WCM Data Science Google Group!forum/wcmdatascience – all MSKCC, Rockefeller, and WCM community members welcome!

R – download R (Check out our getting started with R tutorial) – download RStudio (R IDE) – collection of R news, tutorials, and resources from many R bloggers – resource page for the tidyverse packages (ggplot2, forcats, haven, readr, stringr, tidyr). Created and maintained by their creator, Hadley Wickham.

Python – download Python (Check out our getting started with Python tutorial) – download PyCharm (recommended Python IDE) – download Anaconda, a Python environment manager

Books and interactive tutorials for independent learning – R for Data Science by Hadley Wickham and Garrett Grolemund (ebook) – Google class on Python – Learn Python the Hard Way by Zed A. Shaw (ebook), general Python follow-along course – interactive online tutorials for a variety of programming languages – Problem Solving with Algorithms and Data Structures Using Python by Brad Miller and David Runam

Video-based courses for independent learning – free for Weill Cornell students – many courses are free to audit if you don’t want a certificate – courses here may be expensive, but keep an eye out for their $10 sales that happen fairly frequently – MIT Introduction to Algorithms course

Challenge yourself – online data science competitions – more data science competitions – general coding practice and competitions

Dataset Resources – a massive collection of datasets collected and curated by Enigma, all available for non-commercial use free to the public

Our Github page