It will show how to install Python and use the Spyder IDE (Integrated Development Environment) for writing and debugging programs. The approach will be to present an example followed by a small exercise where the learner tries something similar to solidify a concept. At the end of each module there will … Continue Reading

Introduction to Programming with MATLAB


From Coursera: “This course teaches computer programming to those with little to no previous experience. It uses the programming system and language called MATLAB to do so because it is easy to learn, versatile and very useful for engineers and other professionals. MATLAB is a special-purpose language that is an excellent choice for writing moderate-size programs that solve problems involving the manipulation of numbers. The design of the language makes it … Continue Reading


2017 Event:  June 20th-24th – Berkeley, CA Accepted Talks and Workshops for 2017 Videos from JuliaCon 2016  



Next event: April 8-11, 2018 – Austin, TX Stay up-to-date for AnacondaCON 2018 From AnacondaCON: AnacondaCON is the place to fast track your current knowledge of Open Data Science, through engagement with visionaries who have established modern Open Data Science technology and are pioneering its evolution. You’ll learn best practices and how other thought leaders are leveraging Anaconda to accelerate the value from their data.   Highlights from AnacondaCON 2017 … Continue Reading

PyData Conference

  From PyData: “PyData brings together both users and developers of data analysis tools to share ideas and learn from each other. The goals are to provide data science enthusiasts, across various domains, a place to discuss how best to apply languages and tools to the challenges of data management, processing, analytics, and visualization. We aim to be an accessible, community-driven conference, with novice to advanced level presentations. PyData tutorials … Continue Reading

Open Data Science Conference (ODSC) East


Use Promo Code ODSC-BecomingDataSci for 5-20% off registration 2017 Event: May 3-5, 2017 – Boston, MA 2017 Speakers Tracks: Open Data Science, Machine Learning, Big Data Science, Open Visualization “ODSC – Open Data Science Conference – is essential for anyone who wants to connect to the data science community and contribute to the open source applications they use everyday. Our goal is to bring together the global data science community to help … Continue Reading