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Google's Python Lessons are Awesome

Google's Python Lessons are Awesome<p>January 25, 2012<p>Whether you’re just starting to learn Python, or you’ve been working with it for awhile, take note.<p>…

tutorials

Tutorial Slides by Andrew Moore<p>A Tutorial On Using the Vizier Memory-Based Learning System<p>By: Jeff Schneider, Mary Soon Lee, Andrew Moore<p>Description: …

How long does it take to learn a new skill? 20 hours.

If you have 20 minutes, watch the video, it’s worth it. If you want a summary, read below the video.<p>The speaker, Josh Kaufman, author of The Personal MBA, explains that according to his research, the infamous “10,000 hours to learn anything” is in fact, untrue.<p>It takes 10,000 hours to become an …

Nate Silver to would-be data scientists: Don’t sweat the degree, just do the work

Nate Silver, the poster boy of data scientists, says the key to success in that field isn’t fancy degrees or tons of book learning — it’s finding …

Visualizing The Big Data Industrial Complex [Infographic]

Behold the ever expanding rings of big data, tech’s most overhyped sector. I say overhyped, yet demand is fierce for software, hardware and consulting services that help companies process and store giant streams of varied and frequently changing information. According to research collective …

77 Of The Worlds Most Popular Quotes

We have carefully handpicked a selection of 77 Of the worlds most <i>Popular Quotes</i> for your enjoyment! We hope these <i>Popular Quotes</i> inspire your soul and …

Motivation

30 Questions to Ask Yourself Before You Die.

<b>How much have you loved?</b> Count the people. Add it up. When it comes to love, I’ve always felt in red numbers. I’ve been so focused on the minuses — …

17 Counterintuitive Things The Most Successful People Do

You’re always going to get the same results, doing what everyone else does. Sometimes you have to know when to zig where others zag. These are some of the counterintuitive lessons I’ve learned and applied from the most successful folks I’ve met. <b></b><p><b>Pick Fights</b> – to test others’ resolve in their own …

7 ways to stop self-sabotage

MANILA, Philippines - We can get so used to our comfort zones that any new action to move outside us makes us feel uneasy. The result? …

30 Questions You Should And Shouldn't Ask In A Job Interview

A job interview is a two-way street. The employer asks questions to determine if the interviewee is an ideal fit for the job, and the smart candidate uses the interview to assess how she would fit in, if she would be able to do her best work there, and how well aligned her goals are with those of …

The 5 Greatest Personal Development Strategies That Actually Work | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

There are <i>thousands</i> of different strategies and ideas on how to improve your life.<p>But how are you supposed to know what really works? By these three …

How to beat procrastination – 6 simple tips

Procrastination is a habit common to many people. Surely you have catch yourself postpone important tasks again and again! Many people are shifting …

19 Motivational Quotes from Albert Einstein

A dysfunctional family is more than disagreement or constant arguments. Anything from plain neglect, to abuse and even verbal and physical violence …

How to Get Everything You Want. Seriously

You'd like to be successful in everything you do, of course. Here's how to make it happen.<p>Getting what you want in your career and in life isn't as difficult as it may seem. I mean it.<p>I've been very fortunate, both professionally and personally, and along the way learned seven key ways to help make …

Self-improvement

10 tips for transforming your dreams into reality

The fulfillment of your dreams is in your hand! Some people may do anything to achieve their goals while others give up with the first difficulty. …

Improve Your Life: 7 Reasons & 5 Ways to Be Mindful

<b>“People usually consider walking on water or in thin air a miracle. But I think the real miracle is not to walk either on water or in thin air, but</b> …

Mindfulness

7 Ways to be Happy from the Inside Out

<b>“All appears to change when we change.” ~Henri-Frédéric Amiel</b><p>We often start from the outside to try to make change on the inside. Scratch that. We …

8 Life Quotes and Tips to Make You Think

I love thought-provoking quotes – seemingly simple, yet interestingly profound phrases that have the power to get our minds thinking straight. That’s …

How to Stop Procrastinating on Your Goals by Using the 'Seinfeld Strategy'

Jerry Seinfeld is one of the most successful comedians of all‐time.<p>He is regarded as one of the "Top 100 Comedians of All-Time" by Comedy Central. He was also the co-creator and co-writer of Seinfeld, the long-running sitcom which has received numerous awards and was claimed to have the "Top TV …

One of the latest artificial intelligence systems from MIT is as smart as a 4-year-old

When kids eat glue, they’re exhibiting a lack of common sense. Computers equipped with artificial intelligence, it turns out, suffer from a similar …

GitHub adds licensing tool, mobile web views

GitHub is shipping ’em like crazy this Monday morning with new tools for easy software licensing and smartphone coding.<p>The open source licensing site can be found at ChooseALicense.com. You can get the skinny in simple language and choose between GPL, Apache, and MIT licenses. Or no licenses at all.<p>…

Gigaom | Six digital publishing startups to watch

Advertisement<p>You know you can blog with Tumblr or WordPress, or self-publish a book on Kindle (s AMZN) or iBooks (s AAPL). But what’s next for the …

Havok’s Completely Free 3D Engine For Mobile Game Developers Is Now Available

Hey, aspiring game developers! Listen up.<p>Way back in March, we outlined Project Anarchy, a new 3D engine from Havok (the same people that built the engine behind some of the world’s biggest games, from Assassin’s Creed to Halo 4) that would be completely free to mobile game developers. At the time, …

Algorithm Finds Top Programmers, No Resume Required

“Programming party.” (racheocity/Flickr)<p>What if you never had to do another job interview or submit a resume ? Basically, your work would be judged …

Flipboard For Businesses, Professionals and Job Seekers

Inside Flipboard / June 19, 2013<p>“Flipboard For You” is our bi-weekly series highlighting how different groups of people can make the most out of …

Alexa Andrzejewski, Foodspotting

How to hire data scientists and get hired as one

As you might have heard before if you read McKinsey reports, the New York Times or just about any technology news site, data scientists are in high …

Bayesian Methods for Hackers

<i>Using Python and PyMC</i><p>The Bayesian method is the natural approach to inference, yet it is hidden from readers behind chapters of slow, mathematical …

The Technical Interview Is Dead (And No One Should Mourn)

Allow me just a little self-congratulation. Two years ago I wrote “Why The New Guy Can’t Code,” about my contempt for the standard industry interview procedure for software engineers, condemning Microsoft and Google in particular for their brain-teasing riddles and binary search questions. And lo …