**Top KDnuggets tweets, May 16-18: Great find – Intro to Data Science, free download; Why code written by scientists gets ugly** - May 19, 2014.

Great find! Intro. to Data Science, v2 (170 pages), free download; Why code written by scientists gets ugly; A Statistician's View on #BigData and Data Science - updated; CIOReview Top 100 Most Promising Big Data Companies.

Tags: CIOReview, companies, Free ebook, Kaggle, startups, Statisticians

**Top KDnuggets tweets, May 9-11: Data Mining for Statisticians; For teachers (and students) of Machine Learning** - May 12, 2014.

Data Mining for Statisticians ; For teachers (and students) of #MachineLearning - Slides for LIONbook; Build a word cloud using R text mining tools - step-by-step; Graph Theory: Key to Understanding #BigData - graphs are not just for Google or eBay.

Tags: Graph Theory, LIONbook, Machine Learning, R, Statisticians, Text Mining

**Exclusive Interview: Peter Bruce, President Statistics.com** - Apr 17, 2014.

We discuss the mission of Statistics.com, selection of analytics courses and certificates, the future of analytics education, MOOCs, are Statistics disconnected from Big Data, the role of a data scientist, and more.

Tags: Analytics, Certificate, MOOC, Online Education, Peter Bruce, Predictions, Statisticians, Statistics.com

**Viewpoint: Statistical Data Science, The Data Analysis Side** - Feb 4, 2014.

There is no way a term like â€˜Data Scienceâ€™ be interpreted without including data analysis and statistics. The statistics toolbox is a large irreplaceable part of the lingua franca of science.

Tags: Applied Statistics, Data Science, Econometricians, Quants, Statisticians