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15 wondrous examples of data visualization

<b>They say a picture is worth a thousand words.</b>Which must mean that data visualization is worth an indeterminate amount of numbers... right?Regardless, …

Data Visualization

Workday Buys Big Data Specialist Platfora to Strengthen Cloud Financial Apps

Cloud HR software pioneer Workday (wday), which has been aggressively pitching its financial management applications, is buying big data analysis …

Free data visualization with Microsoft Power BI: Your step-by-step guide

Microsoft has jumped into the free, self-service data analysis space with Power BI.<p>Power BI offers basic data wrangling capabilities similar to …

The top 10 strategies to turn data into actionable analytics

Leading digital analytics experts share how to effectively use data and analyticsThe number of data sources that are available is growing every day. …

Digital Marketing

An Easy-To-Understand Climate Change Visualization

You can really see the "spiraling" part of spiraling out of control.<p>Climate change is a apparently really hard for some people understand, and perhaps in hopes of helping them get there, Open Climate Data has released some fascinating and frightening new visualizations of climate data.<p>It's really …

This Chart Debunks One of the Biggest Myths About Hillary Clinton

It's no secret that politicians lie. But Hillary Clinton's reputation for doing so more than others is probably overblown, according a data …

Salford Systems CART to automatically generates accurate predictive models - Compare Reviews, Features, Pricing in 2018

Salford Systems CART is a user friendly classification and regression tree software. CART produces the most reliable classification and prediction …

Have We Uploaded Enough Data To Create Digital Copies Of Ourselves?

An AI scientist is creating personal assistant bots that stand in for human beings by analyzing everything a person has done online.<p>In an episode of the British dystopian sci-fi show <i>Black Mirror</i>, titled “Be Right Back,” a man who dies in a car crash leaves behind enough social media and other data …

Empowering Growth Hackers with Big Data

To improve their growth rates, some up-and-coming companies are turning to a pursuit known as growth hacking. Growth hacking brings together the …

​Here's the truth about the 'Armageddon' asteroid

But despite what you might have read online, this <i>isn't</i> an asteroid on a collision path to destroy Earth, and NASA isn't sending a probe there to try to figure out how to stop it smashing into us.<p>In fact, despite multiple headlines claiming that this is an "Armageddon asteroid," Bennu's likelihood …

NASA investigator warns of asteroid that could hit Earth causing 'immense suffering and death'

THE Bennu can be seen every six years from Earth but, in 2135, it's expected to pass between us and the moon - which could tweak its orbit and set it …

The Islamic State likes America’s ‘dumb’ gun laws, defector says

"Dumb."<p>That's how the Islamic State views America's lax gun laws, according to one former recruit who traveled to Syria to join the group.<p>Speaking to the New York Times's Rukmini Callimachi, Harry Sarfo was characterizing how the group would approach attacks on foreign soil differently in the …

Guns

Turned off by Trump and Clinton? Vote for a Transhumanist for President!

Did you know there is a Transhumanist Party, which has a candidate in the current U.S. Presidential race?<p>Transhumanism espouses the transformation of …

Singularity

This week in space: Ceres, Io, and an interesting answer to the Fermi paradox - ExtremeTech

By on August 5, 2016 at 11:00 am<p>This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use.<p>From exoplanet research and Io’s …

New climate modeling shows Venus may have once been habitable - ExtremeTech

By on August 5, 2016 at 4:00 pm<p>This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use.<p>It’s hard to imagine a …

Astronomy

Another Earth? Kepler astronomers pinpoint likeliest candidates

Looking for another Earth? An international team of researchers has pinpointed which of the more than 4,000 exoplanets discovered by NASA’s Kepler …

Smithsonian

NASA captures comet making suicide run at the sun

The SOHO solar observatory happened to catch a sungrazing space snowball in its brave final moments.<p>So-called sungrazer comets are the daredevils of the cosmos attempting, like Icarus or Queen Margaery Tyrell, to fly high and tight by the sun without getting burned. This week, ESA and NASA's Solar …

Astronomy

Saturn Gets Warped! NASA Spots Bizarre Bend in Rings

A bizarre new photo captured by NASA's Cassini spacecraft shows a strange bend in Saturn's two outermost rings.<p>The apparent bend in Saturn's A and F …

New Moon in Cancer Brings Big Changes

The New Moon cycle begins in the sign of the water snake on August 2, 2016 at 1:45 p.m. PDT, and this month will bring a number of major astrological …

Astrology