Jason Zoscsak

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How Numbers Talk to People

In their new book Keeping Up with the Quants, Thomas H. Davenport and Jinho Kim offer tools to sharpen quantitative analysis and make better …

Harvard Business School

How Wood is Cut

How YouTube Became The Most Popular Video Site In The World

YouTube is far and away the most popular video sharing site in the world. People watch over 6 billion hours of YouTube videos per month.<p>So, how did YouTube become THE place to go to watch videos online?<p>Find out everything you could possibly want to know about YouTube below:<p><i>Produced by William Wei</i>

Why You Shouldn't Mess With The Ocean

10 Ways to Avoid Making A Huge Hiring Mistake

Entrepreneur Vanessa Merit Nornberg knows the incredible importance of strong salespeople.<p>The founder of New York-based Metal Mafia, a wholesale line of body jewelry, sells over the phone 7,000 products like eyebrow and belly rings that cost just 2 cents to $2.<p>But how your employees sell--and how …

Summer Guide: Two cycling day trips to three brewpubs

A note on these rides: <i>You'll want a good map. The Chicagoland Bike Map is available for $10 at most local bike shops; the City of Chicago's bike map</i> …

Know Before You Go: Paris

If Paris is a croissant, crafted with immeasurable pride, kneaded by the hands of many, some visitors only get a taste of the flaky exterior. Whether you’re traveling for a long weekend or coming back for more, here’s a quick primer on getting to, from, and around this iconic city with ease.<p><b>Know</b> …

Europeans are basically one big family

Everyone with ancestors from the European continent are likely cousins who share the same family members from about a thousand years ago.<p>“What’s …

Anthropology

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Population distribution of the United States in units of Canadas.

Enigma Makes It Easy For Anyone To Discover and Analyze Public Data

The problem with public data is that while it’s accessible to anyone, finding it in the first place and figuring out how to use it is borderline impossible. Browser-based portals are confusing or outdated, or the information is stored on static or physical media.<p>Enigma is launching today to solve …

A Streaming Companion to Nick Cave

<i>This feature originally ran back in August 2012 and has since been updated.</i><p><i>Welcome to Dissected, where we disassemble a band’s catalog, a director’s</i> …

Werner Herzog reacts to the death of Roger Ebert

Roger Ebert

Microsoft planning Xbox event for May

Microsoft had originally been planning to unveil its next-generation Xbox details at an event in April, but <i>The Verge</i> has learned that the company has pushed this back to May. Windows watcher Paul Thurrott revealed recently that Microsoft is planning an Xbox event for May 21st, and we understand …

Invention of the Day: A Bladeless Windmill

<a href="http://www.mecanoo.nl/Default.aspx?tabid=116&DetailId=847&pcode=A498">Mecanoo</a><p><i>This</i> <i>story</i> <i>first appeared on the</i> Atlantic Cities <i>website and</i> …