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10 Books Every Aspiring Millionaire Must Read

If you aspire to the summit, learn from those who have already climbed mountains.<p>9 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You have big dreams and big goals -- you want to be a successful entrepreneur or business leader and join the millionaires’ club. But how do you go …

Self-improvement

Best (and Free!!) Resources to understand Nuts and Bolts of Deep learning

The internet is filled with tutorials to get started with Deep Learning. You can choose to get started with the superb Stanford courses CS221 or …

Machine Learning

5 books worth reading this summer

I’ve read some terrific books lately. When I pulled together this list of five that you might enjoy this summer, I realized that several of my …

LITERATURE: Leo Tolstoy

26 Daily Habits Highly Successful People Have (and the Rest of us Probably Don't)

You can't get to the top by behaving like everyone else.<p>Highly successful people don't rise to the top by behaving like everyone else. They understand that achieving great things means getting more done, taking excellent care of their bodies and thinking in ways which promote greatness. Here are …

Startups

Which Leading Artificial Intelligence Course Should You Take and What Should You Do After?

I graduated from Udacity’s Deep Learning Nanodegree (DLND) late last year and Andrew Ng’s deeplearning.ai specialization wrapped up for me in …

Machine Learning

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

7 surprising books that will make your life better

I read a lot of books. I reference at least one book a week in these blog posts but I have to read a lot more than that — usually 4 to 5 times as …

Nobel Prize

The 5 Clustering Algorithms Data Scientists Need to Know

Clustering is a Machine Learning technique that involves the grouping of data points. Given a set of data points, we can use a clustering algorithm …

Data Science

10 Data Science, Machine Learning and AI Podcasts You Must Listen To

With the rapid pace at which technology is driving innovation in machine learning and artificial intelligence, it has become immensely important to …

7 Business Books That Will Set You Apart In 2018

What are your goals for 2018?<p>Most of these books were published in 2017. One was published in 2016, but I just recently discovered it a few months back. And two of these books won't be released until 2018, but I got my paws on them early.<p>1. Tribe of Mentors: Short Life Advice from the Best in the …

Self-improvement

12 Simple Phrases That Are Guaranteed to Make People Like You More

A dozen simple, easy-to-remember phrases, and they'll almost always make other people react positively to you.<p>The late, great American poet Maya Angelou once said, "People will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel."<p>The truth is, …

Self-improvement

450 Free Online Programming & Computer Science Courses You Can Start in December

Six years ago, universities like MIT and Stanford first opened up free online courses to the public. Today, more than 700 schools around the world …

This Is the Only Way to Solve the Three-Body Problem

If you want to understand all the best physics jokes (yes, these do exist), you should probably know about the spherical cow and the three-body …

AASL Post: What You Really Need to Create a Makerspace

September 04, 2017<b>in</b> MakerspacesNo Comments<p>With a changing and growing movement, many are declaring that there are right and wrong ways of doing …

Makerspaces

Does Philly want to be a community of makers?

As you may have read earlier this month, I’m stepping down as executive director of <b>The Hacktory</b>. If you aren’t familiar with The Hacktory, we are the …

Ten books every teacher should read

In the last decade, a wealth of books has brought together ideas to help teachers have the greatest impact on student learning. Here are just a few<p>Plato’s Republic, Rousseau’s Émile and Dewey’s Democracy and Education – there’s a strong case to be made, as Dennis Hayes has, that these are the only …

Teaching

How to Make a Makerspace

Want to start your own?<p>Artisan’s Asylum has worked with communities and spaces across the country looking to start makerspaces or continue to grow …

Makerspaces

#WeekofMaking: Mad About Making At Artisan’s Asylum

Part of a series about 2017 National Week of Making.<p>They don’t call it Artisan’s Asylum for nuffin. The 40,000 square foot makerspace in Somerville, …

Makerspaces

Getting Started With Scrapy

Scrapy is a Python-based web crawler that can be used to extract information from websites. It is fast and simple, and can navigate pages just like a …

How to scrape websites with Python and BeautifulSoup

There is more information on the Internet than any human can absorb in a lifetime. What you need is not access to that information, but a scalable …

Python Programming

How to Create a Makerspace in any Space

Makerspaces are spaces for hands-on interactive learning. These spaces have become popular in many communities, schools, and libraries due to their …

Free Essential eBooks for Web Designers & Web Developers

by Bradley Nice, Content Manager at ClickHelp.co — professional technical writing tool<p>There are thousands of books available for web designers and …

The Best Ways to Learn to Code for Free

New skills at no cost.<p>The web and our phones are playing an increasingly vital part in our lives, and that isn't going to stop any time soon. That means we're more and more at the mercy of the people who design and code on these platforms.<p>If you want to be a creator rather than a consumer of apps …

Maker Spotlight: Boyd Weiger

<b>Name:</b> Boyd Weiger <b><br>City:</b> Forest Lake, Minnesota <b><br>Makerspace:</b> Chippewa Middle School Fab Lab <b><br>Day Job:</b> Science / Fab Lab Teacher<p><b>How did you get started making?</b><br>I got started making in my grandfather’s basement. He had tools, wood scraps, baby food jars full of hardware and “things that might be useful …

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Every single Machine Learning course on the internet, ranked by your reviews

A year and a half ago, I dropped out of one of the best computer science programs in Canada. I started creating my own data science master’s program …

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Explore Opportunity<p>Internet researchers can work as Independent Research Consultants or with individuals or companies to gather, synthesize and …

At Michael Meiner’s Hackerspace, If You Dream It, You Can Build It

We talked with Meiners, an architect and “serial creative,” about the workshop he founded outside Chicago, where all “authentic pursuits” are welcome—even burning Doritos.<p>Michael Meiners wants us all to have more grit. So in his latest endeavor, he’s outlawed quitting.<p>Last fall, the …