Anki Cards for An Introduction to Statistical Learning in R

For people who want to practice machine learning, An Introduction to Statistical Learning with Applications in R by Gareth James, Daniela Witten, Trevor Hastie and Robert Tibshirani is a popular textbook choice. It certainly helps that a PDF version of the book is available for free on the authors’ website, but the book itself is also an excellent introduction to techniques for statistical learning. When refreshing my statistical learning skills earlier this year and learning Python for data analysis, the ISLR book was the main reading in the online course that I took.
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Learning SQL with Stanford’s Online Course

Update Apr 20th: The course has recently been made available again on edx.org. SQL was developed in the 1970s, but is still a workhorse in many modern data analysis pipelines. There are countless SQL introductions and tutorials available on the internet, but it took me a while to find the one that works best for me. During the process of broadening my programming skills beyond R, I went through a number of SQL online courses.
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