Kamil Kloskowski

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The Ever-Tightening Job Market for Ph.D.s

Why do so many people continue to pursue doctorates?<p>If you’re a grad student, it’s best to read the latest report from the National Science Foundation with a large glass of single-malt whiskey in hand. Scratch that: The top-shelf whiskey is probably out of your budget. Well, Trader Joe’s “Two Buck …

College & University

Password Managers Compared: LastPass vs KeePass vs Dashlane vs 1Password

There are dozens of password managers out there, but no two are created alike. We’ve rounded up the most popular options and broken down their …

Florida governor wants to know why all psychology majors aren't employed

Governor Rick Scott of Florida made headlines in 2011 when he suggested that the state didn't need any more anthropology majors. Now, he's going …

Tennessee Williams – The Catastrophe of Success

No, my experience was not exceptional, but neither was it quite ordinary, and if you are willing to accept the somewhat eclectic proposition that I …

List of unsolved problems in statistics

There are many longstanding unsolved problems in mathematics for which a solution has still not yet been found. The <b>unsolved problems in statistics</b> …

Skylake users given 18 months to upgrade to Windows 10

And next generation processors, including Intel's Kaby Lake, won't be supported in old Windows.<p>If you own a system with an Intel 6th generation Core …

ŷhat | Exploring U.S. Traffic Fatality Data

<b>About Ben:</b> Ben is a Data Analyst at DataScience. When not digging into a dataset, you'll find him on a bicycle searching for funk records and the …

Artificial Intelligence: Foundations of Computational Agents, 2e

The complete book is available online. This html will be stable and will only change when errors are found.<p>We have many online learning resources for …

Top 10 Strategies for Making Your New Year's Resolution Stick

2016 is here, and most of us are scrambling to make up a few New Year’s resolutions that, frankly, we’ll probably forget about in February. Here’s …

Top 10

Google scholar scraping with rvest package

In this post, I will show how to scrape google scholar. Particularly, we will use the 'rvest' R package to scrape the google scholar account of my …

Decode those weird symbols on the back of your phone

A tiny trash can with an X through it, an exclamation point and a bunch of acronyms. You've probably noticed these little marks lurking on the back of your phone, laptop or charger and maybe you've even wondered why they're there.<p>These tiny emblems are certification marks, used by government …

James Martin

Common Probability Distributions: The Data Scientist’s Crib Sheet

<b>Data scientists have hundreds of probability distributions from which to choose. Where to start?</b>Data science, whatever it may be, remains a big deal. …

Data Science

Ask HN: What was your best passive income in 2015?

An Introduction to Gradient Descent and Linear Regression

Gradient descent is one of those “greatest hits” algorithms that can offer a new perspective for solving problems. Unfortunately, it’s rarely taught …

18+ Useful Things You Can Do with OK Google

Apple users have Siri, Windows 10 users can call upon Cortana, and Android users can use Ok Google. Ok Google can do a lot more than just look stuff …

Five Veteran Scientists Tell Us What Most Surprised Them - Issue 28: 2050

Turn back the clock to 1965. Science appeared to be marching forward at an unrelenting pace. Biochemists had cracked the genetic code (how DNA …

Principal component analysis

We review the two essentials of principal component analysis (“PCA”): 1) The principal components of a set of data points are the eigenvectors of the …

Alexa OBrien › Retired NSA Technical Director Explains Snowden Docs

I had an opportunity to attend a presentation by a retired technical director at the NSA, William Binney, which provided context for some of the …

Data Science Training Course|Data Scientist Certification Online - May 13 2018

Data Science Course<p>4.80<p>Data Science Certification Training in 30 days<p>Become a Data Scientist by getting project experience<br>• Stay updated in your career …

Analyzing 1.1 Billion NYC Taxi and Uber Trips, with a Vengeance

The New York City Taxi & Limousine Commission has released a staggeringly detailed historical dataset covering over 1.1 billion individual taxi trips …

Data Visualization

The Data Science Industry: Who Does What (Infographic)

(This article was first published on <b>The DataCamp Blog » R</b>, and kindly contributed to R-bloggers)<p>Nowadays, the data science field is hot, and it is …

Cosines and correlation

Preview<p>This post will explain a connection between probability and geometry. Standard deviations for independent random variables add according to …

How to Secure Your Accounts With a U2F Key

U2F is an emerging standard for physical authentication tokens. Current U2F keys are all small USB devices. To log in, you won’t need to enter an …

Interview with a Data Scientist: Brad Klingenberg

BioBrad Klingenberg is the Director of Styling Algorithms at Stitch Fix in San Francisco. His team uses data and algorithms to improve the selection …

Researchers show that memories reside in specific brain cells

Our fond or fearful memories — that first kiss or a bump in the night — leave memory traces that we may conjure up in the remembrance of things past, …

How to Print a Word Document without the Track Changes Marks

The Track Changes feature in Word allows you to mark changes you make in a document so anyone else working on the document knows what changes you …

Cerebral cortex in rats’ brains is set up like the Internet

Researchers sketching out a wiring diagram for rat brains — a field known as “connectomics” — have discovered that its structure is organized like …

Wanna quit your job and become Upwork freelancer? Do not do that!

Almost every day I receive job offers on my 5 star odesk (upwork) profile. I do not search anything manually, clients contacting me directly. But …

Most Frequented Crimes in San Francisco Normalized By Neighborhood

I saw a post a while back about drug use in different SF neighborhoods. The most basic example was how there was a higher percentage of crack and …