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100 Incredible Lectures from the World's Top Scientists Posted on Thursday June 18, 2009 by Staff Writers By Sarah Russel Unless you’re enrolled at one of the best online colleges or are an elite member of the science and engineering inner circle, you’re probably left out of most of the exciting research explored by the world’s greatest scientists. But thanks to the Internet and the generosity of many universities and online colleges, you’ve now got access to the cutting edge theories and projects that are changing the world in this list below. If you’re looking for even more amazing lectures, check out our updated list for 2012 with more talks from great minds. General Let the world’s top scientists explain exactly how they do their job when you listen to these lectures. Science and Engineering From materials science to the study of thermodynamics, learn more about the science of engineering here. WTC Lecture – collapse of WTC Buildings: Steven E. Biology and Medicine Chemistry Physics and Astronomy Earth and Environment Technology Science and Business

Mining of Massive Datasets Saylor.org – Free Online Courses Built by Professors Mahi / DAT7 · GitLab DAT7 Course Repository Course materials for General Assembly's Data Science course in Washington, DC (6/1/15 - 8/12/15). Instructor: Kevin Markham Course Project Python Resources Codecademy's Python course: Good beginner material, including tons of in-browser exercises.DataQuest: Similar interface to Codecademy, but focused on teaching Python in the context of data science.Google's Python Class: Slightly more advanced, including hours of useful lecture videos and downloadable exercises (with solutions).A Crash Course in Python for Scientists: Read through the Overview section for a quick introduction to Python.Python for Informatics: A very beginner-oriented book, with associated slides and videos.Beginner and intermediate workshop code: Useful for review and reference.Python 2.7x Reference Guide: Kevin's beginner-oriented guide that demonstrates a ton of Python concepts through short, well-commented examples.Python Tutor: Allows you to visualize the execution of Python code. What's next?

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