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15 Latest and Best Loading Animations to Make User Enjoy Waiting

Nowadays, since internet speed has been highly improved, people can smoothly open a website/app within seconds and get their desired information …

UI Design

SSAS

YouTube

10 spiffy new ways to show data with Excel

Cool charts for allImage by ThinkstockHave you noticed that people groan when you pop open a spreadsheet to share your brilliant data insights? Maybe …

Data Visualization

Top 7 Data Science Machine Learning GitHub Repositories in March 2018

Introduction<p>I live GitHub! Not only can you follow the work happening in different domains, but you can also collaborate on multiple open source …

Machine Learning

Perfectionism has become a hidden epidemic among young people

In our roles as academics, young people knock on our doors almost every day. They are typically ambitious, bright and hard-working. They have a broad …

Mental Health

7 tips for better data-driven stories

Numbers stories can be intimidating for those of us without a background in statistics or mathematics.<p>Yet we lowly English majors, along with people …

Infographics

“Another nail in the coffin for learning styles” – students did not benefit from studying according to their supposed learning style

<i>By</i> Christian JarrettThe idea that we learn better when taught via our preferred modality or “learning style” – such as visually, orally, or by doing …

Pedagogy

Depressed People Use These Words More Often

They're not always negative words.<p>From the way you move and sleep, to how you interact with people around you, depression changes just about everything. It is even noticeable in the way you speak and express yourself in writing. Sometimes this “language of depression” can have a powerful effect on …

Machine Learning

Introduction to k-Nearest Neighbors: Simplified (with implementation in Python)

<b>Note: This article was originally published on Oct 10, 2014 and updated on Mar 27th, 2018</b><p>In four years of my career into analytics I have built more …

Machine Learning

How to rewrite your SQL queries in Pandas, and more

Introduction to Pandas, for developers already familiar with SQL.

Databases

5 Ways to Find Interesting Data Sets

<i>Editor’s note: This post was written as part of a collaboration with Enigma, a public data company. Author India Kerle is a data curator at …

Open Data

The Breathing Technique a Navy SEAL Uses to Stay Calm and Focused

Breathing is a unique process in the human body. Unlike, for example, digestion, breathing has both an involuntary control mechanism as well as …

Meditation

Introducing pydbgen: A random dataframe/database table generator

Often, beginners in SQL or data science struggle with the matter of easy access to a large sample database file ( <b>.DB</b> or <b>.sqlite</b> ) for practicing SQL …

The No. 1 TED Talk of All Time Teaches a Critical Lesson in Intelligence (That We Often Forget)

It has close to 50 million views ... and infinite wisdom.<p>The most-viewed TED talk of all time is over a decade old. This is not just a testament to its popularity at the time, but the longevity of its relevance.<p>It's called, "Do Schools Kill Creativity?" and it has been viewed over 49 million …

New York City

Big Data And AI: 30 Amazing (And Free) Public Data Sources For 2018

Machine learning, artificial intelligence, blockchains, predictive analytics – all amazing technologies which have promised to revolutionize business and society.<p>They are useless, however, without data. Fortunately for businesses and organizations which don’t have the resources to methodically …

Machine Learning

Top 5 Data Science Machine Learning Repositories on GitHub in Jan 2018

Introduction<p>Breakthroughs in data science and machine learning are happening at a break-neck pace. If you are working in this field, it’s extremely …

Machine Learning

10 Free Must-Read Machine Learning E-Books For Data Scientists AI Engineers

Introduction<p>So you love reading but can’t afford to splurge too much money on books? Quite a lot of the data science and machine learning books out …

Machine Learning

Science Says This Is the Simplest Way to Remember More of What You Read

Hit pause. Reflect on the content. Excel. Repeat.<p>Whether it's Facebook content, Bill Gates' favorite book or the latest critical business report, most of us enjoy reading or have to do quite a bit of it through the day. But in the rush to do everything in less time, you might be missing a crazily …

Online

Why We Forget Most of the Books We Read

... and the movies and TV shows we watch<p>Pamela Paul’s memories of reading are less about words and more about the experience. “I almost always remember where I was and I remember the book itself. I remember the physical object,” says Paul, the editor of <i>The New York Times Book Review</i>, who reads, it …

Books

A Simple Introduction to ANOVA (with applications in Excel)

Introduction<p>Buying a new product or testing a new technique but not sure how it stacks up against the alternatives? It’s an all too familiar …

Data Science

Keeping up with SEO in 2018: What you should focus on

There is no way to overstate just how important mobile is for all the major tech companies out there, including Google. Users are turning to their phones more and more as the devices most people now hold in their pockets are more than capable of delivering a full-blown web experience.<p>In the days of …

Cyber-attacks

It Takes 10,000 Hours to Become an Expert in Anything: Use These 4 Techniques | Inc.com

10,000 hours.<p>That's how long it takes to master your craft, according to bestselling author Malcolm Gladwell. Whether you want to become a better leader, an expert in marketing or a master of a language, it's going to take time. With all of the new social media platforms and business opportunities, …

Self-improvement

'Whinge less, people!': Life advice from a 27-year-old woman dying from cancer is going viral for all the right reasons

A post written by a 27-year-old Australian woman who died of cancer last week has gone viral on Facebook with more than 50,000 shares and 60,000 likes.<p>Holly Butcher from Grafton, Australia, suffered from Ewing's sarcoma, which is often found in the bone and surrounding soft tissue.<p>She wrote the …

Social Media

10 Awesome CSS3 Tricks

This article will introduce you to 10 CSS3 tricks that will enhance your website.<p>When CSS was developed around 1995, you could not do much with it …

Web Design

A Brief History of Data Analysis

Take a look at Data Analysis from ancient times to current days

Die Hard

18 Thought-Provoking Questions that Will Free Your Mind in 2018

The New Year means nothing if your mind is still boxed up in its comfort zone. You know this is true. Don’t live the same year 89 times and call it a …

San Diego

This 1 Habit Will Make You More Creative and Happier (if You Can Stand It) | Inc.com

What if there was one simple thing you could do that cost nothing and took no extra time, that would make you much more creative than you are now? What if it would also make you sleep better, and perhaps happier in general. Would you do it?<p>Well here it is: Put away your smartphone. Not all the …

Social Media

15 Trending Data Science GitHub Repositories you can not miss in 2017

Introduction<p>GitHub is much more than a software versioning tool, which it was originally meant to be. Now people from different backgrounds and not …

Machine Learning

7 Storytelling Structures to Improve Your Presentations (Infographic)

What your favorite plots and your next business presentation should have in common.<p>Giving presentations, whether during meetings with co-workers or to potential new clients, can often seem intimidating. But luckily, there are tried and true ways to organize your information so that it is both easy …

Public Speaking

Failure Is the New Perfect

Terrified to the point of anxiety, the fear of failing used to render me paralyzed as a younger person trying so hard to be perfect. I didn't like to …