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Delete yourself from the internet by pressing this button

The internet can be a beautiful and horrible place at the same time. It’s weird, and sometimes you feel like you want to leave. Sadly, there’s no easy way out — or there wasn’t, until now.<p>Swedish developers Wille Dahlbo and Linus Unnebäck created Deseat.me, a web app that offers a way to wipe your …

The Latest Web Design Trends That Are Here To Stay

Web designs are becoming less subjective and more functional. Here are a few examples worth noticing.<p>Just like fashion, web design has fads that come and go and it can be difficult to spot which ones will stick past next quarter. Following the latest fad may be keep you on top for the moment, but …

Scikit Flow: Easy Deep Learning with TensorFlow and Scikit-learn

<b>By Matthew Mayo, KDnuggets.</b><p>Google's TensorFlow has been publicly available since November, 2015, and there is no disputing that, in a few short …

Machine Learning

The Amazing Ways Big Data And Analytics Are Used At Wimbledon 2016

WIMBLEDON fans are being served a mash up of machine learning and advanced analytics in a bid to capture viewers’ attention on social media and digital platforms.<p>Statistics and analytics have been a big feature of grand slam tennis for some years now. But what’s new this year is Watson.<p>IBM’s …

Big Data

Evolving Technologies for Driving Big Data

Big Data

A Tour of Machine Learning Algorithms

By onNovember 25, 2013 in Machine Learning Algorithms<p>In this post, we take a tour of the most popular machine learning algorithms.<p>It is useful to …

Machine Learning

Which freaking big data programming language should I use?

You have a big data project. You understand the problem domain, you know what infrastructure to use, and maybe you've even decided on the framework …

Big Data

Superset: Airbnb’s data exploration platform

By Maxime Beauchemin<p>At Airbnb, we love data, and we like to think that analytics belongs everywhere. For us to be data-driven, we need data to be …

Business Intelligence

UI/UX Design Glossary. Steps to Usability

Practice shows that structured data is a great way to work optimization and that is one of the reasons why old good stuff like phone directories, …

UX Design

The 10 Best Sketch Plug-ins

I think one of the best features of Sketch is their vibrant plug-in community who continues to work to create new functionality and features that you …

Tutorials

7 Types of Animations for Your Mobile App

How to prepare for a Data Scientist Interview?

You applied for a data science job and received an interview call for the data science job role. Well done! Congratulations!<p>The thought on how to …

How To Integrate Motion Design In The UX Workflow

As UX professionals, we play a key role in raising the bar for customer experiences. A simple attention to detail is often what signals to the …

Web Design

The 4 Universal Requirements For Great UX

The prestigious UX consultancy Nielsen Norman Group inspires a set of tips for designing butter-smooth user experiences.<p>As the saying goes, build the right thing, then build the thing right.<p>Usability is how well a product serves its purpose, and encompasses a variety of interface aspects: How …

The Principles of Information Visualization for Basic Network Data

Not all data has dependencies or a linear structure. In fact some data is related by either or a combination of two properties: connection and …

Data Visualization

Master UI & UX design with this 6-course bootcamp

Good design can change the conversation, but great design can change the world. As technology evolves and more media outlets compete for customers’ time, providing an enjoyable experience is critical to both attracting and keeping users.<p>The <b>UI & UX Design Bootcamp</b> aims to demystify both sides of the …

UX Design

Why I use ggplot2

(This article was first published on <b> Variance Explained</b>, and kindly contributed to R-bloggers)If you’ve read my blog, taken one of my classes, or sat …

Data Science

Sentiment analysis of Uganda’s first presidential debate — using Twitter data and R

At Outbox, we analysed Uganda’s first presidential debate of 2016 in real-time. Our objective was to develop an understanding of what various …

The best of what’s new for designers, 2015

Every month we bring you the best new apps, frameworks, design and mobile resources, business resources, and more. Here we are at the end of 2015, …

How Big Data Is Changing the World of Soccer

The use of big data analytics in soccer is growing beyond wearable sensor technology. Advanced algorithms are finding their way into coverage of …

Big Data

Mobile Prototyping with Xcode

We’ve used a number of mobile prototyping tools over the years to go from initial concept to interactive prototype. Most of them were decent enough, …

8 habits of awesome UX designers

One of the fables that floats around UX teams is that of the US space program and its quest for a pen that could be used in anti-gravity.<p>They reportedly spent million dollars developing a high-tech writing utensil with ink that remained solid until the flow of writing and a pressurized chamber that …

The What and Where of Big Data: A Data Definition Framework

By onJuly 30, 2014 in Analytics, Big Data, Customer Experience Management<p>I recently read a good article on the difference between structured and …

What Makes a Great Android App UI

As with people, we form our first impressions of mobile apps very quickly. From the moment a new app springs to life on our device, we begin judging its quality and appeal based on the way it looks. And that first impression is crucial because even if the app is <i>useful</i>, we’re much less likely to use …

UI Design

Misused mobile UX patterns

If you are an experienced designer, you probably agree that being inspired by others is not stealing in UI design. It’s best practice research. It’s …

Machine learning and big data know it wasn't you who just swiped your credit card

You’re sitting at home minding your own business when you get a call from your credit card’s fraud detection unit asking if you’ve just made a …

Identity Theft

Design Inspiration: Data & Dashboard UI Design

The increasing popularity of wearable technology like the Apple Watch, and activity trackers, think Fitbit and UP by Jawbone, has us thinking about …

Data Visualization

Is the Floating Action Button the new Hamburger Menu?

Google’s Material Design continues to be a popular approach to contemporary web design. An almost-flat style, the set of principles—originally …

The IoT of Health: Big Data Can Make Us Healthier

<i>Image via Shutterstock</i><p>By Meredith Salisbury<p>The fact that you can now use your smartphone to unlock your front door, turn on the lights, adjust your thermostat, and set your DVR is all thanks to the unprecedented levels of connectivity emerging in what's generally called the Internet of Things. Not …

Big Data

Facebook Could Check Your Loan Applications Against Your Friends' Credit

Just call it “friendlining”<p>Facebook friend lists are a weird collection of your classmates, coworkers, distant relatives, former roommates, and other people you may have known at one point in your life. A new patent granted to Facebook would let lenders check those same friends' credit scores and …