This course covers the basic data science skills of python and text mining of keywords. The student will also learn simple search and recommendation algorithms. Data processing, calculations, and analysis related to keyword extraction will be taught using a hands-on project / coding test based approach. Python will be taught in a systematic, example based method using the text dataset included especially for this course. In addition to python, the exercises will include application of skills using the emacs editor. The course should greatly benefit anybody interested in learning how to code, and especially for aspiring data scientists.