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“Let others succeed”: Google CEO Sundar Pichai’s simple but effective leadership style

Sundar Pichai doesn’t exactly seem part of the brash, big-ego club of Silicon Valley’s top leaders, but few can doubt the soft-spoken engineer’s talent and temerity.<p>When, only a decade after joining Google, the low-profile executive was appointed CEO in August 2015, the analysis of Pichai’s …

Leadership

‘Stay in touch means no’: Five VCs reveal what they really think about your startup pitches

<i>The following is an excerpt from</i> The Entrepreneurial Bible To Venture Capital: Inside Secrets from the Leaders in the Startup Game<i>, by Andrew Romans.</i> …

Entrepreneurship

The 8 best questions to ask during a one-on-one meeting

#1: How’s life?<p>On the surface, this doesn’t seem like a significant question to ask. After all, some managers default to asking this question as a …

Employment

The 50 Most Powerful Questions Leaders Can Ask

The best leaders don’t engage in monologues; they stimulate conversations. They understand conversations are not competitions to be won, but opportunities to enrich, inspire, challenge, illuminate and learn. So, what makes for great dialogue? Great questions.<p>I’ve always said, a leader’s job is not …

Leadership

JUST ASK LEADERSHIP: WHY GREAT MANAGERS ALWAYS ASK THE RIGHT QUESTIONS •

<i>The smart, aware executive today is doing something different. He or she is asking questions. Almost like leading itself, “asking” has different</i> …

Management

8 questions to ask your CEO that make you look smart

Especially when there's a simple set of guidelines that can help you figure out whether your question is worth asking.<p>According to Lynn Taylor, a national workplace expert and the author of "Tame Your Terrible Office Tyrant: How to Manage Childish Boss Behavior and Thrive in Your Job," your …

Leadership

A Beginner's Guide to Deep Reinforcement Learning

<i>When it is not in our power to determine what is true, we ought to act in accordance with what is most probable. - Descartes</i><p>Contents<p>While neural …

Machine Learning

7 Things You'll Notice the Happiest People Always Doing

Here are seven habits of the happiest people, which will make the rest of us perpetually jealous if we don't hop on the wagon and join them.<p>So much has been written about the burgeoning happiness movement within the ever-expanding field of positive psychology, it's hard to keep up.<p>What scientists …

Happiness

Top 12 Data Visualization Books You Should Read

datapine is filling your bookshelf fast. We previously discussed the top five data analytics books you must read and then followed that with our top …

Data Visualization

10 Programming Books you Need to Read

Sometimes we want to reach the next level on programming and we just don’t know where to start. I’ve been there, with that sensation that I should do …

Here's what CEOs actually do all day

Ever wonder what CEOs actually do all day? A study published on Monday by Harvard Business Review sheds light on how those in the top spot use their …

10 Free Must-Read Books for Machine Learning and Data Science

<b>By Matthew Mayo, KDnuggets.</b><p>What better way to enjoy this spring weather than with some free machine learning and data science ebooks? Right? …

Machine Learning

Design and Redesign

in Data Visualization<p><b>Fernanda Viégas / Martin Wattenberg</b><p><i>first published in Malofiej 22, Annual Book</i><p>Visualization is now a mass medium. It’s not quite …

Data Visualization

Visualizing Distributions

There is a near infinite variety of visualization methods within our field. Santiago Ortiz’s article, 45 ways to communicate two quantiles, shows us …

Data Visualization

Create Dashboards like a Tableau Pro

Do you build dashboards for people in your organization? In our book, <i>The Big Book of Dashboards</i>, we show 28 different examples that succeed in data …

Video: 5 Steps to Change your Note Taking

I've recently been speaking at a few conferences and I thought I'd try out a new format... instead of using slides, I live sketched my presentation …

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10 Ways Machine Learning Is Revolutionizing Supply Chain Management

<b>Bottom line:</b> Machine learning makes it possible to discover patterns in supply chain data by relying on algorithms that quickly pinpoint the most influential factors to a supply networks’ success, while constantly learning in the process.<p>Discovering new patterns in supply chain data has the …

Machine Learning

41 of Google's Toughest Interview Questions

The technology giant has a reputation for giving brainteasers to job candidates.<p>Google has a reputation for asking difficult, brainteaser interview questions that challenge how you act under pressure.<p>Most of them require you to think quantitatively and broadly, and test the way you tackle problems …

Employment

This is the morning ritual that will make you happy: 4 secrets from stoicism

Sometimes life sucks. Bad. Really bad. And you feel like you want a refund.<p>But, of course, we need to accept that Life Avenue is going to have its …

Essential Cheat Sheets for Machine Learning and Deep Learning Engineers

Learning machine learning and deep learning is difficult for newbies. As well as deep learning libraries are difficult to understand. I am creating a …

10 Things Successful People Never Say

Cast out self-destructive thoughts before they prevent you from tasting true success.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>So you want to be successful? Perhaps you’re inspired by the self-made entrepreneur touting her Rolex collection. Or perhaps someone’s exotic car …

Self-improvement

This Retailer Spent $30,000 on Its Employees--and Got $3 Million of Sales in Return

Gap stores conducted research that might turn industry labor practices upside down--while squashing 4 productivity killers along the way.<p>Everyone's looking for the keys to improved productivity and a way to dramatically improve performance. There are few industries more in need of such secrets than …

UC Berkeley Is Offering Data Science, Its Fastest-Growing Course Ever, for Free Online

It's worth passing along a message from UC Berkeley. According to its news service, the "fastest-growing course in UC Berkeley’s history — …

Online Education

Tickle your brain with tile puzzler Kami 2 [Game of the Week]

[/article_padding]<p>There was a moment while playing State of Play’s <i>Kami 2</i> when I realized I no longer understood how to precisely play the game.<p>I’m …

Ideology

Scikit-Learn Cheat Sheet: Python Machine Learning

Python For Data Science Cheat Sheet: Scikit-learn<p>Scikit-learn is an open source Python library that implements a range of machine learning, …

Machine Learning

Machine Learning Top 10 Articles for the Past Year (v.2017)

<b>For the past year</b>, we’ve ranked nearly 14,500 Machine Learning articles to pick the Top 10 stories (0.069% chance) that can help you advance your …

Machine Learning

12 Algorithms Every Data Scientist Should Know

Algorithms

TensorFlow Tutorial For Beginners

<i>Originally published at</i> <i>https://www.datacamp.com/community/tutorials/tensorflow-tutorial</i><p>Deep learning is a subfield of machine learning that is a set …

How to rewrite your SQL queries in Pandas, and more

Introduction to Pandas, for developers already familiar with SQL.