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How Companies Protect Your Passwords With Hashing, Salted Hashes And Slow Algorithms

When you enter your password online, the companies behind reputable websites will do a number of things in the background to ensure it is protected. …

This LinkedIn Data Scientist Suggests 10 Ways To Excel In Her Field

A widely held belief in the software industry is that top-tier programmers are significantly more productive than their counterparts.<p>These are a few of the notable statements from the past 20 years:<p>• “Most things in life have a dynamic range in which average to best is at most 2:1. Now, in …

Pandas Cheat Sheet for Data Science in Python

Pandas Cheat Sheet for Data Science in Python

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Eric Schmidt-backed data science startup Civis Analytics raises $22M

Civis Analytics, a company founded by the chief analytics officer of Barack Obama’s 2012 re-election campaign, has raised $22 million in Series A funding.<p>Founder and CEO Dan Wagner told me that after the election, he discovered that many organizations — whether they were in politics, government or …