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25+ websites to find datasets for data science projects

Introduction<p>If there is <b>one</b> sentence, which summarizes the essence of learning data science, it is this:<p><i>The best way to learn data science is to apply</i> …

How to Become Skilled at Learning Programming Languages

1<p><b>Know something about data structures and algorithms.</b> All the programming languages in the world won't do you much good if you don't know about …

Programming

The Best Big Data And Business Analytics Companies To Work For In 2015

InsightSquared, Paxata, Trifacta, Cloudera, Birst, Sumo Logic, Gainsight, Google, Ayasdi and Visier are the most recommended big data and business analytics companies by employees to friends.<p>These and other insights are from an analysis completed today comparing Glassdoor ratings by the companies …

Big Data

Chung I Yen's answer to Which programming language has the most job opportunities, and which one offers the best salary?

Employment

D3.js Data Visualization Fundamentals [repost]

×<p>Close<p><b>D3.js Data Visualization Fundamentals</b><br>WEBRips | MP4/AVC, ~495 kb/s | 1024x768 | Duration: 4 Hours 35 mins | English: AAC, 107 kb/s (2 ch) | 1.04 …

Levelized Cost Of Electricity: Renewable Energy's Ticking Time Bomb?

Solar panels and wind turbines are rapidly becoming competitive with conventional electric generating technologies like natural gas and coal.<p>At least that is what many of Wall Street’s most esteemed investment firms seem to be telling anyone willing to listen to them.<p>Last week, Diane Cardwell, a …

Eric Schmidt's Venture Fund Collaborates On Agtech 'Collective'

A group of companies including Google Chairman Eric Schmidt’s Innovation Endeavors and Flextronics’ Lab IX has created a “collective” that aims to support technology startups focused on innovation in agriculture.<p>The initiative, called Farm2050, will support selected entrepreneurs with seed capital, …

7 Ways Data Scientists use Statistics

William is a Data scientist at Quora, interested in data-driven decision making to improve both product and business. Always interested in learning …

ALL YOUR BAYES ARE BELONG TO US

You’re being tricked – by your own medical mind. Pretest probabilities mean more to your clinical work than you might think. While sensitivity, …

How to run external programs from Python and capture their output

Python, being a general purpose programming language, lets you run external programs from your script and capture their output. This is useful for …

3D printing technique will put electronics into just about everything

You can use 3D printing to make a handful of electronics, such as antennas and batteries, but LEDs and semiconductors have been elusive; you usually need some other manufacturing technique to make them work, which limits what they can do and where they'll fit. A team of Princeton researchers …