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Top YouTube Channels for Learning Data Science

YouTube has become an important element in people's self-development and increase of knowledge. Check out this list of YouTube channels that offer Data Science learning.

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As the use of data becomes more popular, it results in high demand for Data Scientists. Every day there are new companies offering bootcamps, and Universities curating new courses to meet this demand. However, it can be difficult to choose where to go to get the right content and the best resources.

With the world being forced to work from home due to the pandemic, there are a lot of people who are studying remotely. We are becoming more prone to watching lectures from a Zoom call or a video. 

This is where YouTube has become an important element in people's self-development and increase of knowledge. 

Below is a list of YouTube channels that offer Data Science learning.


1. StatQuest With John Starmer

If you’re new to Data Science, being able to understand the concept of Statistics and Machine Learning can be difficult. John Starmer joined YouTube on May 24, 2011, and currently has 680K subscribers. 

Starmer uses the concept of images to help you understand complex topics and slowly builds up your understanding. I used StatQuest when I first dived into Data Science when I realised how important it is to understand the concept of Statistics.

He starts off his videos with a short catchy introduction to him singing to break the ice and also make you feel at ease about learning complex theory. 


2. Krish Naik


Krish Naik is the cofounder of iNeuron and has over 10 years of experience in machine learning, deep learning, and computer vision. Krish Naik joined YouTube on Feb 11, 2012, and currently has 542K subscribers. 

Not only does Naik speak on the theory and applications of Data Science, Machine Learning, Deep Learning, and more; he also gives advice and guidance on entering and building yourself within the field. 

He also has three different types of Memberships on his YouTube channel; DataScience Materials, Data Science Guidance, and Projects Live DataScience. 


3. Simplilearn


Simplilearn joined YouTube on Oct 29, 2009, and currently has 1.87M subscribers. They aim to help people acquire the skills they need to thrive in the digital economy, which is currently taking over.

They offer courses, and comprehensive certification programs, and have partnerships with world-renowned universities. Their approach has resulted in 85 percent of their learners receiving promotions or landing new jobs. 

Not only do they give comprehensive theory-based and application use of everything digital-related; they also have videos of trends in the current market aswell as top books for self-development. 


4. freeCodeCamp.org


freeCodeCamp.org is an organisation that allows you to learn to code for free. They joined YouTube on Dec 16, 2014, and currently have 5.23M subscribers. 

The channel was started by Quincy Larson, who has created thousands of coding tutorials and videos and has thousands of freeCodeCamp study groups around the world. 

If you are unsure if coding is for you and want to test the waters first, freeCodeCamp.org is a good place to start as you don’t have the pressures of finances over your head. 


5. Edureka!


Edureka! is a live & interactive e-learning platform that joined YouTube on Jun 29, 2012, and currently has 3.22M subscribers.

They offer instructor-led courses, which have 24/7 on-demand support along with real-life projects, to ensure their pupils learning goals are met.

They have a wide range of topics such as Data Science, Artificial Intelligence, Big Data, DevOps, Blockchain, Python, Selenium, Tableau, Android, AWS Architect, Digital Marketing, and more. They also provide information about the top trending companies, highest paying jobs, programming languages, and certificates to get you prepared for the sector. 


6. Corey Schafer


Corey Schafer focuses on creating tutorials and walkthroughs for software developers, programmers, and engineers. Schafer joined YouTube on May 31, 2006, and currently has 901K subscribers.

Schafer's content is not based on a particular skill level as he caters to beginners to people with years of experience. Schafer covers a variety of topics such as Python, Git, Terminal Commands, SQL, JavaScript, Computer Science Fundamentals, and more.


7. sentdex


Sentdex provides Python Programming tutorials, from the basics to the complex. Sentdex joined YouTube on Dec 16, 2012, and currently has 1.11M subscribers.

Sentdex has a variety of topics covered in tutorials such as machine learning, finance, data analysis, robotics, web development, game development, and more.

Sentdex videos are not long in comparison to other YouTube channels, however, he still provides all the information required to understand the topic, This makes his video useful for people who want the information, and get easily demotivated from long videos.

8. Joma Tech

If you are already undergoing your Data Science journey, but you need a bit of advice about the sector and what’s trending in the market, Joma Tech is the person for you.

Joma Tech talks about life in Silicon Valley and major tech companies. Joma Tech joined YouTube on Aug 31, 2016, and currently has 1.65M subscribers.

He gives you the truth about what you will be doing as a Data Scientist, Engineer, etc, as well as information about the hiring process.

Nisha Arya is a Data Scientist and Freelance Technical Writer. She is particularly interested in providing Data Science career advice or tutorials and theory-based knowledge around Data Science. She also wishes to explore the different ways Artificial Intelligence is/can benefit the longevity of human life. A keen learner, seeking to broaden her tech knowledge and writing skills, whilst helping guide others.