Data Science from Scratch: First Principles with Python (2015)
Chapter 25. Go Forth and Do Data Science
And now, once again, I bid my hideous progeny go forth and prosper.
Not from Scratch
§ Data.gov is the government’s open data portal. If you want data on anything that has to do with the government (which seems to be most things these days) it’s a good place to start.
§ reddit has a couple of forums, r/datasets and r/data, that are places to both ask for and discover data.
§ Amazon.com maintains a collection of public data sets that they’d like you to analyze using their products (but that you can analyze with whatever products you want).
§ Robb Seaton has a quirky list of curated data sets on his blog.
§ Kaggle is a site that holds data science competitions. I never managed to get into it (I don’t have much of a competitive nature when it comes to data science), but you might.
Do Data Science