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SSAC16: Putting the Data Science into Sport Science

Moneyball Data Driven Decision Making

The 22-year-old whiz kid who runs Apple's Twitter account shares his social media tips

One of the main people behind it is 22-year-old Tai Tran. Apple offered him a full-time job running social media before he even graduated. He's been named to Forbes' 30 under 30 list for marketing, and when he accepted a job at Apple, it was covered by Apple blogs.<p>Tran is sharing his social media …

This resume for Elon Musk proves you never, ever need to use more than one page

Let's say you are Elon Musk, one of the most influential entrepreneurs in tech history whose career spans two decades of successful startups.<p>Let's …

Elon Musk

​Hands on with Microsoft's IoT starter kits: Connecting the world to Azure

Microsoft puts its brand on non-Windows IoT hardware, ready for Azure.<p>It's all very well having a set of tools that can be used to build a back end …

Scotts Miracle-Gro Pioneers The “Connected Yard”

The lawn care company is building an Internet of Things platform for connected lawn care and gardening devices.<p>Scotts Miracle-Gro wants to bring your yard into the digital age.<p>The giant of lawn and garden care is set to release an Internet of Things platform called Connected Yard that will give …

Big Data + Analytics + Business Operations = Magic

The pace that companies generate and collect data shows no signs of slowing down.<p>These businesses are then pouring all of this data into data lakes …

Big Data

The 4 Undeniable Truths of the Millennial Takeover

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Millennials are being called a whole bunch of things nowadays: entitled, lazy, self-absorbed. Some companies go as far as saying they are useless -- ouch, right? It’s because these companies are trying to manage versus lead. Their …

Your Bank Wants to Know Where You Are At All Times

Banks are beginning to use their customers’ cell phone locations to crack down on credit card fraud. By tracking users’ phones, banks believe they …

Visualizing the Clinton Emails

Visualizing the Clinton Email Network in R<p>•<p>This isn’t a post about politics. I do have opinions about the now infamous e-mail server (which will no …

As Data Science Evolves, It's Taking Statistics with It

While there are disagreements about what exactly constitutes a “data scientist,” there’s little doubt that one of the critical components involves …

Empirically-Based Approach to Understanding the Structure of Data Science

<i>Based on a study of 620+ data professionals, we found that data science skills fall into three broad areas: domain expertise (in our case, business),</i> …

Data Science

What Does A Data Scientist Really Do?

Data Science

17 Simple Rules for Getting Organized and Decluttered

What would it take to get your life decluttered and organized? That might be a tall order for many of us, but the truth is, we could do it in bursts …

Yahoo Releases record Machine Learning Dataset for Researchers

Data is the lifeblood of research in machine learning. However, access to truly large-scale datasets is a privilege that has been traditionally …

Who needs a computer science degree these days?

Two candidates apply for a software development position: One has a degree in computer science from a prestigious school. The other is self-taught …

Online Education

IDG Contributor Network: Why the Internet of Things needs another 10 years

I first wrote about the hype surrounding the Internet of Things in 2004. Back then, industry analysts predicted that tens of billions of things would …

Internet of Things

What skills should software engineers have for the next decade?

<i>This question originally appeared on Quora, the knowledge-sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights. You</i> …

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Creativity