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Citizen Data Scientist

Citizen Data Scientist<p>What does Citizen Data Scientist mean?<p>Organizations of all sizes and industries strive to be more data-driven, but with a …

Is responsive web design enough? (Hint: No)

As mobile-first indexing nears, the need to optimize for mobile has never felt so pressing.Even in its current iteration, mobile search is incredibly …

Google futurist and director of engineering: Basic income will spread worldwide by the 2030s

As it becomes apparent that artificial intelligence will replace ever-more jobs in the coming years, a growing number of politicians, nonprofits, and Silicon Valley entrepreneurs have started thinking about how we'll cope with a world in which not everyone can — or needs to — work.<p>Basic income …

5 side hustles you can do sitting on your sofa

Netflix is paying people to binge watch their shows, and other ways to make easy money<p>Couch potato? Try cash potato.<p>Netflix announced this month that …

The best books about science from the last 15 years that everyone should read

1/<p>"The Singularity is Near" by Ray Kurzweil<p>Amazon<p>Futurist Ray Kurzweil has thought deeply about the role computational power and artificial …

How Innovation is Changing the Analytics Landscape

The collision of emerging technologies and new enterprise strategies is bringing dramatic change to the world of analytics.<p>Cloud, automation, and …

In Just 40 Seconds, the Idea That Their Jobs Were Safe From Robots Vanished Before Their Eyes

Never be certain that you're safe from the tentacles of technology.<p><i>Absurdly Driven</i> <i>looks at the world of business with a skeptical eye and a firmly rooted tongue in cheek.</i><p>They say robot technology will swallow everyone in the end.<p>Why, Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak once even declared that humans …

How to Dominate SEO With the 46 Hottest WordPress Plugins

I talk a lot about SEO.Sometimes, I feel like my whole life revolves around SEO.I post about it a ton. I talk with clients about it almost every day. …

17 Best Free Stock Photo Sites: Get Free High-Quality Images

If it’s true that a picture is worth a thousand words, where can you find great photos to use for free?Don’t worry! Sit back and relax. In fact, …

The Best Cheat Sheets, Guides & Docs for Web Designers and Web Developers

by Bradley Nice, Content Manager at ClickHelp.co — professional technical writing tool<p>No web designer or web developer can remember everything. So …

What is AWD? 5 Great Adaptive Web Design Examples for Inspiration

Replacing the PC devices, the mobile is becoming the most popular devices to access the Internet. So web designers encountered a problem that how to …

Kim Stanley Robinson on Our Future Cities

Science fiction writer Kim Stanley Robinson, well-known for his award-winning <i>Mars Trilogy</i>, speaks with Brooke about his new book <i>New York 2140</i>, in which Manhattan is partially submerged by water and citizens travel using boats, similar to Venice. He discusses the role of fiction as a blueprint for …

How Our World Will Change by 2099 According to a Futurologist Whose Predictions Come True in 86% of Cases

Have you ever wondered when robots will become as regular an item in our homes as a fridge, for example? Ray Kurzweil doesn’t make guesses — he names …

The Best Websites to Get Free WordPress Themes

Free WordPress Themes<p>A List of the Very Best Free WordPress Theme Directories<p>Updated October 15, 2016<p>A good free WordPress theme can turn even the …

If you want to upgrade your data analysis skills, which programming language should you learn?

For a growing number of people, data analysis is a central part of their job. Increased data availability, more powerful computing, and an emphasis on analytics-driven decision in business has made it a heyday for data science. According to a report from IBM, in 2015 there were 2.35 million …

Data Science

Here's How to Master Machine Learning and Boost Your Career

Machine learning is considered one of the highest paying tech skills in the country. For the average machine learning engineer position, you’re …

Seven rules for spinning analytics straw into golden results

While IoT-enabled advanced analytics could be worth trillions to manufacturers, turning insights into outcomes requires more than just the right …

An Effective Website Planning, Design and Development Process

Building an effective new website, like many things, cannot be done in a bubble and takes time and collaboration to be successful. We recently …

10 Fundamentals to Understanding SEO

If you don't understand the basic foundation to SEO, it will seem like a foreign language.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>If you remember when the training wheels were on your bike, the thought of riding without them was daunting and scary. Once your parents took off …

Learn these 3 languages now if you want to become a data scientist

Demand for developers with data science skills continues to grow. Here's what you need to learn to break into a career in the field.<p>Looking to expand …

Boston University

The Top 19 Free SEO Tools [Infographic]

After years of search engine optimization (SEO) experience while utilizing countless SEO tools (free and paid), we have identified the top 19 free …

Is Data Socialization The Next Big Thing In Data Analytics?

The Big Data revolution in business has come about due to the huge increase in the amount of information we’re able to capture and analyze, from an ever growing number of sources. It’s the driving force behind a wider wave of technology-driven transformation which is taking place thanks to advances …

Big Data

7 DIY SEO Tactics for Companies Not Ready to Hire a Consultant

Simple tactics, like claiming your listings and managing social media, can increase your ranking.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Anyone who has ever registered a domain name can tell you that there is no shortage of people out there willing to sell you search engine …

13 Best Free Tools You Need to Improve Your Long Tail Keywords

Do you want more organic traffic?<p>Who doesn’t?<p>Even if comments are low, when you see people coming from search engines, you know you are helping …

15 Brilliant Tools To Spy & Outrank Your Competitors

Everything You Need to Know About Meta Descriptions

What is Metadata in HTML<p>Metadata is information about your HTML document that isn’t visible on a page, but is in the search results. Metadata usually …

SEO Tips for Increasing Organic Search Traffic

SEO is one of the most advanced and reliable online marketing technique that can promote the ranking of your site on the top of search engine …

Google Is Expanding AMP In Search Results: Here's What It Means For SEO

Google’s Accelerated Mobile Pages (AMPs) are expanding to more organic search results. That statement might not mean much to you, but it’s a major step forward in how Google handles mobile online experiences. The search giant has always favored optimal mobile traffic, launching its Mobilegeddon …

Mobile Devices

Are Smart Data Lakes the Answer to Data Warehouses?

A phenomenal shift has occurred over the past few years in the enterprise data world. The ubiquitous data warehouses – the foundation for business …