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Top 50 Data Science Resources: The Best Blogs, Forums, Videos and Tutorials to Learn All about Data Science

The field of data science is constantly evolving and ever-advancing, with new technologies placing more valuable insights in the hands of modern …

Data Science

Essential Tools for Your First Kitchen (& Every Kitchen Thereafter)

<i>As home cooks, we rely on our instincts, our knowledge, and our curiosities -- but we also have to rely on our tools. Which is why we're asking the experts about the essential tools we need to make our favorite foods attainable in our own kitchens.</i><p><i>Today: Cal Peternell, the chef at Alice Waters’s</i> …

Stone Age

IndieBio Will Accelerate Synthetic Biology To Tech Startup Speed

Can biology move at “internet speed”? Is there a Moore’s Law for cells? What about the problems that cannot be solved by information technology alone? IndieBio, a new biotech accelerator based in both San Francisco and Cork, Ireland, is proposing to answer these questions and more.<p>“What a lot of …

Immune System

Portland is now powered by water pipes and flushing toilets

Portland residents can now generate green electricity simply by turning on their water taps and flushing their toilets. Fast Company reports that the …

Green Living

Björk Was Hesitant About Her Upcoming MoMA Show

Exhibitions<p>,<p>If it seems like every day there’s new news about Björk, from her upcoming MoMA show (see Björk Gets MoMA Retrospective) to her New York …

Art
Big Data

A Massive Social Experiment On You Is Under Way, And You Will Love It

Monica Rogati had already created one of the most intelligent job-networking systems in the world, the code that sifted through LinkedIn profiles and magically recommended “People You May Know,” when she got a recruitment call in 2013 from a company known for its portable speakers, Bluetooth …

Mad Men

2015 Trends in Data Modeling: The Machine Learning Effect

Data Modeling has become easier – in certain instances. It has arisen from the nearly exclusive reach of Data Scientists and IT departments to take …

Machine Learning

Unified Oneness and the Interconnected Universe

James C. Wilhelm, <i>Contributor</i> <b><br>Waking Times</b><p>In the course of facilitating classes and workshops for thousands of people throughout Asia, Europe and the …

Mathematical thinkers are key to our future: Microsoft is applying machine learning to all major applications

<i>Editor’s Note: The following article was written by Michelle Feder and first appeared on the Microsoft JobsBlog</i><p>MVP Mentors can help high school and …

Five Tips for Awakening to Love

"The greatest art is to sit, and wait, and let it come." -- Yogi Bhajan<p>I believe in God. I believe in Angels. I believe in Miracles. I trust Love. I believe that when we open our hearts with gratitude, we attract more to be grateful for. I also believe in prosperity and feel that by living through …

Spirituality

Raspberry Pi's new computer is somehow even smaller and cheaper

Everyone's favorite minicomputer has just gotten even smaller. The Raspberry Pi Foundation is today introducing the Model A+, a revamped version of its low-end Model A board priced at just $20 (£20 in the UK). While the processor and RAM -- a Broadcom BCM2835 SoC and 256MB, to be specific -- remain …

Noise-induced hearing loss restored in mice

Researchers from the University of Michigan and Harvard Medical School in Boston, MA, may be well on the way to finding new therapies that restore …

How To Rewire Your Brain For Greater Happiness

The bad news: Our brains are wired to be negative. The good news: You can train your brain to hold on to happiness in 10 seconds.<p>Wouldn’t it be awesome if we could hack into our own brains and rewire them to be happier?<p>Science has shown we actually can thanks to a phenomenon called …

Happiness

Robotic brain 'learns' skills from the internet

<b>A super-intelligent robotic "brain" that can learn new skills by browsing millions of web pages has been developed by US researchers.</b><p>Robo Brain is designed to acquire a vast range of skills and knowledge from publicly available information sources such as YouTube.<p>The information it learns can then …

Robotics

11 tricks to make your Android run faster

It’s frustrating to drop several hundred dollars on a high-end smartphone only to find that the smooth and speedy performance you expected remains elusive. Mid-rangers and the budget end of the market are even more prone to stuttering and lag. There are various ways to speed up that Android …

Android News

The cyborg era begins next week at the World Cup

Next week at the World Cup, a paralyzed volunteer from the Association for Assistance to Disabled Children will walk onto the field and open the tournament with a ceremonial kick. This modern miracle is made possible by a robotic exoskeleton that will move the user's limbs, taking commands directly …

10 Kinds of Stories to Tell with Data

For almost a decade I have heard that good quantitative analysts can “tell a story with data.” Narrative is—along with visual analytics—an important way to communicate analytical results to non-analytical people. Very few people would question the value of such stories, but just knowing that they …

An ambitious experiment in Data Science takes off: a biased, Open Source view from Berkeley

Today, during a White House OSTP event combining government, academia and industry, the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation and the Alfred P. Sloan …

15-Minute Morning Workout Routine | The Art of Manliness

Adrian Peter Schmidt was born in the Alsace-Lorraine region of what is now France in 1872. His genetics and circumstances did not point to a future …

The Big Data Brain Drain: Why Science is in Trouble | Pythonic Perambulations

<i>Update, August 2014: see Hacking Academia, my most recent reflection on this subject.</i><p>Regardless of what you might think of the ubiquity of the "Big …

The Dawn of the Age of Artificial Intelligence

Reasons to cheer the rise of the machines<p>The advances we’ve seen in the past few years—cars that drive themselves, useful humanoid robots, speech recognition and synthesis systems, 3D printers, <i>Jeopardy!</i>-champion computers—are not the crowning achievements of the computer era. They’re the warm-up …