RE: Friday help session offered by the Fellows. Here are a few simple exercises I walked away with. These are super basic and not big-data, but if you’re just getting your feet wet, then at least you can start to “play” (for those of us who are nubies to this).
Go to this link: Google Ngram
Put in some words for things you want to compare.
This article also explains how big-data can be practically applied.
How cellphones can predict where Ebola strikes [LINK]
Also attached is a booklet called “PYTHON for Kids” that was recommended. [Python for Kids – A Playful Introduction to Programming]