William Summerhill

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5 Genius Insights to Start a Lucrative Side Hustle

Top entrepreneurs share how their first side hustles made them successful today.<p>Acorns grow into oak trees. Many successful entrepreneurs started …

Entrepreneurship

187 Things the Blockchain Is Supposed to Fix

Bots with nefarious intent<p>Skynet<p>People not taking their medicine<p>Device storage that could be used for bitcoin mining<p>Insurance bureaucracy<p>Electronic …

Blockchain

For Maverick Carter, running King James’ empire was always the game plan

Their goal: Get off the sports conveyor belt and build wealth, power and influence<p>One of the most familiar faces in Cleveland over the past 15 years …

Basketball

5 Keys to Building Your Personal Brand

The days of people creating a resume and looking for a job may soon be gone. People want to get to know you.<p>There are so many examples of folks who have helped build their careers on the back of their personal brand, like Gary Vaynerchuk.<p>Personal branding is something everyone is paying more …

Framing

Humility: developing an old skill for a new age

<b>Humility is not weakness. The opposite of humility is arrogance. And arrogance is a trait nurtured in traditional leadership. However, in the more</b> …

SQL Injection 101: Database & SQL Basics Every Hacker Needs to Know

The key to becoming a competent white hat is knowing how the technology that you are trying to exploit actually works. SQL injection is one of the …

Train to get Amazon AWS-certified with this 8-course collection

Amazon Web Services (AWS) is a leading cloud computing platform that gives companies the means to expand and grow with a suite of functionalities …

Marco Rubio outlined a terrifying 'hypothetical' scenario that could trigger a constitutional crisis in the US — and national security officials said part of it is already reality

During a hearing the Senate Intelligence Committee held on election security Wednesday, Sen. Marco Rubio described a "hypothetical" scenario that he says could call into question the legitimacy of a new president and potentially trigger a constitutional crisis.<p>"Let's assume for a moment that the …

How Software Maker Tableau Helps Doctors Tame Data

Aaron Black calls it “hand-to-hand combat”: the time-consuming, painful battle to convert a Tower of Babel of information into life-saving guidance …

Rick van der Lans on LinkedIn: “Fascinating GPU-based SQL technology by…

Fascinating GPU-based SQL technology by MapD. The product can be seen as a SQL-based, analytics acceleration engine. It runs on GPUs (graphics …

Big Data

Introducing pydbgen: A random dataframe/database table generator

Introducing pydbgen which is a lightweight, pure-python library to generate random useful entries (e.g. name, address, credit card number, date, …

Python Programming

These are the best books for learning modern statistics—and they’re all free

Statistics came well before computers. It would be very different if it were the other way around.<p>The stats most people learn in high school or college come from the time when computations were done with pen and paper. “Statistics were constrained by the computational technology available at the …

Machine Learning

<b>A Lack of Data Literacy is Costing Your Business</b> | Inc.com

Gone are the days when computers and data research belong only to those with high IQs and a pocket protector. While we have made computer literacy the norm in our everyday lives, we seem to be falling behind in our ability to keep up and understand the abundance of data being created that could …

The 5 best apps to start investing with little money

<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>Acorns<p>Investing can be a confusing and intimidating activity to get involved with. The future payoff is worth it, but first-time investors …

Why the Best Salespeople Are Masters of These 3 Skills (It's Not Just About Listening) | Inc.com

All the experts agree, the number one sales skill every professional needs is the ability to listen. Listening is the starting point for all learning, for understanding, and for relationships.<p>Listening is helpful when done right. Most sales professionals don't, I didn't.<p>The hard truth is listening …

Selling

What Changes When AI Is So Accessible That Everyone Can Use It?

Mazin Gilbert has an ambitious goal. As vice president of advanced technologies at AT&T, Gilbert wants to make AI technologies widely available throughout the corporation, especially to those who might not have a computer science background and may not even know how to program. Call it the …

This in-demand AI genius just got $175 million from Silicon Valley’s biggest investors

Andrew Ng may not be a household name like other tech entrepreneurs, but he's very in-demand among techies both in Silicon Valley and in China.<p>Ng is one of the top experts in machine learning and artificial intelligence technologies in the world — he's taught at Stanford, worked at Google, and most …

Watch for these sports analytics developments in 2018

Integrated data sources, an emphasis on communication, and new fan experiences.<p>By Brian Eastwood | December 28, 2017<p>Why It Matters<p>For 15 years, …

3 Reasons Why The Chief Data Officer Will Become The Next Big Thing

An interesting study was recently released regarding the rise of the latest addition to the C-suite, the Chief Data Officer. Many are predicting, given not only the growing usage and amount of big data in business but also concerns regarding protection of such data, the CDO will be a powerful force …

Big Data

How to move into a cloud computing career from traditional IT

There is a great deal of interest from those with traditional IT skills—such as enterprise architects, developers, and networking engineers—to steer …

The 52 most powerful people in enterprise tech in 2017

2017 has seen a dramatic increase in cloud spending and the rise of new technologies in the work place like artificial intelligence and the Internet of Things.<p>It's seen a crop of new public companies, and some startups that are leading the way in their areas. At the same time, powerhouses like …

One Simple Error Is Leaving Your Data Visible For Anybody To See

The GOP, the WWE, and Verizon don’t usually all wind up mentioned in the same sentence. And yet, they all have to be, because within a month of each other, they’ve all made the same stupid error that leaves your data exposed to everyone on the internet. What’s going on, and why are so many …

Customer Service

Open Data — The Promises, the Disillusion and the Panacea | Part 2. The Disillusion

<i>Audrey Lobo-Pulo</i><p><i>The decentralization of digital technology and our capacity both to generate and collect vast amounts of data have profoundly changed</i> …

How business intelligence can help non-techies use data analytics

<i>Credit: Andy Lamb</i>This isn’t just about taking metrics and putting them on a dashboard, color-coding thresholds and showing trend lines — although that certainly helps. Visualization is also about understanding why you need to analyze your data and act on it in the first place and creating …

50 million-dollar business ideas you can launch for cheap (or even free)

It’s no longer taboo for people to ditch the daily 9-to-5 grind and start their own business. In fact, it’s beyond easy starting a business for …

🌟 Introducing Dash 🌟

Create Reactive Web Apps in pure Python<p>Dash is a Open Source Python library for creating reactive, Web-based applications. Dash started as a public …

How an Introvert Networked His Way to a Few Million in Revenue

The concept of ‘networking’ can have negative connotations, conjuring up an image of a business card collector flashing a fake grin at everyone they …

Carnegie Mellon University

A New LinkedIn Feature Makes Job Hunting A Whole Lot Easier

One of the biggest challenges in launching a stealth job search (a job search you conduct while you’re working) is letting recruiters know you’re …

Career Development

Steve Ballmer Spends Millions To Redesign Government Information

The former Microsoft CEO and current Clippers owner wants to give back through a powerful data visualization tool.<p>What does the average teacher make? How much does the U.S. spend on defense? Is crime going up or down–and how does that correlate with the police we employ and criminals we incarcerate?<p>…