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Five Interactive R Visualizations With D3, ggplot2, & RStudio

Plotly has a new R API and ggplot2 library for making beautiful graphs. The API lets you produce interactive D3.js graphs with R. This post has five …

100 (Free) Ways To Learn to Speak Another Language

<b>100 Resources To Learn to Speak Another Language</b>by <b>TeachThought Staff</b><i>Ed note: This post was first published in 2012, and is in the process of being</i> …

Language Learning

Grandma Kathy's Coffee Cake Is the Greatest Recipe of All Time

Is Grandma Kathy's coffee cake the greatest recipe of all time?<p><i>You know those recipes we hold near and dear to our hearts because they are really the greatest ever of all time? Well, we’re using this series as an opportunity to wax poetic about them. The coffee cake recipe of recipe developer</i> …

Dessert

10 R packages for Machine Learning

Needless to say, R is one of the most efficient and effective tools for analysing and manipulating data for statistical purpose. To add to that, R …

10 classic rum cocktails to make you feel like you're on holiday

Rum. Just the idea of it conjures up images of pirates, deserted beaches, buried treasure and beguiling senoritas… So shake up one of these drinks to dream the day away.<p><b>The classic Daiquiri</b><p>One of the oldest Cuban cocktails, dating from the late 1800s. Its very simplicity is a recipe for …

6 Awesome Ways to Eat Scrambled Eggs for Breakfast

Scrambled eggs are a perfect weekday breakfast option—here are six great ways to cook them.<p><i>Associate web editor Rochelle Bilow really loves breakfast. Sure, she’s a morning person by nature, but what she really digs about breakfast is that it’s an opportunity to start the day on the right foot.</i> …

Breakfast

Advanced Reactive Java

Introduction<p>There are situations when the same elements of a source should be dispatched to multiple consumers. Certainly, if the source supports …

Awesome R

A curated list of awesome R packages and tools. Inspired by awesome-machine-learning.<p>For better navigation, see https://awesome-r.com<p>for Top 50 CRAN …

A cake fit for royalty: Queen Elizabeth II’s favourite chocolate cake recipe

You can’t beat a royal family tradition – especially when it involves cake.<p>On Tuesday, April 21, Queen Elizabeth II celebrated her 89th birthday. …

Dessert

These Easy and Inexpensive Nutella Desserts Are All You Need In Life

BuzzFeed Food editors took to the test kitchen to make desserts that were a) easy, b) delicious, and c) full of Nutella. (As, arguably, all desserts should be.)<p><i>Makes 8 rolls</i><p><b>INGREDIENTS</b><p><b>For the rolls:</b><p>Baking spray, for greasing the muffin tin<p>1 8-ounce can of refrigerated crescent roll dough<p>⅔ cup …

New MLlib Algorithms in Apache Spark 1.3: FP-Growth and Power Iteration Clustering

This is a guest blog post from Huawei’s big data global team.<p>Huawei, a Fortune Global 500 private company, has put together a global team since 2013 …

Data Science

60+ R Resources to Improve Your Data Skills

This list was originally published as part of the Computerworld Beginner's Guide to R but has since been expanded to also include resources for …

Data Science

3 Recent Books For Budding Data Scientists And Business Executives Involved With Big Data Analytics

Now that most of the hype around big data has died down, overtaken by the buzz over the Internet of Things, we are sometimes treated to serious discussions of the state-of-the-art (or science, for that matter) in data analysis. If you are planning a career as a data scientist or you are a business …

Big Data

How to Lace Your Running Shoes

Wide Forefoot<p>1 of 6<p><b>How to do it:</b> From the toe of your shoes, thread the laces up the sides of your shoe through a few eyelets until you reach the …

12 Ways to Build Ankle Strength for Top Performance

Balance Training<p><b>Standing on one leg:</b> Hold for 30 seconds, working up to one minute per leg.• <b><br>Balance and catch:</b> Standing on one leg, catch and throw a …

Introduction to Apache Spark with Examples and Use Cases

I first heard of Spark in late 2013 when I became interested in Scala, the language in which Spark is written. Some time later, I did a fun data …

Here's How To Tie Anything And Everything

Knots, laces, togas, scarves — you have met your match. Bookmark this immediately.

Mushroom and butternut squash frittata recipe

Quick to make and full of vitamins, this spicy frittata is the ideal mid-week dinner<p><b>SERVES</b><br>4-6<p><b>INGREDIENTS</b><br>2 tbsp olive oil<br>350g butternut squash, washed, deseeded and cubed<br>250g brown closed-cup mushrooms<br>1 clove of garlic, crushed<br>½ tsp dried chilli flakes<br>6 eggs, beaten<br>50g mature cheddar …

Real-time Communication in AngularJS with ($Q)orlate

This post introduces the lightweight ($Q)orlate library.<p>A popular type of engagement that iVision is hired for is the architecture assessment. For …

JavaScript

Traditional Irish Soda Bread Recipe - Genius Kitchen

Sift flour, sugar, baking soda, baking powder and salt.<p>Stir in currants and milk.<p>Combine until well blended.<p>Dough will be sticky.<p>Turn out onto …

Dessert

Useful new R packages for data visualization and analysis

<i>The following is from a hands-on session I led at the recent Computer Assisted Reporting conference.</i><p>There's a lot of activity going on with R …

Build Strength And Power With This Weight Training Routine

Get Strong With This "POWER WORKOUT"<p>DESCRIPTION<p>This workout routine is designed for those of you who want to get strong. Who doesn't want to get …

Workouts

How To Use Resilient Back Propagation To Train Neural Networks

Neural Network Lab<p>It's more complex than back propagation, but Rprop has advantages in training speed and efficiency.<p>Resilient back propagation …

Deep Learning

Nodes and Edges: Visualizing Network Data 101

Visualizations of your social data can be extremely helpful in developing marketing strategies, but how can you go about creating these graphs?

Marketing Strategy

8 Reasons Apache Spark is So Hot

<i>In this special guest feature, Ian Lumb of Bright Computing examines the incredible ascent of the Apache Spark distributed computing platform and</i> …

What are HDInsight and the Hadoop and Spark technology stack?

Introduction to Azure HDInsight and the Hadoop and Spark technology stack<p>7 minutes to read<p>Contributors<p>This article provides an introduction to Azure …

Deliciously Ella's creamy mango and banana overnight oats

Blitzing mango and banana with ground flaxseed and a splash of almond milk is a delicious way to incorporate fruit into an oaty breakfast<p><b>SERVES</b><br>2<p><b>INGREDIENTS</b> <b><br>For the mango puree:</b><br>1 mango<br>2 ripe bananas<br>1 tbsp ground flaxseed<br>a splash of almond milk (enough to make it blend)<p><b>For the oat mix:</b><br>1 ripe banana<br>⅔ …

100 Useful Unix Commands

<b>A Guide to 100 (ish) Useful Unix Commands</b> <i><br>by Oliver; 2014-05-28</i><p>Introduction<p>In the Introduction to Unix (which I'll borrow heavily from in this …