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Here Are the 50 Best Dumbbell Moves For Fat Loss (Plus 30 Workout Videos Using Them!)

Before you do anything, bookmark this page! It's the ultimate guide to the most effective dumbbell moves. Along with getting strong, weight lifting …

Workouts

10 Lower Body Exercises That Will Save Your Knees

Build strong legs -- without terrible knee pain.<p>Everybody has to squat.<p>The exercise is one of the most basic and functional movement patterns you can do, and it builds total-body muscle and strength like nothing else. But who says you have to do it with a barbell on your back? If you’ve been …

Workouts

For a Leaner Belly, These 35 Plank Variations Are a Must (Plus 1 Bonus Video!)

There are so many variations of plank — the ultimate bodyweight move to tone your core and upper body. If you really want to carve your six-pack and lengthen your obliques, try these ab-focused variations, with a bonus video at the end demonstrating 15 side plank variations.<p>Balance on your hands …

Workouts

Google’s Machine Learning (AI) Crash Course

Artificial Intelligence or Machine Learning, as it’s better known as, is something that has garnered my interest over recent years. I even used the …

A hot startup raised $66 million in 5 days using these 24 slides

Tech investors are throwing money at Front, a five-year-old startup that aims to change the way teams get work done. The startup makes a shared-inbox app that lets teams handle messages from email, texts, Slack, and social media, all in one place.<p>This year, Mathilde Collin, the 28-year-old …

Startups

Big Data 2.0: Open Source Becomes A Converged Product

When O’Reilly Media co-founder Dale Dougherty coined the name Web 2.0 to describe the post dot.com evolution of the Internet, it was a big deal because he was so right. New companies such as Facebook and Salesforce and eventually Twitter, AirBNB, and Uber started to show what was possible with …

The delayed revolution in digital financial services

Technology has transformed how we work, communicate and travel. In contrast, modern digital technology has not yet transformed financial services. Open data is the key to change in this sector of the economy.<p>The time has come for the financial services industry to join the open data revolution. …

Big Data: 33 Brilliant And Free Data Sources Anyone Can Use

Data is ubiquitous — but sometimes it can be hard to see the forest for the trees, as it were. Many companies of various sizes believe they have to collect their own data to see benefits from big data analytics, but it’s simply not true.<p>There are hundreds (if not thousands) of free data sets …

Big Data

Overview of Open Data, Linked Data and Web Science

This slide aims to describe general overview of open data and linked data, the relationships between two concepts with examples.

Linked Data

Open data from Mars

Open data from Mars – Machine learning competition using Mars Express data #MarsExpressPower<i>UPDATE 31 March: The formal call for participation is now</i> …

Machine Learning

What Corporate America Doesn't Understand About Big Data

Big data is changing fast, and what companies don't know could hurt them--and the data they're collecting.<p>I recently had the privilege of moderating the Smart Cities panel during the Big Data, Open Data: Inspiring Corporate and Civic Innovation Conference hosted by the University of Phoenix. The …

The data behind climate change

At the end of 2015, over 150 world leaders descended on Paris to discuss what is arguably one of the most important issues facing the human race …

Climate Change

Why an MIT PhD Says Big-Data Education Is Now 'Fundamentally Important'

Let’s wander outside our Boston bubble for a moment and direct our attention to Lowell. That’s right, Lowell. It might seem like the last time that …

Big Data

Big data triggers predictive journalism

“By using available data, journalists will be able to orchestrate predictions and write tomorrow’s headlines and stories accordingly.”<p>Biz Stone, the cofounder of Twitter, once regaled a panel audience with a story of how he read a tweet about an earthquake around 60 miles south of him — and then …

FFunction + Data-Driven Design at its Best

Montreal–based FFunction is a data visualization studio made up of specialists in design, development and communication. The studio creates map-based …

Data Visualization

How to get involved in Open Data Day 2016

A map of Open Data Day events happening around the world.March 5, 2016 is Open Data Day, and it’s right around the corner! Here's what you need to …

Making and Measuring News: Data and Algorithms in Journalism

<i>By Alison Powell, Assistant Professor and Programme Director of the MSc in Media and Comms (Data and Society) at LSE</i>Journalists have a special …

Journalism

The Value of Finding Customers Through Open Data, APIs, and Machine Learning

Jason Lancaster, Head of Product at Decoded, demystified how easy it is to access public data, and when it’s combined with the data you own, it makes …

Introducing Vega-Lite

Today we are excited to announce the official 1.0 release of Vega-Lite, a high-level format for <i>rapidly creating visualizations for analysis and</i> …

Big data and open data: what's what and why does it matter? | Joel Gurin

Big data and the new phenomenon open data are closely related but they're not the same. Open data brings a perspective that can make big data more useful, more democratic, and less threatening.<p>While big data is defined by size, open data is defined by its use. Big data is the term used to describe …

New MIT Media Lab Tool Lets Anyone Visualize Unwieldy Government Data

DataViva, a project developed in part by Media Lab professor César Hidalgo, aims to make a wide swath of government economic data usable with a series of visualization apps.<p>In the four years since the U.S. government created data.gov, the first national repository for open data, more than 400,000 …

Google News Initiative Training Center

Can Data Journalism Be Taught?

Click the image to read the whole series. (Public domain image from DARPA)<p>Can you really teach data journalism? It’s a dumb question that I’m soon …

Life after Snowden: Journalists’ new moral responsibility

<b>Journalism after Snowden?</b> Two very big questions linger on–one about whether the very technologies Edward Snowden revealed are compatible with …

This startup lets anyone create beautiful data maps with one click — and they just raised $23 million from Accel and Salesforce

CartoDB wants to make it easy for anyone to create their own data-driven maps, and it just raised $23 million in Series B funding from the likes of Accel Partners and Salesforce Ventures to help it do just that.<p>CartoDB wasn't created by tech industry veterans, but rather by two Spanish scientists …

New York City

Feast Your Eyes On The Most Beautiful Data Visualizations Of 2015

Vaccines and Infectious Diseases by Dov Friedman and Tynan Debold at the Wall Street Journal comprises a series of heat maps showing the number of …

9 memorable data visualizations of 2015! A look back

One must admit that with each passing day, the field of data visualizations is getting more exciting. Far more than the powers of data analytics …

The Importance of Big Data and Data Visualization

What is Big Data and how can Data Visualization help enterprises leverage their Big Data assets better? Some people know what that buzzword really …