Hadley Wickham is Chief Scientist at RStudio, and an Adjunct Professor of Statistics at the University of Auckland, Stanford University, and Rice University. He builds tools that make data science easier and faster, including the famous tidyverse packages for the R programming language. He was named a Fellow by the American Statistical Association for “pivotal contributions to statistical practice through innovative and pioneering research in statistical graphics and computing”.
Books by Hadley Wickham
Interviews with Hadley Wickham
Structure and Interpretation of Computer Programs
by Gerald Jay Sussman, Harold Abelson & Julie Sussman
The Algorithm Design Manual
by Steven S. Skiena
The Pragmatic Programmer: From Journeyman to Master
by Andrew Hunt & David Thomas
The Art of Readable Code
by Dustin Boswell & Trevor Foucher
Style: Lessons in Clarity and Grace
by Joseph Bizup & Joseph M. Williams
Data science is often said to be built on three pillars: domain expertise, statistics, and programming. Hadley Wickham, Chief Scientist at RStudio and creator of many packages for the R programming language, chooses the best books to help aspiring data scientists build solid computer science fundamentals.