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Is the U.S. Education System Producing a Society of “Smart Fools”?

At this year’s annual meeting of the Association for Psychological Science (APS) in Boston, Cornell University psychologist Robert Sternberg sounded …

'You can tell by the way I use my walk...'

<b>We're losing the battle against fraudsters who are stealing or guessing our usernames and passwords with increasing success. So could analysing the quirky ways we use our devices - even the way we walk - provide an additional line of defence?</b><p>These days you can't walk down a busy street without …

Heap raises $27M to ‘make data useful for everyone’

Heap, a startup that promises a uniquely comprehensive approach to analytics, has raised $27 million in Series B funding.<p>Co-founder and CEO Matin Movassate told me Heap’s vision is to “make data useful for everyone.” Normally, according to Movassate (who previously worked as a product manager at …

Big Data will open a big career with this 9-course training — for under $50

For all the intricacies and nuances of heavy data analysis, outlining what Big Data is doesn’t require much detailed explanation. If you want to be the numbers guru who knows what all the vast number sets in those giant business reports mean, then this nine-course Big Data Bundle (on sale now for …

Android Studio 2.3 has a bunch of improvements for app developers

Android app developers now have a new version of Google’s Android Studio tools to check out. The company released the new 2.3 version earlier this week, and Google says that it concentrates on offering improvements to the tools, although there are a few small new features thrown in as well.<p>In case …

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GeekWire Deals: Build Android apps with this beginner-friendly Nougat course bundle

There’s an app for everything, so your apps can’t be just anything. Simple, well-designed, and effective apps take a certain level of knowledge and …

7 Interactive Content Tools to Delight Your Audience

Your audience is reading your content on a device that is capable of wonders. Whether they’re using a smartphone, tablet, or laptop, it can do much …

This high-tech farm can grow perfect veggies literally anywhere in the world

The kale of the future will be grown in warehouses. And these warehouses might be anywhere in the world: Antarctica, the Atacama Desert, you name …

Every book Barack Obama recommended during (and after) his presidency

Whether he was reading to kids at the White House, hitting up local bookstores on Black Friday, or giving recommendations to his daughters, former …

How to Create an Interactive Map with Visme

A step-by-step tutorial on how to create an interactive map with Visme, a free online infographic and presentation tool.Source: blog.visme.coIf you …

Data scientists caught Singapore’s ‘rogue train’. Here’s what else they can do.

The team comprising the Data Science Division. Photo credit: GovTech.In the early hours of Saturday, November 5, Feng-Yuan Liu received a call from …

Advice on Building Data Portfolio Projects

I was speaking with some students from Berkeley about my advice in my last post to build a portfolio of data projects. They asked for more details on …

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37 Free Marketing and Social Media Classes to Elevate Your Skills Today

When I first started out with digital marketing, I was blown away by the sheer amount of online marketing resources and social media classes.<p>I read …

A new data tool is arming Africans with statistics to keep their governments in check

A new online tool can help Africans keep their leaders accountable by tracking statistics on governance. The Mo Ibrahim Foundation has launched a new data portal that collects and measures statistics on issues like safety, human rights and economic opportunities.<p>The Ibrahim Index of African …

Delete yourself from the internet by pressing this button

The internet can be a beautiful and horrible place at the same time. It’s weird, and sometimes you feel like you want to leave. Sadly, there’s no easy way out — or there wasn’t, until now.<p>Swedish developers Wille Dahlbo and Linus Unnebäck created Deseat.me, a web app that offers a way to wipe your …