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How to Get Your First Job in Data Science?

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Data Science

Industrial Analytics Based On Internet Of Things Will Revolutionize Manufacturing

• McKinsey Global Institute predicts that the Internet of Things (IoT) will generate up to $11T in value to the global economy by 2025.<br>• 69% of decision makers believe Industrial Analytics will be crucial for business success in 2020, with 15% considering it crucial today.<br>• Predictive and prescriptive …

Data Warehousing

R vs. Python: The Data Science Wars

<i>Choosing</i> the right language for data analysis can be almost as complicated as actually <i>learning</i> the language. For many reasons, R and Python are two …

The Most Surprising Statistic in Pew’s Massive Study About Americans’ Religious Beliefs

A new report from the Pew Research Center showing a substantial decline in the proportion of self-identified American Christians and a modest rise in atheist and agnostic citizens has yielded a wide array of reactions from both believers and nonbelievers, alike.<p>Photo credit: Shutterstock<p>Dr. Jessica …

Religion

So About That Hairy Guy on the Bus … True-Life Animal Commuters

The next time you take the bus, look out for one of these unexpected riders.<p>When one commuter boarded Seattle's D line bus, a fellow rider was astonished at her insistence in finding a window seat.<p>But Eclipse really needed that window seat. She's a two-year-old black lab-mastiff mix, and she knows …

America's Best Performing Cities in 2014

The knowledge and energy hubs of San Francisco and Texas are among the year’s biggest economic winners.<p>The U.S. economy continues to recover from its Great Recession: The <i>Economist</i> reported this month that 2014’s third quarter saw 5 percent GDP growth, the fastest pace since 2003. But the recovery …

Life Inside the Drunk, Rowdy World of New Amsterdam

A collection of newly digitized ordinances from the 17th-century settlement that would become New York City reveals a riotous city full of crime, trash, and “insolent practices with sad accidents of bodily injury.”<p>Running the fledgling city of New Amsterdam was a rough business. Its inhabitants …

The U.S. Cities Where People Earn The Largest And Smallest Paychecks

With the willingness to relocate often cited as one of a jobseeker’s greatest assets, compensation data site Payscale looked at the U.S. cities where people take home the fattest and slimmest paychecks. The list may prompt many Americans on the hunt for new employment to consider a move to a city …

The Top 10 Cities For Relocation

Those who work in chillier climes may have spent the never ending winter months dreaming of a fresh start in Miami or southern California, but a new study shows it’s not just blizzard blues that lead people to reimagine their geography.<p>A survey conducted by job-search site TheLadders found that 35% …

The Origins of Aggressive Atheism

Non-believers are often marginalized in the U.S., which has led to a lot of resentment among their ranks. But don't be deceived: For most Americans, lack of religion usually comes with a shrug, not a shout.<p><i>O sinner! Consider the fearful danger you are in: It is a great furnace of wrath, a wide and</i> …

The Top 20 Cities For Young Entrepreneurs

Young entrepreneurs hoping to strike startup gold have a lot to take into consideration, and which U.S. city will provide the friendliest environment and the best shot at success for their new venture should absolutely be on the list.<p>To determine the best cities for young entrepreneurs, personal …

Scientists Discover a Virus That Subtly Changes the Brain to 'Makes Humans More Stupid'

Scientists at the Johns Hopkins Medical School and the University of Nebraska have discovered an algae virus that makes us more stupid by infecting …

One Mapping Service to Rule Them All

MapStory can give users the tools to map the growth of every municipality in the world.<p>A map that shows the growth of New York City from 1626 to the present day tells a lot of stories about American history. How the Dutch colony of Nieuw Amsterdam became the English colony of New York, only to be …

These Commercial Slogans Would Never Work on a Stripper’s Body

Some products just shouldn’t be advertised as tramp stamps<p>Is skin the new newspaper? And are tramp stamps the new banner ads? The top dogs at the Show Palace gentlemen's club in Long Island City, New York, think so. And for a price, you can slap your brand's personality on the naked skin of a …

Long Island

What You Can Tell by Looking at Her Legs

So how do you know if she’s giving you the go-ahead? Spot these five signals from her lower half.<p><b>Her stance: Feet facing you</b><p><b>What it tells you:</b> We point our feet and legs toward what we like and move away from what we don’t, Loisel says, which means you can tell almost everything from the direction …

A Look Back At Why Blockbuster Really Failed And Why It Didn't Have To

In 2000, Reed Hastings, the founder of a fledgling company called Netflix, flew to Dallas to propose a partnership to Blockbuster CEO John Antioco and his team. The idea was that Netflix would run Blockbuster’s brand online and Antioco’s firm would promote Netflix in its stores. Hastings got …

The 5 Most Important LinkedIn Features You Aren't Using Correctly

When LinkedIn debuted in 2003, it was merely an online resume and an entree to e-networking. Since then, LinkedIn has continuously enhanced its offerings – transforming into a complete career management resource. Our mindset about how to use LinkedIn, however, has not evolved as quickly as the …

Content Analysis App For Pretentiousness: Use The Latin-O-Meter To Test Yourself

Professor Mary DeForest, at first glance, seems to be an unlikely person to have invented a content analysis app. She earned a PhD in Greek and Latin pre-internet, and is currently a Latin instructor at the University of Colorado in Denver; however, it makes more sense when you find out that her …

52-Minute Work, 17-Minute Break is the Ideal Productivity Schedule

Productivity techniques like the Pomodoro method have long said that bursts of work and relaxation are the best way to do your job. But what's the …

Time Management

Cognitive Dissonance Alert: America Has A Housing Affordability Problem, And America Is Cheap

The folks at the Joint Center for Housing Studies at Harvard show that year after year, America’s housing affordability problem is getting worse: for example, more than 11 million renter households (or about one-quarter of renter households) in the US now spend more than half their incomes on …

15 Real Tech Company Interview Questions You Will Probably Be Asked (And How To Answer Them)

The question was: You are shrunk to the height of a nickel and your mass is proportionally reduced so as to maintain your original density. You are then thrown into an empty glass blender. The blades will start moving in 60 seconds. What do you do?<p>Answer: Lots of variants but one is that you jump …

Employment

Dr. Bunsen / Building A Weather Station

14 Interview Questions That Are Designed To Trick You

"To uncover areas that may reflect inconsistencies, hiring managers sometimes ask these tricky questions," says Tina Nicolai, executive career coach and founder of Resume Writers' Ink.<p>Lynn Taylor, a national workplace expert and the author of "Tame Your Terrible Office Tyrant: How to Manage …

Employment

Three Ways To Fight Fraud In A World Of Big Data

If you were a criminal, would you bother robbing one bank if you could steal infinitely more from thousands of banks worldwide, and with far less risk?<p>Of course not. And that calculation is why fraud has exploded online. It is estimated that $3.5 trillion is lost each year to global fraud and …