Recent Data Science Work
Roni Kobrosly, PhD
--- Learning Python the Hard Way
--- Quick-R: an incredible guide to R
--- Cookbook for R: Another great guide to R that focuses more on producing high-quality plots
--- UCLA Statistical Computing Page: a fantastic guide to carrying out the core statistical techniques
Data Science Projects
--- Gapminder.org: a fascinating website that lets you generate impressive graphs on the distribution of global disease, health, and wealth.
--- NYTimes Census Project: 2010 census data mapped out and interactive
--- Visualizing MBTA Data: stunning visualization of the Boston subway system.
--- Reddit/r/dataisbeautiful: a great collection of data visualizations, updated daily!
--- Windmap: a really neat example of what is possible in the era of big data. A hypnotic, realtime map of USA wind patterns.
Cool Misc Links
--- Environmental Health News: great aggregator of recent environmental health science, as well as relevant politics and policy updates
--- Basketball Reference: fantastic site collection of basketball statistics