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Github's Top Open Datasets For Machine Learning

When working with comprehensive datasets every data scientist seems to have their favorite go to. For free resources, Mansi Singhal CEO of qplum …

Machine Learning

Millions of iPhone Users Are Suing Google for Collecting Their Personal Data

IPhone users suing Google (googl) over data-collection claims may be seeking as much as 3.2 billion pounds ($4.29 billion), the search giant said in …

Privacy

The Five Types Of Impostor Syndrome And How To Beat Them

There’s more than one way to feel like a fraud. Here’s what it takes to overcome the most common ones.<p>Many high achievers share a dirty little secret: Deep down they feel like complete frauds–their accomplishments the result of serendipitous luck.<p>This psychological phenomenon, known as impostor …

Self-improvement

Do We Ever Really Die Online?

Social media is turning into a giant graveyard, with sometimes disturbing consequences. So what can we do to keep control of our data after we're gone? Kieran Yates looks at one of the great conundrums of the digital age<p><b>Imagine a future where your great, great grandchildren</b> are gathered around a …

Social Media

22 Ambassadors Recommend the One Book to Read Before Visiting Their Country

Preparing for a visit to a foreign country can often be overwhelming, with no shortage of things to learn before you go. Where should you eat? Where should you stay? What do you tip? More so than this service information, though, is a sense of cultural understanding that's hard to put your finger …

Books

A bug in cell phone tracking firm's website leaked millions of Americans' real-time locations

The bug allowed one Carnegie Mellon researcher to track anyone's cell phone in real time.<p>A company that collects the real-time location data on …

Carnegie Mellon University

Cherry Cobbler Recipe

4 4 5<p>Cherry Cobbler Recipe photo by Taste of Home<p>4 4 5<p>I've made this cherry cobbler recipe for years, adapting it to suit our taste. It's a delicious …

Top 10

7 Rhubarb Recipes That Aren't Your Grandma's Pie

If you’re looking for a new veggie to add to your weekly rotation, we’ve got a suggestion. Rhubarb is bright red, a little sour, and—despite some …

Rhubarb

How Your Browsing Behavior Affects What You Pay Online

'Personalized dynamic pricing' is a fancy way of saying that companies charge more to people who they think will pay more for the same product. Do …

Behavior

This Flashy Incredibles 2 Art Show Collects the Whole Parr Family

Since superheroes usually come from comics, they tend to translate rather well into visual art. That goes double when the superheroes are animated, …

Animation

Web Scraping With Google Sheets

Web scraping and utilizing various APIs are great ways to collect data from websites and applications that can later be used in data analytics. Some …

Python Programming

Style Your Home With Custom Map Wallpaper of Any City in the World

If you’re interested in interior design, chances are you’re a fan of an eye-catching feature wall. And for those of you who love to travel, the latest collection of <b>map wallpaper</b> by Point Two Design allows you to pay homage to your favorite city in style.<p>Using “Data as decor,” each design is a …

Washington D.C.

A Doctor Lays Out the Perfect 12-Week Diet Plan to Lose Weight and Feel Amazing

For pretty much anyone on the planet, the hardest part about losing weight is changing your diet. There are so many different paths to cleaning up what you eat, and there's no one-size-fits-all rule. To help you navigate the weight-loss waters, we spoke to Dr. Luiza Petre, a weight-loss and …

Nutrition

How to combine and analyze data from multiple data sets using Excel Power Pivot

If you've have lots of data and lots of analysis to do, but little time or skill, you need Excel's Power Pivot feature. Here's how to get started …

Analytics

Critical PGP and S/MIME bugs can reveal encrypted emails—uninstall now [Updated]

The flaws can expose emails sent in the past and "pose an immediate threat."<p><i>The research for this post is now public. See this post for details. A</i> …

Information Security

How to Buy, Prep and Cook Squash Blossoms

There's no need to fear this beautiful summer ingredient.<p>If you've been admiring squash blossoms—the beautiful orange flowers from a zucchini …

New York City

Otterly adorable at the Monterey Bay Aquarium

Iridescent jellyfish floating through azure water like wafting works of art. Swirling chains of silver sardines swimming in mesmerizing formations. A …

Cute Animals

Introduction to R programming, Interactive Mind Map. Statistical computing and graphics, Education.

<b><br>Mind Map Description</b> <br>Interactive Mind Map that represents connections between various topics and concepts related to the manual An Introduction to R. …

Data Science

How facial recognition works

Your face is becoming the key to accessing your money, your devices and could mean the difference between freedom and imprisonment. It's a feature …

Machine Learning

Baron's Blackberry Cobbler Recipe

"Easy blackberry cobbler. My father-in-law grows huge blackberries and always has tons. I tried a number of recipes and none really hit the spot. So …

Baking

25 Things You Didn’t Know You Could Recycle

According to the EPA, Americans generate 254 million tons of waste each year. Here are a few things you may have been throwing out that, with a …

Pop Culture

INFOGRAPHIC: 7 Excel tricks everyone should know

Lifehacker AU is never one to shy away from doling out handy Microsoft Excel spreadsheet tips.<p>Chances are you’ve had to deal in spreadsheets for as …

Infographics

Artificial Neural Nets Grow Brainlike Cells to Find Their Way

Having the sense to take a shortcut, the most direct route from point A to point B, doesn’t sound like a very impressive test of intelligence. Yet …

Deep Learning

Google makes it easier to delete the search, browsing and viewing history it keeps on you

Google is making it easier to see the search, browsing and YouTube viewing history it keeps on you, to delete any items you don’t want included, and to stop the company from logging your activity in future …<p>It’s doing this to comply with new European privacy regulations, known as the General Data …

Google

Blockchain in the cloud: Microsoft and Amazon look to democratize the distributed ledger for developers

<i>[Editor’s Note: Atul Ajoy is a 10th grader at Redmond High School, a tech enthusiast, startup founder, blogger and event organizer. He attended</i> …

Blockchain

Format and Interpret Linear Mixed Models

(This article was first published on <b>Dominique Makowski</b>, and kindly contributed to R-bloggers)<p>You find it time-consuming to manually format, copy and …

Biographies

Exploratory Factor Analysis in R

(This article was first published on <b>R-posts.com</b>, and kindly contributed to R-bloggers)<p>Changing Your Viewpoint for Factors<p>In real life, data tends to …

Data Science

Search And Destroy: 11 Rare Singles From Great Lost Punks

Longevity barely registered in punk’s original manifesto. Genre firebrands <b>Sex Pistols</b> notoriously declared “we’re not into music, we’re into chaos”, …

Universal Music

Google’s New Timesaving Design Tool Lets You Unify Colors, Typography Across UI

[Click here to view the video in this article] <br>Image via Material Design<br>While Google’s ‘Material Design’, a design language for its apps, has …

Material Design

rquery: SQL from R | StatsBlogs.com | All About Statistics

(This article was originally published at Statistics – Win-Vector Blog, and syndicated at StatsBlogs.)<p>My BARUG rquery talk went very well, thank you …

Databases