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Sorting Out The Basics Behind Sorting Algorithms

We’ve covered a whole array (pun totally intended) of data structures in this series thus far, and so far, I’ve really enjoyed exploring all the …

Ethereum Growing Exponentially in China

Last week, I was fortunate enough to be invited to the city of Hangzhou for the Global Blockchain Financial Summit.<p>During this trip to China, I …

The Non-Technical Guide to Machine Learning & Artificial Intelligence

I have a challenge for you.<p>In a few seconds, I want you to <b>stop reading this article, and follow the instructions below.</b><p>Here you go:<p>I hope my point is …

3tags.org

Every Data Science Interview Boiled Down To Five Basic Questions

Data science interviews are notoriously complex, but most of what they throw at you will fall into one of these categories.<p>Data science interviews are daunting, complicated gauntlets for many. But despite the ways they’re evolving, the technical portion of the typical data science interview tends …

Career Advice No One Tells You

Most people have "okay" jobs.<p>We go to work, do what we have to do from 9 to 5, come back home, maybe hang out with friends, and do it all over again the next day.<p>There's nothing wrong with this.<p>But some people perform at a totally different level.<p>They're the people who land executive level …

Tesla Motors, Inc.'s Autopilot Is "a Breakthrough Technology"

MIT Technology Review believes Tesla's semi-autonomous driving technology is poised to "have a chance at solving a big problem."<p>In 2015, <b>Tesla</b>'s …

What’s Next in Computing?

The computing industry progresses in two mostly independent cycles: financial and product cycles. There has been a lot of handwringing lately about …

The Federal Vision For Healthcare IT: A Dystopian Paradise

Roy Wyman Contributor<p>Roy Wyman is a partner at Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough LLP and is a member of its Healthcare Regulatory and Transactional Team.<p>In a year not too distant, Loretta, a woman in her late 20s, hears a pleasant tone from her watch and checks to see a text. The message isn’t …

These 4 startups are changing the face of AI in 2016

<i>This post is produced by BeMyApp.</i><p>According to researchers, 2016 will be the year of AI. Believed to be replacing the screen age as one of the “hot consumer trends,” the latest in AI allows for much more than robots, personal assistants, and self-driving cars.<p>Facebook recently announced that the …

How to get rich in tech, guaranteed

<i>Startup L. Jackson is an anonymous blogger who writes about startups and Silicon Valley. This post originally appeared on his blog and is republished here with permission.</i><p>This week's NYT article on how employees sometimes lose out is a great read. Employees who like that might also like [Homebrew …

Climbing Mt. Everest in VR is so terrifying that my knees wobbled

I stood on the edge of a precipice, frozen from cold, faced with a terrifying walk across an ice-encrusted rope bridge that was precariously …

A Timeline of Fashion’s Early Experiments With Virtual Reality

"The possibilities for VR to revolutionize the fashion industry are endless," Jaunt's VP of marketing communications Miles Perkins tells Racked by e-mail. Jaunt has been fast and furious to take the lead in fashion VR content, working with <i>Elle</i>, <i>InStyle</i>, 7 For All Mankind, and The North Face. …

You Too Can Explore Mars (In VR) Just Like Mark Watney

Conduct missions inside a habitat and rovers on the red planet’s surface in Mars 2030.<p>You don’t have to be Mark Watney to conduct scientific missions on Mars.<p>Today, the media company Fusion announced a virtual reality experience created with NASA that offers users an interactive, first-person …

Exercising in virtual reality with the VirZoom motion controller

Video games and exercise don’t play well together. Sure, there’s the eight-year-old Wii Fit, drumming with the new <i>Rock Band</i>, and a slew of dedicated exercise games using Microsoft’s Kinect and featuring fitness trainers you’ve never heard of. But video games are more often a sedentary activity, …

Virtual Reality

Virtual Reality Livestreams Come to the Porn Industry

Several adult entertainment companies have already begun filming 360-degree videos that transport viewers inside the perspective of the male …

10 influential data scientists and why you should follow them

Testing in the Agile Era: Top Tools and Processes<p>No matter what industry you work in, chances are the applications your business uses are generating …

Big Data

What’s the probability that a significant p-value indicates a true effect?

(This article was first published on <b>Nicebread » R</b>, and kindly contributed to R-bloggers)<p>If the <i>p</i>-value is < .05, then the probability of falsely …

5 Best Machine Learning APIs for Data Science

<b>By Khushbu Shah (DeZyre)</b>.<p>Big data is streaming into businesses all over the Internet from various data sources like sensors, social media data, excel …

Data Science Interview Questions

Source: Data Science: An Introduction<p>Our IT4BI Master studies finished, and the next logical step after graduation is finding a job. I was interested …

Food for your health.

Gifting is without a doubt a craftsmanship and it is very imperative to include some innovativeness with a sprinkle of adoration in the way you …

Dessert

Scala and Spark Notebook: The Next Generation Data Science Toolkit

Brief introAndy Petrella at Data Fellas wants you to be productive with your data. This explains why he labored to create Spark Notebook, a …

Ubiquitous Computing

15 Books every Data Scientist Should Read

Recommendation Systems in R

(This article was first published on <b>R - Data Science Heroes Blog</b>, and kindly contributed to R-bloggers)<p>These systems are used in cross-selling …

Data Science

New edX Course: Data Science & Machine Learning Essentials

<i>This post is by Chirag Dhull, Product Marketing Manager in the Data Platform Marketing Team at Microsoft.</i> We are excited to announce the launch of …

Data Science

The Data Science Workflow

When dealing with data, it helps to have a well defined workflow. Specifically, whether we want to perform an analysis with the sole intent of …

5 mistakes standing between you and your first million

The total number of millionaire households reached 9.6 million in 2013, but has topped 10.2 million already in 2015.<p>With the technology, resources, mentorship, research, and information available, it's becoming easier than it has in the past. Sadly, most still won't reach the seven-figure annual …