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20 ways to get organized in five minutes or less

Hellen Buttigieg, the maven of organization, shares some simple tips for organizing your world in a flash.<p>Hellen Buttigieg knows a few things about …

PCA using Python (scikit-learn, pandas)

To understand the value of using PCA for data visualization, the first part of this tutorial post goes over a basic visualization of the IRIS dataset …

Machine Learning

How to Get an Ivy League Education--for Free

Ivy league schools aren't the only place to get a top quality education.<p>Ivy league schools like Harvard and Yale are the holy grail for young, idealistic students on their way into the real world.<p>But they definitely aren't the only place to get a great education.<p>In fact, the movement towards more …

Hitchhiker's Guide to Data Science, Machine Learning, R, Python

Originally posted on Data Science Central<p>Thousands of articles and tutorials have been written about data science and machine learning. Hundreds of …

Data Science

Now anyone can access NASA-funded research

NASA has a new gift for space junkies.<p>The US space agency has announced that it will be archiving research data at a web portal open to the public. Beginning this year, all NASA-funded authors of peer-reviewed papers will be required to provide copies of their science journal articles and the …

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At 28, he’s making six figures but isn't rushing to buy a home

<b>Name:</b> Zebulon Phillips<p><b>Age:</b> 28<p><b>Annual income:</b> $100,000<p><b>Savings:</b> $55,000 in RRSPs; $90,000 in stock; $62,000 in TFSA<p><b>Debt:</b> None<p><b>What he does:</b> mechanical engineer in petroleum industry<p><b>Where he lives:</b> Medicine Hat, Alta.<p>Though he’s a 28-year-old engineer, Zebulon Phillips has the financial acumen of a …

Global Warming and the Hydrologic Cycle

To maintain the global water balance, evaporation from oceans worldwide must be balanced by precipitation into the oceans plus runoff from the …

5 Personal Goals You Should Set Before Starting a Business

<i>Before you start a business, you should accomplish these five personal goals.</i><p>Starting a business is exciting, but just because you have a great idea doesn't mean your business will stand a high chance of succeeding. There are thousands of variables that affect your eventual performance in the …

Small Business

10 Evening routines of billionaire entrepreneurs

Share22<p>Tweet<p>Share180<p>+12<p>Shares 204<p>Our daily routines can make a huge difference to how healthy, happy and productive we are. When used effectively, it …

Entrepreneurship

How to visit nearly every national park in one epic road trip

This month, the National Park Service marks its 100th anniversary. One of Wonkblog's favorite data scientists, a guy named Randal Olson who's a researcher at the University of Pennsylvania, decided to mark the occasion by creating a map of the shortest possible road trip through all 47 national …

National Parks

6 Ways to Use Chronic Procrastination to Your Advantage

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You’ve read countless roundup posts and expert advice on how to be more productive and get the most out of your day. Some tips sound great while others made you recoil with a resounding "nope!" But despite all that reading, you still …

Procrastination

Why I Give Most of My Photos Away for Free, Even for Commercial Use

I’m a professional full-time photographer and I choose to let people download and use 95% of my images (even commercially), here’s why.<p>Who am I?<p>I’m …

How to Use the Histogram to Improve Your Photos

Whether you’ve realized it or not, you’ve likely seen a histogram while editing or browsing through your photos. It’s a graph that shows the tone of …

Science Says Humans Now Have Shorter Attention Spans Than Goldfish--This Is How You Can Fix That

Learning how to live in the present moment offers bigger benefits than you might imagine.<p>Digital devices constantly vie for your attention. Email alerts, text messages, flashing advertisements, and social media seek to distract you from the tasks at hand.<p>But it isn't just electronic devices that …

14 super-busy startup founders share their single best productivity tip

Imagine if you could get twice as much work done by 5 p.m. every day.<p>For most people, improving productivity means more business growth, better health, less stress … and better odds of reaching those big, scary goals.<p>In this post, busy CEOs and founders of 14 fast-growing companies shared how they …

Startups

From Being Employees at Facebook to Understanding Big Data Analytics

Ashish and Joydeep were part of building and leading the original Facebook Data Service Team from 2007-2011<p>You're reading Entrepreneur India, an international franchise of Entrepreneur Media.<p>Big data has found its place in a multiple number of industries today. From e-commerce, marketing tools, …

Big Data

How to save 10s of gigabytes with lightroom temp files

This little procedure just saved me over 20 gigs (yes, this is right, gigs!!) of space on my hard drive. It has to do with how Lightroom updates. …

The 10 most valuable career skills you can acquire in your spare time

In other words, they evaluated a ton of different skills that companies look for in their job postings and then evaluated how much higher those jobs paid on average than similar jobs that <i>didn't</i> include those skills.<p>For example, a lab technician job that includes a requirement for the "data …

Employment

35 Things You Should Know Before Becoming “SUCCESSFUL”

<b>1. It’s Never As Good As You Think It Will Be</b><p><i>“One of the enemies of happiness is adaptation,”</i> says Dr. Thomas Gilovich, a psychology professor at …

Google Cloud Chief Diane Greene: Here's How We'll Catch Amazon And Microsoft

Diane Greene is in the hot seat.<p>The onetime cofounder of VMware, a pioneer in what’s now known as cloud computing, heads Google’s enterprise and cloud businesses, seen by many as its next big business beyond advertising. Appointed last November when Google bought her startup, the senior vice …

Amazon Web Services

8 Quotes That Will Make You A Wall Street Success

1. In buying stock, buy brains and you’ll profit. –Malcolm Forbes<p>2. Things always just seem to balance out in the long run. In fact, I’m almost there. The zero line is within inches of my trembling outstretched grasp. –David B. Lentz<p>3. A day will come when there will be no battlefields, but markets …

Are You Using the Right Data Science Tools for Your Big Data Projects?

Data scientists rely on tools/products/solutions to help them get insights from data. Gregory Piatetsky of KDNuggets conducts an annual survey of …

How to create digital learning portfolios in the classroom

It’s hard to talk about “Digital Learning Portfolios” without really knowing what they are. At the Dreamyard Project, a collaboration between the …

The Uses And Misuses Of 'Big Data': A Conversation

The organizational theorist Geoffrey Moore once argued that “without big data, you are blind and deaf and in the middle of a freeway.” But without human intelligence, all the data and machine learning in the world won’t set you free. Moore’s freeway analogy is in fact more apt than he knew.<p>In 2011, …

Big Data

Google connects BigQuery to Google Drive and Sheets

Google today announced that it is bringing some of its Google Cloud Platform and Google Apps tools a little bit closer together. BigQuery, Google’s serverless analytics data warehousing service, will now be able to read files from Google Drive and access spreadsheets from Google Sheets.<p>There has …

Google Drive

14 skills every professional should have

But there are certain skills that are absolute must-haves, no matter what type of career you pursue.<p>Unfortunately, no one tells you what those skills <i>are</i> until they realize you don't have them — like when you fumble through your first presentation at work because you never learned the art of public …

Employment

Data Science Courses: R & Python Analysis Tutorials

Google, NASA put big money on D-Wave's quantum computer

Google. NASA. Lockheed Martin. Los Alamos National Laboratory. Big names in the worlds of big brains and cutting-edge technology are investing …

13 online courses that could help you get rich

The wealthiest, most successful people appreciate the power of learning long after college or any formal education is over.<p>Today, it's easier than ever to continue your education with the chance to take online courses from some of the best universities in the world.<p>We've picked out some of the best …

Success