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How to Get Your First Job in Data Science?

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Neuroscience says these five rituals will help your brain stay in peak condition

Thanks to improvements in medicine, more of us are living longer. That makes we have a heightened investment in making sure our brains stay in shape as we age, too. While an increased life expectancy will not necessarily lead to a higher incidence of cognitive disorders, Alzheimer’s alone is …

The Brain

The Most Important Skill in Data Science: Mining and Visualizing your Data

While data scientists have many resources in their tool belt, our research shows that proficiency with data mining and visualization tools …

Data Science

‘I witnessed the birth of Isis’: how one film-maker captured the horror of Iraq

Journalist Michael Ware spent seven years living in Iraq. His video diary, Only the Dead, records the carnage<p>At some point during this film from deep inside Iraq’s many wars, one asks oneself, shattered: “Do I need to watch this?” Jihadi executioners clear a pavement opposite a marketplace and …

Gung Ho

UBS: Globalisation is collapsing around us

This is according to analysts at UBS, who think it may lead to a "global war for capital," where countries with strong domestic funding win and those depending on foreign investment lose.<p>Here's UBS' Paul Donovan and Sophie Constable:<p>The globalisation of capital flows were as much a feature of the …

Has a rampaging AI algorithm really killed thousands in Pakistan?

A killer machine-learning algorithm guiding the U.S. drone program has killed thousands of innocent people according to some reports. What’s the truth?<p>A killer AI has gone on a rampage through Pakistan, slaughtering perhaps thousands of people. At least that’s the impression you’d get if you read …

Machine Learning

Here's the truth about the stock market in 16 charts

For this post, we're going to skip the laundry list of reasons why stocks might be getting whipsawed right now. Rather, we're gonna think longer term and bigger picture.<p>Every major sell-off in history has been accompanied by a mix of economic concerns, monetary policy shifts, geopolitical tensions, …

At some point the economy will jump from deflation to hyperinflation

"What do we stand for as a publishing business?" they asked.<p>"Who are we? How are we different from anyone else? What do we think that others don't?"<p>We are not the only publishers to offer opinions. And not the only ones with alternative points of view.<p>So, to answer these questions, let's look first …

The most egregious examples from the Chinese government’s long, sordid history of data-doctoring

To many, China’s announcement of better-than-expected 6.9% GDP growth for the third quarter confirmed a growing conviction. No, not that China’s economy was hardier than it seemed. Rather, that the Chinese government’s GDP data are more or less made up.<p>Of all of China’s official statistics, GDP is …

China

Scandal-Plagued Deutsche Bank Terminates Head Of I-Banking As Part Of Sweeping Restructuring

We first realized that something was off at Deutsche Bank in the summer of 2013, when long before the bank's unprecedented management, regulatory and …

Deutsche Bank

Opinion: Inflation is low because unemployment is still high

The main reason for today’s low rate of inflation is today’s low rate of unemployment. Wait a minute! This is not the way it’s supposed to work.<p>Most …

Economics

IMF's emerging markets warning is timely

An interest rate increase from the US Federal Reserve is a likely catalyst for the crisis in emerging markets the International Monetary Fund clearly fears<p>The world has turned full circle. In the early 1990s, the slow-burn financial crisis that came to a climax in 2008 had its origins in the …

The truth about China's dwindling war chest

Beijing is burning through its trillions of foreign exchange reserves. But is it really forcing 'quantitative tightening' on a limp global economy?<p>China is the world's largest creditor. Beijing's massive money reserves (it is still the largest holder foreign holder of US government debt) currently …

What Every Voter Should Know About Public Choice Theory

<b>...and Why It May Determine the Next President</b><p>If you really want to understand the unfolding presidential race, check out a little-known economic theory called "public choice." Public choice theory argues that economic self-interest is the driving force of politics. According to public choice …

What Types of Questions Can Data Science Answer

<b>By Brandon Rohrer, Facebook.</b><p>Machine learning (ML) is the motor that drives data science. Each ML method (also called an algorithm) takes in data, …