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Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show in Pictures

Interpreting regression coefficient in R

(This article was first published on <b>biologyforfun » R</b>, and kindly contributed to R-bloggers)<p>Linear models are a very simple statistical techniques …

Many Interacting Worlds theory: Scientists propose existence and interaction of parallel worlds

Griffith University academics are challenging the foundations of quantum science with a radical new theory based on the existence of, and …

Probability distribution

This article is about probability distributions. For generalized functions in mathematical analysis, see Distribution (mathematics). For other uses, …

How the Nuremberg Trials changed interpretation forever

Lynn Visson was a UN interpreter during the height of the Cold War. She can still rattle off grandiose Soviet titles like it was yesterday.<p>“General Secretary of the Central Committee of the Communist Party — you had that practically memorized,” Visson recalls.<p>After 23 years, she's still at it, …

25 things you might not know about WWI

<i>One hundred years after it began, the history of World War One is as relevant as ever. From the existence of the Free State of Bottleneck to the</i> …

A global guide to the first world war - interactive documentary

Royal United Services Institute memorial challenges the preconception that senior officers had little contact with enemy<p>Published: 5 Aug 2014<p>Generation, whose lives were blighted by a conflict that claimed some 17 million military and civilian lives, honoured<p>Published: 4 Aug 2014<p>Lights went out for …

Why You Need a Resilience Strategy Now

This past winter was a rough one for big swaths of the United States, with both unusual cold snaps and disruptive snowstorms. General Mills’ CEO recently blamed the winter for less-than-expected earnings, saying that “severe winter weather…disrupted plant operations and logistics…We lost 62 days of …

Gorgeous Vintage Soviet Art and Propaganda Posters

The convergence of vintage design and propaganda is a thing of beauty and power, be it in science or in politics. Ben Perry’s massive collection of 20th-century Soviet and Russian propaganda, advertising, and art posters, created between 1917 and 1991, offers a beautiful perspective on mid-century …

Deep Learning for Natural Language Processing (Stephen Pulman, University of Oxford and TheySay)

Learn R : 12 Free Books and Online Resources

R, an open-source statistical and data mining programming language, is slowly but surely catching up in its race with commercial software like SAS & …

The best kept secret about linear and logistic regression

Why use R? Five reasons.

In this post I will go through 5 reasons: zero cost, crazy popularity, awesome power, dazzling flexibility, and mind-blowing support. I believe R is …

Centuries of European border changes

The Centennia Historical Atlas is a program that shows you border changes in Europe and the Middle East, from the 11th century to the present. It’s …

Seven quick facts about R

(This article was first published on <b>Revolutions</b>, and kindly contributed to R-bloggers)<p>I've been spending the week at the Gartner Business …

PlanOut | A framework for online field experiments

PlanOut is a framework for online field experiments. It was created to make it easy to run and iterate on sophisticated experiments in a …

1. Exploratory Data Analysis

This chapter presents the assumptions, principles, and techniques necessary to gain insight into data via EDA--exploratory data analysis.

Deep learning these days

It seems that quite a few people with interest in deep learning think of it in terms of unsupervised pre-training, autoencoders, stacked RBMs and …

Entropy of a crowd network

A crowd can be represented as a complex network of people. The people are represented by nodes which are connected to each other by relationships or …

Automatic Weighting of Imbalanced Datasets

Very often datasets are imbalanced. That is, the number of instances for each of the classes in the target variable that you want to predict is not …

Diving deep into Python

Some while ago, I started to collect some of the not-so-obvious things I encountered when I was coding in Python. I thought that it was worthwhile …

Data Science

Why You Have to Generate Your Own Data

This is it. You’ve aligned calendars and will have all the right decision-makers in the room. It’s the moment when they either decide to give you resources to begin to turn your innovative idea into reality, or send you back to the drawing board. How will you make your most persuasive case?<p>Inside …