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How to Become a Data Scientist Without a Degree

This article will explore what it’s like to be a Data Scientist, the skillset required, and how to acquire these skills using mostly free or cheap …

The future of advertising is AI or die

In today’s consumer market, every company needs to be a tech company, and retailers are no exception. Giants like Amazon, Walmart, and Alibaba are racing to redefine the retail experience. They’re quickly proving that advancements in both brick-and-mortar and ecommerce capabilities are needed. The …

Top 25 Art Blogs to Jump Start Your Creativity

Working in a creative field and looking for a little inspiration? Or just love art and looking to see what's trending? In addition to My Modern Met, there are tons of websites that can help you get over the creative hump and keep you abreast of what's happening in the art world.<p>Whether you want to …

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A bit of Internet history, or how two members of Congress helped create a trillion or so dollars of value

For about 10 years, beginning in 1996, I was a regular participant at Cornell’s annual ICPL conference (Internet Culture, Policy, and Law), and I’ve been invited back to this year’s conference, along with several of the other regulars from the late ’90s, to take a 20th-anniversary retrospective …

Turn your phone into a laptop with the NexDock

Microsoft envisioned a future in which our phones would become our computers with Windows 10 for Mobile and Continuum, but this Indiegogo campaign …

How To Choose The Best Font For Mobile User Interfaces

Typography certainly plays one of the most important roles in web design-it tries to convey your written content in the easiest possible manner. …

9 responsive design mistakes you don't want to make

As explained in UX Design Trends 2015 & 2016, responsive Web design has become the industry’s recommend approach for supporting multiple screen sizes and devices. But not all responsive sites are created equally.<p><i>Photo credit:</i> <i>PlasmaComp</i><p>Whether you’re designing a small company website or reworking an …

Legendary Productivity And The Fear Of Modern Programming

Ritika Trikha Contributor<p>Ritika Trikha is a tech writer at HackerRank.<p>More posts by this contributor:<p>The Interdependency Of Stanford And Silicon Valley<p>JavaScript master Douglas Crockford once said that software is the most complex thing that humans have ever created. It’s made up of intricate bits …

Physicists 'Squeeze' the Uncertainty Out of the Uncertainty Principle

Thank absolute zero temperatures and something called 'quantum squirting.'<p>Life in the quantum realm means never sitting still. A photon doesn't rest (or "stop") because it turns out that achieving zero energy and, thus, complete predictability requires a bit more effort than it does to just buzz …

The 10 Most Important Things You Should Pay Attention to in Analytics

“<i>I never guess. It is a capital mistake to theorize before one has data. Insensibly one begins to twist facts to suit theories, instead of theories to suit facts</i>.” – Sir Arthur Conan Doyle<p>I love this quote by Doyle, as it helps me visualize myself as sort of the Sherlock Holmes of digital …

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Ask HN: What are some of the best written programming books?

I recently read Russ Olsen's Eloquent Ruby and I loved it.<p>It is incredibly readable; the code and the stories mixing amazingly with real world …

Are Scientific And Religious Explanations Incompatible?

Last week, I participated in a workshop on the science-religion dialogue during which I was asked: Are scientific and religious explanations philosophically incompatible?<p>I've been thinking about the question ever since. The simple answers — "yes" or "no" — have advocates, but they don't seem to do …

From Neuroscience to Data Science

<i>Project: Root cause analysis of difference in support hours<br>ROI: Model suggests saving of 500-1,000 support hours on average weekly (up to $5M</i> …

Machine Learning

10 Ways Artificial Intelligence Could Make Me a Better Doctor - The Medical Futurist

<b>AI for a more efficient healthcare</b><p>Automation through AI, robotics or 3D-printing will make healthcare more efficient and more sustainable. These new …

3D-printed sculptures create optical illusions using the Fibonacci sequence

Design lecturer John Edmark has created a series of designs for 3D-printed sculptures that appear to move, utilising an effect similar to a zoetrope …

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Finding The Elusive Big Wisdom In Big Data

You probably already know ‘Big Data’ is top of mind heading into 2015. How could you not? You are hearing about it constantly from vendors and journalists alike (guilty as charged). And you know what that hype says, right? Big data is going to provide all the answers, make your companies run more …

When will man become machine?

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/science_environment/1128000/1128605_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1524637653_faa8bed61f092214c9660a83097ead47<p><b>"I think the development of full artificial intelligence [AI] could spell the end of the human race."</b><p>Professor Stephen Hawking's verdict …

How Facebook makes you a lab rat

The best reads from around the web, including how internet giants are conducting online experiments, how Kitty Litter came to be and what we can learn from losers.<p><b>Pregnancy</b> <br>The babies in the freezer<br>Nabeelah Jaffer | Pacific Standard | 8 December 2014<br>Can you carry a baby without knowing it? It’s …

Facebook Finally Brings Graph Search to Mobile

You can now search for Facebook posts and photo captions on mobile.<p>Nearly two years after Facebook introduced Graph Search, its search engine, the social network is finally bringing it to mobile.<p>The company unveiled Facebook Search on Monday, a rebranded version of Graph Search that lets users …

Big video data could change how we do everything — from catching bad guys to tracking shoppers

Everyone takes pictures and video with their devices. Parents record their kids’ soccer games, companies record employee training, police surveillance cameras at busy intersections run 24/7, and drones monitor pipelines in the desert.<p>With vast amounts of video growing vaster at a rate faster than …

How Graph Analytics Can Connect You To What's Next In Big Data

Everything in our digital universe is connected. Every single day, you wake up and start a series of interactions with people, products and machines. Sometimes, these things influence you, and sometimes you play the role of the influencer. This is how our world is connected, in a network of …

Psychology: How many senses do we have?

We often talk of having five senses as a universal truth. In reality, there may be more – or fewer – depending on the way you look at the question. Christian Jarrett explains the controversy.<p>Some myths about the brain, such as the idea we only use 10% of our grey matter, are notorious, especially …

Israeli library's manuscripts tell unique stories

JERUSALEM (AP) — These are treasures that Israel doesn't allow anyone to check out of its national library.<p>Kafka's Hebrew vocabulary notebook. The …

Logo Design Process Case Study for INVESTHAUS Business Boutique

INVESTHAUS Business Boutique – Logo design process case study by IndustriaHED™ Branding Co.<p>This graphic design project by studio IndustriaHED™ …

4 Ways to Copy File in Java

Although Java offers a class that can handle file operations, that is java.io.File, it doesn’t have a copy method that will copy a file to …

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Why the universe may be nothing more than math

If you're not already a physicist, you need to mentally prepare yourself for MIT professor Max Tegmark's explanation of how our entire universe isn't just described by math, but <i>is</i> math. <i>Scientific American</i> published an excerpt from Tegmark's new book, <i>Our Mathematical Universe</i>, which explains that …

Top 10 Algorithms for Coding Interview

The following are the common subjects in coding interviews. As understanding those concepts requires much more effort, this tutorial only serves as …