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Beyond Academia.edu: Taking Control of Your Online Presence

Consider these free, open-source tools when you create and collaborate online.<p>PCMag reviews products independently, but we may earn affiliate …

Topic Modelling of Historical Languages in R | Digital Humanities

<b>Topic Modelling of Historical Languages in R</b><p>By Thomas Köntges<p>This is a quick note and introduction to topic-modelling historical languages in R and …

How the maths of network resilience could help us preserve at-risk ecosystems

Ecosystems

Network Analysis of Shakespearean Tragedies: INFOGRAPHIC

What’s your favorite tragedy by <b>William Shakespeare</b>? <b>Martin Grandjean</b>, a designer, has created an infographic to examine some of The Bard’s most …

The Digital in the Humanities: An Interview with Franco Moretti

<i>FOR AT LEAST THE PAST DECADE, the term “digital humanities” (DH) has captured the imagination and the ire of scholars across American universities.</i> …

Obama’s Precision Medicine Initiative Is The Ultimate Big-Data Project

Curing both rare diseases and common cancers doesn’t just require new research, but also linking all the data that researchers already have.<p>Modern medicine is incredibly data-intensive, especially now that doing a full genetic sequencing of every patient is becoming affordable and more prevalent. …

The planet’s history of violence over 4,000 years in one simple map

Search the interactive map to see where major battles in history have occurred and the 'bloodiest' parts of the world<p>A new ‘geography of violence’ map reveals where in the world major battles in the past 4,000 years have taken place.<p>The interactive journey through 'every battle' has been created …

Just because an important event happened at an inflection point, you cannot infer that it is the cause of that inflection

When facing simplistic charts like the one below your brain should scream “confounding!” In other words: there are too many ignored variables here to …

Employment

Just Launched! — New Aha! Visual Charting Tool

We are excited to announce the launch of our new visual Aha! Chart tool which allows you to create visual reports based on all of your product …

Data Visualization

Welcome

Visualize Your Data<p>Because of its unique approach, NodeBox is ideal for rapid data visualization. NodeBox can import many data formats such as Excel …

OECD Regional Well-Being - How is life?

OECD Regional Well-Being:<br>A Closer Measure of Life<p>How does your region perform when it comes to education, environment, safety and other topics …

The Stuff of Science Fiction: An Experiment in Literary History

Tempering scholarly approaches to the history of science fiction with fan perspectives and information visualization.

Scary New Ways the Internet Profiles You

Facebook, Google, and the other Internet titans have ever more sophisticated and intrusive methods of mining your data, and that’s just the tip of …

Text Mining #3

Over the last several years, there has been an increasing interest in large-scale, computational, quantitative investigations into European literary …

Machine Learning is Democratizing Big Data

Oleg Rogynskyy recently opined in Computer Weekly, “Before the emergence of today’s massive data sets, organisations primarily stored their data in …

Machine Learning

How the Branded Hashtag Emoji Is Taking Over Twitter

The hottest marketing technique on Twitter isn’t a viral cat video or a funny tweet from a celebrity endorser.<p>It’s something found on pretty much any …

An Open Source Reference Architecture For Real-Time Stock Prediction

There is a certain myth—that it is possible to apply AI and machine learning algorithms on a server farm, move to Hawaii, and let the machines trade …

IBM, Google Open Source Machine Learning Technology for Big Data Analytics

IBM followed Google's lead in donating machine learning technology to the open source community, providing developers with more resources for their …

Machine Learning

Here's the latest way science is predicting whether your relationship will last

From the way we sleep with our partners, to our social-media habits, to the idea of dating our friends and even formulas for falling in love, science …

Make light paintings on your iPhone with this amazing app

Light paintings are a fun technique, dating back to the 19th century and used by luminaries such as Pablo Picasso, Mark Rothko and Andy Warhol. By waving a light source, like a flashlight, in front of a camera set for a long exposure, you can seemingly create static paintings of light in mid …

Andy Warhol

8 Free Productivity Tools For Business Owners

For this post, we choose to put together a useful compilation for business owners and therefore, we have compiled 8 free to use productivity tools …

Productivity

14 billion years of history captured in one mesmerizing animation

Wikipedia, but much cooler.<p>This visualization was created by Matan Stauber from Israel’s Bezalel Academy of Arts and Design and is an interactive …

Great Depression

Data Is the Next Big Thing in Content Marketing

The diminishing effectiveness of conventional advertising and the rise of social media have led more and more brands to embrace content marketing. More and more companies are seeing themselves not just as advertisers, but as publishers, launching digital newsrooms, podcasts, and other forms of …