Alexis Montano

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What's the Difference Between a Data Lake, Data Warehouse and Database?

There are so many buzzwords these days regarding data management. Data lakes, data warehouses, and databases – what are they? In this article, we’ll …

Databases

Big Data And AI: 30 Amazing (And Free) Public Data Sources For 2018

Machine learning, artificial intelligence, blockchains, predictive analytics – all amazing technologies which have promised to revolutionize business and society.<p>They are useless, however, without data. Fortunately for businesses and organizations which don’t have the resources to methodically …

Machine Learning

Melania Trump Is Done with The Donald

First lady Melania Trump has had some expressive moments in the public spotlight during the first year of her husband’s presidency.<p>There was the time …

Porn star Olivia Lua becomes fifth adult actress to die in three months

<b>Porn star Olivia Lua has passed away at 23, the latest in a string of deaths to rock the adult entertainment industry.</b><p>LA Direct Models said they were …

YouTuber wins damages in landmark UK revenge porn case

YouTuber Chrissy Chambers has won damages in a landmark legal case against a former partner who posted revenge porn online. The vlogger was dating a British male — who remains anonymous as part of the settlement terms — in 2009 when several sex videos were filmed without her knowledge. They were …

Internet

The 10 Statistical Techniques Data Scientists Need to Master

This was a basic run-down of some basic statistical techniques that can help a data science program manager and or executive have a better …

Introduction to DAX - Power BI

Business User (Beginner)<p>98 minutes to complete<p>Contributors<p>Learn how to create and work with DAX, from an established expert.<p>97 minutes …

How to Become a Data Scientist Without a Degree

This article will explore what it’s like to be a Data Scientist, the skillset required, and how to acquire these skills using mostly free or cheap …

Data Science

What’s new in SQL Server Management Studio 17.4; SQL Vulnerability assessment and more

Microsoft released the latest version of the SQL Server Management Studio 17.4 a few weeks back. This release brings in exciting new features and bug …

What Is an Emergency Fund, and How Much Money Should Be in It?

Like closely monitoring a budget and having regular health checkups, setting up an emergency fund is something we know we <i>should</i> do, but it often …

Top 5 UI Trends for 2018

2018 is fast approaching, and there is only one thing on our minds: what is in store for the world of UI design? Adventurous designers, rejoice. 2018 …

UI Design

Marvel and DC's supervillains are a joke – and it's all Heath Ledger's fault

Early into filming The Dark Knight, director Christopher Nolan was required to have an awkward conversation with one of his stars. The bank heist sequence introducing Heath Ledger’s soon-to-be iconic take on the Joker had, it turned out, been shot slightly out of focus. It would need to be done …

All 49 of Netflix's notable original movies, ranked from worst to best

While the company's first entry into the realm of big-budget films, the Will Smith-led "Bright," has been scorched by critics, Netflix CEO Reed Hastings has hailed the fantasy-action thriller as a commercial success that critics are "disconnected" from.<p>On the opposite end of the critical spectrum, …

Entertainment

GitHub’s Atom now lets developers collaborate on code simultaneously

GitHub today announced a new feature for its Atom text editor that makes it easier for programmers to work with one another on shared code. Called Teletype, it’s designed to let developers get the experience of in-person collaboration without huddling around the same terminal.<p>Developers can create …

Google Docs

WeWork just bought a coding bootcamp, and it actually makes a lot of sense

WeWork, the mega-unicorn startup that operates trendy office spaces across the world, announced today that it had acquired the New York-based coding bootcamp, Flatiron School.<p>The Flatiron School offers immersive software development education, allowing students to learn to code in just a few …

Bring nature inside with the EcoQube Desktop Greenhouse

Sponsored Content<p>It looks after your plants and uses light therapy to improve your sleep.<p>Living in an apartment often means giving up on outside space and even natural light. With the EcoQube Air Desktop Greenhouse, you can nurture your own plants in any home. With a smart hydroponics system and …

Coda is a next-generation spreadsheet designed to make Excel a thing of the past

From rows and columns to custom apps<p>When Shishir Mehrotra worked at YouTube, he was struck by the relatively pedestrian tools that kept the site running. Mehrotra, who served as the company’s head of product until he left in 2014, managed his team largely using a combination of Google Docs and …

12 Most Common Writing Mistakes You Want to Avoid at All Costs

Nobody expects you to be perfect all the time. However, there are some really glaring writing mistakes that when done repeatedly can seriously undermine your credibility, reputation and personal brand.<p>But many of these mistakes are easy to avoid. For instance, misspelled words, excessive …

Linguistics

15 Netflix hidden-gem horror movies for all you fear addicts out there (2017 edition)

Smell that air? Feel that brisk breeze? Wearing a jacket? That's right, dummy. It's October.<p>And <i>since</i> it's October, you want to watch horror movies, …

Ricciardo drops press conference bomb

Ricciardo reportedly leaked some exhaust fumes while sitting on the press conference dais — briefly wreaking havoc on the official media session …

This is the first time the Atlantic has had two hurricanes with 150-mph winds at the same time — here's why this season is so active

Hurricane Irma is churning through the Caribbean, setting records for being the first storm to sustain 185 mph Category 5 winds for 37 hours. Meanwhile, Hurricane Jose— a major Category 4 storm — is putting already devastated islands like Barbuda and Antigua at risk. Hurricane Katia is …

Weather

Disney World Is Closing for the Fifth Time Ever Because of Hurricane Irma

Universal Studios, SeaWorld, and Busch Gardens are also closing.<p>Walt Disney World will be closing this weekend for only the fifth time ever.<p>Disney …

Hurricane Irma: Stunning video shows International Space Station pass over the storm

External cameras on the International Space Station have captured incredible views of Hurricane Irma during an overhead pass of the historic storm.<p>The footage was taken on Thursday during the Space Station’s third pass of the deadly hurricane this week.<p>On Thursday, NASA astronaut Randy Bresknik …

Hurricanes Are Sweeping The Atlantic. What's The Role Of Climate Change?

Hurricane Irma is hovering somewhere between being the most- and second-most powerful hurricane recorded in the Atlantic. It follows Harvey, which dumped trillions of gallons of water on South Texas. And now, Hurricane Jose is falling into step behind Irma, and gathering strength.<p>Is this what …

Climate Change

Most hurricanes that hit the US come from the same exact spot in the world

As Hurricane Irma bears down on the East coast, Floridians may be wondering where all the hurricanes come from, and why they all follow a similar course. In fact, Irma, Harvey, and Jose were all born on the other side of the Atlantic, off the coast of Africa, and the Sahara desert may be to</b> …

Deserts

The 10 Best Fall Hiking Trails in the U.S.

There’s something simplistically beautiful about fall that makes us want to do just one thing: look. As we move into cooler weather, here are ten hikes across the country to take in autumn's colors before winter hides them in white.

Python Data Science Handbook | Python Data Science Handbook

This website contains the full text of the Python Data Science Handbook by Jake VanderPlas; the content is available on GitHub in the form of Jupyter …

Best coding toys and games for kids

Improve your child's STEM skills with these fun games and toys that help them learn how to code<p>1 Osmo Coding<p>Osmo combines an iPad app and interactive …

Kids