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Dell Gives Students Free Analytics Tool as Data Science Market Blooms

By D. Frank SmithMaking Statistica free is Dell’s response to the shortage of analytics experts in the workforce.

Dell

The 5 Worst Sex Positions Ever | Men's Health

Men have long relied on standard moves like missionary because they’re easy, efficient, and feel great—but as it turns out, women have quietly been cursing them the whole time.<p>To pinpoint the source of female frustration, we consulted with top experts to uncover why your five favorite positions …

University-Run Boot Camps Offer Students Marketable Skills — but Not Course Credit

Northeastern U. plans to offer a boot-camp-style program called Level at a space in downtown Boston. (Adam Glanzman, Northeastern U.)Level, a venture …

College & University

Data Science Falls Into Many Roles

Data science continues to grow in significance in industry, particularly in industries like software, IT consulting and finance. Last year I shared results from O’Reilly Media’s annual salary survey in this field in <i>Revealing Data Science’s Job Potential.</i> They have just recently released results for …

Data Science

Cheatsheet - 11 Steps for Data Exploration in R (with codes)

Introduction<p>If you wish to build an impeccable predictive model, trust me, neither any programming language nor any machine learning algorithm can …

WageSpot app wants you to see the salaries of everyone around

If you're on the hunt for a job, chances are good that getting a decent raise is part of your plan. Or at the very least, it's worth doing some research to figure out what others doing similar work are getting paid, so you can make sure you're getting what you're worth. There are a host of services …

Why It Was Easier to Be Skinny in the 1980s

A new study finds that people today who eat and exercise the same amount as people 20 years ago are still fatter.<p>There’s a meme aimed at Millennial catharsis called “Old Economy Steve.” It’s a series of pictures of a late-70s teenager, who presumably is now a middle-aged man, that mocks some of the …

McDonald's

Top 10 Algorithm books Every Programmer Should Read

Algorithms are language agnostic and any programmer worth their salt should be able to convert them to their language of choice. Unfortunately, I …

Salaries by Roles in Data Science and Business Intelligence

<b>By Geethika Bhavya Peddibhotla, KDnuggets.</b><p><b>By Bhavya Geethika & Shashank Iyer</b>.<p>According to Glassdoor National Average salary data, following are …

Galvanize will make you a Big Data engineer for free, but there’s a catch

Technical education company Galvanize is offering a new course for interested students, starting this fall. Available only in San Francisco, students can enroll into the data engineering course to learn all about Big Data technologies.<p>But while an additional course may not sound all that …

How to Become a Data Scientist - On your own

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Forget bootcamp — this is the grueling new workout that will push you to your limit

Black lights snaked along the ceiling, illuminating the white towels on every machine.<p>When the clock struck 6 a.m., instructor Laura Cozik cranked the music and the workout began.<p>At 28 E. 4th Street in NoHo, Mile High Run Club is the first dedicated running studio where "everyone trains like an …

Marathons

6 Ways to Break Your iPhone Addiction (That Actually Work)

<i>By: Wil Fulton</i><p><i>Credit: iStock/Minerva Studio</i><p>The average smartphone user checks their phone a whopping 110 times a day. This thought echoed through my mind as I was eating breakfast in my apartment the other morning, the smooth sounds of Lionel Richie permeating the air, my trusty phone in hand. I …

Text Messaging

Enter The Matrix! This iPad App Lets You “See” Wi-Fi Signals

A new exhibition by Richard Vijgen reveals the invisible architecture of radio waves, all around us.<p>The invisible world around us pulses with radio waves, an electromagnetic tide that washes over everything. If you could see it, everything around us would ripple with information, like dropping a …

Wi-Fi

How to Make $100,000+ A Year Crunching Data

Bernard Marr<p>Data scientists are sometimes referred to as “unicorns” because of the unlikely confluence of skills that employers need them to have. …

Reviews for Big Data applications and Analytics from Indiana University

tl;dr: Like a textbook, there is a lot of information but zero engagement.<p>I started this course a few months ago and was not impressed. As I …

Cyberwar, Visualized

Seen in real time, all of the world’s cyberattacks look like global thermonuclear war.<p>Ever seen <i>WarGames</i>? Remember at the end of the movie when Matthew Broderick’s character has tricked the malfunctioning supercomputer W.O.P.R. to simulate all permutations of global thermonuclear war, and it just …

Cyber-attacks

Hiring data scientists

These are my thoughts about the process of hiring data scientists. By process I mean the actual process of conducting interviews and asking …

Employment

Hygge at UseR! 2015, Aalborg

By Rasmus Bååth<p>(This article was first published on <b>Publishable Stuff</b>, and kindly contributed to R-bloggers)<p>article<p><blockquote> …

Data Science

9 TED Talks to help you understand world economics

Economics

New Research Confirms the Best Biceps Exercise

If you’ve been on a quest to build strong, svelte arms and are curious which exercise will best target your biceps, the American Council on Exercise …

Neuroscience

Coding bootcamps see huge enrollment increase in 2015; Ruby most popular language

Coding bootcamps are becoming more popular.<p>The second annual study from Course Report, a coding bootcamp reviews site, found that the number of …

Computer Science

Nurse Confessions: Don’t Get Sick in July

A secret look inside how America’s health care system actually works.<p>Welcome to the land of health care’s 1 percent. During the four years I spent interviewing and following nurses for my book, I was continually astonished by the red carpet some hospitals rolled out for certain classes of patients. …

Health Care

A Hacker's Guide to Hiring a Ruby on Rails Developer

So, you want to hire a Ruby on Rails developer.You and everyone else in the Valley! Rails has been amongst the "it" technologies for web application …

Programming