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This Is America’s Hottest Job

Murray Webb had been a lackluster student more interested in sports than schoolwork while attending a small Virginia college. Then he transferred to …

How to make perfect fried rice (and I mean perfect)

Food & Dining

How WPP went from shopping cart maker to world's largest advertising holding company

At WPP's annual meeting in June 2017, WPP Chairman Roberto Quarta was called upon to defend CEO Martin Sorrell's then $62.2 million pay package. "Sir …

Capitalism is unfolding exactly as Karl Marx predicted

One hundred and sixty years ago, at a time when the light bulb was not yet invented, Karl Marx predicted that robots would replace humans in the workplace.<p>“[O]nce adopted into the production process of capital, the means of labor passes through different metamorphoses, whose culmination is the …

What is GitHub? More than Git version control in the cloud

GitHub is at heart a Git repository hosting service, i.e. a cloud-based source code management or version control system, but that’s just the …

Apple Is Planning to Launch a News Subscription Service

Apple Inc. plans to integrate recently acquired magazine app Texture into Apple News and debut its own premium subscription offering, according to …

Apple Music

50 Terrifying Serial Killers From Each State Who'll Freak You The Hell Out

Oh. My. God.<p>🚨<i>HI! This post contains extremely disturbing material. Please continue at your own discretion.</i>🚨Not all submissions are from Community users.

Crime

In blockchain we trust - MIT Technology Review

The dot-com bubble of the 1990s is popularly viewed as a period of crazy excess that ended with hundreds of billions of dollars of wealth being …

Blockchain

Bill Gates Wants You to Watch These 9 TED Talks

In an interview published in <i>Time</i> magazine earlier today, Bill Gates said that the late Hans Rosling's book <i>Factfulness: Ten Reasons We're Wrong About the World--and Why Things Are Better Than You Think</i> was "one of the most important" he's ever read.<p>Like Bill Gates's all-time favorite book, Steven …

Bill Gates

Not Even Chick-fil-A's Biggest Fans Know About Its Insanely Delicious 'Secret Menu'

Y'all, this looks SO good.<p>While we'll never get sick of Chick-fil-A's juicy chicken sandwiches, savory waffle fries, and tangy signature sauce, it's …

Cooking

4 Things Every Leader Should Know Before Starting A Big Data Project

As many as 85% of big data projects fail<p>We were told that "data is the new oil." The Internet of Things combined with the ability to store massive amounts of data and powerful new analytical techniques like machine learning would help derive important new insights, automate processes and transform …

Data Scientist: The Sexiest Job of the 21st Century

When Jonathan Goldman arrived for work in June 2006 at LinkedIn, the business networking site, the place still felt like a start-up. The company had just under 8 million accounts, and the number was growing quickly as existing members invited their friends and colleagues to join. But users weren’t …

Installing Python Packages from a Jupyter Notebook | Pythonic Perambulations

Stock trade app Robinhood raising at $5B+, up 4X in a year

By adding a cryptocurrency exchange, a web version and stock option trading, Robinhood has managed to quadruple its valuation in a year, according to a source familiar with a new round the startup is raising. Robinhood is closing in on around $350 million in Series D funding led by Russian firm DST …

The world’s best food porn is on China’s state TV

A stack of food magazines is sitting on my kitchen counter, menacing me with 20 different ways to brine, baste, roast, braise, and stuff a turkey; dozens of recipes for holiday cookies; and a raft of aspirational cocktail ideas. Instagram informed me this morning that my breakfast wasn’t pretty …

The Chinese artisan wok that’s backordered for two years

It’s not available outside of China yet, but <i>Bite of China III</i>, one of the—best food shows produced anywhere on the planet—premiered during the recent Spring Festival (happy Year of the Dog!). The first episode highlighted woks made by ironworkers in Zhangqiu, Shandong province, and after it aired …

Train Your Machine Learning Models on Google’s GPUs for Free — Forever

Training your model is hands down the most time consuming and expensive part of machine learning. Training your model on a GPU can give you speed …

I drank fire cider for a week — and I'm never drinking coffee again

Apple cider vinegar has been touted as the remedy for everything from dull skin to dandruff, so it's not surprising that fire cider, an apple cider vinegar drinking tonic, has been catching on too. Fire vinegar, as it's also known, is not unlike a shrub (a fruity, vinegary syrup you mix with water …

Queryparser, an Open Source Tool for Parsing and Analyzing SQL

Written in Haskell, Queryparser is Uber Engineering's open source tool for parsing and analyzing SQL queries that makes it easy to identify …

Databases

Your Data Science News Source for AI & Beyond

Accelerate AI View all<p>Legislation Limits NYC Drivers, But is Data Science Needed to Fix the Industry?<p>Taking a cab is now more of an expression than a …

Artificial Intelligence

This awesome hub can charge virtually all of your devices — including your laptop

At risk of sounding hyperbolic, we seriously don't know what we'd do without some USB outlets.<p>Not only have they become just as important — if not,</i> …

USB Type-C

Pay what you want for these Python courses

With so many languages to choose from, learning how to code can be daunting for newcomers. But when it comes to choosing that first language, Python …

A Comprehensive Guide To Content Marketing Metrics And How To Measure Them

A Comprehensive Guide To Content Marketing Metrics And How To Measure ThemContent marketing is critical for the success of businesses across various …

This Korean condiment is spicy, sweet umami bomb that makes everything better

Whether or not you plan to watch any of the 2018 Olympics the location in Pyeongchang, South Korea is an excellent excuse to add a few Korean dishes to your culinary repertoire. If your kitchen is fairly well stocked—and by that I mean you usually have sesame oil, garlic, and ginger close at hand …

Flavors

The Stock Market Isn’t the Economy. Here’s How They Can Shape Each Other

Stock markets have recently fallen over fears that economic growth is too strong. Here’s why, and one way how steep, sustained sell-offs could end up hurting the economy.

Advanced SQL window functions quiz

Modern SQL encompasses many query commands beyond aggregation queries.<p>'Normal' SQL is based of SQL:92. Nearly all databases support SQL:2003 which …

Databases

Amazon begins free Whole Foods delivery to Prime Now members

Amazon and Whole Foods are finally down to some proper integration.<p>The online retailer and the groceries giant jointly announced free two-hour delivery of products from Whole Foods Market through Prime Now in a press release Thursday.<p>Before you get too excited, this Prime Now extra is currently …

6 data analytics trends that will dominate 2018

Together with social, mobile and cloud, analytics and associated data technologies have emerged as core business disruptors in the digital age. As …

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