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Aspiring Data Scientists! Learn the basics with these 7 books!

In the last few years I spent a significant time with reading books about Data Science. I found these 7 books the best. These <b>together</b> are a very …

HugeDomains.com - TweetAdvise.com is for sale (Tweet Advise)

Hurry - once it's sold this opportunity will be gone!<p>Besides being memorable, .com domains are unique: This is the one and only .com name of it's …

6 Books Every Data Professional Needs

You’ll find a large selection of books available on the topic of data analytics and business intelligence, but how do you know which ones will best …

Big Data

Great data visualization tools for communicators and marketers

Some of the most exciting content published today includes data visualization.<p>More than just charts or graphs, today's tools allow journalists and …

Data Visualization

This Japanese Invention Means You Never Have to Leave Your Warm Bed

So we basically all need this for winter, right?<p>We're pretty sure the lightbulb moment behind the kotatsu came on a chilly, rainy morning. You know, one of those days where it takes every ounce of willpower to climb out of bed. This epic piece of furniture is the socially acceptable way to stay in …

Love Your Bathroom Forever: 9 Perfect Features

All those pretty photos on all those pretty home design websites are fun to click through — and maddening when it comes time to make bathroom …

Data Science Interview Questions

Source: Data Science: An Introduction<p>Our IT4BI Master studies finished, and the next logical step after graduation is finding a job. I was interested …

How to Give a Data-Heavy Presentation

<i>HBR STAFF</i><p>Data storytelling has become a powerful part of the communications toolkit, allowing both journalists and marketers to communicate key messages by using data and data visualization to drive articles, blog posts, and reports. But the power of data storytelling isn’t limited to written …

This Tiny Home On A Trailer Is Styled After Famous Wisconsin Vacation Cottages: the new Escape Traveler

The Escape Traveler – a tiny home on trailer – is designed to look like “prairie style” cottages at the famous couples only Canoe Bay Resort in …

Google Launches Cloud Datalab, An Interactive Tool For Exploring And Visualizing Data

Google today launched Cloud Datalab, a new interactive developer tool for exploring, analyzing and visualizing data with just a few clicks. As Google tells us, the service is meant to help developers “get insights from raw data and explore, share and publish reports in a fast, simple and …

Japanese Woodworking Madness: A Three-Way Wood Joint

Imagine cutting this thing out by hand<p>Shinobu Kobayashi is a Japanese woodworker based in Australia, currently studying Scandinavian techniques in …

Best Data Science Online Courses

<b>By Brendan Martin, (LearnDataSci)</b>.<p><i>Editor: check also KDnuggets page for Online Education in Analytics, Big Data, and Data Science</i><p>The following is a …

Data Science

Programmatically create interactive Powerpoint slides with R

Powerpoint is a powerful application for creating presentations, and allows you to include all sorts of text, pictures, animations and interactivity …

Data Visualization

Tiny prefab Box homes go up in as little as a day

The Bert and May Group was inspired to design the Big Box home from its firm belief that everyone should have access to an affordable and sustainable …

Bothell’s Nike Hill home to regional FEMA headquarters

Chrysalis High School’s Dante Hays, won the 2018 Men’s Junior…<p>On March 28 & 29, the Woodinville Lions had our…<p>The Kingco 4A tourney has long been …

FEMA

Skype will soon have real-time translation built in for Windows desktops

Microsoft is starting with the desktop version of Skype for Windows 7, 8 and 10 PCs.<p>Microsoft is making good on its promise from earlier this year to broaden availability of its Skype real-time translation technology by integrating Skype Translator directly into the desktop version of Skype on …

Translation

OS X 10.11 El Capitan: The MacStories Review – MacStories - page 2

Force Touch<p>Apple has opened up new features and APIs to third-party developers as well, though OS X El Capitan is nowhere near as third-party-centric as watchOS 2 is.<p>New Force Touch APIs will let third-party developers take advantage of the new capabilities in Apple's latest Mac lineup. Developers …

MacBook Pro

Secure travel backpack may be pickpocket and thief proof

At first glance it looks like a conventional backpack — all curvy shoulder straps and a back-hugging central pouch. But upon closer inspection, something is not quite right: The zippers are missing — or at least it seems that way.<p>The bag contains multiple useful compartments. (Courtesy …

The Art and Science of Effective Dashboard Design | Microsoft Power BI Blog | Microsoft Power BI

<i>By Jen Underwood and Jaimie Fox</i><p>Dashboards can be a powerful way to communicate insights. All too often dashboard potential is not fully realized as a …

5 cognitive biases that are killing your decisions

<i>This post originally appeared on Crew blog.</i><p>It’s hard to accept that what holds us back from reaching our potential is all in our head.<p>While it may be a bit of a cliche, we really are our own worst enemies.<p>Maintaining a growth mindset isn’t a matter of walking up a staircase one small step at a …

4 Tips to Landing Your Dream Job in Big Data

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>It is no longer enough to apply for a data-driven job armed with an engineering degree and the ability to program. Over the past few years, big data has expanded outside of IT and business analytics and into departments as diverse as …

A first look at the Chinese operating system the government wants to replace Windows

Microsoft Windows is the dominant operating system in China, but the government is trying to encourage homegrown replacements. The most popular one is called NeoKylin. We gave it a whirl to see how the hottest China-made OS looks and feels.<p>NeoKylin is developed by China Standard Software, based in …

China

The Agile Product Manager vs. The Scrum Master

Agile methodologies and scrum teams are popping up everywhere. It all started with software development but agile approaches are now showing up in government, non-profits, and even in families. The idea is that any group with a shared purpose can benefit from flexibility, bottoms-up idea flow, …

No cost training to becoming a data scientist

Data Science

The 2015 Innovation By Design Awards Winners: Data Visualization

From improving classrooms to improving city politics, here’s 2015’s best work in data visualization.<p>We have more access to large swaths of information than ever, but it’s all but useless if it isn’t packaged and presented in way we can all understand. This has pushed data visualization into the …

5 Excellent Note Taking Apps for Your Mac

June 28, 2015<br>Text Edit is definitely an excellent Mac app for quickly capturing thoughts and ideas. It comes integrated with the OS X on your Mac and …

Note-Taking