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Data Science Simplified Part 2: Key Concepts of Statistical Learning

In the first article of this series, I had touched upon key concepts and processes of Data Science. In this article, I will dive in a bit deeper. …

With Big Data Comes Big Responsibility

Big data and the “internet of things”—in which everyday objects can send and receive data—promise revolutionary change to management and society. But their success rests on an assumption: that all the data being generated by internet companies and devices scattered across the planet belongs to the …

Entertainment - MarketWatch.com

The two programs are closely matched in terms of value.<p>7:42 a.m. Today7:42 a.m. June 21, 2018<p>This man says he tried to find the son he fathered in …

Are Machine Learning, Big Data And Psychometrics Really Destroying Democracy? | Articles | Chief Data Officer

In a column on the Bloomberg website, Cathy O'Neil ripped into data, machine learning and psychometrics. In describing the way that Donald Trump and …

'Bat Bot' Flying Robot Mimics 'Ridiculously Stupid' Complexity Of Bat Flight

One of the problems with bats, if you're a robotics expert, is that they have so many joints.<p>That's what robotics researchers at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign and Caltech quickly learned when they set out to build a robot version of the flying mammal.<p>"Bats use more than 40 active and …

This Week's Most Popular Posts: January 27th to February 3rd

This week we tried our hand at doing push-ups every day for a month, compared all the new online TV streaming services, learned about the myth of a …

Drone Innovation Trends to Watch in 2017

<b>A look at new technology innovations shaping the future of consumer and commercial drones.</b>Sales of Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) are expected to …

How to Keep Your Best Employees From Walking Out the Door

The best ways to hold onto your talent.<p>It's become one of the business world's most well-worn clichés: People are your greatest asset.<p>Clichés often become clichés because they're so true, and this one is no exception. How can you build a great business without great employees?<p>Yet many entrepreneurs …

Employment

This cyborg insect could bring big advances In medical care

Scientists look to flying animals — birds, bats and insects — for inspiration when they design airborne drones. But researchers are also investigating how to use technology to interact with, and even guide, animals as they fly, enhancing the unique adaptations that allow them to take to the air.<p>To …

Medical Technology

The Importance of Empathy in Everyday Life

In trying times is more important than ever to consider the feelings of those around you. We are all in our own bubble, with our own unique …

Unique

LinkedIn Gets a Design Update, Suggests Ways to Boost Your Profile

Earlier this month, LinkedIn updated with a new design. If it’s been a couple of weeks since you’ve logged on, here’s what’s new.<p>Beyond the design, …

Which foods can improve your gut bacteria?

<b>Can what you eat change the bacteria in your gut for the better? Dr Michael Mosley has been finding out which foods and drinks can make the most difference.</b><p>The gut microbiome - the diverse community of bacteria that inhabits our intestines - is a hot topic in science right now.<p>Almost every day we …

Wellness

The Science Behind What Really Drives Performance (It's Going to Surprise You)

If you're skeptical that this is too touchy-feely for a business setting, the research doesn't lie.<p>Imagine you could have a skill where--in any given conversation with colleagues, clients, or subordinates--you could be keenly aware of, and even experience, their feelings and thoughts.<p>Sounds like …

Empathy

The tech manager’s challenge: How to stay steeped in tech while focusing on leadership?

A workplace dynamic I’ve always found fascinating is the instinctual need for people to size up the technical depth of a technology leader upon first introduction. The technologists in the room want to determine if the manager understands what they do on a daily basis. The non-technical people want …

“The Mindfulness Edge”: Effective Leadership is a Few Deep Breaths Away

Mindfulness is often praised as an incredible tool for personal efficiency, but can it also improve your leadership? Matt Tenney and Dr. Tim Gard …

The Hexoskin wearable fitness shirt is (almost) the workout buddy of my dreams

Wrist trackers, while comfortable, are notoriously inaccurate when it comes to heart-rate tracking. That's fine if you're just trying to get a general idea of how many calories you burned in a single workout, but not good for serious training.<p>Heart rate monitors that strap around your chest are far …

Knight Foundation

<b>Status: The challenge is closed.</b><p>The Knight News Challenge accelerates media innovation by funding the best breakthrough ideas in news and …

Innovation

Traditional vs Collaborative Leaders Infographic

<b>Traditional vs Collaborative Leaders Infographic</b>The workplace is changing. Leadership is changing. The future is collaborative leaders.Collaborative …

We got 10 CEOs to tell us their one killer interview question for new hires

Where do you see yourself in five years? Tell me about a time when you showed leadership. What is your biggest weakness?<p>These are the standard questions that job candidates face during interviews. And by now, everyone also has standard answers. (“My biggest weakness? I work too hard.”)<p>As you scale …

Employment

Empty Your Inbox with the Trusted Trio

Managing the steady stream of email that gathers in your inbox every day can feel like an impossible task. Not long ago, I kept a lengthening list of …

Productivity

Are You a Leader, or Just Pretending to Be One?

We’ve rarely needed leaders more — but wanted the leaders we have less.<p>It’s as if we’ve forgotten what leadership really is, and confused it with what it isn’t.<p>What’s not leadership? For one thing, performing. Leadership is not making the right faces, memorizing the right lines, pumping your fist …

Leadership

Harvard scientists use 3D printer to create 4D flower

The latest creation from scientists at Harvard marks a new chapter in biology-inspired engineering. Two teams of scientists worked together to …

17 Teeny Tiny Necklaces For Your Inner Scientist

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How To Stop Feeling So Stressed, According To Science

Despite what self-appointed zen gurus out there would like you to believe, you'll never be able to "beat stress" completely — and honestly, who would …

This New Wearable Skin Patch From L'Oréal Monitors How Much UV You're Getting

Time to head indoors.<p>We all know we shouldn't spend too long out in the sun, but unless you're keeping a strict eye on the clock, it can be difficult …

Wearable Tech

The 10 Best Tips For Anyone Who Wants to Work in Science or Engineering

Even Einstein had to start somewhere.<p>In today's world of unlimited possibilities, it's pretty darn hard to know what you want to do when you 'grow …

High School

New type of nanowires, built with natural gas heating

UNIST research team developed a new simple nanowire manufacturing technique<p>A team of Korean researchers, affiliated with UNIST has recently pioneered …

Nanotech

Scientists Say They've Figured Out Why Exercise on Its Own Won't Make You Lose Weight

This is why diet is so important.<p>Anyone who's spent hours slaving away on the treadmill will know that more exercise doesn't always equal more weight …

Fitness

A Stanford scientist says we wear our work stress like a 'badge of honor' — but it's hurting our health and success

In fact, Seppala, the science director of Stanford's Center for Compassion and Altruism Research and Education, points to a solid body of research that suggests just the opposite. Chronic stress can <i>hurt</i> professional performance by depleting the cognitive skills necessary to do great work.<p>This …