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A Crash Course in Data Science

• <b>Video:</b> About Your Instructors• <b><br>Reading:</b> Specialization Textbook• <b><br>Reading:</b> Grading• <b><br>Reading:</b> Pre-Course Survey• <b><br>Video:</b> What is Data Science?• <b><br>Reading:</b> …

Read These 16 Powerful, Important Books Written By Immigrant Authors

Stories of humanity that have come from all over the world.<p>For the moment, justice has put a hold on Donald Trump's executive order preventing people from seven Muslim-majority countries and refugees from entering the United States. That this order showed prejudice and unwarranted fear of outsiders …

The world's best hidden beaches: Trang archipelago, Thailand

While popular Thai destinations such as Koh Samui and Phuket stagger under the weight of development, these southern islands retain a sleepy, tropical charm<p>Best hidden beaches in Cape Town<p>Haad Farang (Haad Sai Yao), Koh Muk<p>Framed by jungle-draped limestone karsts, this small but striking bay has …

National Parks

Nothing Is Quite What It Seems In Surreal, Unsettling 'Twenty Days'

I read it like a memoir. Like autobiography. Which, ideally, is the way it's supposed to be read, I suppose, but is also a dangerous way to let it into your head. The way it will mess with you most fully and inhabit your dreams. <i>The Twenty Days Of Turin</i> is a novel. There's no truth to it at all. But …

Books

Top 10 books about the apocalypse

Weaponised flu, hoax bombs that start exploding, totalitarian America and brain-thirsty zombies – here’s a flood of fictional world endings – and one that’s real<p>The apocalypse – the literal end of the world – has long captured humanity’s dark imagination. Is it because the end of life on Earth is …

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30 years of Culture: what are the top five Iain M Banks novels?

Our first image of Iain M Banks’s Culture universe is a man drowning in sewage: a stark precedent for what was to come. And 30 years after its first publication, Consider Phlebas remains a novel grimily opposed to the shiny rocketships and derring-do of most space opera. Banks broke the genre …

Science Fiction

Avoid Death by PowerPoint with 3 Tips From the Top TED Talks | Inc.com

Humans are visual creatures. MIT Neuroscientists have found that the brain can recognize images seen for as little as 13 milliseconds. In fact, web pages with images draw 94 percent more views than text-only sites. How can a speaker take advantage of this powerful way that the brain operates?<p>That's …

Public Speaking

John Cleese's 6 favorite books

<b>The Master and His Emissary by Iain McGilchrist</b> (Yale, $30).<p>This is probably the most interesting, most important book I've ever read. McGilchrist is …

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8 books on politics to read right now, from indie bookstore Politics & Prose

It’s been an eventful, chaotic few weeks in politics.<p>How best to understand all the changes going on? At the arts desk, we often turn to books for …

Books

Get Smarter in 2017. Here Are 5 Places to Educate Yourself Online (for Free) | Inc.com

What do you want to learn more about this year? Nanotechnology? Virtual reality? Bitcoin? How to protect democracy?<p>According to neuroscience professor Ken Kosik, adult education, or specifically engaging in challenging new learning experiences, encourages brain plasticity. And plasticity is …

Learning

When you learn this Buddhist master's 21 rules of life, you'll completely realign your priorities

Ever heard of Miyamoto Mushashi?<br>If not, he was an expert Japanese swordsman, Buddhist and ronin.<br>He became renowned through stories of incredible …

Spirituality

25 Great Leaders and the Books They Say Helped Them Find Success | Inc.com

If there is one leadership trait that gets listed more than any other it would have to be the willingness to read. Reading is where concentrated and thoughtful learning occurs so it's no wonder the greatest leaders read rather than getting their information from condensed sources like …

Books

9 books by black authors you need on your Black History Month reading list

Feb. 1 marks the beginning of Black History Month, a time devoted to honoring the history of black Americans as well as educating people about the …

I've Traveled to 70 Countries Solo—This Is the One Everyone Should Visit

Packing up your possessions, booking a ticket, and venturing to a foreign country on your own is one of the most daunting but liberating things you …

Should I Take a Probiotic? If So, Which One?

By Franziska Spritzler<p>Probiotics have received a lot of attention recently.<p>These living organisms have been credited with providing all kinds of …

11 Books To Help You Navigate Life At The Dawn Of Trump

Find refuge and tools for revolution in these words.<p>1. <i>The Fire This Time: A New Generation Speaks About Race</i>, Jesmyn Ward<p><b>Nonfiction</b><p>This collection of …

The 25 scariest movies of all time—and how to watch them online

When you think of the scariest movies of all time, what comes to mind? <i>The Exorcist</i>, <i>Texas Chainsaw Massacre</i>, <i>The Shining</i>, <i>Halloween</i>? These films are all …

So You Want to Read Dystopian Fiction: Here’s Where to Start

Consider this book your introduction to dystopiana. Believe it or not, <i>1984</i> is totally hot right now. There have been reports of retailers actually …

V for Vendetta, Fahrenheit 451, and five other books that reflect Trump's America

George Orwell’s Nineteen Eighty-Four has seen a surge in popularity since the election of Donald Trump, but other dystopian works of fiction are available. Following on from Alex Hern’s suggestions on Thursday, our readers offered the novels they think best capture the spirit of the times.<p>V for …

Donald Trump

10 New Books We Recommend This Week

Looking for an escape into the jungle? A revisit with Huck Finn? A deep dive into the origins of ISIS or a rousing defense of the Obama administration? Then this is your week, reader. Some seriously great storytelling below.<p>Pamela Paul<br>Editor of The New York Times Book Review<p><b>TRANSIT,</b> <i>by Rachel Cusk.</i></i> …

Books

20 short books worthy of your whole weekend

No luck on your New Year’s resolution to read more? Pick up one of these short titles and you can call yourself well read by Monday morning<p><i>This</i> …

28 books to read in 2017

We're only in the first month of the new year, but this much is already clear: There are a lot of good books coming our way. From nonfiction that …

The 100 best nonfiction books: the story so far

As this <i>Guardian</i>-<i>Observer</i> list reaches its halfway mark with a gay Englishman and a polemical African American social scientist (Lytton Strachey and WEB Du Bois), having now plundered more than a century of Anglo-American prose, and with at least two more centuries to come, it’s a good moment to …

Literature

50 Profound Buddha Quotes That Will Crack Your Idea of Reality Wide Open

If you want to see the best Buddha quotes in one place, then you’ll LOVE this post.<br>I’ve personally gone through hundreds of Buddha quotes to pick out …

Spirituality

86 Books Barack Obama Has Recommended During His Presidency

After an eventful and historic run, Barack Obama’s final term as president comes to a close on January 20. One of the legacies he will leave behind …

Books

Love and Be Loved, and Other Life Lessons from Alan Mulally | Inc.com

You wouldn't think you'd learn lessons about being a better mother from an executive. But that's exactly what happened when I met Alan Mulally at the 100 Coaches seminar run by Marshall Goldsmith. Alan is the legendary Ford Company CEO who was responsible for turning the auto giant from the brink …

Wall Street

Every book Barack Obama recommended during (and after) his presidency

Whether he was reading to kids at the White House, hitting up local bookstores on Black Friday, or giving recommendations to his daughters, former …

Listing a winter's worth of movies

Below are the films opening theatrically through April 21. Release dates and other details are subject to change. Sadly, "Attack of the Lederhosen Zombies" (Jan. 13) and "My Entire High School is Sinking Into the Sea" (2017 TBA) fall outside this window.<p>Jan. 20<p><b>Alone in Berlin</b><p>After their son is …

Universal Pictures

6 chilling books with troubled narrators

<i>English writer Joanne Harris recommends six works of fiction narrated by unsettling characters.</i><p><b>The Wasp Factory by Iain Banks</b> (Simon & Schuster, $15).<p>…

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