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Fast data processing pipeline for predicting flight delays using Apache APIs: Kafka, Spark Streaming and Machine Learning (part 3)

<i>Editor's Note: This is a 3-Part Series, see the previously published posts below:</i><p>Fast Data Processing Pipeline for Predicting Flight Delays Using …

Top 100 Hadoop Interview Questions

Hadoop is an open source software framework for distributed storage and distributed processing of large data sets. Open source means it is freely …

List-Worthy

What Your Resume Should Look Like in 2018

Plus a free downloadable template.<p>Let’s be honest: Writing a resume is a drag.<p>After all, this isn’t exactly a task for the gainfully employed. If …

Employment

AI is now so complex its creators can’t trust why it makes decisions

Artificial intelligence is seeping into every nook and cranny of modern life. AI might tag your friends in photos on Facebook or choose what you see on Instagram, but materials scientists and NASA researchers are also beginning to use the technology for scientific discovery and space …

RANKED: The 17 best dystopian movies of all time

Denis Villeneuve's new addition to Ridley Scott's "Blade Runner" is already being hailed as a visually captivating sci-fi masterpiece by critics.<p>As the "Blade Runner 2049" hype intensifies, you might want to check out some other films with heavy dystopian themes. So we made a list of the best</b> …

Blade Runner

The 10 Books Longlisted For The National Book Award For Fiction

Add these books to your must-read pile!<p>The wait is over: The National Book Foundation released its most hotly anticipated longlist, its Award for Fiction, on Friday. The 10 books are a mix of blockbuster titles from high-profile writers, including Jennifer Egan and 2011 National Book Award winner …

Books

3 Stocks You Can Safely Own Until 2030

Looking for a few great companies to buy and hold for the ultralong term? These three stocks fit the bill.<p>We Fools believe that the best way to make …

Investing

5 Suspense Novels to Read As Summer Turns into Fall

The end of summer and beginning of fall is the time for sunshine and suspense, and there are still a few weeks to get your fix of both. If you’re looking for the ultimate suspense TBR (to be read) pile, here’s a stack of five new books to add to your thriller-loving life ASAP.<p><b>1. A Game of Ghosts by</b> …

17 Things Successful People Do on Long Weekends

We’re heading into Labor Day weekend.<p>That means you most likely have an extra day off to add to your normal weekend.<p>But how should you spend that …

277 Data Science Key Terms, Explained

<b>By Matthew Mayo, KDnuggets.</b><p>This post presents a collection of data science related key terms with concise, no-nonsense definitions, organized into 12 …

Machine Learning

The 15 best business books of all time

'Barbarians at the Gate' by Bryan Burrough and John Helyar<p><i>HarperBusiness</i><p>'Barbarians at the Gate' is a genre-defining book, proving that in the right …

32 Books That Will Make You a More Well-rounded Person

Do you aspire to be one of those people who knows at least a little bit about everything?<p>There's any easy way to do it: Read everything!<p>You can't …

Books

11 books on the future of humanity that everyone should read

But many writers have imagined the future in their work, inviting us to travel through time.<p>We asked Lynn Lobash, manager of the New York Public Library's Reader Services department, to recommend the books about the future that everyone should read.<p>Here are 11, and you can see more recommendations …

Books

18 of the Best Coming-of-Age Books to Read at Any Point in Your Life

Whether you've freshly entered high school or you're stumbling through your 30s (or beyond), you never really stop growing up. For this very reason, books centered on coming-of-age tales are great for every age no matter what stage in life you're at. And many times, the core theme is so damn …

10 Must-Read Books That Should Be Mandatory Reading In High School

Mandatory reading isn't always everyone's favorite kind of reading. Everyone has that one book that they remember slogging through in high school …

The 19 best things to do in San Francisco, according to people who live there

San Francisco tourism is in a bit of a slump, though over 25 million people visit every year.<p>Visitors might be drawn to the obvious attractions like the Golden Gate Bridge and the "Full House" home, but San Francisco has more to offer than tourist traps and trolley cars.<p>To help you experience the …

San Francisco

7 Thrilling Summer Reads With Fierce Female Leads

What’s the best way to show your fierce feminist colors this summer (besides crushing on <i>Wonder Woman</i>’s Gal Gadot all season)? By picking up a book (or seven) with a kick-ass female lead. Whether you’re spending your days poolside or indulging in a city staycation, these are the tales and heroines …

The Best Books of July 2017: From Svetlana Alexievich to Angela Davis

Sarah Sentilles<p>In a book that is as much a collection of insights into war, torture, art, and healing as it is a meditation on the world we live in today, Sarah Sentilles dissects the role of art and the visual in the psychology of violence. <i>Draw Your Weapons</i> serves as a guide down a …

12 Great New Books To Bring To The Beach This Summer

We’re all just looking for the right book to read on vacation.<p>A good beach read might be as ubiquitous a summer staple as sunscreen, but what makes a book a beach read is harder to define. Should it be fast-paced? High energy? Physically light? (Never mind emotionally ― tears are just salt water, …

Books

The Best Books Of The Year, So Far

And who should read what<p>It's hard to find much about 2017 that feels incontrovertibly good; not only does every week seem to bring some catastrophic news story or another, but every day we get collectively reminded, via the insane tweets of one Donald Trump, of the collective doom toward which …

The Man Who Knew Too Much

His nuclear research helped a judge determine that former Russian spy Alexander Litvinenko had been assassinated – likely on Putin’s orders. Just months after the verdict, the scientist himself was found stabbed to death with two knives. Police deemed it a suicide, but US intelligence officials …

These 20 books can polish your Networking, Leadership and Time Management Skills better than any B-school

You do not always need an MBA degree from the Ivies to boost your business acumen and prepare yourself for a challenging career ahead. Here's a list …

Self-improvement

Kill Your Old Ideas So You Can Be More Creative

I spent ten years “writing” a TV show about Silicon Valley. I spent hundreds of hours talking about it, collecting ideas in a giant Evernote file, …

Comic Books

5 TED Talks to Channel Your Inner Creative Genius

Stop staring at that blank page in frustration and watch one (or all!) of these TED Talks instead.<p>There are those moments when you feel totally inspired and on fire. And, then there are those moments when you feel anything but. You don't even have a single mediocre idea you can cling to.<p>Facing a …

Creativity

Hedge fund legend Ray Dalio to individual investors: Market timing is 'like playing poker' against world's best

This week's episode of The Bottom Line with Henry Blodget includes Part 2 of Henry Blodget's extended interview with Bridgewater's Ray Dalio. Highlights of this second part of the interview include:<p>Watch Part 1 of their interview here.<p>Watch all of Episode 1 here.

Markets

Social Media News | The Next Web

All stories in Social Media<p>This account shows everyone is living the same life on Instagram<p>A new Instagram account, @insta_repeats, has exposed how many users online are posting the same kind of candid shot through ...<p>Cara Curtis<p>This hilarious Twitter account triggers film fans with fake …

Social Media

5 Funny Apps Your Kid Will Love You For Downloading

<i>Phones and tablets can actually help bring families together as long as you have the right apps. Our friends at Common Sense Media are here to share the best apps to download for some family fun with kiddos and their parents.</i><p>Think kids are always ahead of the curve when it comes to tech? Not this …

37 Of The Most Heartbreakingly Beautiful Lines In Literature

"Everything was beautiful and nothing hurt."<p><b>2.</b> "We accept the love we think we deserve."<p>– Stephen Chbosky, <i>The Perks of Being a Wallflower</i><p>Submitted by Carly Black, Facebook<p><b>3.</b> "Till I die and after I die, and when I find my way out of the land of the dead, I'll drift about forever, all my atoms, till …

Mary Shelley

The 14 best US stocks you can buy right now, according to Credit Suisse

The Swiss bank asked every analyst to pick up to three stock picks based on a six- to 12-month time horizon, and ended up with 140 names. Of that 140, 14 were listed on the US focus list.<p>The US focus list is a compilation of 15-20 of the bank's analysts' "highest conviction catalyst driven …

Credit Suisse