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Pallet-able Patio: Cheap Chic Cocktail Table

I love the notion of sitting on the patio with a tall glass of sangria in the summer.  Creating an outdoor space that you love to visit makes …

How to Make a $50 Pottery Wheel

Make a Jacket Warmer Using an Old Sweater<p>DIY Wall Art: How to Make a Cut-out Into Reclaimed Wood with a Picture behind<p>Starting a Handmade Business<p>I …

Paper-Thin Arduino Enables DIY Dirigible

Want to build your own blimp? The folks at Ynvisible show you how to do just that with balloons, helium, balsa wood, paperclips, motors, and Printoo, their brand new Arduino-based platform of paper-thin, low-power microcontroller boards and circuit modules.<p>There are two tiny DC motors onboard; one …

HummingBoard, The Vastly More Powerful Raspi

The Raspberry Pi has been around for a while now, and while many boards that hope to take the Pi’s place at the top of the single board ARM Linux …

21 Thought-Leader Professors in Data Science

Data Science

ŷhat | 10 Books for Data Enthusiasts

Synopsis<p>An overview of machine learning and the key algorithms in use today. Each chapter outlines a problem, defines an approach to solving it using …

Data Science

dimple - A simple charting API for d3 data visualisations

Simply Powerful<p>The aim of dimple is to open up the power and flexibility of d3 to analysts. It aims to give a gentle learning curve and minimal code …

What if I'm Not a Good Programmer

By onJanuary 20, 2014 in Start Machine Learning<p>Programming is a part of machine learning, but machine learning is much larger than just programming. …

How to Prepare Data For Machine Learning

By onDecember 25, 2013 in Machine Learning Process<p>Machine learning algorithms learn from data. It is critical that you feed them the right data for …

Data Science 101: Machine Learning, Part 1 - insideBIGDATA

<b>MACHINE LEARNING SERIES – PART 1</b><p>There has been a lot of talk about machine learning – most notably by digital marketers and others who see this …

PyDataNYC 2013 - A Summary of a Fantastic Conference for Data Community

Data Scientists survey results teaser

Using Data to Demystify Data Science

While the phrase data scientist may be growing exponentially in its usage, and the number of data scientists job requisitions following a similar …

How To Choose The Right Test Options When Evaluating Machine Learning Algorithms

By onFebruary 19, 2014 in Machine Learning Process<p>The test options you use when evaluating machine learning algorithms can mean the difference …

Machine Learning

Evidence that shivering and exercise may convert white fat to brown

"White fat transformation into brown fat could protect animals against diabetes, obesity and fatty liver. Glucose levels are lower in humans with …

Does Google Glass Have a Future in Medicine?

Among the tech elite, Google Glass is a sleek symbol of minimalist, futuristic cool.<p>But several startups see deeper potential in Glass: the ability …

Medical Technology

A UK Surgeon Successfully 3D Printed And Implanted A Pelvis

It was the first transplant of its kind.<p>The patient, who is in his sixties and has remained unnamed, suffered from a rare type of bone cancer called chondrosarcoma. It affected the entire right side of his pelvis.<p>Often leaving patients appearing completely healthy, chondrosarcoma often goes …

3D Bioprinting

Review: Blacksumac Piper

There's a new battle going on in tech, and the coveted prize is a spot in your home. Companies like Roomba and Nest, who put innovative spins on …

Grad students fuse flash and FPGAs for fast data processing

Advertisement<p>3 Comments<p>A pair of MIT graduate students is working on an interesting system they think can help speed the process of analyzing data …

Meet the fighter pilot trying to crack the code of NFL data

Advertisement<p>0 Comments<p>After 15 years flying F-18 fighter jets for the U.S. Navy, Brian Burke probably knows more about aerial combat than anyone …

Zirtual Opens Up To Allow Anyone To Hire Their Own Virtual Assistants

Zirtual, which operates a marketplace to match up busy professionals with virtual executive assistants, is ready to go big. After three years of operating in invite-only mode, the company is opening up the floodgates to enable anyone to hire a virtual assistant for as little as $99 a month.<p>Zirtual …

After Genetic Tweaks, Fruit Flies Glow When They Sense Cancer

The genetically engineered _Drosophila melanogaster _can even signal for different types of breast cancer cells.<p>Fruit flies are able to distinguish breast cancer cells from healthy mammary tissue, according to a new study. The humble fly joins dogs and honeybees as members of the animal kingdom …

Cancer Cells

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thinking about thinking » Data Analysis in Python, the Literate Way

Our lab uses Mathematica quite a bit for data analysis and building models. There aren’t that many other people in psychology at NYU (or elsewhere) …

4 Self-Study Machine Learning Projects

By onJanuary 3, 2014 in Start Machine Learning<p>There are many paths into the field of machine learning and most start with theory.<p>If you are a …

Share This With All the Schools, Please

A few weeks ago, I went into Chase’s class for tutoring.<p>I’d emailed Chase’s teacher one evening and said, “Chase keeps telling me that this stuff …

A Social Network For Insurance That Cuts Costs And Reduces Fraud

It’s easy to embellish insurance claims when it’s just some big bad company you’re hurting. But what if you knew the people in your network? It turns out the costs are lower for everyone.<p>The entire concept of insurance is based around large numbers of people getting together to share risk. But the …

Health Care

A firefighter from North Carolina is writing apps for Google Glass to make his job safer

Google Glass is still a technology very much in its infancy, looking for the specific utilities and features that'll make it useful to a broader market than the developers and enthusiasts who are currently experimenting with the device. One of those developers is Patrick Jackson of Rocky Mount, …

Apps to Get Your Kids Coding on the iPad Part 1

In the past, coding was a pretty niche affair, those of us with our Acorns, Spectrums and Commodore 64s experimenting with lines and lines of code. I remember as an 8 year old, spending ages typing out lines of code on my beige Acorn Electron to draw….a line on the screen. To add insult to injury …