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Which BI Analytics Tool Does My Company Need?

Over the years, many business intelligence (BI) tool styles have emerged to match the varied ways that business people need to analyze data across …

Tour

Focus on what matters most<p>Power BI transforms your data into rich visuals that you can organize any way you want, freeing you to focus on what …

Big Data and Advanced Analytics Solutions

“What excites me about what I'm doing with Azure is the ability to accelerate discovery to the point where we might be able to find treatments for …

Getting started with open source machine learning

Machine learning is quickly becoming a critical skill for developers to enhance their applications and their careers, better understand data, and to …

Machine Learning

Introduction to Machine Learning with Web Analytics: Random Forests and K-Means

MeasureCamp #7<p>I've just come back from #MeasureCamp, where I attended some great talks: on hierarchical models; the process of analysis; a demo of …

Excuse me, do you speak fraud? Network graph analysis for fraud detection and mitigation

<i>Guest blog post by Scott Mongeau</i><p><i>Original blog post on sctr7.com, by Scott Mongeau.</i><p><b>Executive summary</b><p>Network analysis offers a new set of techniques to …

Machine Learning

50 external machine learning / data science resources and articles

Starred articles are candidates for the picture of the week. A comprehensive list of all past resources is found here. We are in the process of …

Data Science

Moving Beyond MRR: Evaluating New SaaS Pricing Models

Over the past decade people leading and investing in early-stage companies have become obsessed with MRR — monthly recurring revenue. Has this …

SaaS

16 More Startup Metrics by Andreessen Horowitz that Founders Should Track

A16Z shares a fresh set of 16 metrics for startups (Source)<p><i>Authors: Jeff Jordan, Anu Hariharan and Frank Chen of Andreessen Horowitz (A16Z)</i><p>A few …

The 11 Beginner Yoga Poses Everyone Pretends To Know (But May Be Doing Wrong)

Remember when you resolved to do more yoga? And then you sat at the back of a yoga class as the teacher said ridiculous things like "juice your spine" and you wondered what the heck you were doing?<p>Yeah, we're here to help.<p>Yoga doesn't need to be shrouded in mystery. This week, we caught up with …

How far can you stretch?

YOGA has been in the news a lot recently. As colleagues have written, the establishment of International Yoga Day, celebrated for the first time last …

This map shows where 25 iconic movies were filmed in New York City

Thanks to its bustling streets and landmarks, New York City has been a favorite filming location for years.<p>From Katz's Delicatessen, which was made famous when Meg Ryan pretended to have an orgasm there in "When Harry Met Sally," to the upscale 21 Club, which is where Michael Douglas recommended …

An investment bank made this epic presentation on the future of digital media

It takes a specific focus on digital media and marketing. The central themes are around "open" platforms versus "closed" ones.<p>The top 5 trends LUMA picks out for 2015 and beyond are: Programmatic, mobile, omnichannel/personalization, identity, and convergent TV.

First principals

THE Stones or the Beatles? That, as any baby-boomer knows, is the most important question in music. But for American boomers it raises a second …

Creative Self-Disruption

Like many readers, I still vividly recall when Nokia was the dominant player in mobile phones, with over 40% of the market, and Apple was just a …

Meet the Faces of SXSW 2015: Sally Field, Nick Kroll, Jason Schwartzman and More

At this point in the festival your brain is most likely spinning because you can’t keep all the film titles straight. Hopefully this gallery can help …

Jason Schwartzman

The towns where travellers lose track of time

It was only supposed to be a couple of days; time enough to check out the temple you’d read about, pick up some bargains in the market, and mosey round the town before you head off to the next stop on your travels.<p>Yet somehow it’s a week later and not only are you still there, but you can’t see …

EXAME

São Paulo – Após os <b>protestos</b> que levaram mais de um milhão às ruas de várias cidades em todos os <b>estados brasileiros</b>, os ministros José Eduardo …

From Funk to Jazz and R&B, These 5 Artists Prove Timeless Music Is Still Booming

Jazz artist Kamasi Washington<p>Classic sounds in music are still inspiring and always at our fingertips.<p><b>Jazz</b><p>Jazz has made a comeback over the past few years but not quite like Kamasi Washington. I am not a jazz expert but I can confidently say that this is the closest thing you will get to the good …

MARK CUBAN: This is just the start of the college implosion

One person not surprised by Sweet Briar's news was Mark Cuban, the entrepreneur and billionaire investor. For years, Cuban has been warning of a "student loan bubble," which he says will soon burst and leave many schools suffering.<p>On Tuesday, after Sweet Briar made its announcement, Cuban tweeted …

Can computers beat critics at naming best movies? Study says maybe

Move over, critics: Computers are the new film experts in Hollywood.<p>According to a Northwestern University study released Monday, computer analysis has the potential to be as good or better at identifying significant films than human experts in the field.<p>Using data from Internet Movie Database, …

Friends want life advice? Tell them to travel more

From broadening perspectives to creating lasting memories, seeing the world can be a major exercise in self-improvement.<p><i>“Travel is fatal to prejudice, bigotry and narrow-mindedness, and many of our people need it sorely on these accounts.”</i> – Mark Twain<p>Mark Twain is just one of history’s many …

Mark Twain

The right to be left alone

LIKE others, your correspondent is not unduly paranoid about his privacy. He takes cybercrooks seriously, and practices all proper online …

A Community of Startup Founders Grows on Slack

Although it’s primarily a workplace collaboration tool, Slack is becoming a popular platform for wider communities, too.<p>For example, #Nomads has received attention for connecting digitally minded people visiting unfamiliar cities. #Startup, meanwhile, is a growing platform for startup founders who …

Startups

The Music Genre Isn’t Dead, It's Just Been Watered Down to Indie Nothingness

It's time to stop describing Tame Impala as psych rock.<p>Here’s an early 2015 town cry to music fans and writers to try and end the lazy and domesticated ways that music is being described, categorized and shared.<p>The need for oversimplified words and catchphrases to describe artists’ music is …