I listed off a bunch of random resources in class today. Here is a brief summary. Note that these are very opinionated, in other words, these are things David likes. These are by no means exhaustive. Just some things to think about. Maybe I should post this somewhere and keep it updated…

Aggregators

If you follow a few people on Twitter, you end up staying pretty up to date with what’s going on. Remember these are people though, so they’re tweeting opinions.

• All-around R wizard. You’ve certainly used his packages. Works for RStudio.
• Jenny Bryan
• An early and leading data science educator. Now associated with RStudio
• David Robinson
• Data scientist at StackOverflow. Also maintains a good blog. Famous for analyzing Trump’s tweets.
• Hilary Parker
• Data scientist at StitchFix, formerly Etsy. Has a podcast.
• Andrej Karpathy
• Former instructor of CS 231n. Now Telsa, formerly OpenAI.
• Ian Goodfellow
• Leading academic in deep learning. Literally wrote the book. Google Brain.

Podcasts

• Not So Standard Deviations
• Podcast from an industry data scientist, Hilary Parker (StitchFix) and an academic data scientist, Roger Peng. (JHU, Coursera Data Science)