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AI is worth learning and not too tricky – if you can get your head around key frameworks

<b>M³</b> Starting with: TensorFlowThe hype around AI promises interesting work and fat paychecks, so no wonder everyone wants in. But the scarcity in …

Machine Learning

10 Things Great Leaders Do to Handle a Disaster

Crisis will test any leader. Here's how the best get through it.<p>When disaster strikes -- be it a deadly hurricane or a massive cyber-hack -- great business leaders respond rather than react.<p>The difference is subtle but significant. A reaction is a reflex; a response is a procedure.<p>And the best …

IoT, Big Data and AI – the New ‘Superpowers’ In the Digital Universe

According to a report from IBM Marketing Cloud, “10 Key Marketing Trends For 2017,” 90% of the data in the world today has been created in the last …

Nisser Micro Cabin / Feste Landscape / Architecture

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> A local cabin developer contacted Feste Landscape / Architecture to design a floating micro cabin for …

The Benefits of Leading Data-Driven Organizational Change

Leading organizational change is hard enough. Data-driven decision-making can ease the pain!<p>In the immediate aftermath of the 9/11 attacks, the American military quickly realized that transformation of mindset and culture would be necessary to sustain the fight and defeat a dangerous, dynamic and …

A Semi-Modular Beach House in Tasmania Floats Over a Site That Survived a Bushfire

After a bushfire, a partially prefabricated beach house rises on a rugged Tasmanian peninsula.<p>Simon and Sarah Younger had only toyed with the idea of building a new beach house beside their shack in Dunalley, Tasmania, when the property was razed by a bushfire in 2013. After the smoke cleared, the …

Beach Houses

Introducing Semiotic for Data Visualization

<b>Semiotic</b> is a React-based data visualization framework. You can see interactive documentation and examples here. It satisfies the need for reusable …

How to Pick the Perfect Campsite

Cam Bresinger, 40, was a senior industrial design student at the Rhode Island School of Design when he founded Nemo Equipment back in 2002. Since then, the brand has grown into one of the most well-respected outdoor gear manufacturers in the country, with multiple Nemo products making the pages of</i> …

A $180 sandwich from Japan is coming to San Francisco

Tokyo restaurant Wagyumafia, however, is luring affluent tourists from all over the world with a $180 sandwich.<p>Next year, Hisato Hamada and fellow founder Takafumi Horie will open an outpost in San Francisco's SOMA neighborhood.<p>"Japanese tend to undersell valuable products," Hamada said.<p>The …

Japan

How to Train Your Dog to Walk Off-Leash

Right now, my girlfriend and I are busy turning our 15-week-old puppy from a tiny ball of furry terror into a trustworthy adventure companion. And a big part of that is making Bowie reliable off-leash. Here’s how we’re doing that—and how you can, too, no matter your dog’s age.<p>(Why do dogs belong …

Drowning In Data? Try Data Visualization | Articles | Big Data

As two of the hottest topics in the digital world, it’s unsurprising that everyone is looking to get a grasp of the Internet of Things and big data. …

From MongoDB to Apache Flume, This Comprehensive Bundle Will Have You Managing Data Like a Pro In No Time

<b>Learning ElasticSearch 5.0</b><p>Store, Search & Analyze Your Data with Ease Using ElasticSearch 5.0<p>Learn how to use ElasticSearch in combination with the …

Martis Camp Residence 1

Tahoe City, California<p>On a down-sloping wooded site in Martis Valley, this home carves a serpentine form in the topography that simultaneously provides privacy toward the street while opening towards expansive meadow and Pacific Crest mountain views beyond. The primary forms are sited to create a …

Architecture

How to Build an In-House Data Science Team From Scratch

Technology tends to favor teams that have a firm grasp on data and analytics, and you can create one from scratch.<p>At a recent tech conference I …

These prefab dome homes can be installed just about anywhere

Modern and airy!<p>Modular, prefab, and futuristic-looking, these cute tiny homes could entice just about anyone to say “Dome, sweet dome.” The Slovenian-designed abodes from Smartdome can be plopped on just about any plot of land. The base features adjustable steel legs, which can accommodate uneven …

How to Integrate Data and Analytics into Every Part of Your Organization

Many conversations about data and analytics (D&A) start by focusing on technology. Having the right tools is critically important, but too often executives overlook or underestimate the significance of the people and organizational components required to build a successful D&A function.<p>When that …

After Giving 1,000 Interviews, I Found the 4 Questions That Actually Matter

Hiring for culture fit can seem like a mystery, but these 4 interview questions will help you get it right every time.<p>If there's one thing that keeps every founder up at night, it's hiring. Hiring the best talent is a massive and never-ending challenge. It's hard to hire your first employee, it's …

Skyline House

This project is a rebuild of an existing post 1991 fire-storm house. Situated high on top of the Eastbay mountain range overlooking the city of Oakland, the site has unobstructed view’s toward the southwest Bay and Golden Gate. It was designed for a young family, who desired an open plan home that …

3 Californian homes that are a dream!

Are you ready enjoy a little California dreaming? We hope so, as we have three utterly astounding homes to show you today, all of which are found in …

Solar-powered modern home has gardens on every floor

Trippy!<p>Stellar eco-friendly homes topped with vegetation and solar panels are always fun to see, but this project in Buenos Aires, Argentina gets particularly creative with it. Sustainability-minded at every step, starting with selecting a site in a walkable and bikeable neighborhood, the …

Jogging for 30 minutes per day could slow cellular aging by 9 years

New research further emphasizes the importance of physical activity, after finding that people who are highly active can knock years off their …

8 subtle signs an employee is exceptional

We can all spot a great employee: She's dependable, proactive, hardworking, a great leader and a great follower.<p>She brings a wide variety of easily defined — but hard to find — skills to the table.<p>Some employees, though, are exceptional. They have skills and qualities that aren't evaluated on …

Employment

Self-service BI software comparison: Tableau vs. Power BI, Qlik Sense

Three software vendors have taken the lead in the market for self-service BI tools. This chart can help you sort out the differences between these …

Power BI

Microsoft wants to bring data and machine intelligence closer together

For Microsoft, the last year or so has been all about infusing its various products with “intelligence.” Those smarts may come in the form of advanced analytics or deep learning, but the main point here is that the company believes these techniques can solve major pain points for its customers, …

Using Flow and Power BI to track social listening through Twitter

My favorite solution template for Power BI is the Campaign/Brand Management for Twitter template that does an amazing job of analyzing your social …

Enterprise data management platform Reltio raises $40 million

Reltio, a company that specializes in giving enterprises data, insights, and recommendations through its cloud-based data management platform as a service (PaaS), has raised $40 million in a Series C round of funding led by New Enterprise Associates (NEA) and Sapphire Ventures, with participation …

3 Simple And Effective Steps To Dominate Negotiations

What are the three keys to negotiating success?<p>If you’ve ever been in a position to negotiate, you know how nerve-wracking it can be. You use the latest body language tricks, eye contact, and careful word choice, which leave you feeling not like yourself. Is there a way to negotiate from a place of …

Leadership

Interior Design: Virgin Active Fitness in Bangkok

Let's take a look at this interior design by ORBIT of a Virgin Active Fitness located in Central Eastville, Bangkok. You'll be charmed by a …

How The Best Leaders Get People On Board With Change

Change isn’t easy. Even change for the better. Great leaders know this and don’t pretend otherwise. Yet they also know that embracing change with the right mindset - one that is open to learning and “unlearning” on-the-go – is paramount to creating an environment where change isn’t just a once in a …

Leadership

5 Things We Learned About How Brands Measure Content Marketing

Data is more ubiquitous than ever in the digital media industry, but at Parse.ly we wondered if data literacy and data access necessarily go hand-in-hand.<p>The best place to find these answers? On the ground. In partnership with Digiday’s CUSTOM studio, we interviewed almost 300 brand, agency and …