Ongoing Syllabus and References for Curriculum to Big Data (Frequently Updated)

Preparation for Practical Stream of Consciousness Curriculum to Big Data and Geekery (Ongoing Journey into the Heart of Data Darkness_201712xx_v01)

101.1 Visions

  1. Literature
    1. We Are Legion (We Are Bob), Bobiverse Book 1; Dennis E. Taylor; 2016. Artificial Intelligence (AI).
    2. Ready Player One; Ernest Cline; 2011. – Relevant Topics: Virtual Reality, Evolution of the Internet. (Completed)
    3. Neuromancer, Sprawl Trilogy Book 1; William Gibson; 1984.
    4. Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?; Philip K. Dick; 1968.
    5. I, Robot; Isaac Asimov; 1950.
    6. Possible supplemental additions:
      1. Dune: The Butlerian Jihad; Brian Herbert and Kevin J. Anderson; 2002
  2. Film
    1. Blade Runner (Theatrical Cut); 1982.
    2. Blade Runner 2049; 2017.
    3. Altered Carbon (Netflix); 2018.
  3. Music (See BigDataBeard.com Playlist on Spotify) (Work in Progress)

201.x Languages – Python

  1. Development Environments
    1. www.pythonanywhere.com (Web)
    2. Coda (iOS)
    3. Pythonista 3 (iOS)

401.x  Data Modeling Concepts: Rational Choice Under Uncertainty and Prisoner’s Dilemma Games

– Hadoop

– Data Robot

– Kafka

– K8 and REX-Rey

– Tensor Flow

– Pivotal Cloud Foundry and Pivotal Ready Systems