Sid Mathur

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I’ve Spent A Lifetime Building a Mighty Network. Here Are My Secrets.

Rule One: Take pleasure in it. It’s not just a safety net, it’s YOUR net.<p>I’ve long been told that I “know everyone.” In other words, I have a great …

Employment

A 15-Week Intro Statistics Course Featuring R

(This article was first published on <b>Quality and Innovation » R</b>, and kindly contributed to R-bloggers)<p>Morgan at Burning Man 2014. (Image Credit: …

Presentations in (R)markdown

(This article was first published on <b>log Fold Change » r</b>, and kindly contributed to R-bloggers)<p>There are many ways to turn a markdown or Rmarkdown …

The Electric Typewriter

23rd Mar<p>The Onset by My Ngoc To - When I was about six weeks old and still inside my mother, my milk lines formed…<p>Does My Baby Only Like Me for My …

China’s rise confounds a splintered west

The transatlantic spat about China’s new Asian investment bank tells a cautionary tale. This latest collision between geoeconomics and geopolitics is …

Entitlement - Louis CK

Louis C.K.

Missing the signs: Nancy Cooper began to disappear long before she was declared missing (with video)

Print<p>Related<p>EDMONTON - Cary, North Carolina looked like the American dream. “A futuristic Pleasantville,” National Geographic called it once, a town …

Pinker, King and Sager on writing

For this weekend’s selections, Storyboard recommends reading about writing; we’re highlighting some recent articles that feature advice from authors …

Watch Kurt Vonnegut demystify story structure with a fairy tale and a piece of chalk

A couple of years ago, in a Storyboard piece on <b>John McPhee</b>‘s gorgeously built <i>Encounters with the Archdruid</i>, the acclaimed author <b>Adam Hochschild</b> wrote …

Storyboard 75: The big book of narrative

<i>Since the first stirrings of the Nieman Foundation’s narrative writing program nearly 20 years ago, the staff has tended a treasure trove of resource</i> …

The digital revolution that could save Test cricket

Baseball's forward-thinking administrators exploited digital media to massively improve their fans' viewing experience. Can cricket do the same?<p>There …

Meet Liu He, Xi Jinping's Choice to Fix a Faltering Chinese Economy

Liu He Is Piecing Together an Overhaul to Guide the Country for the Decade to Come—Just as Weakness Rears Up<p>BEIJING—When then-U.S. National Security Adviser Tom Donilon flew to Beijing in May to set up a China-U.S. summit, he didn't schedule a meeting with one of the most important men shaping …

AAP and them - Indian Express

<i>A new party is beginning to open up new spaces of conversation</i><p>Democracies are paradoxical creatures in one respect. For all their openness, they are …

India

Taken: The coldest case ever solved

A child vanishes<p>Reference<p>Chapter 1 — 1957: A child is taken<p>Maria Ridulph was 7 when she was kidnapped from a street corner in Sycamore, Illinois, on December 3, 1957. Her murder went unsolved for half a century.Photo: Family photo courtesy Chicago Sun-Times<p>Maria was the pretty one, slight and …

101 Signals: These are the best reporters, writers, and thinkers on the Internet—the people who understand what’s happening. Compiled and annotated by WIRED staff. | WIRED

Business<p>These are our favorite sources of news covering the world of business and finance. From macroeconomics to microlending, these folks are all …

30 Things to Start Doing for Yourself

<i>Remember today, for it is the beginning.<br>Today marks the start of a brave new future.</i><p>Our previous article, 30 Things to Stop Doing to Yourself, was …

The Notes of A Reluctant Frequent Flier

When the editors of the Collins Dictionary announced in 2011, a la Heisenberg, that the word ‘aerodrome’ was either endangered or extinct, they put …

The 25 Best Websites for Literature Lovers

It’s an interesting relationship that book lovers have with the Internet: most would rather read a physical book than something on an iPad or Kindle, …

Hacking into the Indian Education System - On the Stepping Stone

In the last several weeks, in a time wedged awkwardly between the end of my college finals and my summer internship, I've been exposed to some …