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Data Visualization with Tableau Desktop 9 Bundle | Mashable Shop

<b>Tableau Desktop 9 Qualified Associate Training</b><p>Get Up to Speed with One of the Top Data Visualization Tools on Earth<p>Tableau 9 is one of the leading …

Mike Duncan Made Ancient Rome Into a Podcast Obsession

Millions of listeners have downloaded the popular historian’s narrative-driven podcasts about revolutions and the collapse of ancient Rome. Now he’s …

Ancient Rome

Gluten May Not Be the Ingredient in Wheat That's Making You Sick

Celiac disease affects only an estimated 1 percent of Americans, but more people than ever before are eschewing wheat and other grains that contain …

Literature

20 overlooked Netflix documentaries that you need to watch

From documentaries that blur the line between reality and fiction to crowd-pleasing character studies, there's so many options for documentaries on Netflix it can be hard to pick which title to stream.<p>Major docs like "The Look of Silence," "Man on Wire," and "Jiro Dreams of Sushi" are obvious …

This New Update Will Make No Man’s Sky A Great Video Game Again

No Man’s sky was the most anticipated video game of 2016 and the hype level of this game was amazing. There were millions of fans already even before …

MS Excel: WARNING! Analytics & Dashboards — This Is A Post For Accountants…

But Any Business Analyst Type Would Benefit!<p>One of my favorite sources of Microsoft Excel tutorials is the @excelisfun channel on YouTube created and …

Top Books: Europe 1500 - 1700

Just as some books examine a country or a region, others discuss the continent (or at least very large parts of it) as a whole. In such instances …

A self-made millionaire shares his 15 best money tips for college grads

Whether you want to start your financial independence journey, get your dream job, or simply make more money, these are actually good ideas for anyone at any age. But if you're under 25 you have the greatest money advantage of all - time. And don't be too hard on yourself or get discouraged. Life …

Personal Finance

4 Tips for Getting Your First Job Out of College

Graduating college students should start working on landing their first jobs well before graduation.The summers between sophomore and junior years offer great opportunities for internships or jobs in the field where you hope to work. If you did not do that, or those efforts did not result in an …

Employment

Get all you need to become a certified cybersecurity expert for only $69

There are few IT skills more valued than the ability to protect a computer network from hackers and cyber thieves. Start down that lucrative career path today with the Cybersecurity Certification Mega Bundle, which can be yours for just $69 – over 90 percent off, from TNW Deals.<p>With this course, …

The A-EON Amiga X5000: An alternate universe where the Amiga platform never died | Ars Technica

A new Amiga computer emerges that is both modern and an Amiga.<p>The Amiga computer was a legend in its time. Back when the Macintosh had only a …

Cool Data Sets I’ve found

In trying to do my capstone for the coding bootcamp I’m doing, I found a number of cool data sets which I thought I should share.<p>Everyone should be …

Sample Behavioral Job Interview Questions and Tips for Answering

In a behavioral job interview, the company asks questions about your past work experiences to find out if you have the skills needed for the job. …

Employment

A Simple Guide to Rolling Over An IRA or 401(k) | Investopedia

When it comes to your finances, you shouldn’t be scrambling to keep track of multiple accounts in various places. It’s hard enough to stay on top of …

The Library of Congress released a fascinating history of card catalogs. Wait, come back!

The Library of Congress just released a book on the history of the card catalog, and while I can physically feel you clicking away from this article even as I type, I am here to tell you that <i>The Card Catalog</i>is actually weirdly fascinating.<p><i>The Card Catalog</i> makes a persuasive case that cataloging …

Without George Washington There Would Have Been No U.S.A. Here's Why

<i>GEORGE WASHINGTON: The Wonder of the Age</i>–by John Rhodehamel (Yale University Press, $32.50)–is a masterpiece, a concise, fluidly written and well-grounded biography. Rhodehamel, who edited two highly acclaimed books for the renowned Library of America series of great American writers (one, …

George Washington

Top 10 books about the Russian Revolution

A century after the Bolsheviks seized power for communism, Tariq Ali chooses some of the best books about an uprising that changed the world forever<p>A hundred years after the Russian Revolution, history, according to most historians, had pronounced its judgment. October 1917 had been relegated to a …

World History
Time Management

17 New Gigs to Earn Side Income

<b>7. Take care of pets.</b> Apps and websites like Rover, Wag, and DogVacay make it easier than ever to score dog walking and pet sitting gigs. You can …

A 1986 bulletin board system has brought the old Web back to life in 2017 | Ars Technica

It's 2017, but you can still experience the Internet of 1986 thanks to BBS enthusiasts.<p>Limited to an anachronistic 1200 bits per second, it took …

Cities Where the Most Millennials Live with Their Parents | Investopedia

According to a recent research report compiled by high-tech apartment-hunting website, ABODO, 34.1% of Millennials nationwide still live with their …

Demographics

Amazon Cash Lets You Shop Without a Bank Card

Amazon<p>Amazon Cash, the company’s latest ploy to attract new customers, is aimed at folks without a credit or debit card.<p>The service acts as a sort of …

Rise of tech jobs outside of Silicon Valley means better training is needed to fill positions

As tech jobs boom in states such as Utah, North Carolina, and Michigan, some grants and bootcamps are aiming to train more people to fill the …

Silicon Valley

Why Your 401(k) Employer Match May Not Be Free Money After All

Anytime you come across a personal finance-related article, chances are, you’ll likely read advice from a financial advisor or “personal finance expert” preaching you should contribute money to your 401(k) up to the employer match because it’s essentially “free money.” Sound familiar?<p>Unfortunately, …

Retirement

Are you ready for the internet of toll roads?

With the appointment of Ajit Pai as the new FCC chairman and his public opposition to current regulations, the death of net neutrality is likely upon us. As a result, an internet toll road – and higher costs for more data – is probably in your future.<p>For consumers, this will likely force the same …

European history on repeat: Study finds evidence of 'Brexit 1.0'

LONDON, (Reuters) - Scientists have found evidence of how ancient Britain separated from Europe in what they are dubbing "Brexit 1.0" - a flooding event that happened in two stages thousands of years ago.<p>In research published in the journal Nature Communications on Tuesday, the scientists said they …

Business Rx: This serial entrepreneur conquered the education market. Now, he’s ready to invade others.

<i>This week, a serial entrepreneur comfortable in one market seeks suggestions on how to break into others. — Dan Beyers</i><p><b>The entrepreneur</b><p>Now on his sixth education technology start-up, Christopher Etesse definitely qualifies as a serial entrepreneurial. He built his first venture while earning a …

Education

Beth Kobliner says today’s young people have a ‘Great Depression’ mentality

Twenty years ago, as a Money magazine staff writer, I had the idea to write a money book aimed at my peers in their 20s and 30s. My mom came up with …

Rocket Launch Prices Are Crashing Amid Competition From SpaceX

United Launch Alliance has dropped the price of its workhorse Atlas 5 rocket flights by about one-third in response to mounting competition from …

A look back on the golden age of Atari gaming

This excerpt is from Jamie Lendino’s <i>Breakout: How Atari 8-Bit Computers Defined a Generation</i>, an amazing book that details with an obsessive’s eye the rise and fall of Atari 8-bit computers. While only someone who ran a BBS on an Atari 800XL can truly love the later parts of this book, everyone — …