Jehad Nasser

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Big Data: Will We Soon No Longer Need Data Scientists?

The job of data scientist — the quintessential big data job, and the job that was just voted the best job in America for 2016 — is at risk.<p>Data scientists have been called “unicorns” because finding the right person with the right set of skills — including coding, statistics, machine learning, …

Big Data

Diabetes: can you really eat to beat it?

Converts to the bestselling blood sugar diet say you can. When one type 2 diabetic tried it, he reversed his condition. Four years on, is he still cured?<p>Just over four years ago, my GP gave me unwelcome news: I had type 2 diabetes. I was shocked. I didn’t match the stereotypical patient profile of …

Why We Can't Just Let Algorithms Be Algorithms

Picture this: you’re in a busy restaurant having a quiet meal with a friend. Suddenly, one of the patrons, obviously drunk, starts getting loud and obnoxious, going from table to table insulting the other diners. Within a minute or two, all of the other customers are very uncomfortable and wishing …

Time for Cleaning Up Your Social Media Accounts! - Small Business Trends

The sun is shining, the birds are chirping, and you’ve invested in rubber gloves and Clorox wipes. That’s right, it’s Spring cleaning season. There …

The Internet Of Things Is Coming, Hang On To Your Hats!

I recently completely a deep dive on the Internet of Things (IoT) space for one of my Red Rocket clients, and I was blown away with what I learned.<p>If we think the consumer internet as we know it is a big deal, IoT will become an even bigger deal, over time. Gartner predicts the IoT industry to be …

Internet of Things

15 maps that will change the way you see the world

Telegraph Travel has mapped the world in many ways – here are some of the most eye-opening.<p>1. Life expectancy<p>This map shows the world according to life expectancy. The results are depressingly unsurprising. Africa is the only continent that contains nations where the average life expectancy is …

64 places you can learn to code online for free

This way, you can discover what you like (and more importantly don't) before financially investing in a certain set of courses.<p>However, there are so many free resources, classes, and books to pick from! It's easy to become overwhelmed. (Ever hear of too much of a good thing?!)<p>To make things easier, …

Tutorials

8 Awesome Science Resources That You Can Access For Free Online

Including ALL of Feynman’s lectures.<p>There's nothing worse than wanting to expand your knowledge, satisfy your curiosity, or just confirm some weird …

How to Learn Advanced Mathematics Without Heading to University - Part 1

I am often asked in emails how to go about learning the necessary mathematics for getting a job in quantitative finance or data science if it isn't …

Mathematics

How Charlie Munger Turned a Single $1,000 Into $100,000 a Year

Charlie Munger and Warren Buffett are the single-greatest source of incredible investing anecdotes. From a small California-based chocolate company to an Illinois bank, and a small farm located somewhere in between, it seems that all these two have touched turned to gold.<p>At a recent <b>Daily Journal</b> …

Want to learn a programming language? Code School is dropping its paywall this weekend

Learning to code can be a daunting task when you’re starting out — and a bit pricey. To help out, Code School — who have classes on all the major languages and disciplines — is free this weekend.<p>From March 4 through March 6, Code School is dropping its paywall. For a full 48 hours, you’ll be able …

How I went from $40,000 in debt to a millionaire by 30

My father was a union electrician who brought in a nice, but not exceptional, living. My mom was a stay at-home mom turned jobbie-entrepreneur (as I talked about here). But, money was always tight.<p>When my parents separated in my early teen years (and ultimately divorced), that put further pressure …

University of Pennsylvania

The Boy Who Could Change the World, book review: A tantalising legacy

Writer, blogger and campaigner Aaron Swartz achieved a lot in just 26 years. This wide-ranging collection of his output serves both as a legacy and …