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Python and R: Basic Sampling Problem

In this post, I would like to share a simple problem about sampling analysis. And I will demonstrate how to solve this using Python and R. The first …

How to teach all students to think critically

All first year students at the University of Technology Sydney could soon be required to take a compulsory maths course in an attempt to give them …

The Full List of Silver 2015 Free Comic Book Day Releases

We’ve already covered what comics comprise the Gold Level for <b>Free Comic Book Day 2015</b>. Today, the Silver Level releases have been revealed. Check out …

Image Recognition Technology Could Change Market Research Forever

Facial recognition software has been gaining traction lately, edging it’s way to becoming the next big thing.<p>Technology juggernauts like Google and …

Artificial Intelligence

The Languages And Frameworks That You Should Learn In 2015

Last week, we asked you which were the languages and frameworks you were looking forward to learn in 2015. 47 of you replied, and here are your …

1 Introduction

1.1 My Philosophy<p>Many people would regard this as being two books in one. One book is an introduction to programming, teaching you basic concepts of …

5 Strategies For Better Teacher Professional Development

<b>5 Strategies For Better Teacher Professional Development</b><p>by <b>Joel Zarrow</b><p>Just as a teacher has to create conditions that support and encourage student …

Pedagogy

How to become a data scientist

When I started reading about data science all over internet, at that time I used to only use C, and Matlab. I was decently proficient in these, but …

Data Science

Characteristic function

In mathematics, the term "<b>characteristic function</b>" can refer to any of several distinct concepts:<p>The indicator function, that is the function<p>which …

Coding is made child’s play by new electronic building blocks

If Lego had a 21st-century facelift, it would look a lot like SAM, a new kit where the building blocks are electronic modules (or SAMs: sensor actor modules), which wirelessly communicate with each other over Bluetooth.<p>SAMs are either motors, lights, switches or sensors, and appear as “drag and …

Give your brain a workout with Noda, a challenging math puzzle

Noda (Free) by ZealTopia Interactive is a challenging numeric puzzle game that will get your brain juices flowing. If you enjoyed other stimulating …

New Algorithm Helps Computers Think More Like Humans

The short-term benefit: better brownies<p>Humans and machines organize the world in very different ways. People are good at fitting small data sets into larger patterns: <i>Eggs, chocolate, butter, sugar, and flour? Sounds like a brownie mix.</i> Computers, on the other hand, are good at sorting huge data …

At long last, teachers are set to become high-status professionals

An independent college of teaching backed by government will give teachers professional equality with doctors and lawyers Ministers answer calls for a College of Teaching<p>Ask people what they think of their child’s teacher and you will generally hear nothing but praise. Ask them what they think of …

4 Moves for Insanely Toned Abs (#NoFilter)

Get ready for your bikini closeup on Instagram, all summer long<p>This total-body strength routine works overtime to firm your core by challenging your stability. The result? An effective sweat session we don't mind doing in the heat! Perform three sets on nonconsecutive days three times a week.

The Shape of Code » Haskell, HTML and Hack

<b>H</b> is for Haskell, HTML and Hack.<p>In the early 1980s every computer science department with any research pretensions had at least one member of staff …

The Flying Sorcery of Dr. Strange: Benedict Cumberbatch Is Marvel's Most Bizarre Magician

Marvel’s most bizarre magician will be the subject of his own movie in 2016 starring Benedict Cumberbatch.<p>It is impossible to talk about Dr. Strange …

The Highest Paying Programming Languages You Should Learn, Ranked By Salary

Computer programming has quickly become one of the most lucrative industries in the United States. In fact, the average salary for a computer …

Gangnam Style didn't break YouTube and the maths prove it

Earlier this week, a <a style="background-color: transparent;" href="https://plus.google.com/+youtube/posts/BUXfdWqu86Q">brief but curious post</a> …

The first 5 online resources to use when learning to code

Even if you think the buzz around "learning how to code" is overkill, you have to admit it's here to stay.<p>Just like it's easier to learn a foreign …

Maths and science teaching a priority, says Cameron

<b>Maths and science should be the priority for England's schools, says Prime Minister David Cameron.</b><p>He announced the opening of a National College for Digital Skills in London in 2015, to enhance economic competitiveness in the "global race".<p>There will be specialist training to improve the skills of …

Education

The Shape of Code » Eiffel, English and Erlang

<b>E</b> is for Eiffel, English and Erlang.<p>Eiffel was a contender to be THE OO language of choice for developers. The Bertrand Meyer‘s book on how to write …

Deterministic algorithm

In computer science, a <b>deterministic algorithm</b> is an algorithm which, given a particula, will always produce the same output, with the underlying …

The Next Big Programming Language You've Never Heard Of

Andrei Alexandrescu didn't stand much of a chance. And neither did Walter Bright.<p>When the two men met for beers at a Seattle bar in 2005, each was in …