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Fixing big data's blind spot

Susan Athey wants to help machine-learning applications look beyond correlation and into root causes Read more

Machine Learning

You’re Doing Scrum Wrong, and Here’s How to Fix It

When the Manifesto for Agile Software Development was first published, it was not a process, but a set of guiding principles. Two of the core, …

Project Management

4 Areas to Look When Agile Isn’t Working In Your Organization

You’ve implemented Agile into your organization and hired professionals with Agile experience on their résumé to back it up. Yet, something is still …

2 Common Struggles Managers Face and How to Overcome Them

The most fulfilling part about my job is helping my team succeed, and I've learned over time that there are personal hurdles you have to overcome to make that happen.<p>I was at Logan Airport the other day buying lunch before my flight. In a rare occurrence, I used cash. The guy behind the counter - …

The 5 Biggest Networking Mistakes People Make

The opposite of networking is NOT working.<p>Becoming an effective networker takes time and effort. It requires you do your homework and step out of your comfort zone--and many of us, even experienced executives, still have a hard time doing it well. As a business coach, I often remind people of the …

Meeting Design: Agile Style Daily Scrum

Kevin Hoffman is the master of meetings. In his new book <i>Meeting Design</i> from Rosenfeld Media, Kevin lays out exactly how to take on meetings as a …

Project Management

Let's dig into Scrum Agile method

What is Scrum Agile?<p>The term "Agility" defines project management principles that counteract more traditional paradigms, such as "Cycle V" or …

Project Management

R or Python? Python or R? The ongoing debate.

(This article was first published on <b> R – TomazTsql</b>, and kindly contributed to R-bloggers)On every SQL community event, where there could be a cluster …

Overfitting vs. Underfitting: A Conceptual Explanation

<b>An example-based framework of a core data science concept</b><p>Say you want to learn English. You have no prior knowledge of the language but you’ve heard …

How A New Twist On An Old School Paper Notebook Can Help You Be More Productive In 2018 | Inc.com

Given the central role technology has in our digital age, there is always a lot of hype around the best new laptop. Some boast about their notebooks being the best for small business. Others speak to how their laptop notebooks are the best fit for your niche work, whether that be a cloud based …

Productivity

What To Do And Say To Get Buy-In For Your New Idea

<b>Part of the new series “Communicating Powerfully for Success”</b><p>If you’ve worked in the business world for any length of time, you’ve gone for some big things including new jobs, promotions, plum projects, funding for your new business, and support for an important initiative.<p>And one of the most …

Leadership

We Studied 100 Mentor-Mentee Matches — Here’s What Makes Mentorship Work

When First Round launched its Mentorship Program in 2016, we didn’t know what to expect. We’d heard from a number of people in our community that …

Logistic regression

title<p>date<p>slug<p>categories<p>images<p>Building a neural network from scratch in R<p>2018-01-09T10:00:00+00:00<p>neural-network<p>R<p>/img/2018/hotdog.jpg<p>Neural networks …

Deep Learning

5 Simple Daily Activities That Will Help You Manage Stress and Sleep Well in 2018 | Inc.com

It never fails. We fantasize that we'll turn the calendar on December 31, and magically, all of the "stuff" that stressed us out will disappear. We're especially delusional when we check out for a holiday break, until we abruptly re-enter reality with a crash landing.<p>Now that we're solidly into …

Productivity

The 9 Best Leadership Books to Buy in 2018

The 9 Best Leadership Books to Buy in 2018<p>Our favorite books will help you become a better leader<p>Updated February 04, 2018<p>Alexander the Great once …

The 10 Most Popular Courses on Coursera in 2017 (and 2,000 Courses You Can Take for Free in January, 2018)

Back in 2012, Coursera started offering MOOCS (Massive Open Online Courses) to the world at large. And they've since amassed some 28 million …

Can you solve it? Do your nut with the squirrel puzzle

Happy New Year guzzlers!<p>Today’s first problem concerns squirrels. Have a nibble - it’s not too hard a nut to crack.<p><i>The Squirrel King has buried the Golden Acorn beneath one of the squares in this 6x6 grid.</i> <i>Three squirrels - Black, Grey and Red - are each standing on a square in the grid, as</i> …

Squirrels

A step-by-step guide to get richer, healthier, and happier in 31 days

If you don't yet have a plan for 2018, you might be in trouble.<p>Lucky for you, we've already made a plan for you. Above is our 31-day guide to starting off a healthy, wealthy, happy year. Each day is accompanied by a task, along with a quick explanation, below, of why it's important.<p>Read on to find …

11 Brilliant Books To Help You Start Your 2018 Off Right

• Grazia<br>• Life<br>• Books<p>by The Debrief | 01 01 2018<p>Forget the strain of 2017, we're starting the new year with a fresh, positive state of mind<p>The start of the …

Happiness

6 Great Business Books to Read in 2018 | Inc.com

Want to know about some of the great business books coming out in 2018? I receive tons of advance copies from publishers and authors, and here are some of my favorites that will be released in the next few months.<p>(If you see a few books you like, consider pre-ordering instead of waiting until the …

Stephen King

15 Inspiring Podcasts For Professionals Of Every Stripe

The podcast has quickly risen from a novelty medium to an increasingly popular and informative form of content. In fact, Edison Research found that 42 million Americans – or 15% of the population – listen to podcasts on a weekly basis, at an average rate of five per week.<p>Of course, there are only …

Self-improvement

9 Terrible Habits You Need to Stop Immediately

Author Tim Ferriss suggests some common bad habits you should definitely add to your not-to-do-list.<p>Perhaps you’ve heard of a “not-to-do list.” CEOs …

Work Smarter, Not Harder: 10 Ways to Be More Effective at Work | Inc.com

Regardless of your job or industry, there aren't always enough hours in the day to get everything done. As a result, you constantly feel like you're always behind. And that's just not good for your productivity or your health.<p>So, what's the answer? Work more hours?<p>Not necessarily. As Bob Sullivan …

Time Management

Best Online Classes for Job Skills - MIT Technology Review

In 2017, people flocked to online classes about artificial intelligence, cryptocurrency, and data analytics. In 2018, expect more of the same, say …

Machine Learning

What Makes a Genius? The World's Greatest Minds Have One Thing in Common

Being a genius is different than merely being supersmart. Smart people are a dime a dozen, and many of them don’t amount to much. What matters is …

A Study of 55 of the World's Biggest Companies Found the Most Collaborative Teams Do These 5 Things | Inc.com

Now more than ever, collaboration has become the keystone of successful businesses. But as your company grows, working together becomes harder. As teams diverge, getting buy-in, support, and even just clear lines of communication become a struggle.<p>After studying 55 of the largest teams from …

Management

How To Ask More Powerful Questions

“I got this.”<p>This was my go-to line when I knew what I was doing and wanted to get my boss off my back. What I couldn’t see was how it highlighted a major mistake. I wasn’t evaluating the situation, I wasn’t asking questions. I assumed I knew all the answers, and I was usually wrong.<p>I didn’t …

Self-improvement

6 Simple Ways to Reclaim Your Time in 2018 | Inc.com

Do you ever feel like time is slipping away from you? Well, you aren't alone.<p>Many of us wish we had just a few more hours every day to accomplish the things we need to get done. Sadly, there is no magical way to add more hours to the day. However, you can learn to take back the time you do …

Time Management

11 Things Organized and Productive People Do Every Day

These simple, time-proven techniques will help you become more organized and productive.<p>We often confuse being productive with working as fast as we …

Productivity