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This is an announcement regarding my upcoming book: Data Science 2.0. The subtitle is Automation, survival kit, career resources.

Just like our first book, it will first be available as a free PDF document to members of our community. It will feature

  • new robust techniques for data science automation and black-box analytics
  • survival kit (the data science cheat sheet)
  • detailed source code for several of the core techniques published in our first book (for instance hidden decision trees, combinatorial multivariate feature optimization, predictive analytics power and other synthetic metrics, model-free confidence intervals), as well as for newly introduced techniques such as Jackknife regression
  • career resources (definition of big data, what is data science, why is it different, geographic distribution of data scientists, data science sub-domains, journey and passions of a data scientist, trends and skill clusters based on NLP of our data scientist member database) 
  • fun stuff such as our data science challenges, or data visualized with a video (with R source code to produce the video)
  • discussion of interesting problems (law of series, Zipf distribution, data compression fundamental result, Twitter app to detect thought leaders)
  • case studies, how to do better data science with success stories explained in details (data science from the trenches, creating bias-free scoring engines, creating sound relevancy engines, eliminate bogus reviews and bogus web traffic)
  • smart light analytics and even simple Excel spreadsheets, metrics and strategies that outperforms raw, heavy analytic artillery or advanced statistical modeling - even on big data 
  • selection of R, Python, machine learning, Hadoop, visualization and other resources

You can already have a peek at the content, by clicking here and looking at the double-starred articles: they will be incorporated in our new book. I will complete the listing (of contributions to be added to our new book, the double-starred articles) in the next few weeks. A link to the eBook (once the first draft is completed) will be provided here. So bookmark this page!

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Comment by Kelechi Francisca Njoku on July 10, 2016 at 6:10am

Fantastic post.

Comment by Jianhua/Jason Li on March 29, 2016 at 9:58am

Is it available now? Dr. Vincent

Comment by Mauricio Chamas on March 28, 2016 at 1:10pm

Any target date for Data Science 2.0 yet? or should buy the first edition?

Comment by Khalid ERRABI on September 13, 2015 at 6:04am

Dr. Vincent, 

Any target date for Data Science 2.0 yet?

Comment by Anil Bhargava on September 9, 2015 at 1:32am

Any target date for Data Science 2.0 yet?

Eagerly waiting :)

Comment by Mark Meloon on September 4, 2015 at 9:47am

Any target date for Data Science 2.0 yet?

Comment by Data Scientist one on June 15, 2015 at 7:36am

How can i get a free pdf for DS 1.0? 

Comment by Alastair Muir on June 6, 2015 at 7:07pm

Vincent - looking forward to it. Can't wait

Comment by Robert Klein on May 29, 2015 at 7:16am

Looking forward to your next one!

Comment by Ken Gross on May 26, 2015 at 7:00am

Is Data Science 2.0 available yet?

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