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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

Interactive Map Lets You Pinpoint Your Address on Earth Millions of Years Ago

Ever wonder where your house was located 300 million years ago? Thanks to software engineer Ian Webster, now you can. His interactive map tracks how the globe has changed over the course of the last 750 million years as tectonic plates caused landmasses to shift. And in a clever twist, the website …

Geology

The Few, The Proud: 11 Key Principles of Effective Data Visualization

“We are overwhelmed by information, not because there is too much, but because we haven’t learned how to tame it,” per Stephen Few, well-known …

This 35-part course consists of tutorials, quizzes, hands-on assignments and real-world projects to learn data science, as well as advanced python tools for data science. You can think of this list as a "Free Online Nano Book". What is Data Science? Why Data Science? Trillions of gigabytes of data is being produced yearly, and the number is still growing exponentially. It is estimated that for eve

Machine Learning<p>In this section, we'll introduce <b>machine learning</b> and take a look at a number of machine learning algorithms. Algorithms will include</b> …

30 Surprisingly High-Protein Foods: Our Favorite No Meat Protein-Rich Recipes

We all know people who feast on high-protein foods, throwing scoops of protein powder into smoothies, or going Paleo, Keto, Atkins or Dukan in the …

The $1.89 Lunch Our Editor-in-Chief Swears By

I’m not one to go on about the power of The Universe, but certain things are clearly meant to be. Like meeting your best friend, or your true love—or a humble yet oddly compelling little sandwich. (Just me?)<p>I can’t with total confidence tell you how this sandwich came into my life (that Universe …

Diving Into Data Visualization

Welcome back to our monthly big data deep dive series! It's been a while. Last time, we looked at data science from a big data angle. This time, …

A Dietitian Says to Prep This 1 Food Every Week to Lose Weight

Diet plays a huge role in weight loss, so one of the biggest questions registered dietitian Sheri Kasper gets asked by clients is what's one thing they can do right now to start losing weight. Sheri shared with POPSUGAR that she tells clients to "eat more veggies." Why? For these three</b> …

10 Popular Cauliflower Recipes to Make Right Now

One of the coolest things about being an adult (I use that term loosely) is to see foods that used to take a backseat to other showstoppers finally …

Cooking

A 30-year-old who quit corporate life to earn 6 figures working remotely from a Mediterranean island shares his best advice on turning a side job into a full-time gig

In 2014, Mike Zima and his wife Irena were vacationing in the Bahamas.<p>"We were floating like ducks in the warm water, and Chicago was an ice palace we didn't want to return to," he told Business Insider. "We wanted to be happy when we come home. To be fair, Chicago has good deep dish pizza, but we …

Employment

Overview of Udacity Artificial Intelligence Engineer Nanodegree, Term 1

After finishing Udacity Deep Learning Foundation I felt that I got a good introduction to Deep Learning, but to understand things, I must dig deeper. …

R vs. Python

When it comes to selecting a preferable data analysis language, I believe most of you will agree with me that R and Python should be talked about at …

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 …

100 Data Science in Python Interview Questions and Answers for 2018

Python’s growing adoption in data science has pitched it as a competitor to R programming language. With its various libraries maturing over time to …

Use Animation to Supercharge Data Visualization

Visualization is a powerful and influential approach for presenting all types of data, big and small. While even static data visualizations, …

Six Tips for Stunning Data Visualization

It's important to display your data so that it's understandable, but sometimes you need a little help.<p>We're all collecting data - mounds and mounds of data. So, how do we use this data to make it worthwhile? Well, regardless of whether you're presenting data to company executives or prospective …

The Ultimate Guide To Data Visualization Wireframing And Mockup Tools On The Web | Articles | Big Data

Your next big analytics project depends on accessible data visualizations. Here is a list of some of our favorite wireframing/mockup tools to help …

Data Visualization

Three Things Great Data Storytellers Do Differently (Blog)

By Jake PorwayThe true power of data comes from conveying the “so what” behind the numbers, inspiring people to probe new questions, and using it for …

Data Visualization

Microsoft's new online certification program kicks off with data science specialization

Microsoft is launching the pilot of an online certification program, called the "Microsoft Professional Degree", with a data-science-focused …

The 10 Best Data Visualization Articles of 2016 (and Why They Were Awesome)

2016 was an astounding year for insightful, informative data visualization articles — here were the top 10 I saw all year (in no particular order), …

Python Data Science Handbook | Python Data Science Handbook

This website contains the full text of the Python Data Science Handbook by Jake VanderPlas; the content is available on GitHub in the form of Jupyter …