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12 Books to Read in Your 30s (They're Life-Changing)

There are some books that are particularly poignant at certain moments in our lives. They're the coming-of-age stories we turn to for insights on …

Books

Want Your Business to Run More Efficiently? Start By Improving 1 Meeting Each Week. Here's How

Grow your business by nailing the most important meeting of the week: the leadership team scrum.<p>Did you know that on average, every single one of us wastes 31 hours per month in unproductive meetings? I'm going to show you how to prevent that.<p>Very early on at Stride Consulting, I searched for a …

Project Management

These Blends Should Be in Your Spice Cabinet

Making your own spice blends isn’t particularly challenging, but buying a single bottle of a blend is both more convenient and fiscally responsible …

Spices

An Intro to Web Scraping with lxml and Python

Why should you even bother learning how to web scrape? If your job doesn't require you to learn it, then let me give you some motivation. What if you …

Python Programming

Data Science Tutorials & Resources for Beginners

<i>If you want to know more about Data Science but don't know where to start this list is for you!</i><p>📈<p>No previous knowledge required but Python and …

Data Science

Pilates guru insists breathing correctly can help you get abs

What if we told you there was a simpler way to get killer abs and all it takes is breathing?<p>Yes, that’s right, it’s the fitness news you’ve been …

Workouts

25 questions to ask a mentor

A few years ago, around the time when I was launching this blog, I wrote an article called 4 Types of Questions to Ask A Mentor. To this day, it is …

Leadership

13 Amazing Beauty Products We Learned About Through Word of Mouth

Trust is a fickle thing, especially when it pertains to the things we put on (and in) our bodies. We read reviews all day long for advice on which …

Skin Care

How To Get Rid Of All Your Stuff — For $$

We tend to forget just how much junk we’ve stashed away in closets and drawers until we start digging into our nearly forgotten boxes of winter gear. …

Personal Finance

Kanban: What is the Kanban system and how to get started with a Kanban board

We explain the basic principles of Kanban, introduce the Kanban board and look at Kanban vs Scrum<p>Managers may breathily whisper the word ‘Kanban’ to …

Project Management

The 15 Best No-Cook Potluck Dishes (No Stove/Oven Required)

I have two rules whenever I'm making something for summer potlucks: Any recipe I choose must make plenty to feed the whole crowd, and it should come …

Cooking

10 Firefox Dev Tools things that you might not know yet

I am a fan of the Browser Dev Tools, the secret power weapon 🚀 for all us Web Developers.<p>Without them, we’d look at a web page in despair, trying to …

Learn D3.js in 5 minutes

An introduction to creating visual representations of your data 1l5jZdAa3ZeDSoxHzmIagw.png https://cdn.filestackcontent.com/YGGp3bKTOmFO1Dddspg5 …

JavaScript

19 Data Science Tools for people who aren't so good at programming

We use cookies on Analytics Vidhya websites to deliver our services, analyze web traffic, and improve your experience on the site. By using Analytics …

The Learning Process

Kolb’s Model of Experiential Learning<p>The model used to inform the self assessment survey was based on the work of David Kolb (1984). Click on the …

What is machine learning? Everything you need to know

This guide explains what machine learning is, how it is related to artificial intelligence, how it works and why it matters.<p>Machine learning is …

Machine Learning

Bite-Sized Linux: a zine collecting awesome *nix tutorial webtoons

Julia Evans's Twitter feed is a treasure trove of her Bite-Size Linux comics that explain core concepts in Unix system use and administration in …

How to Get Yourself Invited to Important Meetings

In a work culture with too many meetings, we often look for tactics to get <i>out</i> of meetings. But sometimes you need to get <i>into</i> a meeting, perhaps because the decisions made there will have implications for you or your team, or maybe because you feel you’ve been left out of important discussions. …

Regex course - part two. Writing more elegant and precise patterns.

May 7, 2018<p>Hello again! Today we are back to regular expressions in JavaScript. If you are new to them, check out the first part of the course. This …

The first principles of programming

It’s often said that there are two ways the human mind views growth: either the fixed mentality or the growth mentality. In the fixed mentality, human growth is a function of destiny: no matter how hard you try, you can never grow beyond what innate factors have prescribed for you. The growth …

JVM Architecture 101: Get to Know Your Virtual Machine

Java applications are all around us, they’re on our phones, on our tablets, and on our computers. In many programming languages, this means compiling …

Algorithms for Visual Learners

Computer programming is a lot like chess. It is fairly simple to teach people the moves. But knowing how the pieces move isn’t the reason you can …

Free Eye-Catching Résumé Templates To Help You Stand Out From The Crowd

<b>Competition in the</b> employment market can be tough. Thanks to this list of 17 free résumé templates by Creative Bloq, you can choose from a variety of …

107 free online courses from the best colleges in the US — including Princeton, Harvard, and Yale

<i>The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>Coursera was founded by two professors at Stanford University. Shutterstock/MintImages<p>Every year, US News & Reports releases its ranking …

College & University

10 awesome online courses that are on sale for $10 or less

Looking for a way to impress your boss without seeming like an ass kisser?<p>The Q2 lull is the perfect time to start leveling up your skills. And right …

Google Analytics

These Are the 18 New Beauty Products Our Editors Can't Put Down for April

Spring cleaning is for more than your bedroom — so many stores are swapping our their Winter-approved beauty products for new seasonal picks. After all, as the temperature changes, so should your makeup, skin, and hair routine. We've tested the following 18 goodies for months and hand-selected the …

The Best Vegetarian and Vegan Cookbooks, According to Vegetarian and Vegan Chefs

Maybe you’re finally feeling ready to eat a more plant-based diet, but aren’t totally sure how to prepare vegetables without being totally boring. …

Freebie: The Basics of User Experience Design

Learn about core concepts in UX design as compiled by the Interaction Design Foundation (IDF), design thinking, interaction design, mobile UX design, …

21 Javascript Lessons for beginners

I compiled Javascript lessons.<br>There are 21 kinds of lessons in all.<br>Please take your desired lesson.<p>It’s going to be first lesson on JavaScript and in …

These Are, Hands Down, the Best-Smelling Perfumes of 2018

Sniff-tested, editor-approved, and guaranteed to not smell like your grandma. (Sorry, grandma.)<p>You know how it goes: It's a new year, and a fresh crop of fragrances are again promising to be your go-to scent. But since sniffing your way through the entire Sephora perfume aisle is less than ideal, …

Beauty