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As it turns out, assessing long-term risk/reward ratio isn't our strong suit.
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A good post on what "Computing" is, and how it's much bigger than just programming.
It seems like everyone is trying to learn to code: Code.org has celebrities like Bill Gates, Mark Zuckerberg, and Chris Bosh telling you anyone can code; CoderDojo's are springing up all over the country; the UK has made it p...
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Microsoft hasn't been standing still since it became the new commercial steward of the R programming language by acquiring R specialist Revolution Analytics a year ago, yesterday announcing a retooling of its acquired R offerings, including the open source version.
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On September 21, 1997, the Ticonderoga-class cruiser USS Yorktown (CG-48) was conducting maneuvers off the coast of Virginia. During the exercise, one of the ship's onboard computers decided to tes...
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Machine Learning with R
r-datameister.blogspot.com

My effort on machine learning with R is now available. The book is available on amazon.com and packtpub.com. A preview is also available on

Sacred Visions, by Betty Ann Owen
www.badeagle.com

Once in a lifetime, something really significant and historical happens in the way of American Indian events. Such an event is the very rece

The Harm of Technology-Driven Brain Research - Scizzle Blog
www.myscizzle.com

Our knowledge of the brain is so limited, would technology-driven brain research provide the answer?

Statistics: Losing Ground to CS, Losing Image Among Students
www.r-bloggers.com

The American Statistical Association (ASA) leadership, and many in Statistics academia. have been undergoing a period of angst the last few

This is not what democracy looks like: The long, slow death of Jefferson...
www.salon.com

From Thomas Piketty to Cliven Bundy to GOP climate trolls, democracy is in deep crisis. What comes next?

This Is What You Build to Juggle 6,000 Tweets a Second | Enterprise | WIRED
www.wired.com

When you open the Twitter app on your smartphone and all those tweets, links, icons, photos, and videos materialize in front of you, they're

Euclidean Geometry
www.safekid.org

Children's Health and Safety Association E-Magazine provides up-to-date resources, news and articles that pertain to children's health and s

Rebel Toy Company Launches New Quest to Turn Princesses Into Engineers |...
www.wired.com

GoldieBlox made waves last year with a Beastie Boys-sampling commercial that went viral. Now they're releasing their latest creation.

Statistical Flaw Punctuates Brain Research in Elite Journals | Talking b...
blogs.scientificamerican.com

Neuroscientists need a statistics refresher. That is the message of a new analysis in Nature Neuroscience that shows that more than half of

Google and Facebook Team-Up to Modernize Old Fashioned Databases | Wired...
www.wired.com

A central cooling plant in Google’s Douglas County, Georgia, data center. Photo: Google/Connie Zhou Google completely changed the world of c

Deniz Yuret's Homepage: Machine learning in 10 pictures
www.denizyuret.com

ITILA Figure 28.3. Why Bayesian inference embodies Occam's razor. This figure gives the basic intuition for why complex models can turn out

How Your Season of Birth Is Etched in Your Brain - Wired Science
www.wired.com

The season we're born in can have far-reaching consequences. Now, scientists are studying the links between season of birth and brain struct

Mesmerizing GIFs Show Cities Passing From Day to Night | Raw File | Wire...
www.wired.com

It's rare that we see a favorite still-image project upgraded to GIF status, but that's exactly what Fei Qi Wong has done with his series, T

Montana Boy: Bones Show Ancestral Links to Europe - SPIEGEL ONLINE
www.spiegel.de

Despite general resistence, representatives of tribes in the US recently gave their blessing for DNA analysis of the remains of a Stone Age

HIV drug used to reverse effects of virus that causes cervical cancer | ...
www.manchester.ac.uk

The 40 women, who were all HPV positive with either high-grade, borderline or low grade disease, were treated with one capsule of the antivi

Book That Teaches Kids to Code Raises $250K on Kickstarter | Wired Enter...
www.wired.com

The book tells the story of a young girl named Ruby and her many friends, including a less-than-meticulous android, a solitary snow leopard

2013 in review: Big data, bigger expectations?
blogs.computerworld.com

It's fair to say that big data has experienced more than its share of hype over the past year. According to Gartner's 2013 Hype Cycle for St

[Video] Artificial Intelligence and Evolutionary Algorithms with Elad Katz
www.softbinator.ro

Evolutionary Algorithms, a new field of AI & Machine-Learning, holds high promise as to solving many computer-problems that were thought to

Pope Francis Slams 'Trickle Down' Economics and Greed at the Top
abcnews.go.com

He’s surprised the world with his comments on homosexuality, abortion and birth control, and now Pope Francis has taken on another hot-butto

Mother Jones
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