Links – Have Fun Typing & Learning Vi/Vim Shortcuts


Vim Adventures – navigate the Vi/Vim land by learning Vi/Vim shortcuts

ZType – Typing (shooting) Game

Assorted links – Data Science with R


last updated: 2015-08-29

References & Most helpful commands

Tutorials & Handy packages

Hands-on dplyr tutorial for faster data manipulation in R Interactive Visualizations From R Using Rcharts rMaps – Interactive Maps from R (github repo) (requires “devtools” from cran)
Using R for Psychological Research – Personality Project, William Revelle
DataCamp courses
Try R by Code School (on codeschool)
Introduction to R, Leada

Visualization Packages

see Assorted links – Data Visualization (to be published later)


Tidy Data, Hadley Wickham [PDF]


Big Data & Society – Open-access journal

Hacks for better productivity

Sublime and R

Using Sublime Text 2 for R Using R in Sublime Text 3


Video (training) courses

Introduction to Data Science with R, Garrett Grolemund, O’Reilly Media

Lists of Resources by others

Data Mining

Scraping Twitter and Web Data Using R – Pablo Barbera

Numerical Analysis
Data Sources

see Assorted links – Data sources (To be published later)

If you’d like to contribute to this list, please leave them in the comments below.

Assorted links – Massive Open Online Course


CourseTalk is a nice search engine for MOOCs

Massive Open Online Courses – MOOCS

France Université Numérique

Complexity Explorer (Mathematics for Complex Systems)

About Massive Open Online Course, Wikipedia

Extension Schools

Harvard Extension School – can earn you credit (tuition $1250 ~ $2200)
Stanford Online

Selected OpenCourseWare – Quantum Mechanics & Atomic Phyics


[MIT] 8.04 Quantum Physics I, Spring 2013 (Adams, Allan, Matthew Evans, & Barton Zwiebach) [Course homeLecture videos]

This course covers the experimental basis of quantum physics. It introduces wave mechanics, Schrödinger’s equation in a single dimension, and Schrödinger’s equation in three dimensions. It is the first course in the undergraduate Quantum Physics sequence, followed by 8.05 Quantum Physics II and 8.06 Quantum Physics III.

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Wolfram Language Overview


Wolfram Language Overview

The New View on Climate Change – ESA live webstream


Event countdown

Watch “The New View on Climate Change – ESA live webstream” on ESA Live on June 13 2014 @ 1030-1400 CEST (1130 Beirut-EEST)

Press release.

Event archive video to be added as soon as the event ends and the archived video is ready from ESA live archives.

A Linux Guide to Book Scanning (& processing)


A Linux Guide to Book Scanning (& processing)