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The Hitchhiker’s Guide to Machine Learning in Python

Featuring implementation code, instructional videos, and more<p>The Trend<p>Machine learning is undoubtedly on the rise, slowly climbing into ‘buzzword’ …

5 little-known ways you can improve your LinkedIn profile

Even a complete profile with a well-composed list of accomplishments, a professional headshot and numerous recommendations can be improved upon.<p>There are a number of ways to creatively improve your LinkedIn profile, with five notable tips being:<p>1. Create a public profile badge<p>Searching for profiles …

How to Verify a Facebook Page for a Local Business

Is your local business on Facebook? Wondering how to make your Facebook page official? Verifying a local business page adds a layer of legitimacy to …

Customers

Apple files 14-point appeal against European Commission's $14 billion tax edict

House bills would ban warrantless use of fake cell sites

House representatives are making good on their plans to implement clearer cellphone surveillance laws. A bipartisan group (led by House Oversight Committee chair Jason Chaffetz) has put forward two bills that would keep the use of Stingrays and other cell site simulators in check. The most …

T-Mobile’s data cap exemption for video gets FCC chairman’s approval

Wheeler: T-Mobile zero-rating is "pro-competition" and "pro-innovation."<p>T-Mobile US drew some criticism for a new program that exempts certain online …

Net Neutrality

bliki: BlueGreenDeployment

tags:<p>One of the goals that my colleagues and I urge on our clients is that of a completely automated deployment process. Automating your deployment …

Infographic: How Periscope and Meerkat Stack Up Against Established Social Apps

Thousands of people are estimated to have watched Floyd Mayweather defeat Manny Pacquiao via live-streaming Twitter app Periscope and rival Meerkat. …

How to Make Your TV Commercials Look Epic, Even on Zero Budget

How can marketers with modest budgets—local home renovators and heating-system installers, for example—create "epic" advertising without going broke? …

Why LGBT Equality Is Good for Business, Too

The teenage years are rarely easy, and that's especially true for those of us in the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community.<p>When I …

Mobile-Ad Shop Kargo Hires Its First CMO to Better Convey Why It’s Unique

As more brand advertising moves to smartphones and tablets, mobile-ad shop Kargo has hired a CMO for the first time.<p>The New York-based company tapped …

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Why parking spaces shouldn’t always be wasted on cars

Conventional wisdom says that businesses need parking spots. If would-be customers can’t pull up out front, how will they come inside?<p>This is a powerful idea, and it invariably animates the opposition any time cities threaten to redesign roadways, replacing parking spots with bus lanes, cycle …

Urban Design

How to build your own planetarium

<i>This article was taken from the March 2015 issue of WIRED magazine. Be the first to read WIRED's articles in print before they're posted online, and</i> …

The data says Google and Facebook need regulating

<i>T</i><i>his article was taken from the March 2015 issue of WIRED magazine. Be the first to read WIRED's articles in print before they're posted online, and</i> …

How Often Should You Post on Social Media? Benchmarks for 9 Different Industries

How often should you post to your social media accounts? Discover industry-specific data on the optimal social media posting frequency.

Inside the Psychedelic Mind of Björk: A Retrospective at MoMA

The most talked about MoMA show for years offers a glimpse of the Icelandic singer’s magical world.<p>In a mesmerizing video from 1988, Björk, the …

Art

A Beautiful Message From Fred Rogers to All of the Kids Who Grew Up in ‘Mister Rogers’ Neigborhood’

Just a few months before his death in 2003, the wonderfully eloquent Fred Rogers recorded a message to all of the children, most of whom are now …

The Way of Things

Battery power alone can be used to track Android phones

<b>Android phones can be tracked without using their GPS or wi-fi data by studying their power use over time, a study has found.</b><p>A smartphone uses more power the further away it is from a cellular base and the more obstacles are in its way as it reaches for a signal.<p>Additional power use by other …

NSA, GCHQ reportedly stole mobile network encryption keys

Image copyright Shutterstock / Albert Lozano .Private information protected by the little SIM card in your handset might not be so private after all. …

Surveillance

US carriers still stink at unlocking phones, analysis finds

Sprint is especially bad, while Verizon is the most customer-friendly.<p>A consumer rights activist who led the charge against restrictions on phone …

Mobile

Verizon's Dan Mead to retire, John Stratton now in charge of Verizon's wireless business

Verizon (NYSE: VZ) yesterday appointed John Stratton as the new chief of its wireless business, replacing Dan Mead, who had been the CEO of Verizon …

Qualcomm brings a slew of high-end tech to its mid-range chips

You might have a hard time distinguishing Qualcomm's newest Snapdragon 400 and 600-series chips from its more powerful brethren. As is usually the case, plenty of higher end features are trickling down through the chip giant's product line. That leads to things like octa-core CPUs in the upcoming …

Samsung will broadcast public safety announcements over LTE this year

Samsung's got strong LTE (and LTE-A, and... whatever's next) bones and now it's looking to shift the commercial tech into the emergency services. Public safety announcements has been a project of the 3GPP for a while. What's that, you say? It's a ragtag gang of superheroes telecoms groups and …

What interests reddit?

A network analysis of 84M comments by 200K users<p>December 24, 2014 by Mark<p>Everyone has interests: topics close to their hearts that they are eager to …

Data Science

Lessons from Philadelphia's open data progress

As open data efforts mature around the country, more places with open data policies are taking the time to reflect on their progress and plan for the …

Facebook just gained a big ally in its battle with Cisco

Last summer, an organization led by Facebook fired a huge shot at Cisco. On Thursday, one of Cisco’s oldest rivals, Juniper, jumped in to back Facebook in a big way.<p>And the threat to Cisco from Facebook went from huge to enormous. It won’t kill Cisco, but it will shake the trees a little bit and …

Things you can do with Python and POV-Ray - __del__( self )

<i>This post presents Vapory, a library I wrote to bring POV-Ray’s 3D rendering capabilities to Python.</i><p>POV-ray is a popular 3D rendering software which …

Apache2 Ubuntu Default Page: It works

It works!<p>This is the default welcome page used to test the correct operation of the Apache2 server after installation on Ubuntu systems. It is based …