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50+ Data Science and Machine Learning Cheat Sheets

<b>By Geethika Bhavya Peddibhotla, KDnuggets.</b><p>Cheatsheets on Python, R and Numpy, Scipy, Pandas<p>There are thousands of packages and hundreds of functions …

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50 Simple but Powerful Habits to Leave Your Mark

Try these 50 simple ways to make a meaningful difference.<p>Gandhi said, "The best way to find yourself is to lose yourself in the service of others."<p>And one of the most effective ways to serve is through small acts of kindness developed into everyday habits. They may seem like little things, but most …

10 Rules Successful Startups Should Follow

<b>Editor’s note:</b> <i>Carol Broadbent and Tom Hogan are the founders and principals of Crowded Ocean, a Silicon Valley marketing agency that has launched over 35 startups, with 10 of those companies being either acquired or going public.</i><p>Having launched over 35 startups in our decade of operation, we’ve …

Microsoft’s Project Oxford Gives Developers Access To Facial, Image And Speech-Recognition APIs

Microsoft quietly launched a set of new machine-learning APIs in beta under the “Project Oxford” moniker yesterday and today it’s How-Old.net demo for this service went viral.<p>This site lets you upload photos of faces and then it automatically figures out how old the person in that photo is. It’s a …

100 Motivational Quotes That Will Inspire You to Succeed

Everyone needs some inspiration, and these motivational quotes will give you the edge you need to create your success. So read on and let them inspire you.<p>As entrepreneurs, leaders, managers, and bosses, we must realize that everything we think actually matters. If we are seeking success, we must …

Scalyr Raises $2.1M Seed Round For Its Log Monitoring And Analysis Service

Scalyr, a log-monitoring service that gives developers more insight into how their applications are performing (or why they aren’t), today announced that it has raised a $2.1 million seed round led by Susa Ventures. Other participants in this round include Bloomberg Beta, Google Ventures and …

How to Apply Optical Illusions to Web UI Design

In the above visual aid, viewers perceive a straight line and a curved line — <i>not</i> a bent black line and a bent red line. This makes the power of continuation greater than that of colors, itself a powerful visual tool for showing similarity.<p>What this means is that users perceive items on a line or …

The Best Startup Accelerators Of 2015

Startup accelerators, now fixtures of the tech community, were hard to find just a few years ago.<p>When researchers Yael Hochberg and Susan Cohen began researching accelerators in 2010 and 2011, they could hardly find 10 true programs to rank. On Tuesday, Hochberg and Cohen released their latest …

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16 Things You Should Do at the Start of Every Work Day

The first few hours of the work day can have a significant effect on your level of productivity over the following eight—so it’s important you have a morning routine that sets you up for success. With the help of career and workplace experts Lynn Taylor, David Shindler, Michael Kerr, Anita …

300+ Awesome Free Internet Resources You Should Know

Sit back and let the hottest tech news come to you by the magic of electronic mail.<p>Prefer to get the news as it happens? Follow us on social media.

How The Larry Pages Of The World Get Their Big Ideas

Pro tip #1: Play with Lego.<p>In a February 2014 interview with Dr. Paul Jacobs, the then CEO of the wireless technology company Qualcomm and now its executive chairman, it dawned on me that there were common threads among the world’s leading innovators that no one had yet defined.<p>First, it may sound …

Sure, Apps Distract You, But They Can Also Make You More Productive

Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, WhatsApp, email. I bet that just reading a few of those words tempted you to catch up on your newsfeed, watch the latest viral video, or spend an hour or two digging through the backlog of email in your inbox.<p>“Get work done and be more productive<i>,”</i> is the workforce’s …

Peak: An Automated Project Tracking and Team Management Platform

Managing a team, remote or otherwise, can be a challenge. We should know, it’s no secret that The Next Web staff list spans the world.<p>One of the biggest challenges of working in a team can be keeping track of exactly where each team member is up to with a project. Enter Peak, a team management …

How would you build the next Internet? Loons, Drones, Copters, Satellites, or Something Else?

If you were going to design a next generation Internet at the physical layer that routes around the current Internet, what would it look like? What …

8 Ways Stardog Made its Database Insanely Scalable

Stardog makes a commercial graph database that is a great example of what can be accomplished with a scale-up strategy on BigIron. In a recent …

How Did Dropbox Scale To 175M Users? A Former Engineer Details The Early Days

Ladies and Gentlemen, we interrupt our normal programming about crazy entrepreneurs and even crazier VCs to bring you a little learning from the world of Engineering. Remember that? Recently Dropbox was in the news for revealing they’d hit 175 million users, and daring to say they could replace the …

In The Bay Area, Why “The Rent Is Too Damn High”

<b>Editor’s Note:</b> <i>Semil Shah is a contributor to</i> TechCrunch<i>. You can follow him on Twitter at @semil</i>.<p>The unraveling of the Enron debacle in 2001 became a symbol of corporate scandals of that era. The effects were so decimating to loyal employees vested in their employers’ retirement plans and public …