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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

What to do in Medellin: The Things You Must Not Miss

I absolutely fell in love with Medellin! This amazing city of 2 1/2 million has the big city energy and drive of a London...The post What to do in …

South America

16 Best Day Trips From Barcelona Spain – Your Complete Guide

Barcelona is a fantastic urban destination, with so much to see and do. But if you limit yourself to staying within the city, you’re missing a lot of …

European Travel

You can stay alert without drinking caffeine — try these science-based tricks the next time you feel tired

That's probably why countless people reach for an afternoon cup of coffee, tea, or — god forbid — tiny bottles filled with foul-tasting herbs and a megadose of caffeine.<p>But there are plenty of science-backed ways to stay alert using just your mind, body, and surroundings. And some of them are …

Wellness

Immersive 360 Degree Videos Provide That Stunning Views Into the New Seven Wonders of the World

The New York Times series “Daily 360” has captured incredible immersive 360 degree videos of some of the most beautiful places on Earth that are also …

What travelers must know for 2018

Whoever said "The more things change, the more they stay the same" was not a traveler, based on what you'll see in 2018. Here are 18 things on the travel horizon.<p>1. Your new (maybe) driver’s license<p>Beginning Jan. 22, you can apply for a California driver's license that will be compliant when …

Machu Picchu

11 of the coolest passport stamps of the world

It may not be fashionable but I’m a bit of a box-ticker when it comes to travel. I have a list of the countries I’ve been to and I keep track of …

40 common tourist scams to look out for

Here's an infographic with 40 scams you should be aware of when you travel. Grifting creeps have tried pulling scams like this on me on various trips …

An Almost Guaranteed Way to Achieve Every Goal You Set This Year

The first step: Stop thinking of your goal as the most important thing. How matters infinitely more than what.<p>New Year's resolutions: We love to make them. And, statistics show, we almost never keep them. (80 percent of people who make New Year's resolutions have abandoned them by the second week …

The 13 biggest mistakes tourists make when visiting Rome, according to locals

Chances are, if you're traveling to Rome, you're planning to visit popular attractions like the Colosseum, the Vatican, and the Trevi Fountain. While those are great, there are ways to see them without making the same common mistakes many first-timers to Rome make.<p>On a recent Quora thread, Roman …

Italy

What Your Resume Should Look Like in 2018

Plus a free downloadable template.<p>Let’s be honest: Writing a resume is a drag.<p>After all, this isn’t exactly a task for the gainfully employed. If …

Visiting Paris in Two Days: What To See

Paris in Two Days - Introduction and Overview of the Itinerary<p>A Flexible, Fun, and Self-Guided Itinerary<p>A week or more in Paris is absolutely ideal …

France

Glassdoor's 100 Best Places to Work All Have These 8 Things In Common

To be a desirable place to work for, making employees feel valuable and providing a competitive salary is only part of the equation.<p>Every year for the past ten years, Glassdoor announces the top places to work all across North America and parts of Europe. The most unique part of this award? You can …

5 Countries Worth Traveling to for Their Food

Why travel for sightseeing when you can travel for food?<p>December 19, 2017<p>Traveling for food? Is that a thing? Of course! Yeah, we've heard about …

28 Phrases You Should Speak More Often to Your Coworkers

Research suggests that certain phrases will increase morale and employee engagement.<p>You think words matter? According to a CareerBuilder survey, 50% of employees believe turnover would go down if managers simply recognized their efforts more frequently.<p>That brings up some obvious questions. Do you …

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, …

9 countries that are relatively easy for Americans to move to

When it's time to leave the country for a spell — half a year, maybe, or for the rest of your life, who knows? — your very bones tell you. Your feet twitch. You fidget. You start absentmindedly petting any globes you come across. That urge to pick up and go is a powerful sensation. Then your brain …

Immigration

14 Secrets That Flight Attendants Know About Flying

No one has more insider knowledge about flying than airline workers.<p>No one has more insider knowledge about flying than airline workers.<p>To unearth 14 …

What IBM looks for in a data scientist

Job seekers sometimes ask how IBM defines “data scientist.” It’s an important question since more and more would-be data scientists are fighting for attention in an increasingly lucrative labor market.<p>The first step is to distinguish between what we see as true data scientists and other …

Data Science

So, what is machine learning anyways? Here's a quick breakdown

If you're keeping up to date on technology news, you're probably seeing references to machine learning everywhere, and for good reason: machine learning is an integral component of the way that computers process information.<p>Machine learning is all around us, informing our day to day lives from the …

Machine Learning

All the Desserts You Need to Try in Europe, Mapped

We all know that one of the biggest draws of traveling to Europe is the food. Between the golden French onion soups, al dente noodles, succulent …

European Travel

The ‘New Seven Wonders of the World’

The Great Wall of China. The Taj Mahal. Petra. The Colosseum. Christ the Redeemer. Chichén Itzá. Machu Picchu.<p>These sites and monuments are popularly known as the “new Seven Wonders of the World,” modern additions to the ancient Seven Wonders laid out by Philo of Byzantium in 250 B.C., which …

Ancient History

10 Phrases Smart People Use In Workplace Conversations

If your ego doesn't get in the way, any of these ten phrases is a great way to build trust at work.<p>In management literature over the years, thought-leaders keep drilling down on trust as that one huge motivator that will get you great collaboration, increase employee engagement and lead to business …

Create editable Microsoft Office charts from R

(This article was first published on <b> Revolutions</b>, and kindly contributed to R-bloggers)R has a rich and infinitely flexible graphics system, and you …

Data Visualization

Machine Learning Algorithms: Which One to Choose for Your Problem

First of all, you should distinguish 4 types of Machine Learning tasks:<p>Supervised learning<br>• Unsupervised learning<br>• Semi-supervised learning<br>• Reinforcement …

Machine Learning

What is the best way to start an AI/ML career without studying it at university?

Study Skills

The Numbers Are In: Here's the Single Highest-Paying Field You Can Go Into Right Now

According to 2016's data.<p><i>Is data science really a rising career? originally appeared on Quora: the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world.</i><p><b>Answer by Iliya Valchanov, Co-founder of 365datascience.com, on Quora:</b><p>According to Glassdoor, …

Data Science

Jeff Bezos Says You Should Ask These 3 Questions Before Every New Hire

Here's the simple formula Bezos uses to continually improve the quality of Amazon's new hires.<p>If you're looking to give yourself a crash course in cutting-edge business thinking, you could do a lot worse than taking a leaf out of VC Li Jiang's book. An investor at GSV Capital, Jiang recently set …

Jeff Bezos

Amazon's CEO Demands This 1 Thing in a Job Interview (and Most Do It Wrong)

Jeff Bezos wants to make sure of this before he hires you. Unfortunately, it's likely you won't give it to him.<p>In the early stages of the building of Amazon, Jeff Bezos used to interview every job candidate himself.<p>Bezos believed each employee played a key role, so the quality of new hires was as …

Employment