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Get started with machine learning using Python

Have you wondered what it takes to get started with machine learning? In this article, I will walk through steps for getting started with machine …

Machine Learning

4 Skills You Must Learn Now For A Successful Career

Get these right and you are well on your way.<p>We all learn a ton of subjects at school... and then forget most of them when we hit the job markets. Knowing how to figure out the circumference of a circle, for example, might have got us through our SATs but it doesn't help too much when we're …

Forgotten (but Awesome) Windows Command Prompt Features

It's always the little throwaway tweets that go picked up. Not the ones that we agonize over. I was doing some work at the command line and typed …

The Workout That Burns 346 Calories In 13 Minutes

This is one of the fastest fat-burning routines we’ve ever seen<p>Over the years, <i>Men’s Health</i> has sifted through dozens of studies about how many calories you’ll burn with various workouts. But the routine detailed in new research from North Dakota State University is one of the most efficient calorie …

Microsoft abandons controversial Windows feature that shared your Wi-Fi password

One of Windows 10's most controversial features is getting kicked to the curb.<p>Microsoft announced that it will kill off Wi-Fi Sense in an upcoming Windows 10 update. The feature made a lot of folks uneasy because it shared your Wi-Fi password with all of your Facebook friends' computers, as well as …

Opinion: 6 favorite dividend stocks from a conservative money manager

Michael Binger, a senior portfolio manager at Gradient Investments, which oversees $1 billion, shared a list of some of his favorite dividend stocks. …

Investing

To SQL or NoSQL? That’s the database question

But as technological lines blur, there's not always a clear-cut answer.<p>Poke around the infrastructure of any startup website or mobile app these …

The Role of a Data Scientist in 2016

Already crowned as the best job in America for 2016, the definition and skill set required to be a data scientist is in a constant state of flux. …

Five Reasons Why Big Data Isn't Enough

Here are 5 reasons why Big Data no longer can stand alone, and why the future is likely to always include Small Data:<p>Big Data analyzes the past – and …

Why data scientists are the new coders

Recent figures estimate that in 2015, the number of “big data” jobs will grow to 4.4 million, with 1.9 million in the United States.<p>Leaders in these positions will be responsible for building intricate algorithms and crafting stories out of the massive amounts of data that today’s companies are …

Data Science

Amazon's next big challenge: Winning India

Growth in Amazon Web Services, the company's profitable cloud computing business, soaked up much of the spotlight on the company's subsequent earnings call, but there was one other topic that investors and analysts kept bringing up: India.<p>Amazon only officially launched in the country in June 2013, …

eCommerce

The New World Order

Outside of the Western world, a handful of cities are fast becoming important global business players. Some of their home countries are recognizing that power and seek to create a multi-polar world that isn't so reliant on the U.S. and Europe. These are the power cities outside of the core …

These Are the 5 Reasons Why the U.S. Remains the World's Only Superpower

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