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Hitting 'The Number' In Retirement

Posted by Jack Tierney, Head of UIT Investment Policy and Governance on Apr 17, 2018, in Investing Essentials<p>Your portfolio balance, your budget and …

Investing

Refining The 4% Withdrawal Rule

Retirees can live through horrific market conditions using a combination of dividends and principal for living expenses.<p>A spreadsheet tool that …

Retirement

UC Berkeley Is Offering Data Science, Its Fastest-Growing Course Ever, for Free Online

It's worth passing along a message from UC Berkeley. According to its news service, the "fastest-growing course in UC Berkeley’s history — …

UC Berkeley

Have Wearables Found Their True Killer App?

So far, wearable technology has consisted almost exclusively of fitness trackers and smart watches. There's cooler stuff coming, right?

Artificial Intelligence

Retirement – can you make your pension last at least 20 years?

The government should be providing a low-cost service to manage your retirement funds<p>This week millions of workers will be forced to save more into a pension, as “auto-enrolment” takes a 3% cut from pay packets, and employers are obliged to chip in a further 2% of salary. Next year it will rise to …

Retirement

MMT Failing Miserably in Brazil

The "we owe it to ourselves" MMT nonsense failed in Japan and Venezuela. Brazil is an excellent case to watch.

Social Security

4 Retirement Rules to Live By

You could lose 50% of your savings if you don't follow this rule for retirement account withdrawals.<p>Retirement means no longer dealing with the daily …

Retirement

Here's The Biggest Threat To The Economy And The Bull Market

It's been an eventful start to the year, with numerous risks popping up that many fear could trigger a recession and bear market.<p>While fears of trade …

Federal Reserve

10 Best ETFs to Buy for Beginners

If you’re just starting to invest your money, exchange-traded funds (ETFs) are one of the best places to begin. Like mutual funds, these instruments …

Investing

Team creates the world's first formic acid-based fuel cell

Clean energy costs will be equal or less than fossil fuels by 2020, while renewable energy sources will meet 40 percent of global energy demand by …

Hydrogen

Fundamentals of Data Visualization

17 Choosing the right visualization software<p>Throughout this book, I have purposefully avoided one critical question of data visualization: How do we …

How To Learn R, Part 1: Learn From A Master Data Scientist’s Code

(This article was first published on <b> business-science.io - Articles</b>, and kindly contributed to R-bloggers)The R programming language is a powerful …

Data Science

Naive Bayes Classification with Sklearn

Naive Bayes Classification With SklearnThis <b>tutorial</b> details <b>Naive Bayes classifier</b> algorithm, its <b>principle</b>, <b>pros & cons</b>, and provides an example of a</b> …

Data Science

A Step-by-Step Guide to learn Advanced Tableau - for Data Science and Business Intelligence Professionals

Introduction<p>See the data. Show the visual. Tell the story. Engage the audience.<p>Tableau is one of the most popular Data Visualization tools used by …

Data Visualization

Scientists detect signal from ‘cosmic dawn,’ when stars first lit up the universe

For the first time, scientists have detected a signal from “cosmic dawn” — the moment when the universe's earliest stars emerged.<p>The signal, reported Wednesday in the journal Nature, is little more than a blip in the radio echo of that ancient era, as difficult to detect as the wingbeat of a …

Universe

How Blockchain And Batteries Flipped A Power-Line Developer To Microgrids

Ed Krapels is a curious sort of electrical-transmission developer who thinks we don’t need to develop more transmission.<p>“We need less transmission in the future, but we need better-located and better-sited transmission,” the founder and CEO of Boston-based Anbaric Development Partners told me last …

Vocabulary

These are the best books for learning modern statistics—and they’re all free

Statistics came well before computers. It would be very different if it were the other way around.<p>The stats most people learn in high school or college come from the time when computations were done with pen and paper. “Statistics were constrained by the computational technology available at the …

Tech companies should stop pretending AI won’t destroy jobs - MIT Technology Review

I took an Uber to an artificial-­intelligence conference at MIT one recent morning, and the driver asked me how long it would take for autonomous …

Artificial Intelligence

World's first solar fuels reactor for night passes test

Solar powered chemistry has one downfall -- reactions stop at night. Now scientists have a solution.<p>International solar thermal energy researchers …

Where do Americans stand on early retirement?

Many of us would love to retire early. But whether we get to depends on the choices we make during our working years.<p>Countless folks hope to retire early so they can enjoy the flexible lifestyle that comes with not having a full-time job. Now when we talk about retiring early, that concept can run …

Retirement

Charging ahead: how Australia is innovating in battery technology

Lithium-ion remains the most widespread battery technology in use today, thanks to the fact that products that use it are both portable and …

Clean Energy

Health Care Gets Innovative With VR: 5 Ways It's Being Used in the Medical Field | Inc.com

Many people think virtual reality (VR) is just about strapping on a high-tech headset and playing a game purely for entertainment.<p>Those who are more in tune with recent advancements might have heard about how brands are starting to find success with VR marketing, or how VR can be used to make an …

Virtual Reality

How To Create An Architecture Portfolio in Virtual Reality

A portfolio is the standard way for architects to show their work  and their style, process and brand. Over the last decade, portfolios have evolved …

Experimental AR projection system lets surgeons see ‘through’ a patient’s skin

Imagine if surgeons or other clinicians were able to more easily see their patients’ internal anatomy without having to cut into them. That’s the …

Medical Technology

The Best of AI: New Articles Published This Month (January 2018)

10 data articles handpicked by the Sicara team, just for youWelcome to the 1st edition of the year of <b>our best and favorite articles in AI that were</b> …

Machine Learning

The Periodic Table of Blockchain

<i>Dr. Pavel Kravchenko holds a PhD in technical sciences and is the founder of Distributed Lab.</i><p>For many years, people used to believe that the Earth …

Blockchain

Artificial intelligence gets smarter at predicting what's coming next

Large-scale data gathering and quantum leaps in processing power have set the table for major advancement in artificial intelligence. Yet there’s a …

‘Volumetric Display’: A Device That Creates 3D Image In Space, More Realistic Than Holograms [Video]

The <i>Stars Wars</i> scene such as the R2-D2 beaming a 3D image of Princess Leia into thin air could soon be in reality with the discovery of the …

A Simple Introduction to ANOVA (with applications in Excel)

Introduction<p>Buying a new product or testing a new technique but not sure how it stacks up against the alternatives? It’s an all too familiar …

Data Science

Intermediate Tableau guide for data science and business intelligence professionals

Introduction<p><i>The greatest value of a picture is when it forces us to notice what we never expected to see.</i> – John W. Tukey<p>Let’s assume that you have …

Databases