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The 10 Statistical Techniques Data Scientists Need to Master

This was a basic run-down of some basic statistical techniques that can help a data science program manager and or executive have a better …

Data Science

After A Day Of Legal Shock And Awe, What's Next For The Mueller Investigation?

Five months into his mandate, Justice Department special counsel Robert Mueller III unleashed a legal version of "shock and awe" on Monday with criminal charges against President Trump's former campaign chairman and a guilty plea by a foreign policy aide.<p>Mueller made no public comment about the …

Lawmakers to Trump: Leave Mueller alone

WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrats — and a few Republicans — in Congress have a clear message for President Donald Trump: Don't mess with Robert Mueller.<p>Concerned that the president may fight back after Mueller's investigation into Russian meddling led to two indictments and a guilty plea for his former …

Timeline of key events in the Trump-Russia probe

WASHINGTON (AP) — Key dates related to the investigation of the Trump campaign's alleged ties to Russia:<p>— 2006: Paul Manafort and Rick Gates begin work as consultants for the Party of Regions, a pro-Russian political party in Ukraine led by Victor Yanukovych, the country's former prime minister. …

Tokyo Is Preparing for Floods ‘Beyond Anything We’ve Seen’

KASUKABE, Japan — The cavernous underground cisterns here north of Tokyo could hold the Statue of Liberty, a scale that underscores the site’s immense task: protecting the world’s most populous metropolis from flooding.<p>Linked by tunnels that divert water away from the region’s most vulnerable …

Why attend a UX Hackathon?

The emergence of UX-driven hackathons are tackling one of the challenges of UX education by providing participants with an opportunity to learn while …

UX Design

Data Says You Should Start a Business in Healthcare. Here's Why

Don't make an appointment. Just go in and disrupt the industry.<p>Healthcare is the next big thing in startups.<p>It's not just about insurance. Once the domain of big pharma and multinational conglomerates, healthcare is now a $3 trillion industry including innovative biotech startups, preventative …

Trail Blazing

HuffPost

President Obama somehow survived eight years of this.

Startling maps show every terrorist attack worldwide over the last 20 years

With fears of attacks around the world at a high, Carnegie Mellon researchers teamed up with Robert Muggah, a global security expert and director of the think tank Igarapé Institute, to visualize terror risks from a bird's-eye view.<p>Together, they created Earth TimeLapse, an interactive platform …

Extremism

Climate Change May Force Millions Of Americans To Move Inland

New research suggests that every U.S. state could be affected by rising sea levels.<p>In low-lying island nations like Tuvalu and the Maldives, the term “climate migrant” is all too familiar. Rising sea levels have already forced some Pacific Ocean communities to flee from their homes and there are …

Here are 200 Excel shortcuts that'll make your life a lot easier

Each workbook acts as its own separate window on your PC or Mac, while each worksheet acts as a tab within a workbook with separate cells.<p>This section of the Excel Guide offers all shortcuts you need to open, navigate between, and control all of these options.<p><i>Courtesy of GoSkills.</i>

Analytics

How to Make Big Bucks While Selling Your Products for Free

Use a free plus shipping funnel to generate brand loyalty and create revenue.<p>Marketing funnels are very effective at converting your website visitors into paying customers, and savvy marketers are constantly looking for ways to increase one very important metric -- conversion rates.<p>There are …

Donald Trump denies a Russia allegation that no one made

<b>(CNN) —</b> After an appearance alongside Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu Monday, President Donald Trump paused to push back against reports that he had disclosed highly classified information to the Russians.<p>"Just so you understand, I never mentioned the word or the name 'Israel','" Trump …

Donald Trump

Wrap Your Mind Around Neural Networks

Artificial Intelligence is playing an ever increasing role in the lives of civilized nations, though most citizens probably don’t realize it. It’s …

Deep Learning

Elon Musk Just Outlined How He'll Merge The Human Brain and AI

Musk’s History of AI Concerns<p>Elon Musk has made it clear that he is concerned about the extreme advancements being made in artificial intelligence …

Singularity

Five emerging technologies for rapid digital transformation

The enterprise world of technology is finally catching up with the consumer world. Here are some representative examples of new enabling products for …

AI is one step closer to mastering StarCraft

Tech titans around the world are racing to claim this prize<p>Last year, Alphabet’s DeepMind division captured the world’s attention by besting humanity’s top player in the game of Go. The achievement, which many experts predicted was still a decade off, showed the rapid progress being made in the …

Artificial Intelligence

Six Degrees Of Trump Opposition

You can tell how much trouble Trump is in by how many groups are lined up against him.<p>Many of the early struggles of Donald Trump’s presidency appear …

Donald Trump

Great Managers Lead Meetings For 3 Different Outcomes

What makes for a successful meeting?<p>For some companies, the idea of holding consistently effective meetings is a pipe dream. Employees view most meetings as a necessary evil, a complete waste of time at best, a torturous exercise in endurance at worst.<p>But what if the problem centers on what you’re …

Time Management

Why Trump’s Immigration Rules Are Unconstitutional

Don’t pay attention to the administration's spin. The law is clear.<p>President Donald Trump’s executive order temporarily barring citizens of Iran, Iraq, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria and Yemen from traveling to the United States—as well as denying entry to refugees from Syria for the indefinite …

Immigration

A Full Transcript Of Donald Trump's Black History Month Remarks

Donald Trump

‘This was the worst call by far’: Trump badgered, bragged and abruptly ended phone call with Australian leader

It should have been one of the most congenial calls for the new commander in chief — a conversation with the leader of Australia, one of America’s staunchest allies, at the end of a triumphant week.<p>Instead, President Trump blasted Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull over a refu­gee agreement …

Donald Trump

Scientists have caught viruses talking to each other—and that could be the key to a new age of anti-viral drugs

Some of the greatest scientific discoveries have been accidental. To that list, Israeli scientists have added one more. They’ve discovered for the first time an instance of viruses leaving messages for other viruses.<p>What makes the discovery remarkable is that scientists expect such communication …

Microbiology

CEO Secrets: How to make a small business really big

Think about how you can "scale up" your company from the moment you set it up. That's one piece of recurring advice we've been hearing on CEO Secrets, our series where we ask prominent bosses to share their business advice.<p>But what's it like to turn a very small company into a huge, multinational …

Small Business

Forget Complexity: The Key to Profitability is to Simplify

<b>Simplify: How the Best Businesses in the World Succeed</b> is not your average book on simplicity. You won’t find tips on how to organize your desk space …

Business Strategy

Startup’s ‘Farm From a Box’ kit grows enough food for 150 people

Everything you need to start a small farm—in a shipping container<p>We’ve seen many a clever shipping container building, but rarely one that so effectively combines transportability with community impact. But here comes Farm From a Box, essentially a shipping container starter kit that holds …

12 New Year's Resolutions to Make You a Better Photographer

<i>New Year’s resolutions come in many forms, including fitness-based, financial, and yes, even photographic. Below are some suggestions to help you</i> …

Self-improvement

The Truth About Boko Haram in Nigeria’s Sambisa Forest

On Christmas Eve, Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari announced that the Nigerian army had driven the remnants of Boko Haram out of its last …

10 Brooklyn-based designers of unique home goods

Do something different with your home while supporting Kings County companies<p>In a world where it seems like big-box companies control all aspects of our lives, it’s nice to know that there are plenty of alternatives. The push to buy local—not just in New York City, but across the nation—is proof …

Brooklyn

What the world’s top investors read every morning

Every morning, the top venture capital investors in the world wake up, drink a fresh cup of coffee, or Soylent, and mine these blogs and newsletters …