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Sept. 11 Legacy: One Endless War Against Many Radical Enemies

In the quarter-century from the end of the Vietnam War in the 1970s until Sept. 11, 2001, the United States rarely went to war, and when it did, the conflicts were so brief they were measured in days. The Gulf War in 1991 lasted 43 days. Airstrikes in the former Yugoslavia in 1995 went on for 22 …

War

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Slightly More Than 100 Exceptional Works of Journalism

This fantastic nonfiction from 2015 is still worth discovering and pondering today.<p>Each year, I keep a running list of exceptional nonfiction that I encounter as I publish The Best of Journalism, an email newsletter that I curate weekly for its subscribers. This is my annual attempt to bring some …

Journalism

Entropy Explained

Let's translate this back to the physics world. We started off with energy unequally distributed between two solids. Then we put the solids together, …

Mary Meeker’s essential 2016 Internet Trends Report

The fastest way to learn everything going on in tech is to read this report. Kleiner Perkins partner Mary Meeker has become a legend for publishing these compilations of the most critical stats and trends about how technology is evolving. From the funding climate to smartphone adoption to the tech …

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The Greatest Philosopher You've Never Heard Of

Let's be honest. When most of us talk about philosophy — the hard-core, name-dropping, theory-quoting kind — we're talking about a particular lineage that traces back to the Hellenistic Greeks.<p>But consider, for a moment, the fact that over the last few thousand years there've been a whole lot of …

Western Philosophy

A Harvard Business School professor shares 3 ways to win a negotiation before you even start talking

Since I'm always looking for the crucial tools that empower people to succeed, this caught my eye.<p>Negotiating is an Achilles heel for many, but it's a key part of most situations. So how can we better prepare to take control of the game and win it?<p>Professor Malhotra is a seasoned negotiator who has …

Leadership

18 Photos The World Needs To See To Understand How Beautiful Spain Really Is

For every villain, we've got a hundred heroes.

20 questions to detect fake data scientists

Now that the Data Scientist is officially the sexiest job of the 21st century, everyone wants a piece of the pie.<p>That means there are a few data …

Data Science

The 2015 list of visualization lists

Yes, you are already bombarded with lists of everything of 2015. But this list actually helps you to select what lists to read: it is the meta list …

Time Management

'We know so little about so much': Robert Newman talks skulls, science and psychology

The comedian talks us through why Freud was was wrong, Isaac Newton’s brain capacity and why thinking of the brain as a ‘wet computer’ is an error<p>I discovered Rob Newman’s comedy when I was 16. His shows were relentless: packed full of quotes, arguments, anger, history, philosophy and, above all, …

Box Office

The Data Science Industry: Who Does What

The fine folks at DataCamp, a great site for learning data science right in your browser, have come up with another great infographic. This time it …

Data Science

How To Eliminate 90% Of Your Regret And Anxiety By Thinking Like A Roman Emperor

Do you know what Steve Jobs, John D. Rockefeller, Amelia Earhart, and Ulysses S. Grant have in common?<p>They each possessed the talent of turning …

Motivation

Analytics 3.0

Artwork: Chad Hagen, Nonsensical Infographic No. 5, 2009, digital<p>Those of us who have spent years studying “data smart” companies believe we’ve already lived through two eras in the use of analytics. We might call them BBD and ABD—before big data and after big data. Or, to use a naming convention …

How to Pass a Job Interview. Vocabulary Words You Should Know. - learn English,communication,english

<b>11 tips for job interview success</b><p>Be prepared. Be precise. Be nice at the first look. Be positive. Be well-balanced. Be communicative. Be structured. …

The Disruption Uber Has Brought To The Taxi Business Is Coming To Trucking

In the U.S., over 70 percent of all freight movement is hauled by trucks of various types and sizes. Needless to say, any improvements in freight efficiencies will have a cascading positive impact on all corners of the world’s largest and most dynamic economy. The last time the U.S. transportation …

Trucking

Create a Conversation, Not a Presentation

Nicholas Blechman for HBR<p>When I worked as a consultant, I was perennially guilty of “the great unveil” in presentations—that tendency to want to save key findings for the last moment and then reveal them, expecting a satisfying moment of awe. My team and I would work tirelessly to drive to the …

Management
Internet of Things

A visual introduction to machine learning

In machine learning, computers apply <b>statistical learning</b> techniques to automatically identify patterns in data. These techniques can be used to make …

Machine Learning

7 Mistakes Smart People Make

Being smart is a huge leg up in life, but it’s not a golden ticket. Intelligent people, despite their natural gifts, can, and often do, end up …

The Actionable Guide to Doing Better Semantic Keyword Research #BrightonSEO (with KNIME)

For a detailed recap: http://pshapi.ro/SemanticKWR<p>My BrightonSEO presentation...<p>1st Half: What is semantic search and why does it matter to SEOs.<p>2nd Half: Using KNIME to do semantic keyword research using SERP and Twitter data.

Ten Little Algorithms, Part 4: Topological Sort

Today we’re going to take a break from my usual focus on signal processing or numerical algorithms, and focus on a type of algorithm that, although …

Social Media Analytics For Dummies: A Tutorial

Social media monitoring is one of the keys to your success online.<p>Without examining social media analytics and assessing the performance of your …

Silicon Valley’s Dirty Secret

Silicon valley has a dirty secret. Everybody in the valley knows about this secret, many people outside of the valley know about this secret, and …

Roughly 100 Fantastic Pieces of Journalism

Exceptional nonfiction stories from 2014 that are still worth encountering today<p>Each year, I keep a running list of exceptional nonfiction that I encounter as I publish The Best of Journalism, an email newsletter that I send out once or twice a week. This is my annual attempt to bring some of those …

Journalism

4 Great Resources for Presenting Your Data Creatively | Inc.com

Having the technical know-how to bring quantitative visions into beautiful, understandable focus is not only a sought-after skill among employers, but it's really important for making sense out of the oceans of data we're all swamped with each day. What you may see as attractive and intuitive on …

Data Visualization

7 Interview Questions That Determine Emotional Intelligence

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Determining who you hire for a job plays a big part in forming your company's culture and ensuring its future success. Selecting informative interview questions can be a key factor in finding the right employees -- as well as weeding out …

Employment