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Many courses offered at Coursera are from well known universities (such as Stanford and Princeton) and instructed by their professors. Often the material taught in the Coursera courses is material from the actual university course. See More
GitHub is the largest code host on the planet with over 21.4 million hosted repositories and many users. It's unarguably the largest VCS used by developers worldwide and as such, it has a vibrant community that follows it resulting in many guides and tutorials for new users. Even experienced developers can always find an answer to any question they may have. See More
GitHub is the largest host in the world for open source projects. Developers from all over the world fork and work on countless projects hosted on it. GitHub's search box is a powerful tool that allows developers to find open source projects in areas they are interested in and where they can immediately start to contribute. GitHub also has a page dedicated solely at exploring and finding open source projects, grouping them by each topic they cover. In the same view, GitHub displays trending repositories and sorting them by day, week or month. See More
All theory introduced in this guide is nicely explained and backed up with concrete, straightforward examples that are easy to understand. The math-heavy parts are nicely illustrated with code, and the author walks you through each step of the process gently. See More
This guide assumes that the reader has some experience with programming and dives straight into the subject matter. It doesn't waste time on non-essentials, and it's geared toward readers looking to understand the building blocks of machine learning from the ground up. See More
Lack of quizzes and practice exercises. Not much hands on. See More