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Get Out of Your Own Light: Aldous Huxley on Who We Are, the Trap of Language, and the Necessity of Mind-Body Education

“In all the activities of life, from the simplest physical activities to the highest intellectual and spiritual activities, our whole effort must be to get out of our own light.”<p><b>Aldous Huxley</b> endures as one of the most visionary and unusual minds of the twentieth century — a man of strong …

How to Apply Optical Illusions to Web UI Design

In the above visual aid, viewers perceive a straight line and a curved line — <i>not</i> a bent black line and a bent red line. This makes the power of continuation greater than that of colors, itself a powerful visual tool for showing similarity.<p>What this means is that users perceive items on a line or …

Open with Apps

<b>Data.gov now enables the public to open data directly with apps like Plotly and CartoDB for robust visualization and analysis.</b><p>New tools are making it …

Unstructured Data: The Other Side of Analytics

Everyone is obsessed with “analytics.” I cannot keep up with what the technology pundits and consultants are telling me about analytics, no matter how hard I try. (I just Googled “big data analytics” and got 107,000,000 results in 0.29 seconds.)<p>If you listen to these people, you will absolutely, …

Big Data

The Startup Revolution Is About To Surge Again

in a new book, Coca-Cola’s VP of innovation discovers what’s needed for the next wave of entrepreneurial growth.<p>I grew up surfing. Even if the closest you’ve ever come to surfing is watching <i>The Endless Summer</i> or <i>Blue Crush</i> with a bag of popcorn, you probably understand that surfing is all about …

Startups

How to become a data scientist

When I started reading about data science all over internet, at that time I used to only use C, and Matlab. I was decently proficient in these, but …

Data Science

8 Skills You Need to Be a Data Scientist

Demystifying Data Science: 8 Skills that Will Get You Hired<i><br>(updated 1.25.18)</i><p>Regardless of your previous experience or skills, there exists a path for …

The Best-Designed iPhone Apps In the World, According to Apple

This story originally appeared on Business Insider<p>At its Worldwide Developers Conference, Apple announced latest the winners of its annual Apple Design Awards. The award recognizes innovative Mac and iOS apps that raise the bar in "creative, powerful, and compelling ways."<p>Past winners have included …

Apps

Patent reform hangs by a thread as Senate Democrats bottle up key bill

Advertisement<p>19 Comments<p>For a second there, it looked as if Congress was about to fix the country’s dysfunctional patent system. The House passed a …

Bill Moyer's World of Ideas

The well-respected public television journalist presents a series of one-on-one interviews with leading scientists, writers, artists, philosophers, …

ipython 2.0.0

IPython: Productive Interactive Computing<p><b>Latest Version:</b> 6.2.1<p>IPython provides a rich toolkit to help you make the most out of using Python …

Fake Tor browser for iOS laced with adware, spyware, members warn | Ars Technica

Title available since November raises questions about App Store vetting process.<p>Members of the Tor anonymity service are warning that a Tor iOS app …

Social media: Weapon of PsyWar & you’re the target

But you’d be wrong if you thought that was mostly over with Luther and the reformation. Priest-spooks of the new church at Google and Facebook took …

Reset the Net

Don't ask for your privacy. Take it back.<p>"Mass surveillance is illegitimate. I'm taking steps to take my freedoms back and I expect governments and …

5 Website Startups That Can Find You A Second Job

In 2010, Snagajob estimated that over a quarter of Americans were searching for a second job. Three years later, if you aren’t, maybe you should be. A number of startups are working to bridge the gap between employer and employee, making the search for flexible jobs and hourly employment a lot less …

Peel-And-Stick Wood Panels Provide An Instant Reclaimed Look

Now available from West Elm, Stikwood panels are ultrathin planks that use less energy and material than ordinary reclaimed wood.<p>“I love the smell of wood. The feel of wood. I love everything about wood,” Jerry McCall says. “But I’ve always been a bit upset about how wasteful it can be.” The master …

Woodworking

Four Things Not To Do When Crafting Your Startup Pitch

Pitching your startup is like going on a first date. Entrepreneurs should be confident without being cocky, approachable without seeming desperate, and passionate without being over the top. The goal is to build up enough intrigue to be asked on a second date (or a follow-up meeting) without …

The Best Science Books of 2012

It’s that time of year again, the time for those highly subjective, grossly non-exhaustive, yet inevitable and invariably fun best-of reading lists. To kick off the season, here are, in no particular order, my ten favorite science books of 2012. (Catch up on last year’s reading list here.)<p>INTERNAL …