Bryan Ramirez

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21 hot programming trends -- and 21 going cold

Hot or not? From the Web to the motherboard to the training ground, get the scoop on what's in and what's out in app dev

65 Questions Venture Capitalists Will Ask Startups

<i>This piece originally appeared on AllBusiness.com.</i><p>Entrepreneurs need to be prepared in pitching their startup companies to a venture capitalist by …

4. Phantom Words

Listen to the audio above. It doesn't matter whether it is through headphones or speakers, so long as they are in stereo. Oh, and you need to have an …

Machine Learning

The 10 Commandments of Business Intelligence in Big Data

Organizations today don’t use previous generation architectures to store their big data. Why would they use previous-generation BI tools for big data …

Learning Python For Data Science

For those of you who wish to begin learning Python for Data Science, here is a list of various resources that will get you up and running. Included …

Machine learning algorithm cheat sheet

The suggestions offered in this algorithm cheat sheet are approximate rules-of-thumb. Some can be bent, and some can be flagrantly violated. This is …

25 of the best leadership and success books to read in your lifetime, according to Amazon

We've highlighted 25 below, including books by psychologists, economists, and competitive athletes. Each one offers a unique look at what it means to be truly successful and how you can achieve your full potential.<p>Read on and start stocking your shelves with inspiration.

Self-improvement

Dear startups: here’s how to stay alive

There are storm clouds gathering over Silicon Valley – and it’s more than just El Nino.<p>As a venture capitalist, I see a lot of data points within the …

Four Steps To Distinctive Advantage For Startups

Most startups enter established industries with well-known incumbent companies. Successful startups find a way to offer customers significant new value, allowing them to break in to and conquer industries with long-established brands. For example, Door Dash has become a $700 million meal delivery …

Startups: Never Start With More Than a Minimum Viable Product

<i>It's almost always a bad idea to try and launch with more than you need.</i><p>When you come up with an idea for a business--and I'm talking moment of conception here--it's usually very simple. You see X need and develop Y solution for it. Then, you go nuts thinking about all the improvements, expansions, …

Machine Learning: An In-Depth Guide — Data Selection, Preparation, and Modeling

Articles in This Series<p>Overview, goals, learning types, and algorithms<br>• Data selection, preparation, and modeling<br>• Model evaluation, validation, …

Machine Learning

Read These Books Instead of Getting an MBA

<i>This piece originally appeared on The Hustle.</i><p>I don’t blame people for wanting to get an MBA. It’s not their fault they’ve been duped into believing …

Learning this skill is essential to anyone trying to enter the world of investment banking

<i>The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships so we may get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>Getty / John Moore There are few skills more essential to investment banking than financial modeling and valuation. The ability to look …

Google’s managed Hadoop and Spark service Cloud Dataproc goes live

Google’s Cloud Dataproc service, which has been in beta since last September, has finally hit general availability, the company said.Cloud Dataproc …

A Beginner’s Guide to Sentiment Analysis

<i>Everything you need to know to get started with sentiment analysis</i><p>Sentiment Analysis Overview<p><b>Sentiment Analysis</b> is the use of natural language …

Step by Step how to predict the future with Machine Learning

<b>Ever wondered how machine learning works? How exactly do you use historical data to predict the future? Well here’s a tutorial that will help you</b> …

The 18 Best Analytics Tools Every Business Manager Should Know

The goal of any business analytic tool is to analyze data and extract actionable and commercially relevant information that you can use to increase results or performance. But with so many tools available it can be difficult to know what to use and when.<p>I thought it might be useful to look at some …

Data Science

Zappos CEO Tony Hsieh shares 4 business books he thinks everyone should read

Zappos CEO Tony Hsieh wants his employees to continuously explore new ideas. That's why there's a library of some of his favorite books at Zappos' Las Vegas headquarters.<p>Over the years he's recommended well over 20 business books— including his own, the 2010 bestseller "Delivering Happiness" — and …

20 Fabulous Wall Decor DIYs That You'll Want for Your Home

Do you have that empty wall space and you just don’t know what to do with it – how to occupy it properly? The default go-to option is always to hang …

Home Decorating

Data-Driven Marketing in 2016: Bigger, Faster, Better

6 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>As technology-savvy, data-driven marketers, our job is to get out the right message, in front of the right audience, at the right time, to drive the right (desired ) onsumer behavior.<p>And we have to do that more efficiently and …

Big Data

Datical Raise $8 Million To Bring Agile to Databases

Database automation company Datical have closed a series B round of funding of $8 million from existing investors to continue their mission to bring Agile techniques to databases. This brings the total of external funding to about $14 million.<p>“We weren’t in a position where we needed money,” said …

Productivity Tips from Flipboard Curators

Every Monday, we put the spotlight on a wonderful curator in our MagMaker blog. We ask them to share insights about their media diets and habits, both on and off Flipboard. In doing so, we also learn about what makes them tick.<p>At the end of each post, we ask for a special productivity tip. And …

5 lessons on Product Management in Startups

I value <i>“first times”</i> a lot in life. My first ever tweet was dedicated to #BatKid. My first ever Medium post had to be about something that I am …

Sentiment Analysis on Donald Trump using R and Tableau

Recently, the presidential candidate Donal Trump has become controversial. Particularly, associated with his provocative call to temporarily bar …

Entrepreneurs & Startups: How To Brand Yourself

In this world full of adverts. If you do not brand yourself or your company, you are losing out big time to anyone else who does some form of …

Marketing

2016 Software Industry Predictions... And Anti-Predictions

The tech community’s annually observed somewhat self-indulgent penchant for predictions is often its own worst enemy. Prophecies are all too often tied to vendors’ road maps and when they’re not, they tell us what we already know. So you say 2016 will be hot for commercially adopted open source, …

Albert Einstein

SQL Server Index Design Guide

39 minutes to read<p>Contributors<p>Poorly designed indexes and a lack of indexes are primary sources of database application bottlenecks. Designing …