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8 Books Every Manager Should Read to Become a Better Leader

There's a worthwhile book out there for whatever you need to move forward on your leadership journey.<p>6 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>It is okay to admit that managing other people is challenging. It requires monitoring multiple emotional energies, …

Self-improvement

A Step-by-Step Guide to learn Advanced Tableau - for Data Science and Business Intelligence Professionals

We use cookies on Analytics Vidhya websites to deliver our services, analyze web traffic, and improve your experience on the site. By using Analytics …

Data Science

These are the best books for learning modern statistics—and they’re all free

Statistics came well before computers. It would be very different if it were the other way around.<p>The stats most people learn in high school or college come from the time when computations were done with pen and paper. “Statistics were constrained by the computational technology available at the …

Machine Learning

Eat This Carb and You Won't Gain Weight

Carbohydrates sound so innocent: mere starches, sugar and fiber that the body uses for energy. Yet health-conscious Americans despise them, designing …

8 Books That Elon Musk Says Changed His Life

<i>Love Curiosity? Subscribe to our email to get our stories delivered to your inbox daily. Sign up here.</i><p>Want to be like Elon Musk? Join our obsessively …

Google's AutoDraw AI tool can turn your clumsy doodles into stunning pieces of art

Cut AutoDraw some slack if it turns your fish into a boomerang. It's still learning!<p>Do you draw like a 5 year old child? Well, it's nothing to be …

Tim Wu: ‘The internet is like the classic story of the party that went sour’

Tim Wu is a law professor at Columbia University. His specialities include competition, copyright and telecommunications law. So far, so conventional. But Wu is an unconventional academic. For one thing, he ran for the Democratic nomination for lieutenant governorship of New York (and won 40% of …

Subculture

Trump will win the election and is more popular than Obama in 2008, AI system finds

An artificial intelligence system that correctly predicted the last three U.S. presidential elections puts Republican nominee Donald Trump ahead of …

What is Google Data Studio and how can you use it?

Currently in beta, Google Data Studio allows you to create branded reports with data visualizations to share with your clients. Columnist Sherry …

Bayesian Regularization for #NeuralNetworks

If you are a science or math nerd, there is no way in hell you would have not heard of Bayes’s Theorem. It’s pervasive and quite a powerful inference …

Data Science

10 Free Data Visualization Tools

Finding new insights (or sometimes just making your point) can be one of the most satisfying exchanges in business. But when that point is based on ever-growing Big Data sets, often the best way of presenting it is through a sexy-yet-meaningful data visualization. But most folks, even power users, …

Data Visualization

Halo Master Chief Motorcycle Helmet Replica

Be Safe, Spartan<p>Real motorcycle helmet with Master Chief details<br>• Meets or exceeds DOT standards<br>• ABS shell with battle-worn paint job<p>Master Chief …

Free data visualization with Microsoft Power BI: Your step-by-step guide

Microsoft has jumped into the free, self-service data analysis space with Power BI.<p>Power BI offers basic data wrangling capabilities similar to …

Climbing Everest in Virtual Reality Was More Powerful Than Any Video Game

This is virtual tourism meeting its most epic potential, the sort of project that really isn't for the players, but for the people.<p>Interstellar battles against war-mongering alien races. Sprawling, supernatural worlds full of magic and monsters. Alternative-history action adventures with all the …

This Death Star fire pit is perfect for the s'more-loving 'Star Wars' fan

Summer is nearly here, which means it'll soon be peak s'mores season.<p>Now, you could just build a normal fire to host your s'mores making, or you …

Jurassic Park

Tinker Crate will have your kids bolting to the mailbox for monthly tech projects

Let’s talk about DIY kits for kids! Ever since my nephew celebrated his fourth birthday, I’ve been buying him DIY kits. Robot kits. Science project …

Amazon Echo

Coursera launches Data Science Masters program for a fraction of university prices

Higher education degrees are appealing, but involve significant financial sacrifice: in America, an opportunity for a higher paying job also comes with a sentence of paying more student loans for longer. That’s why Coursera is busy establishing a host of masters courses, today announcing a new Data …

6 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens' Books To Read Immediately

The galaxy is full of questions again. With the release of “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” and the rebooting of the expanded universe, the once …

Comic Books

Star Wars 7 Script & Novel: New Details and Biggest Answers

Advertising [x]<p>by Chris Agar<p>– on<p>in Featured<p><b>WARNING: This post contains MAJOR SPOILERS for Star Wars: The Force Awakens</b><p>-<p>After years of anticipation …

Star Wars

Here's a clear explanation of the confusing galactic politics in 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens'

For those wondering about the new galactic politics, the film's novelization, written by Alan Dean Foster, offers some insight. We read it, and this is what we found.<p>The New Republic formed in the wake of the Battle of Endor (seen in "Return of the Jedi") as the new central government, but in the …

27 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens' questions answered by the novel

<b>Warning: If you're one of the five or 10 people in America who still haven't seen The Force Awakens, you probably shouldn't read this.</b><p>While <i>Star Wars:</i> …

Pulp Fiction

Comcast just had a major breakthrough that could mean superfast internet

AP<p>Comcast announced this week that it has successfully tested the world's first DOCSIS 3.1 modem in Philadelphia.<p>That probably sounds like a …

Your Favorite HBR Articles of 2015

Here are the 20 articles you and your fellow HBR readers spent the most time reading in 2015. I’m biased, of course, but I think it’s a particularly good list this year. And as usual, it reveals a lot about what managers around the world are thinking and worrying about right now. A lot of us are …

Kaiser Permanente Is Opening Its Own Medical School

Kaiser Permanente plans to become the first U.S. insurer to open its own med school.<p>The Kaiser Permanente School of Medicine is set to open in 2019. …

30 Tools to Create Your Own Infographics

<b>Infographics are one of the best ways to present data</b> without making your audience yawn with boredom. There are a lot of people who have impressive …

Infographics

Star Wars R2-D2 Trashcan

Droids Love Trash... Who Knew?<p>Full size trash can looks just like R2-D2<br>• Step on his foot and his head flips open for trash<br>• Beep. Bleep.<p>Trash is just …

Star Trek TNG Uniform Hoodie

And the Sky's the Limit<p>ST:TNG uniform top as a hoodie<br>• Choose red (Command), blue (Sciences), or gold (Operations)<br>• A ThinkGeek exclusive!<p>Troi: How do …