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6 Must-Read Books for Data Pros

<i>(This article is a sponsored placement written by Capella University, and republished from the Capella blog.)</i><p>You’ll find a large selection of books …

Googler proves any iPhone app with camera permission can spy on you

This is pretty disturbing. Google engineer Felix Krause has detailed an alarming privacy setting in Apple’s iOS that enables iPhone apps with camera permission to surreptitiously take photos and videos of you – without your knowledge.<p><i>Clarification: Krause has since contacted TNW to clarify that he</i> …

How To Win Users And Influence Conversions With UX For App Design

How do you ensure a winning strategy when designing a mobile app? The Apple App store offers users nearly 2 million apps, and Google Play has more …

Scientists Want to Set Some Ground Rules to Stop AI Taking Over The World

Who's in charge here?<p>Artificial intelligence technology is accelerating forward at a blistering pace, and a trio of scientists are calling for more …

Artificial Intelligence

Cool Data Sets I’ve found

In trying to do my capstone for the coding bootcamp I’m doing, I found a number of cool data sets which I thought I should share.<p>Everyone should be …

Here are 200 Excel shortcuts that'll make your life a lot easier

Each workbook acts as its own separate window on your PC or Mac, while each worksheet acts as a tab within a workbook with separate cells.<p>This section of the Excel Guide offers all shortcuts you need to open, navigate between, and control all of these options.<p><i>Courtesy of GoSkills.</i>

Analytics

Adventures In Data Storytelling: Three Key Traps To Avoid

As your organization seeks to become more data-driven, data will become an integral part of all communications. It should play a key role in your business meetings, internal conversations, and other daily interactions. As more of your people are exposed to data that is both relevant and crucial to …

Data Visualization

How Trump Blew Up the Conservative Media

Inside the new power dynamics roiling Fox, Breitbart and the Wall Street Journal.<p><b>Months before Donald Trump blew up American</b> politics with his surprise win in November, he did the same thing to the conservative media. Through much of the campaign, two very different media moguls with colliding …

The Periodic Table of Data Science

(This article was first published on <b>DataCamp Blog</b>, and kindly contributed to R-bloggers)<p>This periodic table can serve as a guide to navigate the key …

7 books that will give you the tech knowledge you need to start a business

And every college kid dreams of becoming a tech billionaire. There's a certain 'hollywoodization' of entrepreneurship.<p>It's also much easier to start a business. Throw up a website using one of the many templates out there, host it on Amazon Web Services or GoDaddy, find a problem you think exists, …

Apple iPhone secret codes: Full list of numbers to unlock hidden settings including Field Test

Want to tinker with your OS? Here's a list of USSD codes that allow users to access a host of secret tricks.<p>A list of secret Apple iPhone codes that …

Wordsmith for Excel turns your charts into reports on-the-fly

You might not have heard of Automated Insights before, but chances are you’ve probably seen what its software can do.<p>The company has developed Wordsmith, which is essentially AI that can write human-sounding reports from raw numerical data, such as financial reports and sales forecasts. It’s …

Analytics

The Future of SEO: 5 Stats That Show Where Google is Heading

As per a December 2014 Shareaholic report, social media dethroned search as the number one source of website referral traffic. And, if you zoom out …

A comprehensive list of product management courses (updated January 2018)

Product management is a discipline that thrives on curiosity — questions continually present themselves because there are so many unknowns. You can …

Product Management

The Inherent Problem with Anonymous Apps

Vanity Fair and TechCrunch recently reported that Yik Yak is in trouble, a company that raised over $70 million dollars and valued at around $400 …

Building Project Comet: Evolving Onboarding

As a design-driven Product Manager, working on Project Comet is a surreal experience—the momentum and excitement from the UX/UI community has been …

UX Design

Value Proposition of Big Data after a Decade

Big data is an umbrella term for many technologies: Search, NoSQL, Distributed File Systems, Batch and Realtime Processing, and Machine Learning ( …

Big Data

Humanising Data

Back in 1999 it was estimated that we produced 1.5 billion gigabytes of data through the whole year. Fast forward to 2016 and it is estimated that we …

The 15 Most Popular Free Online Courses For Professionals

It's never too late to invest in your career.<p>It's never too late to invest in your career. Fortunately, we live in a time where we all have access to an elite education at our fingertips, not to mention completely free of charge. All you have to do is create a free account at Coursera, and you'll …

professionals

This video powerfully reminds the ad industry that women are not objects

A new campaign is tackling how women are depicted in ads — and it's using a simple Google search to start the conversation.<p>On Nov. 18, 2015, ad …

Microsoft open sources its deep learning toolkit

In order to speed up their AI and speech recognition projects, researchers at Microsoft have developed a toolkit that uses deep neural networks and multiple graphics processing chips for quicker results.<p>The company has now open sourced the Computational Networks Toolkit (CNTK) and made it available …

Machine Learning

About

What is Metrocosm?<p><i>Data</i> The Matrix is all around us. Even now, in this very room. You can see it when you look out your window or when you turn on …

10 Questions For Your (Product Role) Interviewer

It’s that nervous time of the product manager interview. You’re tired, need to re-caffeinate, are worried you don’t have enough “domain experience”, …

Product Management

12 Things Product Managers Should Do in Their First 30 Days at a New Company

Congratulations, a product has found its product manager. Perhaps you’re joining a small startup, or maybe you have a new project in a big company. …

Product Management

19 lessons I learned during my first year as a Product Manager

2015 was a big year for me professionally. I transitioned from coding to product management. While I’m constantly learning and have a long way to go, …

Data Science Interview Questions

Posted by Alexey Grigorev<p>Source: Data Science: An Introduction<p>Our IT4BI Master studies finished, and the next logical step after graduation is …

How to trick a neural network into thinking a panda is a vulture

Neural networks are magical<p>When I go to Google Photos and search my photos for ‘skyline’, it finds me this picture of the New York skyline I took in …

Deep Learning

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, …

Big Data: Rising In Importance But Still Challenging, New Surveys Say

<i>Source: NewVantage Partners</i><p>Two recent surveys shed new light on the state of big data, showing growing adoption but persistent data management challenges.<p>Management consulting firm NewVantage Partners (NPV) will release next week the results of its 4th annual <i>Big Data Executive Survey (</i>see my …