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It's time someone reminded you what happens to stocks when the Fed raises rates ...

But <i>someone</i> needs to remind you what usually happens to stocks when the Fed raises rates.<p>So it might as well be me.<p>If it's any consolation, I own stocks, and I'm not selling them.<p>So if stock prices do what they usually do when the Fed raises rates, I'll get clobbered, too. Your misery will have …

40 Brilliant and Complex Topics Explained Perfectly By Infographics

<i>How do you make complicated subjects like the carbon budget or the future of big data seem approachable or even entertaining?</i>The answer is simple: …

Infographics

Hi! I’m Mike Bostock, creator of D3.js and a former graphics editor for The New York Times. I do data visualization, design and open source. AMA!

Hey-o! I created D3, a popular open-source JavaScript library for visualizing data. Until recently, I was also a graphics editor for <i>The New York …

Data Visualization

50 groundbreaking scientists who are changing the way we see the world

We compiled a list of 50 scientists from across the globe who are doing just that — changing the world for the better.<p>These scientists' revolutionary research in human happiness, evolutionary biology, neutrino physics, biotechnology, archeology, and other fields is helping to advance our lives in …

What is Big Data? A super simple explanation for everyone

The term “Big Data” may have been around for some time now, but there is still quite a lot of confusion about what it actually means. In truth, the …

Big Data

A Curated List of Awesome Machine Learning Frameworks, Libraries and Softwares - MoData

Link to Joseph Misiti (click on this link to get to the page with the full set of hyperlinks): A curated list of awesome Machine Learning frameworks, …

Machine Learning

The Hugely Profitable, Wholly Legal Way to Game the Stock Market

It’s an easy way to game the stock market, and getting easier by the day.<p>With some deft maneuvers, hedge funds and Wall Street trading desks are …

Investing

Brazilian Data Visualization Platform Brings Numbers To Life, Aims To Make Traditional Reports 'Obsolete'

Governments around the world have released more than a million open data sets over the last decade. This information has helped fuel job creation and some societal changes, including increased government accountability and consumer protection, more transparent health care costs and more resilience …

40 key computer science terms explained in ways your boss can understand

<i>Editor’s note: This post first appeared on Carl Cheo’s website. We’ve republished it here with his permission.</i><p>To make learning more fun and interesting, here’s a list of important computer science theories and concepts explained with analogies and minimally technical terms. It’s like an …

Computer Science

Why the Cheryl birthday problem turned into the maths version of #TheDress

Confused by Albert, Bernard and Cheryl? This is why mathematicians were too<p>Can you solve the maths question for Singapore schoolkids that went viral?<p>How to solve Albert, Bernard and Cheryl’s birthday maths problem<p>Like most mathematicians I love a logic puzzle. When I saw the Cheryl birthday problem …

Mathematics

The 15 Diseases of Leadership, According to Pope Francis

Pope Francis has made no secret of his intention to radically reform the administrative structures of the Catholic church, which he regards as insular, imperious, and bureaucratic. He understands that in a hyper-kinetic world, inward-looking and self-obsessed leaders are a liability.<p>Last year, just …

In autism, the brain's response to speech speaks volumes

When language delays or social detachment mark a baby for a diagnosis of autism, dark clouds cast that child's future in shadow. But researchers have discovered a test that can reliably forecast, some time between a baby's first and second birthday, whether those dark clouds will linger or …

Autism

3 Recent Books For Budding Data Scientists And Business Executives Involved With Big Data Analytics

Now that most of the hype around big data has died down, overtaken by the buzz over the Internet of Things, we are sometimes treated to serious discussions of the state-of-the-art (or science, for that matter) in data analysis. If you are planning a career as a data scientist or you are a business …

Big Data

How to Write a Great Business Plan: Key Concepts | Inc.com

Some entrepreneurs succeed without a business plan. With great timing, solid business skills, entrepreneurial drive, and a little luck, some founders build thriving businesses without ever creating even an informal business plan.<p>But the chances are more likely that those entrepreneurs fail.<p>Will a …

Small Business

Defining Strategy, Implementation, and Execution

It is striking how much confusion there is between strategy, implementation, and execution. Is “strategy” a matter of making choices about where we want to go, where we play and how we win, of setting goals and actions, about how we create and capture economic value over time? Does it include …

Inside Google’s Insanely Popular Emotional-Intelligence Course

How one of Google’s original engineers became a self-help guru, and why thousands are on waiting lists for his course.<p>In 2006, Google engineer Chade-Meng Tan decided he no longer wanted to feel like a cog in the great machine, and set out to create a program that would train people to be more …

The 'Three Phases' Of Chinese Innovation

<i>Co-authored with Bruce McKern</i><p>In the space of less than four decades Chinese companies have moved from outright imitation to pure business innovation , in parallel with and contributing to the country’s extraordinary growth. The ‘three phases’ of this shift, while not strictly sequential, provide a …

Innovation

JavaScript goes native for iOS, Android, and Windows Phone apps

NativeScript, a Telerik technology for building multiplatform native mobile apps from a single code base, is set to go to a 1.0 release in late …

4 steps to make experimentation a repeatable process in your business

<i>Mike Fishbein does content marketing at Alpha UX. You can connect with him @mfishbein or via his personal site, mfishbein.com.</i><p>The traditional product lifecycle of idea generation, extensive product development and market research, and a marketing budget-heavy launch has become an artefact of the …

Product Management

Hacking North Korea

It can be hard listening to the stories of people who have escaped from North Korea -- or, to give its official name, the Democratic People's …

Survey reveals 50 books that every child should read by 16

Roald Dahl is still king of children's literature according to a survey for World Book Day<p>Roald Dahl is the author that people would most like their children to read, according to a new survey to find 50 books that children should read by the time they are 16.<p>A survey of 2,000 readers by …

Scientists stick it to climate deniers: Study provides direct evidence that human activity is causing global warming

For the first time, researchers directly observed carbon dioxide trapping heat in the atmosphere<p>People who continue to deny that human activity is directly impacting climate change (looking at you, Inhofe) had better pay attention to this one: scientists, for the first time, have provided direct …

Google network learns to play Space Invaders in breakthrough for artificial intelligence

The DQN network learned how to play classic video games including Space Invaders and Breakout without programming<p>Artificial intelligence has taken a major step forward after Google created a network which learned to play a range of computer games on its own without being pre-programmed.<p>The Deep Q …

Artificial Intelligence

A Formula to Stop You from Overcommitting Your Time

When I dive into time coaching clients’ schedules, I consistently discover that people misdiagnose themselves as having a “productivity” problem when, in fact, their bigger issue is an overcommitment problem. When they have committed to more external projects and personal goals and obligations than …

Machine Learning Goes Mainstream I: InboxVudu Prioritizes Your Email

Machine learning is moving out of the backend shadows and into mainstream applications that ordinary consumers will use on a daily basis. These applications will recognize the intent behind written and spoken language and quickly classify the content of images and video. It would be a leap to say …

Machine Learning

Best JavaScript Frameworks

Although this list of Best JavaScript Frameworks is for Web Designers, but Web Developers and programmers can also rely on it. JavaScript framework …

JavaScript

10 Best Code Editors for Designers and Developers

No matter how much techie you are from heart, there are times when you feel the need of some exceptionally reliable tools that improve your project’s …

Web Design

9 Infographics To Help You Understand The Woolly World Of Science

Even before the invention of the periodic table, which might be the world’s best-known infographic, scientists have known that their complex findings are often best conveyed visually. In contemporary media outlets, data designers use pretty pictures and diagrams to help the non-Einsteins among us …