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Career exploration in Data Science

Selection of books & ebooks on DS

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  • 15 top data science certifications that will pay off - CIO article - April 2, 2019 15 top data science certifications that will pay off - CIO article - April 2, 2019
    Data scientist is one of the hottest jobs in IT and data science is important to nearly every company and industry, but the skills that recruiters are looking for will vary across businesses and industries. Certifications are a great way to gain an edge because they allow you to develop skills that are hard to find in your desired industry. All are fee-based certifications. The least expensive is Coursera.

SFPL, meetups and Online eResources

  • SFPL eResource: Data Science videos & courses - Lynda.com SFPL eResource: Data Science videos & courses - Lynda.com
    Online courses for data science in Lynda.com. FREE with SFPL Library card and PIN.
  • SFPL eResource: Safari Tech Books SFPL eResource: Safari Tech Books
    Full-text online access to over 4000 computing, IT, and management titles that you can read online. Note: Usage of this resource will be high at the start of the academic year. Sessions are likely to be unavailable during peak times. Use keywords, data science or data scientist. FREE with SFPL Library card and PIN.
  • SFPL eResource: Skillport 8i SFPL eResource: Skillport 8i
    More than 13,500 full-text technology and business eBooks from 210 publishers, plus 25,000+ IT and Desktop Video tutorials from industry experts. Formerly Books24x7.FREE with SFPL Library card and PIN.
  • Changing the Curve: Women in Computing [Infographic] Changing the Curve: Women in Computing [Infographic]
    What do the first computer programmer, the patent holder for spread spectrum wireless communications, and the author of the first assembly language have in common? All were women, as are 34 percent of today’s web developers and 23 percent of programmers.In this infographic, datascience@berkeley explores the history and influence of women in computing
  • SF Women in Data meetup SF Women in Data meetup
    Women in Data (WID) is a 501 © 3 nonprofit focused on creating economic opportunity for women in data and increasing global data literacy. Free meetups offered every month.
  • Bay Area Women in Machine Learning & Data Science Bay Area Women in Machine Learning & Data Science
    This is a meetup group for women and non-binary persons interested in Machine Learning and Data Science. We meet to socialize, and to discuss machine learning and data science in an informal setting with the purpose of building a community around women in these fields.
  • How to become a data scientist - Discover Data Science How to become a data scientist - Discover Data Science
    Becoming a data scientist is a relatively new career trajectory that merges statistics, business logic, and programming knowledge. Look here for detailed info about how to become a DS.
  • Women in STEM - Discover Data Science Women in STEM - Discover Data Science
    A comprehensive guide for women looking to get into STEM by Discoverdatascience.org