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Building a data science portfolio: Storytelling with data

<i>This is the first in a series of posts on how to build a Data Science Portfolio. If you like this and want to know when the next post in the series</i> …

Data Science

5 Killer Lessons I Learned from Interviewing World-Class Entrepreneurs

Through the work I’ve done at Growth Everywhere, I’ve been lucky enough to chat with notable entrepreneurs such as Jason Lemkin (founder of Echosign, which sold to Adobe), Mark Organ (co-founder of Eloqua, which sold to Oracle) and others who are constantly pushing the boundaries of business …

Cache is the new RAM

This is from a talk given at Defrag 2014.<p>One of the (few) advantages of being in technology for a long time is that you get to see multiple tech …

Databases

Data scientists keep forgetting the one rule every researcher should know by heart

The results are in: Skipping breakfast is associated with heart disease. But that doesn’t necessarily mean breakfast deserves its reputation as the most important meal of the day.<p>Harvard University medical researchers have concluded that American men between the ages of 45 to 82 who skip breakfast …

Psychology

The Top 100 Package Designs & Articles of 2015

List-Worthy

Designing in the material style—without just copying Google

We recently decided to replace our stock mail app prototype with something more engaging and up to date—something that takes Google’s material design …

15 Useful Pacts for Agile Teams: An Agile Team Creed

The Agile Manifesto values “Individuals and Interactions” over “Process and Tools.” I suspect it was no accident that this was listed first. Lack of …

Google now lets you export your search history

<i>Update 4/20</i>: <i>VentureBeat has confirmed with Google that the search history export feature was quietly introduced to everyone in January. Original article appears below.</i><p>Google now lets anyone export their web search history.<p>While the Internet giant already let you view your search history, and there …

Google

13 Social Media Blogs That Are Worth Your Attention – Approved by Brand24

Hello World!<p>We are happy to present you Brand24’s list of great social media blogs. This is the stuff that we read, we like and we want to share with …

Public Relations

Is Your Responsive Design Working? Google Analytics Will Tell You

Content-centric breakpoints are definitely the way to go, but they also mean that monitoring your website to identify when it breaks is more …

Mylar

Mylar is an experimental research platform for building web applications with end-to-end encryption. Mylar encrypts data fields indicated as …

Off To The Races: Getting Started With Design Sprints

Limitations Of Current Design Approaches<p>Traditionally, the design process has focused on figuring out the upfront effort to define the big picture …

UX Design

The Current State Of E-Commerce Search

Benchmarking the search experience of the 50 top-grossing US e-commerce websites reveals a surprisingly grim state of affairs. Here’s a walkthrough …

Mobile Onboarding: A Beginner’s Guide

To Onboard Or Not To Onboard?<p>In recent years, we’ve seen plenty of discussion on the usefulness of onboarding in mobile apps. A popular argument …

UX Design

Where There’s Spark There’s Fire: The State of Apache Spark in 2014 - insideBIGDATA

Matei Zaharia, CTO of Databricks and Creator of Apache Spark<p><i>In this special guest feature, Matei Zaharia, CTO of Databricks and Creator of Apache</i> …

Understanding OpenStack Heat Auto Scaling

OpenStack Heat can deploy and configure multiple instances in one command using resources we have in OpenStack. That’s called a <i>Heat Stack</i>.<p>Heat will …

Syapse raises $10M for its medical knowledge graph tech

Advertisement<p>0 Comments<p>Syapse, a startup trying to build something akin to Google’s Knowledge Graph for medical data, has raised a $10 million series …

Why Tech’s Best Minds Are Very Worried About the Internet of Things

The Internet of Things is coming. And the tech cognoscenti aren't sure that's a good thing.<p>For years, the prospect of an online world that extends …

Internap Launches OpenStack-Powered Public Cloud

<b>Internap</b> has become the latest data center services provider to launch a public cloud service built using the open source cloud infrastructure …

Hyper-Growth Done Right - Lessons From the Man Who Scaled Engineering at Dropbox and Facebook

Radical expansion must be in <b>Aditya Agarwal</b>’s genes. When he started as an engineer at <b>Facebook</b>, the company had fewer than 15 people. Within 6 years, …

Product Management

Google I/O 2013 - Instant Mobile Websites: Techniques and Best Practices

Web Design

LXJS 2013 - Vyacheslav Egorov - Performance and benchmarking

How the NSA builds social graphs of Americans with phone, email, and location records

The US National Security Agency (NSA) analyzes data from <b>phone calls, emails, location services, internet profiles, bank records, flight manifests, and more</b> to construct detailed social graphs of people, including Americans, according to a new report from the New York Times.<p>It’s helpful to start …

Surveillance

Pizza, programming, and starting an industry: Bill Gates, the college years

Bill Gates' presence as a titan of the computing industry is now taken for granted, but before all that he was just a (rather extraordinary) college student. Biographer Walter Isaacson takes a look at the software mogul's earlier years at Harvard for the <i>Harvard Gazette</i>. It's a look back at a human …

Bill Gates

Check out these 6 major apps that redesigned for iOS 7 today

Apple’s iOS 7 came out Wednesday, and with it a bunch of app updates to take advantage of the flat, new interface.<p>Yeah, that’s right, you can’t sit at this lunch table, skeuomorphic designs.<p>The mobile operating system, which Apple last week announced at its Worldwide Developers Conference, turns …