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FiveThirtyEight. Creatures avoiding planks. The Sense of Confidence during Probabilistic Learning: A Normative Account. The Open Source Data Science Masters. How to Become a Data Scientist for Free. Big Data, Data Sciences, and Predictive Analytics are the talk of the town and it doesn’t matter which town you are referring to, it’s everywhere, from the White House hiring DJ Patil as the first chief data scientist to the United Nations using predictive analytics to forecast bombings on schools.

How to Become a Data Scientist for Free

There are dozens of Startups springing out every month stretching human imagination of how the underlying technologies can be used to improve our lives and everything we do. Data science is in demand and its growth is on steroids. According to Linkedin, “Statistical Analysis” and “Data Mining” are two top-most skills to get hired this year. Gartner says there are 4.4 million jobs for data scientists (and related titles) worldwide in 2015, 1.9 million in the US alone.

One data science job creates another three non-IT jobs, so we are talking about some 13 million jobs altogether. 600 Free eBooks for iPad, Kindle & Other Devices. Download 800 free eBooks to your Kindle, iPad/iPhone, computer, smart phone or ereader.

600 Free eBooks for iPad, Kindle & Other Devices

Collection includes great works of fiction, non-fiction and poetry, including works by Asimov, Jane Austen, Philip K. Dick, F. Scott Fitzgerald, Neil Gaiman, Tolstoy, Dostoevsky, Shakespeare, Ernest Hemingway, Virginia Woolf & James Joyce. Also please see our collection 900 Free Audio Books: Download Great Books for Free, where you can download more great books to your computer or mp3 player. Extracting-paraphrases-from-twitter.pdf. Mcb80x. A Master List of 1,000 Free Courses From Top Universities: 30,000 Hours of Audio/Video Lectures. Cognitive Science. Topic Editors: Wolfgang Ambach, Institute for Frontier Areas of Psychology and Mental Health (IGPP), Germany Matthias Gamer, University Medical Center Hamburg-Eppendorf, Germany.

Cognitive Science

You Can Now Access All Of Richard Feynman's Physics Lectures For Free. PsycNET - Display Record. What Predicts Success? It's Not Your IQ. True Grit: The Best Measure of Success and How to Teach It. Can you predict academic success or whether a child will graduate?

True Grit: The Best Measure of Success and How to Teach It

10 tips for better slide decks. Aaron created this slide deck for a recent presentation on how TED’s tech team avoids problems by preparing well for all the possible pitfalls.

10 tips for better slide decks

He picked this stunning image—of a container ship about to tip—to begin it. View the whole slidedeck from this presentation. Aaron Weyenberg is the master of slide decks. How to make SPSS produce all tables in APA format automatically! — Stats Make Me Cry. Within the "Table Properties" screen, we are going to adjust elements of both the "Cell Formats" tab (above) and the "Borders" tab ([1] below).

How to make SPSS produce all tables in APA format automatically! — Stats Make Me Cry

First, the "Cell Formats" tab (above): On the "Cell Formats" screen, you are able to adjust: the tables "Text" (font), the "Alignment" (justifications) of the text, the background color (which we will not be adjusting), and the "Inner Margins". We will only be changing the "Text" and "Alignment" settings. Six Famous Thought Experiments, Animated in 60 Seconds Each. Scrivener Writing Software. “The biggest software advance for writers since the word processor.”

Scrivener Writing Software

—Michael Marshall Smith Grow your ideas in style Scrivener is a powerful content-generation tool for writers that allows you to concentrate on composing and structuring long and difficult documents. While it gives you complete control of the formatting, its focus is on helping you get to the end of that awkward first draft. Your complete writing studio Writing a novel, research paper, script or any long-form text involves more than hammering away at the keys until you’re done. Write, structure, revise. Would Like To Teach. Be a better writer in 15 minutes: 4 TED-Ed lessons on grammar and word choice.

There’s no denying it — the English language can be mighty tricky.

Be a better writer in 15 minutes: 4 TED-Ed lessons on grammar and word choice

When writing a paper, a novel or even an e-mail, you might look at a sentence you just wrote and think, “Is that comma supposed to be there?” Or “Is that really the best word to use?” Fear not! TED-Ed has put together a list of four of our favorite grammar and language lessons to get your next piece of writing in tip-top shape. Experimental evidence of massive-scale emotional contagion through social networks. Author Affiliations Edited by Susan T.

Experimental evidence of massive-scale emotional contagion through social networks

Fiske, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ, and approved March 25, 2014 (received for review October 23, 2013) Significance. Facebook altered 689,000 users' News Feeds for a psychology experiment. According to new paper in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Science, Facebook altered the News Feeds for hundreds of thousands of users as part of a psychology experiment devised by the company's on-staff data scientist.

Facebook altered 689,000 users' News Feeds for a psychology experiment

By scientifically altering News Feeds, the experiment sought to learn about the way positive and negative effect travels through social networks, ultimately concluding that "in-person interaction and nonverbal cues are not strictly necessary for emotional contagion. " "Each emotional post had between a 10% and 90% chance...of being omitted.

" To test the hypothesis, the researchers identified 689,003 different English-language Facebook users, and began removing emotionally negative posts for one group and positive posts for another. Cognitive Biases. Effects of mindfulness and distraction on pain de... [Eur J Pain. 2014] Babies Learning Language: Shifting our cultural understanding of replication. Tl;dr - I agree that replication is important – very important! But the way to encourage it as a practice is to change values, not to shame or bully. 5 Communication Skills that Open People’s Minds. Now THIS Is a Synapse. Every time I read about the synapse, the all-important junction between two neurons, the cartoon above pops into my head. It shows the gist of how a synapse works: An electrical pulse enters the cell on the left and activates those little blue balls, called vesicles, to release their chemical contents, called neurotransmitters.

The neurotransmitters spill out into the space between the cells, called the cleft, and activate those blue rectangles, called ion channels. The channels trigger the cell on the right to fire its own electrical pulse, or action potential, and this message travels on to the next cell. Oral approach-avoidance: Affective conseq... [J Pers Soc Psychol. 2014] 10 Epic Lessons Derren Brown Taught Us About Life. Evaluate yourself: Meta analyses from promoters of treatments. The Metropolitan Museum of Art Puts 400,000 High-Res Images Online & Makes Them Free to Use. On Friday, The Metropolitan Museum of Art announced that “more than 400,000 high-resolution digital images of public domain works in the Museum’s world-renowned collection may be downloaded directly from the Museum’s website for non-commercial use.”

SP2014.special_issue.pdf. Reflecting on Work Improves Job Performance. Things that correlate. Kidding ourselves on educational interventions? Journals, especially high-impact journals, are notorious for not being interested in publishing replication studies, especially those that fail to obtain an interesting result. The Control Group Is Out Of Control. Allan Crossman calls parapsychology the control group for science. [20] We cannot afford to study effect size in the lab. 290 Bites podcast interviews arranged by theme. Dementia Facebook app to raise awareness of the illness. 28 April 2014Last updated at 19:32 ET.

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