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These 6 Companies Give Their Employees Unlimited Tuition Reimbursement

Tuition reimbursement has long been a benefit of corporate employers. And it’s no wonder. Companies see it as a way to retain current workers, keep …

Employment

5 Data Startups To Watch Out For In 2016 | Articles | Big Data

The tech industry has seen some eye-watering investment in recent years, with unicorns now being created on almost a weekly basis. Data analytics …

Big Data

A Dead-Simple Tutorial on how to use React.js for those who know HTML, CSS, and some Javascript

By: Jinesh Shah, Co-Founder at Arthur<p>Preface<p>If you’re reading this, I’m going to assume you are comfortable with HTML, CSS, and maybe some javascript …

40 great websites where you can learn something new every day

Today, the worlds of learning and personal or professional development are literally at your fingertips.<p>The open learning movement has made the opportunity to get smarter in your spare time completely accessible to anyone with an internet connection, and it's exploded in recent years.<p>On one of the …

Learning

11 time-saving Microsoft Word hacks you won't know how you lived without

Microsoft Word tips? I know what you’re thinking: Is it 1995 again? <i>Am I back in seventh grade?</i><p>No – we’re definitely squarely in 2016. But that …

Software

Google introduces Resizer, an interactive web design tool

The newly-announced Resizer by Google allows website creators to test how digital products respond across various screen sizes.<p>Google’s new tool is …

UX Design

In 5 years of studying rich people, I found they use a daily tool that never occurs to most of us

The best to-do lists incorporate daily activities that help move you forward in life towards accomplishing your goals.<p>But to-do lists alone will not make you a success. While it's important to get things done, it's equally important to avoid doing things that wash out all of the benefits of a to-do …

Study Skills

Marketing the TNW Way #8: Google Tag Manager, we’re in love!

<i>In this series of blog posts, I’ve enjoyed shedding some light on how we approach marketing at The Next Web through Web analytics, Search Engine Optimization (SEO), Conversion Rate Optimization (CRO), social media and more. This piece focuses on how and why we’re working with Google Tag Manager and</i> …

Agile, Scrum, and Kanban: What the Heck Do These Words Really Mean?

When a software developer hears news about a "new JavaScript framework" or a "new IDE," he doesn't need to ask more questions to clarify what it's …

Project Management

10 Amazing Entrepreneurs Who Had Accomplished Nothing by Age 30

<i>This piece originally appeared on The Hustle.</i><p>There’s a rumor that Paul Graham, the founder of the world’s most successful incubator, once invested in …

Startups

Data Infrastructure at Airbnb

By James Mayfield, Krishna Puttaswamy, Swaroop Jagadish, and Kevin Long<p><b>Part 1: Philosophy Behind our Data Infrastructure</b><p>At Airbnb we promote a data …

Tech News, Latest Technology News & Review, IT News

Databricks Launches Free Community Edition As Companion To Free Online Spark Courses

Databricks, the commercial company created from the open source Apache Spark project, announced the release of a free Community Edition today aimed at teaching people how to use Spark — and as an adjunct to the free online courses (MOOCs) it created last year.<p>The free version is a limited edition …

Ubiquitous Computing

Election Tech: How to make yourself a DIY data scientist

TechRepublic has used big data and social media as a lens to understand the 2016 US presidential race. You can use our simple method to gain deep …

Bernie Sanders

Big Data: 33 Brilliant And Free Data Sources Anyone Can Use

Data is ubiquitous — but sometimes it can be hard to see the forest for the trees, as it were. Many companies of various sizes believe they have to collect their own data to see benefits from big data analytics, but it’s simply not true.<p>There are hundreds (if not thousands) of free data sets …

Big Data

24 Websites to Offer Coding at School

<i>This piece was co-authored with Rachel Paulter, marketer at Chalk.com.</i><p>Computer science (CS) education faces a crisis. The White House calls computer science "an economic and social imperative for the next generation of American students." Yet only 1 in 4 elementary and high schools teach …

Computer Science

40 tech skills that will land you a $120,000-plus salary

Job site Dice.com recently published its 2016 Salary Survey, which named the highest-paying tech skills.<p>Dice surveyed 16,301 IT professionals in fall 2015 to come up with this list.<p>Of course, skills alone won't always guarantee a high salary. Work experience counts, too. But if you're considering …

Databases

The best coding language courses, now up to 95 percent off

Ready to add some new tech skills to your repertoire? Learning a coding language from scratch can be intimidating at first, but with the right training and enough practice, it's fun, rewarding, and now more than ever, lucrative. There are tons of eLearning options out there, so we've rounded up …

Apache Beam vs Apache Spark comparison

Google recently released a detailed comparison of the programming models of Apache Beam vs. Apache Spark. FYI: Apache Beam used to be called Cloud …

Ubiquitous Computing

Introduction to Microsoft R Open

Presented by David Smith, R Community Lead, Jan 28 2015<p>Data Science is a strategic initiative for most companies today, who seek to understand the wealth of data now available to them to understand patterns, make forcecasts, and build data-driven products and process. The open-source R language is …

12 sites that will teach you coding for free

<i>This post is in partnership with Entrepreneur. The article below was originally published at</i> <i>entrepreneur.</i><i>com</i><i>.</i><p>By John Rampton, Entrepreneur<p>There was a …

Online Education

Google Makes Learning Neural Networks Free

Holy puppy slugs, Batman...<p>Like many other tech companies and researchers—and a growing number of digital artists—Google is very interested in machine learning, a vital component in creating artificially intelligent neural networks that would allow future machines to "think." More than that, they …

Machine Learning

5 Best Job Sites to Have a Profile On

Looking for professional contacts in your industry? Unemployed? Or maybe you’re just interested in searching for job prospects?<p>Look no further than …

The best technology stacks used in tech startups

Technological innovation is a buzzword these days. It is important for businesses to adhere to the best practices and choose the right platforms to …

Databases

Google Is Teaching a Free Online Course

Google engineers are sharing their knowledge through a new online course.<p>The class, on education website Udacity, will focus on deep learning, a …

Machine Learning

How to Legally Ditch Your Student Loans

Anyone with student debt will quickly find out it’s nearly impossible to escape. Begging or even bankruptcy won’t make the loans go away.<p>But now, a …

College & University

Theodore Roosevelt used this productivity trick to get more done in a couple hours than most people do in a day

Theodore Roosevelt, widely regarded by political scholars as one of the greatest American presidents, was also one of the most prolific.<p>Before becoming the country's youngest president at age 42 following President William McKinley's assassination in 1901, Roosevelt had already served as police …

Time Management

What The Interview Process Is Like At Google, Apple, Amazon, And Other Tech Companies

The best and worst interview processes according to job applicants will surprise you.<p>It’s kind of a perfect storm.<p>A record 78% of hiring managers anticipate more hiring in the first half of 2016 compared to the second half of 2015, according to the latest report from career site Dice. That means …

Employment

4 LinkedIn updates to take advantage of even if you're not job searching

You not only have an up-to-date profile, but you also have a stellar headline, plenty of endorsements and a photo that manages to make you look both …