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7 Steps to Mastering Machine Learning With Python

<b>By Matthew Mayo, KDnuggets.</b><p>Step 4: Getting Started with Machine Learning in Python<p>Python. <i>Check</i>.<br>• Machine learning fundamentals. <i>Check.</i><br>• Numpy. …

Machine Learning

nCube Wants To Control All Of Your Home’s Connected Gadgets With One Simple App

Think of it as a remote control for your entire house.<p>As the market for smart home products continues to grow, tech-saavy homeowners are faced with a problem: The more connected your house becomes, the less connected your myriad devices are to each other. Nest keeps the room at a perfect …

Home Automation

Architizer

Madrid Río Wins Harvard's Veronica Rudge Green Prize in Urban Design

<b>Madrid Río</b>, a 120-hectare linear park that transformed the banks of Madrid's Manzanares River, has been awarded the Harvard Graduate School of …

Interactive Visualization Shows How Your Day Compares to Everyone Else's

Sometimes at the end of long, hard week, it’s easy to wallow in self pity: “I doubt many people have it <i>this</i> hard,” you think to yourself. But this …

Big Data Analytics

Big Data Connectivity for High Performance Analytics<p>Spotfire offers three primary types of native integration with Hadoop and other big data …

Google just released powerful new artificial intelligence software — and it's open source

On Monday, the tech giant released TensorFlow, a new AI system that's used in everything from recognizing speech on a noisy sidewalk to finding photos of your pet dog Fluffy.<p>And in a rare move for Google, it's making its software open source, meaning anyone can access and edit the code.<p>The software …

How Apple Is Giving Design A Bad Name

For years, Apple followed user-centered design principles. Then something went wrong.<p>Once upon a time, Apple was known for designing easy-to-use, easy-to-understand products. It was a champion of the graphical user interface, where it is always possible to discover what actions are possible, …

UX Design

A Tour of Machine Learning Algorithms - MoData

Link to Machine Learning Mastery: A tour of machine learning algorithms<p>After we understand the type of machine learning problem we are working with, …

8 books Europe's top business school recommends on entrepreneurship, finance and economics

We asked some of the school's academics what books they'd recommend on economics, finance, and entrepreneurship, to get a taste of what they're advising the professionals that graduate from LBS.<p>We got a bundle of responses, with books on everything from economic history to why some companies grow …

Here's why a boot that has been in production for over 100 years is constantly sold out

Certain sizes of the popular L.L. Bean rubber boot are already sold out online.<p>Although customers can still place orders for these sizes, they're on backorder until October or November.<p>Bean Boot loyalists will remember that this same situation happened last year, when L.L. Bean had a backlog of …

Is VW’s Fraud the End of Large-Scale Corporate Deception?

Volkswagen’s brazen and bizarre “Diesel-gate” deception beggars belief. This sustained and sophisticated software scam suggests truly pathological levels of managerial desperation and contempt: desperation around a failed promise of clean diesel technology and unsubtle contempt for unsuspecting …

CSR

When Platforms Attack

Amazon famously began life as an online bookseller, but 20 years later there are few products you can’t buy on the site. For many goods, the company acts as a traditional retailer, earning a profit through markups. Other goods are offered by third-party sellers—merchants who pay to use Amazon as a …

eCommerce

How Younger Managers Are Perceived, Perceptions of Younger Managers Aren't Always Accurate

As new managers fill vacancies created by retiring Boomers, how do their skills compare with the seasoned older managers they replace?<p>Naturally, our assumption was that veteran managers would be more effective on almost every front. To test this out, we explored the data we’ve accumulated on more …

Leadership

Empathy Is Still Lacking in the Leaders Who Need It Most

<i>HBR STAFF</i><p>Many people and a host of commentators instinctively recoiled at the callous management practices described in a scathing <i>New York Times</i> article last month about Amazon. So did Jeff Bezos, Amazon’s founder and chief executive. In a memo to Amazon employees, he wrote, “Our tolerance for any …

Empathy

Who’s Benefiting from MOOCs, and Why

<i>HBR STAFF</i><p>In the last three years, over 25 million people from around the world have enrolled in Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) offered by Coursera, EdX, and other platforms. Initially heralded as a revolution in higher education access, expectations have been tempered as research revealed that …

Higher Education

Daily Inspiration #2192

This post is part of our daily series of posts showing the most inspiring images selected by some of the Abduzeedo's writers and users. If you want …

Graphic Design

Herding Cats

We all wish that there was a simple answers to this question, but there are not. Anyone suggesting there is, doesn't understand the complexities of …

Project Management

How Visual Systems Make It Easier to Track Knowledge Work

Walk into any fitness center, health club, or gym in the country and you’ll see yourself. Or rather, reflections of yourself. It doesn’t matter whether the gym is one step up from a cave or a posh Park Avenue fitness emporium — you’ll see mirrors, and lots of them. The mirrors aren’t a …

Project Management

7 Things to Start Being More Productive, Today

Working smarter, not harder, is the key to better results<p>When I was 17 years old, I used to work and study for about 20 hours a day. I went to …

How an entrepreneur turned his pet food startup into a viral website with more than a million visitors a day

Petflow raised $15 million in venture capital funding from investors like Lightspeed Venture Partners. Speiser says Petflow created its Facebook page back in 2011 with the goal of attracting potential customers who might want to buy pet food, sharing a ton of animal-related pictures to the page to …

The Organizational Apology

The <i>Washington Post</i> called it “creepy.” The <i>Atlantic</i> said it “might have been illegal.” One privacy advocate wondered if it could have made people suicidal. Those were just some of the reactions to the disclosure, in June 2014, that Facebook had allowed academic researchers to manipulate the news …

Leadership

Fixing Our Unhealthy Obsession with Work Email

<i>HBR STAFF</i><p>Our dysfunctional relationship with work email has become so normal, I’m not sure most of us can even see it anymore.<p>Typical is this quote from the recent article, “How Successful People Spend Their Weekends”:<p>“I never go into the office on weekends,” Spencer says, “<b>but I do check e-mail at</b> …

Hillary Clinton

3 Things Managers Should Be Doing Every Day

“When are we supposed to do all <i>that</i>?” That’s the question we constantly get from new managers, only weeks or months into their new positions, when we describe the three key activities they should be focusing on to be successful as leaders: building trust, building a team, and building a broader …

Leadership

Architizer

Husband-and-Wife Team Designs a Better Way to Store Clothes

The EZSTAX is simple, stackable and sustainable<p>Furniture designers have not kept pace with the way we store our clothes—and the sheer amount that we …

Furniture

Your Late-Night Emails Are Hurting Your Team

Around 11 p.m. one night, you realize there’s a key step your team needs to take on a current project. So, you dash off an email to the team members while you’re thinking about it.<p>No time like the present, right?<p>Wrong. As a productivity trainer specializing in attention management, I’ve seen over …

Productivity

32 mouthwatering foods everyone should try in France

While these are all true, the country's cuisine is not to be forgotten.<p>Whether it's a simple croissant or a classic dish like escargot, French food always has a gourmet feel to it.<p>We've pulled together 32 foods that everyone should try throughout France.