Aaron McMaster

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This Formula Tells You If Your Flight Is a Good Deal

Flights are getting cheaper this year, but prices vary depending on your destination. To figure out whether a flight is actually a good deal, Luiz …

Review: RHA T20 are some of the finest-made earphones around, but they’re not cheap

For a while, Scotland-based audio company RHA was known primarily for delivering audiophile-grade sound in affordable earphones. With the T20, that’s not exactly how they played it. In fact, this set of headphones is not anywhere near cheap enough to be classed as an affordable pair, but I still …

HealthNewsReview.org

June 26, 2018 | News Release Review<p>Another hospital issues evidence-free marketing claims about proton beam therapy<p>Readers might expect to see at …

Cancer

Your Guide to Master Hypothesis Testing in Statistics

Introduction – the difference in mindset<p>I started my career as a MIS professional and then made my way into Business Intelligence (BI) followed by …

Salaries by Roles in Data Science and Business Intelligence

<b>By Geethika Bhavya Peddibhotla, KDnuggets.</b><p><b>By Bhavya Geethika & Shashank Iyer</b>.<p>According to Glassdoor National Average salary data, following are …

Luring The Curious Into The Data Science Kitchen

Data scientists are like the master chefs of the business world. Sequestered in their glass enclosed studio set of a kitchen, the data scientist is a celebrated specialist who uniquely embodies the profound set of skills, techniques, and knowledge needed to produce a singular menu. Reservations …

Enterprises still slow to democratize big data

Enterprises want to get the most from their data, so why are they still limiting access?<p>The vast majority of enterprises (84%) finally have a clue …

Big Data

Vinod Khosla shares thoughts on disrupting health care with data science - Scope

R: A Survival Guide to Data Science with R

Templates for the Data Scientist<p><b>A Template for Preparing Data:</b> *OnePageR – *R• <b><br>A Template for Building Models:</b> *OnePageR – *R<p>Getting Started as a Data …

Google's Knowledge Vault Helps Rank Sites By Accuracy

Just the facts, ma'am<p>Imagine you want to figure out how accurate something is. How would you go about it? Well, you might go to the library, find the relevant encyclopedia article, and read it. But let's be honest: in this day and age, you'll probably just type your question into Google.<p>Just …

A Comprehensive Guide to Data Exploration

Introduction<p>There are no shortcuts for data exploration. If you are in a state of mind, that machine learning can sail you away from every data …

Career Spotlight: What I Do As A Data Scientist

Sit in any Silicon Valley coffee shop and you'll soon overhear someone talking about data analytics. What is it and who's crunching those numbers? …

Big Data

Confidence vs. Credibility Intervals

Tomorrow, for the final lecture of the <i>Mathematical Statistics</i> course, I will try to illustrate – using Monte Carlo simulations – the difference …

Using Python to Collect data from the Twitter API

Have you ever wished you could create your own dataset from the vast data available from Twitter?<p>Well, wish no longer. I used the Sense Platform to …

Learn Data Science Online with DataCamp

If you are looking to get started in the field of data science in 2014, then DataCamp just might be the site for you. DataCamp, formerly DataMind …

We Experiment On Human Beings!

I’m the first to admit it: we might be popular, we might create a lot of great relationships, we might blah blah blah. But OkCupid doesn’t really …

The 16 Best Bad Campground Reviews

Ew, too dark.<p><b>We learned two things in reading online campground reviews:</b> One, there are some seriously sketchy campgrounds out there, and, two, …

IndoorAtlas uses geomagnetism to map buildings GPS can’t reach

IndoorAtlas has entered the increasingly crowded indoor mapping and navigation space, definitely has a trick up its sleeve that sets it apart from …

Scary Health Warnings Can Boost Sales

Highlighting the risks of a behavior—smoking or taking a medication, say—ought to make people think twice about using a product. But a series of experiments we conducted reveals that sometimes just the opposite is true: A warning label can <i>increase</i> a product’s appeal. This happens when there’s a lag …

The Telegraph on Twitter: "#Telegraphic: How the Costa Concordia salvage operation will work http://t.co/YUUtaCfIWt http://t.co/VcFb0iSRku"

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10 Questions With Cycling Blogger Chris Reichel of DrunkCyclist.com

Although he didn’t originally start the website, Chris Reichel is more or less the president and chief stoke officer at DrunkCyclist.com, which since …

French Team Sailing To The North Pole

A pair of French adventurers are attempting to sail from Barrow, Alaska to Spitsbergen, Svalbard in Norway via the North Pole this summer. That's a …

Contour Mysteriously Closes Shop

Contour, the point-of-view camera maker that has been one of GoPro's main competitors, has reportedly closed up shop. In a Facebook post, Jacob Hase, the company's former social media manager, said that employees came into work at the company's Seattle headquarters on Friday only to be told that …

Jimmy Webb cranks the win at the Psico Bloc Masters! #Psicocomp http://t.co/g7s1gbz2k1

Charting Adventure: The Fun- to Risk-of-Injury Ratio

<b>If we were rational creatures,</b> we would maximize our chances of having fun while minimizing the likelihood of, you know, death. But of course there’s …

Video: Drone Captures Awesome Surf Footage

It wasn't all that long ago that drones seemed like something out of a science fiction movie. Now they're common place and even average people can …

30 Things Rock Climbers Love

Besides rock climbing. That's a given.

Reopening the Gateway to James Bay

Not so long ago, lakes and rivers were northern Ontario's highways. This vast network of water trails was first created by native Canadians and later …

Canada