Andrew Bove

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The fallacy of obviousness

A new interpretation of a classic psychology experiment will change your view of perception, judgment – even human nature<i>By Teppo Felin</i>Read at Aeon

Consciousness

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A Landmark Study on the Origins of Alcoholism

By studying rats in a smarter way, scientists are finally learning something useful about why some drinkers become addicted and others don’t.<p>For Markus Heilig, the years of dead ends were starting to grate.<p>A seasoned psychiatrist, Heilig joined the National Institutes of Health in 2004 with grand …

Neuroscience

A Tour of The Top 10 Algorithms for Machine Learning Newbies

In machine learning, there’s something called the “No Free Lunch” theorem. In a nutshell, it states that no one algorithm works best for every …

Machine Learning

The Only Real Way to Acquire Wisdom

It’s often been said that wisdom is the art of knowing that you are not wise.<p>The great philosopher Socrates famously denied being wise more than two …

Cracking the Crypto War

On December 2, 2015, a man named Syed Rizwan Farook and his wife, Tashfeen Malik, opened fire on employees of the Department of Public Health in San …

Privacy

Read and write Data to and from IBM Cloud Object Storage in Rstudio

In this article, you will learn how to <b>bring data into RStudio in Data Science Experience from IBM Cloud Object Storage (COS)</b>, and <b>write data from</b> …

Use This Equation to Determine, Diagnose, and Repair Trust

Anne Raimondi has headed up product, marketing and operations at big names throughout tech. This one lesson is at the heart of her approach to …

Leadership

Linear Regression — Detailed View

Figure 1 : Linear Regression Graph ( Source: …

A beginner’s guide to IOTA

<b>What is IOTA?</b><p>According to the IOTA website,<p>IOTA is a revolutionary new transactional settlement and data transfer layer for the Internet of Things. …

Blockchain

Lessons From Spotify

The two dominant business models for venture-backed startups are advertising for consumer-focused companies, and Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) for …

Sony Music

Amazon is complicit with counterfeiting (updated)

When someone goes to the lengths of making counterfeits of your products, it's at least a sign you're doing something right. And it deserves a minute …

Introduction to Statistical Learning

Slides and videos for Statistical Learning MOOC by Hastie and Tibshirani available separately here. Slides and video tutorials related to this book …

A Zero-Math Introduction to Markov Chain Monte Carlo Methods

For many of us, Bayesian statistics is voodoo magic at best, or completely subjective nonsense at worst. Among the trademarks of the Bayesian …

Why the Web 3.0 Matters and you should know about it

<b>Humble beginnings</b><p><i>There’s plenty of buzz around the web 3.0 and the sweeping changes it will bring to the industry, but few people actually know why</i> …

After Section 702 Reauthorization

For over a decade, civil libertarians have been fighting government mass surveillance of innocent Americans over the Internet. We've just lost an …

How Likely Is Your Industry to Be Disrupted? This 2×2 Matrix Will Tell You

The topic of industry disruption — “a process whereby a smaller company with fewer resources is able to successfully challenge established incumbent businesses” — is rife with misconceptions. One of the biggest is that it is a mysterious, random, and unpredictable event. Another is that it happens …

Chaos vs. Order — The Cryptocurrency Dilemma

Crypto crypto crypto crypto. It’s here. It’s happening in a big way, and faster than anyone can keep track.<p>Let’s consider two main trends in the …

Cryptocurrency

Beautiful Data Science Presentations

An introduction to making visually attractive PowerPoint slides.<p><b>Overview</b><p>The intended audience of this short blog post is someone who is interested in …

First ‘Jackpotting’ Attacks Hit U.S. ATMs

ATM “<b>jackpotting</b>” — a sophisticated crime in which thieves install malicious software and/or hardware at ATMs that forces the machines to spit out …

NIST Report on Blockchain Technology Aims to Go Beyond the Hype

Beguiling, baffling or both—that’s blockchain. Aiming to clarify the subject for the benefit of companies and other organizations, the National …

9 (+1) Benefits of Using an Excel Table

Here’s something that many Excel users don’t know:<p><b>You can create Tables within an Excel worksheet.</b><p>No, I’m not talking about entering any kind of data …

Ethereum, Not Bitcoin, Deserves to Be the World's Most Valuable Cryptocurrency -- Here's Why

Smart contracts and the Ethereum Virtual Machine make all the difference.<p>Despite its recent correction, the cryptocurrency market has done things …

Kodak announces its own cryptocurrency and watches stock price skyrocket

Kodak stock jumps 60 percent after the surprise announcement<p>There’s a growing list of companies that have added language about blockchain or cryptocurrency into their names and mission statements, and it makes sense. Companies that do so see their stocks rise in value afterward. The latest company …

Cryptocurrency

What happens when governments get into cryptocurrency

Russia is working on a government-run cryptocurrency. And they're not alone.<p>Governments around the world — including the U.S., China, Japan, Canada, …

Beginner’s guide series on cryptoassets

I put together a list of beginner’s guides that I’ve written on cryptoassets.<p>The target audience is people who know about Bitcoin and are looking to …