Data Science Map
This is a wiki for learning the various skills that make a great data scientist.
There are lots of online courses relevant to "big data". Here are some:
One of the first questions we can ask is: What, exactly, IS Big Data
Another area of interest to many companies is Time Series Analysis
Road to becoming a data scientist
We start with "road to a data scientist" by Swami Chandrasekaran
Topics here include areas that are more directly related to the programming side of data science.
Add specific sections in the future - for now, some useful resources:
Message Passing Interface - started in the early 90s, a way to program for parallel computers.
Julia - A high performance, open-source scientific programming language that uses a Just In Time compiler. The syntax is very Matlab-like.