Tori

27 Flips | 8 Magazines | 11 Likes | 1 Follower | @marmitebagel | Keep up with Tori on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “Tori”

What Is Conditional Probability?

A straightforward calculation is to find the probability that a card drawn from a standard deck of cards is a king. There is a total of four kings …

Data science terminology

About this document<p>This document is intended to help students navigate the large amount of jargon, terminology, and acronyms encountered in the MDS …

Moving from R to Python: The Libraries You Need to Know

Moving from R to Python: The Libraries You Need to Know

Easy Backpacking Trips for Beginners

You don't need to be an expert to enjoy these scenic trails.<p>Everyone who has read Cheryl Strayed's <i>Wild</i> has probably envisioned themselves heading out …

Hiking

Canada’s 8 best national parks for trail running

Exploring on your own two feet is one of the most exhilarating ways to appreciate the natural wonder of our country’s outdoor national treasures. …

How to Train for a 100-Mile Race

To people uninitiated in the ultrarunning world, 100-mile runs lie somewhere between incredible and unfathomable. But, when normal people start …

Liz Thomas Is Visiting Sixty Denver Breweries on an Eight-Day, 88-Mile Hike

But none of those accomplishments will make her a hero in Denver until she completes her next feat: an eight-day, 88-mile urban thru-hike of Denver, …

Appalachia Portraits

In 1989, I travelled to Appalachia for the first time. Lost on mountain roads, I stopped at a small country store and asked directions to Slemp. The storekeeper looked at me like I had two heads. Luckily, a customer in the store overheard me, and he knew exactly where I needed to go. He led me down …

On Photographing Your Loved Ones

My Mom at the Site of Her Childhood Home, 2013What if we photographed our loved ones as if it were their last day on earth?How to love others …

Street Photography

Hiking Resources

Welcome to the Hiking Resources page at The Adventure Junkies.<p>This is a complete list of all the backpacking resources available on our website, from …

5 stunning provincial parks near Toronto

Here are 5 stunning provincial parks within about a three hour drive of Toronto.<p><b>Sandbanks</b><br>If you're looking for a beach vacation, but don't want to …

10 Ways to Take Charge of Your Own Leadership Development

<i>This post was recently published at Smartblog on Leadership.</i><p>When I first started in the field of leadership development (when gas was 89 cents a …

27 free data mining books

Data Mining

A New Design for Cryptography’s Black Box

A two-year-old cryptographic breakthrough has proven difficult to put into practice. But new advances show how near-perfect computer security might …

Essential Form Drills For Speed And Efficiency

Photo: Mark Doolittle Photography<p><i>Do these consistently to help improve your running form.</i><p>If you want to improve as a runner, you’ve got to do more …

This System Will Help You Retain Everything You Read

And that doesn't include the ones that I started to read and put down.<p>I learned a lot in the process about what works and what doesn't work.<p>I have a system that I use for non-fiction books that enables me to remember quite a bit.<p>And when I can't remember I generally know where to look to find the …

Writing

Note to Self: Be Aware

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Every Friday on his way home from work, alone with his thoughts on Silicon Valley’s Highway 101, Matt would replay the week’s frustrations over in his mind. He wasn’t even consciously aware of what he was doing; it just sort of happened. …

Self-awareness

Mindfulness for People Who Are Too Busy to Meditate

Mindfulness has become almost a buzz-word. But what is it, really? Mindfulness is, quite simply, the skill of being present and aware, moment by moment, regardless of circumstances.<p>For instance, researchers have found that mindfulness can reprogram the brain to be more rational and less emotional. …

100 Trips Everyone Should Take In Their Lifetime

And if you're stuck in front of a computer all day, then yours probably is, too.<p>We've updated our bucket list of travel destinations to include reader suggestions and 2014's travel hotspots.<p>From eating pizza in Naples to skiing in Japan, these are the 100 trips everyone should take in their …

Wikimedia

Ten great cycling routes: from day-trips to long-distance adventures

Wind in your hair, landscapes whipping by, cruising through peaceful forests: embracing the outdoors on two wheels is one of the healthiest and most enjoyable ways to get around. Here’s our round-up of great cycling routes which offer something for everyone, from multi-day adventures to relaxing …

Daydream Yourself to a New Personal Best

It’s six in the morning on a Saturday and your alarm is blaring. Will you sleep in or get after it? According to the latest research from the University of New Hampshire, daydreaming about your last hike will get you out the door.<p>In a study published by ScienceDaily.com, 150 students were asked to …

Tumblr

People are watching more internet TV, just not on their TVs

Streaming

Top 10: Iconic Places to Photograph

TravelBest Of<p>Recently I was asked if I could name a “bucket list” of iconic places in the world for photographers. It didn’t take long. Certain places attract photographers like magnets attract iron filings; we are drawn to them without quite knowing why. Nor do we absolutely have to know. For some …

Best places to have a cathartic breakdown

My flight to Romania was suddenly cancelled, leaving me stranded in New York’s JFK airport at midnight, without access to my luggage and 24 hours before the next flight. After an unproductive call with an unhelpful customer service agent, I hung up the phone with the kind of force used to drive a …

Hung Up

Gigaom Research webinar: the real story behind scale-up vs. scale-out databases

There is a fascinating shift happening right now in the database market from scale-up to scale-out architectures to meet performance demands. …