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5 of the best data science blogs to follow


3 min • 05 June, 2020

The Web is flooded with excellent resources for data science insight, so it can be a bit overwhelming when it comes down to finding the one that resonates with you the most.

To stay informed of emergent tech trends and big data innovations, we’ve compiled a list of our top 5 data science blogs to follow. Whether you’re a newcomer or a dab hand, this roundup will have something for everyone.

1. Data Science Central

Data Science Central is a hub for data science and big data insight, packed full of really useful resources. DSC covers everything from machine learning to analytics and statistics to AI. In addition to their great content, they even run a community forum, a podcast and a jobs board.

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2. insideBIGDATA

InsideBIGDATA is leading big data news outlet. It’s not just for data scientists—insideBIGDATA is a blog with something for everyone, from IT professionals to knowledge workers and business stakeholders. They regularly publish in-depth articles on big data, AI, machine learning and data science, and their white paper section is packed full of valuable insight, too. Be sure to check that out.

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3. Dataconomy

Dataconomy is a leading online publication for news, events and thought leadership from the global data-driven technology landscape. Their coverage of data science, FinTech, AI, MedTech and education (amongst many others) is brimming full of ideas and info. From disruptive startups to established industry titans, Dataconomy covers everything.

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4. Towards Data Science

Towards Data Science is one not to be missed. Some of their articles are aimed at more experienced data science practitioners, but don’t let that put you off. There’s plenty of great content for newcomers, too. They regularly post thought leadership pieces from some of the biggest names in tech, covering everything (and we mean everything ) to do with data.

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5. Open by New York Times

We all know the New York Times, but Open, a blog exploring their internal code, projects, data theory and data strategy, is less-often talked about. To call it a hidden gem might be going a touch too far—they’re the New York Times after all, but Open really is an interesting read, and one to keep your eye on. Data plays a significant role in journalism these days, so they’ve lots of insight to share.

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