Data science is one of the most lucrative fields right now, offering a career opportunity with growth and high demand. Whether you pursue a career in the field of AI, machine learning, big data, business analytics, or any other buzzword associated with this field, the opportunities are aplenty right now.
However, you don’t really need to go to some of the best colleges or universities in the world to get a relevant degree in the field of data science. You can actually learn a great deal about data science, machine learning, AI, and others right from your couch. All you need to do is turn your attention to these ten YouTube channels that are helping people master ML, Python, AI, and other subjects.
The Data Professor is a YouTube channel with 118,000 subscribers run by Chanin Nantasenamat. Nantasenamat has a PhD and has a daytime job as Associate Professor in Bioinformatics. However, like many other educators, Nantasenamat has also turned into a content creator running the Data Professor channel on YouTube.
The goal of Nantasenamat’s channel is to help students and data enthusiasts learn about data science and offers videos that help students make sense of data. The channel helps students by offering explainer videos and a lot of practical tutorials on the subject matter. With this expertise in bioinformatics, Chanin Nantasenamat brings a unique perspective on how data science is being applied in medicine.
Mısra Turp, a developer advocate at AssemblyAI, runs a dedicated channel that aims to help people get into the field of data science. With around 5,820 subscribers, this channel run by Netherlands-based creators offers valuable insights into the field of data science.
The channel run by Turp can act as a great tool for beginners who would want to get accustomed to some of the common terms or data practices applicable in the field of data science. The channel is especially focussed on helping those who aspire to become data scientists and has several important tips for them.
Sentdex is one of the channels that you must visit if you are looking for Python programming tutorials. The channel is specifically made with the intent of going further than the basics of Python. Through the videos posted on Sentdex, you will learn about “machine learning, finance, data analysis, robotics, web development, game development and more.”
The channel is not particularly limited to Python programming alone and has over 1,000 videos. It also has 1.1 million subscribers and over 101 million views across all of the videos posted there. In many ways, the channel can be seen as an essential video guide for Python programming and tutorials in the field.
AssemblyAI is a creative community with a YouTube channel offering insights and learning in the field of deep learning and machine learning. The channel is also home to features and tutorials related to AssemblyAI, which offers a speech-to-text API now trusted by Fortune 500 companies, startups, and thousands of developers around the world.
AssemblyAI should not be seen just as a channel for learning data science concepts. Instead, you will be able to learn concepts from other channels and test some of your learnings using the API token offered by this platform. Speech is one of the biggest challenges facing ML and with AssemblyAI, you will get an opportunity to “accurately transcribe audio and video files with a simple API.”
Two Minute Papers is one of the interesting channels in this list. With 1.21 million subscribers, the channel aims to dive deep into concepts that are dominating the field of data science. Think of its like this, if OpenAI drops a new language model then Two Minute Papers will have some opinion or thoughts on it.
The channel has covered everything from recent introductions like OpenAI’s DALL-E 2 image generating AI to the entire AI tech stack from NVIDIA. This channel helps add perspective to a professional in the field of data science to make sense of the latest developments and see data science’s real-world impact in the form of products or technology.
The channel does not limit its learning and offerings to YouTube alone but offers real world use cases like how Python can be used for Physics Simulations. The channel is a treasure for those looking to get started with programming but also for those simply looking to brush their memory about essential terminal commands.
Machine Learning with Phil is a channel dedicated to covering artificial intelligence and deep learning tutorials. It does this coverage across a variety of topics, ranging from reinforcement learning to natural language processing.
The channel helps followers learn advanced algorithms like A3C, DDPG, TD3, SAC, PPO, DQN, DDQN, and D3QN. The tutorials presented on this channel are based on the PyTorch and TensorFlow frameworks. With a huge deficit in AI talent, Machine Learning with Phil wants to help educate a lot of folks in this field.
Lex Fridman is arguably the most popular YouTuber in the field of data science with 1.66 million subscribers and 182 million views across all the videos posted on his channel. Fridman is an AI researcher working on autonomous vehicles, human-robot interaction, and machine learning at MIT.
If something exciting is happening in the field of AI or machine learning then you can expect Lex Fridman to be there and post a video about the latest development. The channel really stands out for its ability to get some of the notable individuals in the field of AI and ML, including Elon Musk, Jack Dorsey, and Stephen Wolfram, to talk to him.
Python Engineer is a channel run by Patrick, a software engineer who likes machine learning, computer vision, and data science. Patrick’s channel is designed to help offer tips, tutorials, and learning guides for other people to get into the field of AI, ML, and data science.
Patrick offers courses like learning machine learning from scratch or a beginner course on PyTorch. In his bio, Patrick says he is proficient in Python and C++ and likes frameworks PyTorch, TensorFlow, sklearn, OpenCV, Qt, Flask, FastAPI. The channel is ideal for those getting started in the field of machine learning.
Smitha Kolan is a machine learning engineer and an expert in the field of ML and AI. With her channel, Smitha Kolan Machine Learning Engineer, is trying to help others understand these known but ever-evolving technologies.
The video posted by Smitha Kolan mainly tries to help followers understand the important things in the field of machine learning. She guides followers through the subject and even has a dedicated video looking at job opportunities and salaries one can expect from various roles in the field of machine learning. Think of this channel as a proper 101 on machine learning.
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