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Dr Michael Mosley: Many claim crash diets don't work and trigger 'starvation mode'... but now the experts agree - this 800-calorie meal plan works

A report last week, written by obesity experts at the University of Oxford, hailed rigorous ‘crash diets’ as effective tools for reducing the waist …

Diets

Moving from R to Python: The Libraries You Need to Know

Moving from R to Python: The Libraries You Need to Know

Ever Wonder How Spotify Discover Weekly Works? Data Science

New music is everywhere. Hundreds if not thousands of new albums are released each week between major labels, mid-level subsidiaries, independent …

Visualizing Music Mathematically

Music is the pleasure the human mind experiences from counting without being aware that it is counting. –Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz<p>Music is fundamentally mathematical in nature, but visualizing the math underlying a song is not so easy. Where would you even begin? What features would you like to see?<p>…

Yahoo’s Abuse-Detecting Algorithm Works 90% of the Time & It’s A “Major Step Forward” in Its Field

Yahoo’s news articles have plenty of unsavory comments, much like the rest of the internet, so the Yahoo team decided to use their comments section …

Google Announced Their D-Wave 2X Quantum Computer Succesfully Works

It seems that the D-Wave Computer does work, and the theory is that the hardware is 3,600 times faster than other supercomputers. It is the nearest …

Quantum Computing

The Uses And Misuses Of 'Big Data': A Conversation

The organizational theorist Geoffrey Moore once argued that “without big data, you are blind and deaf and in the middle of a freeway.” But without human intelligence, all the data and machine learning in the world won’t set you free. Moore’s freeway analogy is in fact more apt than he knew.<p>In 2011, …

Big Data