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5 Misconceptions About Data Science

In this contributed article, technology writer and blogger Kayla Matthews examines the 5 most common misconceptions floating around about data …

Data Science

The 4 Brain Superpowers You Need to Be a Successful Leader, According to Neuroscience | Inc.com

Kevin Chin wants his executives to limber up their brains.<p>Chin's investment company, Arowana, based in Sydney, Australia, is expanding into London, Los Angeles, and Asia, and "it is imperative to have a senior leadership team that is mentally agile and resilient," says Chin. Last year, the …

Entrepreneurship

10 Quotes from 'Hired Gun' That Show Just How Much Freelancers and Rock Stars Have In Common

If you're part of the gig economy and you think you have nothing in common with many rock stars, you're wrong.<p>Nita Strauss, the guitarist onstage with Alice Cooper? She's a freelancer, a hired gun. Piggy D (Matt Montgomery), the bassist onstage with Rob Zombie? Hired gun. Phil X, the guitarist who …

These are the worst job interview behaviors that will cost you the gig

If you’re among the nearly half of working Americans looking to change jobs this year, a new survey from Harris Poll on behalf of CareerBuilder has some tips on what not to do.<p>The survey polled just over 1,000 hiring and human resource managers about the worst faux pas made during interviews. From …

How to build a personal landing page online

Control your image.<p>What do people see when they search for you online? To control these results, you need a personal landing page. This hub lets you promote yourself to potential employers, advertise a freelance business, network with colleagues in the same line of work, or just help people contact …

Web Design

If Your Website Doesn't Have This 1 Thing on Every Page, Customers Will Click Away

Fortunately, it's really easy to add and it's a guaranteed increase in leads.<p>Having a website is great and all, but if you haven't built it to lead to more leads, then you are losing out on precious opportunities.<p>Think of your website as a digital business card (because it is). Every single person …

Steve Jobs was the World's Greatest Salesman Because He Answered the 1 Question on Everyone's Mind

Once you realize your customers don't care about your 'product,' you'll be more likely to make a sale.<p>I'm looking at an intimidating 800-page binder as I write this article. It contains confidential information about a new product category. When I prepare the company's leaders to launch the …

Azure Notebooks Invites Users to Try Data Science, Free of Charge

Microsoft Azure Notebooks is part of a growing movement to make learning complex programming concepts easier.<p>PCMag reviews products independently, …

13 Words You Should Never Use When Replying to a Customer

It takes a lot for a customer to be willing to interact with a company. People brush by thousands of brands—from restaurants to online tools—on a …

Inside the Two Years That Shook Facebook—and the World

One day in late February of 2016, Mark Zuckerberg sent a memo to all of Facebook’s employees to address some troubling behavior in the ranks. His …

Journalism

You Don’t Have to Be a Data Scientist to Fill This Must-Have Analytics Role

It’s no secret that organizations have been increasingly turning to advanced analytics and artificial intelligence (AI) to improve decision-making across business processes — from research and design to supply chain and risk management.<p>Along the way, there’s been plenty of literature and executive …

Big Data

Want Your Video to go Viral? The Rules Have all Changed | Inc.com

Think about the online content you consume and share the most. Most likely, it's video. Whether it's a Facebook ad for something you're actually tempted to buy, or a YouTube clip that triggers an emotional response driving you to share it with your friends and family, video is a powerful tool for …

Marketing

“You Turned Out Fine:” How People Marginalize the Effects of a Toxic Childhood

If I had a twenty-dollar bill for every time someone tells me that my mother “must have done something right” because I “turned out fine,” I could …

This 17-year-old artist wants you to know his stutter will never hold him back

Achilleas Souras' stutter doesn't hold him back anymore.<p>The 17-year-old student, who was born in London and currently lives in Athens, remembers …

What story does your timeline tell? Introducing the Timeline Storyteller custom visual for Microsoft Power BI | Microsoft Power BI Blog | Microsoft Power BI

<b>Use the new Timeline Storyteller custom visual in a report, and win a Power BI Super Swag Prize Pack! See …

A Psychotherapist Shares 2 Toxic Thoughts You're Accidentally Thinking Every Day

And how to stop doing that<p><i>by</i><p>, NYC-based psychotherapist, writer and speaker.<p>You might not think you have a morning ritual, but you do.<p>"I didn't get …

Self-help

The internet goes in on right-wing blogger's bad tweet about Harvey and the results are hilariously perfect

It's a bad day on Twitter when you find yourself getting owned by an actual gender studies professor and, less importantly, getting schooled by an …

Flipping the Flipped Classroom

Key Takeaways<p>However popular it might be, the nearly <b>decade-old flipped classroom concept</b> has proven a <b>tepid alternative</b> to face-to-face teaching.<p>The …

Raspberry Sauce

• In medium saucepan over moderate heat, stir together raspberries, powdered sugar, and lemon juice. Heat, stirring often, until raspberries begin to …

Colleges ponder: Are remedial classes the best way to help?

California State University is the latest to move away from the non-credit courses in favor of approaches intended to offer more support to …

Have Smartphones Destroyed a Generation?

More comfortable online than out partying, post-Millennials are safer, physically, than adolescents have ever been. But they’re on the brink of a mental-health crisis.<p>One day last summer, around noon, I called Athena, a 13-year-old who lives in Houston, Texas. She answered her phone—she’s had an …

Parenting

'If You Hemorrhage, Don't Clean Up': Advice From Mothers Who Almost Died

<i>This story was co-published by NPR and ProPublica.</i><p>Four days after Marie McCausland delivered her first child in May, she knew something was very wrong. She had intense pain in her upper chest, her blood pressure was rising, and she was so swollen that she barely recognized herself in the mirror. As …

Pregnancy

Does Your Myers-Briggs Type Align With Your Harry Potter House?

If you’re a <i>real wizard</i>, you know that the secret to the Sorting Hat is that it places you pretty much where you want to be. Think about it: Harry Potter himself begged to be in Gryffindor despite the hat’s insistence that he could join Slytherin. In the muggle world, we don’t have a magic hat to …

Tips for protecting your privacy and warding off trolls on social media

How to preempt and combat abuse online.<p>On social media, you get to catch up with old friends, make new connections, and coo over cute baby photos. Although you're supposed to enjoy these visits to Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram, a persistent commenter or obnoxious "friend" can ruin your …

Social Media

One University President's Candid Take On The Future Of Higher Ed

Mitch Daniels went from running the state of Indiana, as its two-term Republican governor, to running its top flight public university, Purdue University, based in West Lafayette.<p>Since Daniels began his tenure in 2013, Purdue has made plenty of headlines. First, the school partnered with Gallup on …

Higher Education

Trolling ourselves to death in the age of Trump

How we arrived in this Twilight Zone, in which the norms of public discourse have broken down and grotesque spectacles of incivility feel like the …

Social Media

The Shocking Ways Large Women Are Mistreated by Health-Care Providers

When I was 17, every time I got my period I experienced nausea-inducing, life-stopping cramps. I needed help—treatment, pain management, anything—so …

The life-changing science of photographing your clutter

Picture your favorite childhood stuffed animal. Are you clinging to it even though neither you nor anyone else in your household has played with that creature in years?<p>If so, you're not alone. Parting with possessions we don't need is a struggle for many Americans. We have an average of at least 50 …

Minimalism

Family finds clues to teen's suicide in blue whale paintings

<b>(CNN) —</b> The walls and décor of 16-year-old Nadia's room looked like that of any other high school teenager. Her real name is not Nadia; we are keeping her identity hidden at the request of her family, out of respect for her memory and their privacy.<p>A beautiful painting covered the wall along the …

Social Media

'The Big Bang Theory' Actress Melissa Rauch Announces Her Pregnancy and Reflects on the Heartbreak of Miscarriage

<i>Actress Melissa Rauch and her husband, Winston, are expecting their first child in the fall of 2017. In her own words, here is Melissa's emotional and heartfelt story of the long road to parenthood.</i><p>Here is the only statement regarding my pregnancy that doesn’t make me feel like a complete fraud: …