Stanford (like MIT before it) is offering a pile of classes for free online. I have the same feeling I used to get walking into a video game store. I don’t even know where to begin.
Actually, I do know where to begin:
This course provides a broad introduction to machine learning and statistical pattern recognition.
This course covers database design and the use of database management systems for applications.
I’m very excited to have signed up for these courses. I desperately hope this blog post ties me tight enough to the mast that I actually follow through.