Jacob Ferlin

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Viz Palette: The Ultimate Tool For Anyone Who Works With Color

Two data viz specialists at Netflix have published a new color analysis tool that anyone can use.<p>Humans are visual creatures, and today, when the national conversation is framed by data-driven topics like climate change, data security, and gerrymandering, data visualization has never been more …

Data Visualization

Viz Palette for Data Visualization Color

Earlier this month, Susie Lu and I released Viz Palette, a tool to help data visualization designers evaluate and improve their palettes. It shows …

Data Visualization

Parse Exception in ElasticSearch

I'm learning about elastic search and I am trying to retrieve data based on a field value in the table.I have the table (MySQL) "code" which has a …

ElasticSearch

Convert Any* JavaScript Library into a React Native Component

Creating a Expo-friendly Reusable Component by Wrapping a JS Library into a React Component with No Native Code.<p>Introduction<p>This post is a …

JavaScript

Jquery Focus on dropdown is not functioning

I have trouble trying to figure out the dropdown for my list.It is similar to ul li:hover ul li.What im trying to figure out is like ul li:focus ul …

UX Design

Efficient random generator for very large range (in python)

I am trying to create a generator that returns numbers in a given range that pass a particular test given by a function foo. However I would like the …

Python Programming

class with unlimited arguments scala

Is there anyway to create a Scala class which is an object Array , that has an undefined number of objects in the array.for example I can do what I …

Scala

Parsing a textfile with scala

I al currently learning scala and I want to perform the following task : I have the following textfile as input : 10 location String 10 age String 10 …

Scala

You Don’t Have a Career — You Have a Life

And 10 more career and life lessons passed down to me by people you walk by everyday<p><b>“It’s the possibility of having a dream come true that makes life</b> …

Self-improvement

Extensive GraphQL Testing in 3 minutes

You look outside the window and see the clouds crawling on by while you take a sip of your morning coffee and ask yourself:<p>“How exactly do I test my …

JavaScript

Programatically generate R markdown code chunk

I'm creating a tutorial that involves telling the reader what to put into a file we'll call utils.R. The user would get the tutorial as an HTML file. …

Python Programming

Watch how quickly humans are changing the planet in these animations of NASA satellite images

From rising sea levels to an increase in wildfires.<p>A new website, EarthTime, aims to shows how humans have dramatically changed the planet — such as how glaciers are melting and where refugees are migrating — through time-lapse satellite photos.<p>The site’s interactive maps use images taken by NASA …

Time-lapse Photography

7 Books to Grasp Mathematical Foundations of Data Science and Machine Learning

<b>By Ajit Jaokar, FutureText and Oxford.</b><p>Most people learn Data Science with an emphasis on Programming. However, to be truly proficient with Data …

Machine Learning

27 Side Dishes to Go with Whatever You Grilled for Dinner

Summer is prime grilling season. Any main course you make in the presence of a smoky flame immediately takes on the taste of the season, but the real …

Cooking

BlackJack Application with JavaScript

A few weeks ago I wrote an article about calculating the probability of certain outcomes in BlackJack using Python. If you want to read that article, …

JavaScript

What is git rebase?

You can think of git commits like a long chain. Each time you make a commit, you add one more link in the chain. The problem is that sometimes that …

Software Development

How to develop a stock market analytical tool using Shiny and R

I’ve been developing once an analytical tool for analyzing the Russian stock market. The purpose was building CAPM for stocks that are included in …

Data Visualization

Want An A Team? It's All About Learning Curves

Most leaders want to be liked and respected. They also want to inspire high performance. Fortunately, both are possible simultaneously.<p>But it doesn’t happen without mindful attention to <i>engagement</i>. And engagement is all about learning curves.<p>Backed by more than 20 years of research, consulting and …

Leadership

88 IoT and Public Big Data Datasets: Finance, Insurance + More [2018]

Discover 88 incredible public datasets to use in your next data science and IoT project. Includes datasets in the public domain useful to law, …

Big Data

The Power of Leaders Who Focus on Solving Problems

In front of a packed room of MIT students and alumni, Vivienne Ming is holding forth in a style all her own. “Embrace cyborgs,” she calls out, as she clicks to a slide that raises eyebrows even in this tech-smitten crowd. “<i>Really</i>. Fifteen to 25 years from now, cognitive neuroprosthetics will …

Leadership

10 free tools for creating infographics, images and more

In the world of PR and marketing, visuals rule.<p>You can boost interest and engagement with your social media and blog posts by adding compelling …

Infographics

Bayesian Linear Regression in Python: Using Machine Learning to Predict Student Grades Part 1

Exploratory Data Analysis, Feature Selection, and Benchmarks<p>Even after struggling with the theory of Bayesian Linear Modeling for a couple weeks and …

Data Science

Chores for Toddlers: What Parents Need to Know for Success

Toddlers can handle having chores – parents just need to start small, be consistent and have low expectations about the finished product.<p>By<p>Apr 21 …

Kids

Here’s a Simple Explainer on How to Use the Powerful Curves Adjustment in Photoshop (VIDEO)

Curves might be one of the most important yet most misunderstood adjustment tools in all of Photoshop. Because Curves is so key to tweaking the tones …

Tutorials

My husband and I use this budget spreadsheet to manage our money, and it completely changed our lives

Two years ago, my husband and I were living in Manhattan and struggling to make ends meet. We had more money going out than coming in, and we knew we needed a way to do better when it came to managing our finances.<p>So, my husband, like the total Type A personality he is, turned to Excel to fix our …

Personal Finance

Palantir Knows Everything About You

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Silicon Valley

Machine Learning’s ‘Amazing’ Ability to Predict Chaos

Half a century ago, the pioneers of chaos theory discovered that the “butterfly effect” makes long-term prediction impossible. Even the smallest …

Machine Learning

10 essential extensions for VS Code

I've been using Visual Studio Code as my main code editor for more than two years now. I used to work with Sublime Text, which was an amazing …

Web Development

Stop Buying Tangerines. Plant Them In A Flowerpot And You Will Always Have Hundreds Of Organic Tangerines!

Citrus reticulat is the Latin name for tangerines, or Mandarin oranges. This fruit is rich in nutrients, including vitamin C, B12, A, potassium, and …

Gardening

Smart People May Be Slightly Lazier, According to Science

The next time you find yourself skipping the gym in favor of snoozing on the porch, consider this: maybe you’re just too smart to be an exercise …

Country Lifestyle