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If you want to upgrade your data analysis skills, which programming language should you learn?

For a growing number of people, data analysis is a central part of their job. Increased data availability, more powerful computing, and an emphasis on analytics-driven decision in business has made it a heyday for data science. According to a report from IBM, in 2015 there were 2.35 million …

Yahoo Opens a Treasure Trove of Research Data

In the era of big data, where researchers truly need massive amounts of information from many sources, more really is more. Extremely big data sets …

Techniques to scale agile across project teams and organizations | Zephyr

Once associated only with small application development projects and co-located teams of 8-10 members, the Agile methodology is now being …

'Big data' could mean big problems for people's healthcare privacy

The future of the U.S. healthcare system will be influenced to a large extent by a company that makes weapons of war.<p>Defense giant Northrop Grumman has signed a nearly $92-million contract with the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services to build the second phase of a computer system that's …

Health Care

The 10 Algorithms Machine Learning Engineers Need to Know

This column is by James Li, Product Intern at NewStoryCharity<p>It is no doubt that the sub-field of machine learning / artificial intelligence has …

How Machine Learning, Big Data And AI Are Changing Healthcare Forever

While robots and computers will probably never completely replace doctors and nurses, machine learning/deep learning and AI are transforming the healthcare industry, improving outcomes, and changing the way doctors think about providing care.<p>Machine learning is improving diagnostics, predicting …

Digital Health

Babies' ability to learn 2 languages at once reveals something fascinating about the brain

So when a three-year-old growing up in a bilingual household inserts Spanish words into his English sentences, conventional wisdom assumes that he is confusing the two languages.<p>Research shows that this is not the case.<p>In fact, early childhood is the best possible time to learn a second language. …

Language Learning

15 Books by Billionaires On How to Run the World

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This Googler Explains How To Design Your Time Rather Than Manage It

Breaking all your tasks into quadrants can help you become more strategic about how you work.<p>For many of us, work can feel like a never-ending cycle of long meetings, overflowing inboxes, and urgent demands. No matter how fast we go or how hard we work, there’s far more to do every day than there …

This Google manager has the best advice on time management

When it comes to managing our time, many of us would agree there’s room for improvement.<p>Jeremiah Dillon, Head of Product Marketing at Google Apps for …

Meat eating accelerated face evolution

<b>Eating raw meat and making stone tools may be behind the smaller teeth and faces of humans compared with their ancient relatives.</b><p>Meat and tools, not the advent of cooking, was the trigger that freed early humans to develop a smaller chewing apparatus, a study suggests.<p>This in turn may have allowed …

Biology

Scientists Will Attempt To Bring An Extinct Cave Lion Species Back To Life

Scientists hope to clone an extinct species of cave lions from the DNA of a 12,000-year-old cub. Image Source: Siberian TimesWhether you’re a fan of …

Prehistoric Mammals

This Book Explains CEO Satya Nadella's Thinking -- And Microsoft's New Culture

<b>UNDER NEW</b> <b>LEADERSHIP</b> (as of February 2014) Microsoft is on a roll. Its stock has crushed that of other tech giants and the market. Microsoft’s late-start catch-up to Amazon in cloud services is remarkable.<p>Curious to know how CEO Satya Nadella has steered Microsoft from its recent near total reliance …

Scientists Have Just Uncovered a Major Difference Between DNA And RNA

Time to update the textbooks.<p>A new study has shown for the first time that RNA - the older molecular cousin of DNA - splits apart when it tries to …

The 4 Best Books for Entrepreneurs in 2016

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Entrepreneurs are Renaissance people. To succeed, they have to be interested in multiple fields and the intersections among them. They dive into disparate domains and dig for connections that will make our lives easier and more meaningful.<p>…

Entrepreneurship

9 books Elon Musk thinks everyone should read

Ever since he was a child in South Africa, Elon Musk has been a big reader, of everything from science-fiction novels to historical biographies.<p>The CEO of Tesla and SpaceX has said that reading books taught him how to build rockets.<p>We combed through years of interviews with Musk to find out which …

Peter Thiel

Scientist meets web dev: how Python became the language of data

Python started as a scripting language, but now it is the new trend everywhere and in particular for data science, the latest rage of computing. It didn’t get there by chance: tools and concepts built by nerdy scientists and geek sysadmins provide foundations for what is said to be the sexiest job: …

Programming Doesn’t Require Talent or Even Passion

<i>This article was written by Tony You</i> <i>@howtomakeaturn</i> <i>and translated from Chinese to English by</i> <i>Wordcorp</i> <i>(</i><i>http://www.wordcorp.net/en</i><i>). Originally Posted …

How To Jumpstart A Lucrative Career In Data Science

Data science has been dubbed the sexiest career of the 21st century, according to Harvard Business Review. The discipline involves using a variety of tools and analytical methods to compile and interpret data, usually to help companies gain insights and make predictions.<p>According to Glassdoor, the …

Machine Learning Exercises In Python, Part 6

<i>This content originally appeared on</i> <i>Curious Insight</i><p><i>This post is part of a series covering the exercises from Andrew Ng’s</i> <i>machine learning</i> <i>class on</i> …

6 Surefire Ways to Stay Constantly Motivated

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>“How do you stay so motivated?”<p>That is a question I’m asked on a constant basis -- by friends, business connections and readers of this column -- and it’s a question that all entrepreneurs should address on a regular basis.<p>You see, we are …

Motivation

Massive trove of battery and molecule data released to public - Scienmag: Latest Science and Health News

The Materials Project, a Google-like database of material properties aimed at accelerating innovation, has released an enormous trove of data to the …

The entire US healthcare system is taking advantage of you. Here's how it happens

But Sarah Kliff, writing for Vox, identifies a third way the American health care system exploits and mistreats patients: by taking advantage of their time.<p>Physicians, specialists, clinics, pharmacists, and hospitals in the US all tend to function independently of one another. In part because of …

Health Care

People are falling in love with a simple productivity system that just uses pen and paper

I’m one of those people who is constantly testing out new productivity apps in the hopes that <i>this</i> is the technology that will transform my life for good. Each new app promises to make me more efficient than the last.<p>But I’ve never been able to find a method that quite beats the flexibility and …

Productivity

Statistics - Institute for Digital Research and Education

The IDRE mission is to support, advance and guide a campus-wide program to position UCLA as a world leader in research and education in computational …

The 5 People You Need in Your Startup

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Early in my career as an employer, I found myself on a Nietzschean quest for the “super employee” -- the perfect person who could do a lot of things well and very little wrong. It didn’t occur to me at the time that it’s not realistic to …

Entrepreneurship

Getting Started with Python Programming and Scripting in Linux - Part 1 - Part 2

Basic Operations with Python<p>As it is to be expected, you can perform arithmetic operations (feel free to use as many parentheses as needed to perform …

Data Science Courses: R & Python Analysis Tutorials

Getting Started With the Terminal, Git, and Node

Most JavaScript developers make heavy use of the bash terminal, git, and Node. Chances are, you won’t get far on your JavaScript journey without them.<p>…