Alex Turnee

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5 Podcasts To Break Into Tech And Product

Nearly one in four Americans listen to podcasts on a monthly basis, and almost half of the nearly 68 million podcast listeners are millennials. Studies show podcast listening is on the rise. Increasingly, podcasts have become an unparalleled source of actionable advice and education for those …

9 Cool Infographics Worth More Than an MBA

Get motivated, set goals, avoid distractions, make yourself happy, manage your time ... What more could you want?<p>Napoléon Bonaparte reputedly said that "un bon croquis vaut mieux qu'un long discours." (A good sketch is better than a long speech.)<p>Sincemost MBA programs involve long lectures, here …

Before & After: How One Popular Photographer Edits His Photos

Photographer Peter Stewart is an internationally published photographer who’s also popular on photo sharing sites, boasting tens of thousands of …

If You're in Your 20s, Consider Buying These Stocks

Image source: StockMonkeys.com via Flickr.<p>Our 20s can be a pretty transformational time in our lives. Chances are, if you're in your 20s now, you're just getting started in the world of investing. Taking that first step into an unfamiliar world might sound scary, but you have an advantage everyone …

Front-end Tools: Some of My Favorite Finds of 2015

We’re just about at the end of 2015 and I’m sure you’d all agree it’s been another year jam-packed with new tools for web design and development. …

Ten handy python libraries for (aspiring) data scientists

Data science has gathered a lot of steam in the past few years, and most companies now acknowledge the integral role data plays in driving business …

Are You Making These Conversion-Killing Mistakes?

Sometimes what you don’t know can be costly. It can lead to mistakes that lead to low conversions—deterring buyers, cutting into your profits and …

Make School Wants To Build The Product University For The Masses

College has failed, or so many Silicon Valley entrepreneurs believe. Not only are tuition costs spiraling out of control, but students are leaving college without the ability to produce … anything. We are living in the era of code, and yet, college students are graduating barely able to read or …

The Week In Data: Maiden Names, Beer And Childless Women

This is The Week In Data, our data journalism roundup. Here you’ll find the most-read FiveThirtyEight articles of the past week, as well as gems we …

What Apple's Tim Cook Got Wrong About Data Mining

In a recent speech at the EPIC Champions of Freedom awards dinner, an event focused on privacy and freedom of speech, Apple Inc. CEO Tim Cook spoke out about “so-called free services,” saying “…we don’t think they’re worth having your email or your search history or now even your family photos</b> …

Standing While Working – The New And Improved Office Trend

On average, we spend more than 75% of our office workday sitting (according to the Medical Journal Of Australia) and, even if we have an extremely …

I thought of sharing seven simple Machine Learning concepts

It’s hard not to be fascinated by machine learning. It is overwhelmingly powerful. As former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer says, it is going to be the …

An R Enthusiast Goes Pythonic!

I’ve spent so many years using and broadcasting my love for R and using Python quite minimally. Having read recently about machine learning in …

The 7 Best Data Science and Machine Learning Podcasts

Learn the basics and keep up with the latest news in data science, machine learning and artificial intelligence by listening to these great …

How to Learn Coding Online ? ~ 13+ Excellent Programming Resources

Learning “<b>How to Code ?</b>” had to be simpler but unfortunately it isn’t so. When newbie coders start to learn coding from scratch, the complex codes …

Tutorials

How To Build A Data Visualization From Scratch

There’s no single formula for creating a great data visualization. Like so many things in life, the best way to learn is to simply watch the experts.<p>In this exclusive video created by R/GA with <i>Fast Company</i>, the advertising agency’s data team explains the basics of the art and science of data viz. …

5 Infographics That Changed the World — SitePoint

When you hear the word infographic, you more than likely think about the trend that's emerged in recent years to present information visually on …

My Photos Helped Sell a Home in 8 Days After It Was on the Market for 8 Months

See this house? It languished on the Orlando, Florida, market for 224 days. It’s no wonder; with a photo like that who would want to come see it? A …

Top Ten Emerging Technologies For 2015 Include 3D Printing, Distributed Manufacturing

The World Economic Forum’s Meta-Council on Emerging Technologies has released their Top 10 Emerging Technologies of 2015 and their findings support the importance of additive manufacturing, 3D printing and distributed manufacturing to global economic growth.<p>To compile the list, the World Economic …

Why Our Brains Love High Ceilings

Not just for bragging rights.<p>One of the first things a realtor will point out to prospective home buyers or apartment tenants is a high ceiling. To many of us, anything above the standard eight-foot ceiling is a big selling point. In recent times, home buyers have tended to pony up for the amenity …

Bang & Olufsen BeoPlay H2 Headphones

Bang & Olufsen products come with a certain amount of expectation. The Danish audio-maker has established and maintained a reputation for excellence in performance, aesthetic and dependability since its humble beginnings in an attic in the north of Denmark. With the launch of the H2 headphones—part …

This Ex-Apple Engineer's New App Turns Your iPad Into A Second Display For Your Mac

Instead of letting your iPad collect dust when you're not using it, Duet Display turns your iPad into a second display for your Mac, using the iPad's charging cord to connect to your computer.<p>The app was created by Rahul Dewan, an engineer who worked at Apple for three years on the iPad and iMac.<p>"A …

Duet turned my old iPad into a fast MacBook display

I just spent $10 on Duet Display to turn my aging iPad into a secondary MacBook display. That’s about five times more than I’d normally consider prudent for an app, but it was worth every penny.<p>I’ve been a daily iPad-as-secondary-display user for years. My go-to app had always been Air Display (and …

100 Diagrams That Changed the World by Scott Christianson. From The Earliest Cave Paintings to the Innovation of the iPod

Infographics are cool (and trending) but you know what is cool? 100 most important diagrams that changed the human history, Scott Christianson decide to compile the most awesome diagrams in this book: you think that prismatic circle that you see on photoshop is a creation from Adobe, well Moses Harris did it in 1766, do you remember Dante’s Inferno, well there’s a diagram for that, phases of the moon? Yeah Galileo did it, and of course Da Vinci Vitruvian Man is there too.

Artist Brings Awareness to Climate Change Through Pastel Drawings

Chasing the Light is an art expedition led by artist Zaria Forman that draws inspiration from breathtaking geography to create equally striking art. The project began in August 2012 when Forman sought to fulfill her late mother Rena's wish to take an Arctic voyage similar to the one American …

Carlino Multi-Layered Font Family by Pío Pío

Carlino Type Family.<p><b>Carlino</b> is a multi-layered font family with a sweet and funny hand drawn look. The Argentinian type designer Cecilia Vizan has …

Art + Science Barbershop Identity by Firebelly Design

The Barbershop – Brand Identity.<p>Back to the basics was the device for the launch of Art + Science’s new barbershop. Creative studio Firebelly Design …