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Aspiring Data Scientists! Learn the basics with these 7 books!

In the last few years I spent a significant time with reading books about Data Science. I found these 7 books the best. These <b>together</b> are a very …

Data Science

What’s Driving Data Science Salaries Now

Interested in getting a higher salary in your job as a data scientist? (Who doesn’t?) According to a recent survey, there’s a strong correlation …

Data Science

The 10 Algorithms Machine Learning Engineers Need to Know

This column is by James Li, Product Intern at NewStoryCharity<p>It is no doubt that the sub-field of machine learning / artificial intelligence has …

Machine Learning

Text Mining in R and Python: 8 Tips To Get Started

(This article was first published on <b> DataCamp Blog</b>, and kindly contributed to R-bloggers)<i>You want to get started on text mining, but most of the</i> …

Data Science

12 Best Surface Pro 4 Alternatives in 2018

There’s no reason that you shouldn’t consider Surface Pro 4 alternatives when shopping for your next Windows notebook or tablet. Devices that look …

The Case For Black Holes Being Nothing But Holograms Just Got Even Stronger

Holy crap!<p>If anything can sum up just how little we truly know about the Universe, it’s black holes. We can’t see them because not even light can …

Physics

Ditch the bus: Self-driving electric golf carts are ferrying students on university campuses

Google guesses it will be 30 years or more before truly autonomous vehicles can drive everywhere on public roads under any conditions. Shortening that timeline means improving the technology, or simplifying the environment.<p>Auro Robotics is choosing the latter.<p>The three-year-old startup is starting …

Autonomous Cars

Global tech companies to pay up as Australia gets its own 'Google Tax'

Tech companies have become infamous for moving their profits around the world in search of favourable tax rates, and now Australia wants to make sure …

How To Pick A Lock With Just A Hairpin

Editor's Blog Photo credit: NightHawkInLight/YouTubeWe’ve all seen the movies where a lock is poked around with a hairpin and the door miraculously …

Video Tutorials

Learning Larry Page’s Alphabet

When Google became Alphabet, the rationale seemed simple: that a company of companies can innovate faster than a single large beast. But that’s only the start.<p>“It’s kind of counterintuitive,” Google cofounder Larry Page remarked a couple of years ago. “Normally in a business, you think about, …

Windows Phone

This curvy TV presenter has sent the Internet into OVERDRIVE: But who is Roxana Vancea?

Roxana Vancea InstagramRoxanna has made a name for herself<p>She set temperatures racing this week when her breasts accidentally popped out during a …

Curvy

Gravitational waves explained

A century after Albert Einstein rewrote our understanding of space and time, physicists have confirmed one of the most elusive predictions of his …

LIGO

Top Programming Languages That Will Future-Proof Your Portfolio

The most popular programming languages are used to code most of the applications in the world. Here are the 10 most popular now -- and insight into a …

Programming

Google mapped out a massive model city with a mini Street View car and it's spectacular

Germany's "Miniatur Wunderland" is the world's largest model railway.<p>With over 50,000 feet of track connecting seven distinct areas, it's one of the …

Micromax, once a rising star, struggles | Reuters

MUMBAI (Reuters) - A year ago, Micromax vaulted past Samsung Electronics Co Ltd to become India’s leading smartphone brand. Today, its market share has nearly halved, several top executives have resigned, and the company is looking for growth outside India.<p>A worker displays a Micromax mobile phone …

Profit

Researchers have a radical plan to freeze rising sea water and transport it to Antarctica

A new study investigates one radical solution: 'geoengineering,' or reshaping the planet in a substantial way. In this case, by enlarging Antarctica's continental glacier via pumping ocean water onto the ice surface.<p>If it works, and the ice sheet grows thicker, it could sequester huge volumes of …

Climate Change

Scientists can tell when your motives are truly altruistic, and when you’re secretly being selfish

There are plenty of generous people in the world who choose to donate huge sums of money and expect nothing in return aside from, say, their name engraved in 3-foot high letters on a major landmark. Of course, you might suspect them of having some ulterior motive, but it’s very hard to prove that …

Psychology

Here's How an Old Pair of Sneakers Saved Lego

Last week Lego posted a 25% jump in revenues and a 31% rise in net profits for 2015.<p>This is a far cry from 2003 when the company was in trouble, …

Lego

10 travelers reveal the incredible stories behind their most jaw-dropping photos

Some of the world's most daring travelers have scaled great heights, survived intense weather, and explored remote destinations, all to capture stunning images.<p>We teamed up with @BeautifulDestinations, which is currently one of the most-followed travel Instagram accounts, to pull together 10 …

Times Square

How to Learn Advanced Mathematics Without Heading to University - Part 1

By Michael Halls-Moore on March 11th, 2016<p>I am often asked in emails how to go about learning the necessary mathematics for getting a job in …

This letter about swearing in the office from the management is classic web comedy gold

Dear Staff<p>It has been brought to the CEO’s attention that some individuals throughout the organisation have been using foul language during the …

The Most Important Skill in Data Science: Mining and Visualizing your Data

While data scientists have many resources in their tool belt, our research shows that proficiency with Data mining and visualization tools …

Data Science Skills in Demand for 2016

Big data has been the watchword for a while in IT, so it’s no surprise that data science skills are in hot demand and the job has perhaps …

Simply 21 fantastic Peter Serafinowicz one-liners

Male actress and comedienne, Peter Serafinowicz has been wowing his Twitter followers with his brilliant one-liners for 7 years, and we’ve picked 21 …

21 Must-Know Data Science Interview Questions and Answers

KDnuggets Editors bring you the answers to 20 Questions to Detect Fake Data Scientists, including what is regularization, Data Scientists we admire, …

Data Science

Here's Why You Will Be Hiring a Data Scientist in 2016 | Inc.com

It's the most popular job for 2016, per Glassdoor.<p>And, according to Eric Haller, a vice president at the global information services company Experian who runs their DataLabs unit, it's also one of the hardest positions to fill. Recently, I asked him about the role and why it is so important that …

Big Data

What The Interview Process Is Like At Google, Apple, Amazon, And Other Tech Companies

The best and worst interview processes according to job applicants will surprise you.<p>It’s kind of a perfect storm.<p>A record 78% of hiring managers anticipate more hiring in the first half of 2016 compared to the second half of 2015, according to the latest report from career site Dice. That means …

Employment

How to use search like a pro: 10 tips and tricks for Google and beyond

Search engines are pretty good at finding what you’re looking for these days, but sometimes they still come up short. For those occasions there are a few little known tricks which come in handy.<p>So here are some tips for better googling (as it’s the most popular search engine) but many will work on …

AdWords

Bayes's Theorem: What's the Big Deal?

I’m not sure when I first heard of Bayes’ theorem. But I only really started paying attention to it over the last decade, after a few of my wonkier …

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