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The data science industry is constantly evolving and changing. To be up to date as possible on new concepts and idea, it’s a wise idea to conduct research to brush up on your skills and knowledge. Not matter if your a professional in the data science field or a novice pursuing an interest, it’s a good idea to be aware of any emerging trends. While the Internet is a great resource for new information, it can be overwhelming. To make it easier for your research journey, the following blogs will not only keep you up to date but offer you advice and other leaning sources.

Data Science Central 

I couldn’t write this post without mentioning, Data Science Central. I co-founded Data Science Central back in 2012. What once started as an aspiration, has now evolved into one of the industry’s fastest growing Internet communities for data practitioners. On the blog, you will find a variety of data science topics, from data science to big data to machine learning, to deep learning. On the blog, you will also find a community forum that allows experts and outlet for discussion or questions.

KD Nuggets 

KDnuggets has been around for almost a decade, over the course of that time, the blog has earned over 80 rewards. The blog is managed and co-founded by Gregory Piatetsky-Shapiro and Matthew Mayo. If you are a beginner when it comes to data science this may not be the blog for you. The posts on this blog have a tendency to shy away from basic information and focus on more in-depth topics.


InsideBiGDATA is a great platform when it comes to big data products, news, strategies, and services. after forming in August of 2011, the site has become quite popular with data science professionals. The site’s posts examine the many faces of big data including IT and business. Topics on deep learning, artificial intelligence, and machine learning are discussed.

Simply Statistics

This platform is managed three biostatistics professor, Jeff Leek, Rafa Irizarry, and Roger Peng. Simply Statistics offers articles, interviews and even courses that details how data scientists use statistics and big data to solve real-world problems.


Kaggle is a Google-owned platform and an online community. Here users are able to publish data sets, work with other data scientists, explore and build models, and even participate in competitions with one another. No Free Hunch is Kaggle’s blog, with posts that cover general industry news and tutorials.