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The 25 Best Inventions of 2015

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Inventions

Big Data Is Only Half the Data Marketers Need

For marketers, truly valuable customer data comes in two forms: thick data and big data. Thick data is generated by ethnographers, anthropologists, and others adept at observing human behavior and its underlying motivations. Big data is generated by the millions of touchpoints companies have with …

Customer Experience

How the Healthcare Industry Can Save Big with Big Data

When it comes to big data, just about every industry can benefit in some way or another. The healthcare sector is just starting to realize the …

Big Data

Decoding the Top 10 Buzzwords of Healthcare Big Data Analytics

November 16, 2015 - Big data. The Internet of Things. Population health management. Cognitive computing, machine learning, natural language …

Digital Health

The CEO of Athenahealth on the Role of Anger in Starting New Businesses

Tony Luong<p>I think a lot about what it takes to do something that no one else is doing. It takes fortitude to hang in there, but something else, something emotional, also has to propel you into that new space. It can be love, or anger, or frustration—but whatever it is, it’s just as important as …

Race & Ethnicity

Amazon Top 20 Books in Databases & Big Data

The recent explosion of interest in data science, data mining, big data, and related disciplines has been mirrored by an explosion in book titles on …

7 Must Watch Documentaries on Statistics and Machine Learning

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Machine Learning

8 must have data science skills

Harvard business review declared the job of a data scientist as the sexiest job of the 21st century. In this post, I am going to show you what data …

Spotify Opens Up Its Data Firehose

Billions of songs a month means lots of information about who listened, when and where.<p>The modern-day music industry is missing all sorts of stuff it used to have in the old days. Like sales.<p>But the 2015 music industry has at least one thing the CD era didn’t: Lots of data. And if you use that data …

Spotify

Adobe gets creative with new data visualization product

Adobe is a strong and active player in the marketing tech landscape. We’ve studied their solutions in market across marketing clouds, mobile analytics and acquisition tools, and marketing automation tools at VB Insight. Frankly, with so many digital marketing solutions across so many areas — …

BenQ Ships New 4K UHD Display

BenQ shipped the BL2711U, a new 27-inch UHD (3840×2160) "design monitor" aimed at video editors, animators, graphic artists and the CAD/CAM …

Making an app with no programming experience: what are your options?

Android app development has grown exponentially since the Google Play store was launched in 2008 as Android Market. Today, there are estimated to be over 1.6 million apps on the Play Store, and 1.4 million apps on the iOS App Store, with a combined total download exceeding 200 billion. For more …

Cringe-worthy tech habits (and how to fix them)

Last night I climbed into bed around 11:30 PM, plugged in my iPhone to charge and swiped to the home screen to find my favorite alarm clock app—Sleep Cycle. But before I could get to the app, I quickly opened Facebook to see if I had missed anything. One of my friend’s had just had a baby, so I …

11 Quotes About Success From History's Greatest Entrepreneurs

"I didn't fail the test, I just found 100 ways to do it wrong," Benjamin Franklin once said. These attitudes of success are timeless and guide every entrepreneur's journey.<p>While there's an abundance of contemporary entrepreneurs worth quoting, I've long had a fascination with legendary …

Motivation

20+ Online Resources To Boost Your Video Production Career

Want to make better videos and to become a professional video producer? Here are 20+ great Web sites to get you started.<p>I wouldn’t call myself a …

Filmmaking

3 things you should know when you’re starting a business

There’s no way around it—startups are risky. But that’s what makes them fun. Entrepreneurship is the ultimate test in personal growth. When you succeed, you learn. When you fail, you learn even more.<p>It’s fear of failure, however, that forces people to give up on their dreams before they’ve really …

10 TED Talks That All Filmmakers Should Check Out

TED Talks help spread the ideas of the most amazing, creative minds of our generation, including those of our most revered filmmakers and …

15 free (and almost free) tools freelancers need to be using

Freelancers most often work in a virtual world, which can make collaboration challenging. In the olden days of freelancing, work would be exchanged via document uploading and downloading.<p>Numerous drafts would be created, leading to an inefficient process where it was difficult to know which version …

Apps

Zach Johnson: I was reading scripture during Open victory

Golfer Zach Johnson says his surprise win in this week's Open Golf tournament was partly inspired by his devotion to prayer and the Bible. The …

4 Steps to Better Dashboard Design

This week we read Lillian Pierson’s Data Science for Dummies. Pierson is a data science consultant and engineer, and she has assembled a trove of …

Data Visualization

The ‘Tesla of scooters’ is finally available and it looks incredible

The Tesla of scooters is hitting the market this month and its price is just about as stunning as its high-tech features.<p>The Smartscooter, made by the Taiwan-based company Gogoro, is becoming available for pre-order on June 27, the company said. While the scooter will only be sold in Taipei, Taiwan …

11 popular programming languages that can help you land a job

There are thousands of programming languages, but some are far more popular than others. When a company goes out to find new programming talent, they're looking for people familiar with the languages and systems they already use — and they don't always want to experiment with newcomers like Google …

Understanding Obamacare at the Supreme Court

<b>Struggling to understand the intricacies of the Affordable Care Act lawsuit ruled on by the Supreme Court? We break it down to the basics.</b><p>The Affordable Care Act became law in 2010, and ever since has been the subject of legal and legislative battles.<p>Now, the Supreme Court has decided on King v …

How not to regret your career, from the head of Silicon Valley's greatest startup factory

Y Combinator President Sam Altman looked onto the room of 3,000 interns at Internapalooza in San Francisco on Thursday night, and delivered good news — to only one person.<p>"Someone in this room I am very confident is going to found a multi-billion dollar company that will change the world in a very …

6 Adventurous Men on the One Place to Go Before You Die

Forget Cancun. Think bigger the next time you need a 'break.'<p>There are people who go on vacations and there are travelers. The former go somewhere to escape and relax. The latter seek immersion, adventure, and a deeper connection with the world. We asked six adventurous men of style to tell us the …

The best app for managing your money just got even better

The problem is that most personal finance apps and services suck. They're buggy and confusing to use.<p>I just moved to New York City and got a new job. The app I'm using to help me plan my budget is called Level Money. I've been using it for a few months, and it solves all of the problems that …

How to Use Aperture Priority Mode on Your DSLR

People who invest in a digital single lens reflex (DSLR) camera make their purchase for many reasons, but most want more control over their shots. …