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In Pieces - 30 Endangered Species, 30 Pieces. Will a robot take your job? Type your job title into the search box below to find out the likelihood that it could be automated within the next two decades. About 35% of current jobs in the UK are at high risk of computerisation over the following 20 years, according to a study by researchers at Oxford University and Deloitte.

Tap here for the interactive. Sources 'The Future of Employment: How susceptible are jobs to automation'. Methodology Oxford University academics Michael Osborne and Carl Frey calculated how susceptible to automation each job is based on nine key skills required to perform it; social perceptiveness, negotiation, persuasion, assisting and caring for others, originality, fine arts, finger dexterity, manual dexterity and the need to work in a cramped work space.

The research was originally carried out using detailed job data from the United States O*NET employment database. Some job names have been edited for clarity. Intelligent Machines - a BBC News series looking at AI and robotics. Bloomberg Billionaires Index. Global threat interactive: What's the world scared of? | News. J. Hornig - JOHO's | Follow the journey of the JOHO's bean. The Visual Web. In flight: see the planes in the sky right now | Environment. The Evolution of the Web. Flight videos deconstructed. This week’s post isn’t entirely scientific, but I thought I’d upload it anyway since it’s related to animals and patterns in nature. When I worked in an insect lab as an undergrad, I helped out with an experiment about mosquito larvae. As part of the process we used a Matlab program to manually input the larva’s location during thousands of video frames.

It was a fun experiment, and I wanted to make something similar from Youtube videos. I found slow-motion videos of five flying species, and mapped out specific points on the wings during one wingbeat. I ended up with 15 frames per wingbeat, and I connected every frame using imaginary curves that went through all of the 15 mapped points. Of course, 15 frames isn’t nearly enough for any kind of factual conclusion, so this week’s post is just an art exercise.

Bats in Slow Motion 2 by the Cranbrook Institute of Science. A visual introduction to machine learning. Finding better boundaries Let's revisit the 73-m elevation boundary proposed previously to see how we can improve upon our intuition. Clearly, this requires a different perspective. By transforming our visualization into a histogram, we can better see how frequently homes appear at each elevation. While the highest home in New York is 73m, the majority of them seem to have far lower elevations. Your first fork A decision tree uses if-then statements to define patterns in data. For example, if a home's elevation is above some number, then the home is probably in San Francisco. In machine learning, these statements are called forks, and they split the data into two branches based on some value. That value between the branches is called a split point.

Tradeoffs Picking a split point has tradeoffs. Look at that large slice of green in the left pie chart, those are all the San Francisco homes that are misclassified. The best split Recursion. The Basic Functions of the Brain. It’s made up of over 100 billion neurons packed into squishy folds with the consistency of tofu. At just three pounds, it barely tips the scales ahead of a pineapple. Despite its frequent use and necessity for life, the brain is a thick, mysterious forest, with a standard theory yet to come on brain function.

The frontal lobe is the valedictorian of learning. It manages everything from organization to problem-solving, judgment to personality in order to create high-level thinking. Broca’s area is responsible for fluent speech, located in the left frontal lobe. The parietal lobe is like the hands and fingers of the brain. It processes information about pain, pressure and touch, as well as housing areas for math and language. The temporal lobe may as well pick up and go to a liberal arts college with the wide variety of skills it handles. The hippocampus is located within the temporal lobe and it’s largely responsible for memory. The brain stem is the basic of all basics. OECD – Your Better Life Index. Average personal index for Germany, men, 15–24 How’s life?

There is more to life than the cold numbers of GDP and economic statistics – This Index allows you to compare well-being across countries, based on 11 topics the OECD has identified as essential, in the areas of material living conditions and quality of life. Download executive summary Download the index data Learn more about the index Better Life BlogArchive Happiness pays For World Happiness Day our guest author suggests that money can't buy you happiness but happiness may get you more money. more ... Gender equality in the workplace Over the past twenty years, women have made huge gains in the workplace but full job equality is still far from reality. More ... Education for well-being: Online discussion We know education is an essential component of well-being, so what makes an education that promotes well-being? More ... Visit our blog Blog RSS feed Find Out MoreArchive Mar 19, 2014 Society at a Glance 2014: OECD Social Indicators. World Inequality Database on Education • World Inequality Database on Education.

Cheetah: Nature's Speed Machine - Animagraffs. If You Printed All The Instagram Pics Uploaded in a Year | Photoworld. Watch the Growth of Walmart and Sam's Club Across America | FlowingData. What The Internet Thinks About - Interactive Infographic. What if you saw the Internet’s most-read stories all at once? You would see a picture of what the Internet thinks about – this (click on each story). How do we know all this? The data comes from the largest index of links on the Internet (after Google) by Ahrefs. What Does the Internet Say About Us? If the Internet is the largest collection of information, it likely reflects what matters to us, humans, the most. Articles that are not as personal, are either useful, like the article that advises on how to extend your Android phone’s battery life, or entertaining, like the article that shows how we sound when we use #hashtags. If we were to condense all these articles into a recipe for a great article, it would be personal, useful, and entertaining.

How Did We Get The Data For each top English-language media website in the world, we found the most shared articles using Ahrefs Content Explorer (You can explore these yourself by clicking on the names of publications under the bubbles. Credits. What's Really Warming the World? Climate deniers blame natural factors; NASA data proves otherwise. Climate scientists tend not to report climate results in whole temperatures. Instead, they talk about how the annual temperature departs from an average, or baseline.

They call these departures "anomalies. " They do this because temperature anomalies are more consistent in an area than absolute temperatures are. For example, the absolute temperature atop the Empire State Building may be different by several degrees than the absolute temperature at New York’s LaGuardia Airport. But the differences from their own averages are likely to be about the same.

The simulation results are aligned to the observations using the 1880-1910 average. How to build a human. It’s been a while since I made a science infographic! But hopefully this month’s post is full of enough biology to make up for the wait. I’ve actually wanted to do an embryogenesis GIF for months, but I couldn’t quite figure out how to make it work. Then I stumbled across this awesome GIF on Reddit and got the idea to use a spiraling animation style.

(Incidentally, if anyone knows who made that GIF I’d love to know). I’m actually really happy with how this turned out. I made this using 44 animations that are 9 frames each. That’s 396 sketches total - probably the most complicated GIF I’ve made so far. Gilbert, Scott. An Interactive Guide to Nutrition and the Human Body. Wellness Project Infographic Lifestyle We all need vitamins to maintain our well-being. But how do they really work? This Vitamin Atlas goes back to basics with illustrations and explanations that will help you understand the complex interactions that keep us healthy. Just as an everyday atlas can orient you to the roads, borders, and landmarks that constitute your external world, we hope this Vitamin Atlas can help you navigate your internal world. The GOOD Wellness Project is an eight-month collaboration with Walgreens and Vitamin Angels, in support of the #100MillionReasons initiative to bring vital micronutrients to 100 million malnourished children across the globe by 2017.

A visualization of migration flows. How Steve Jobs Started - Infographic. Apple just announced its first new product category since the iPad. And since Steve Jobs. Follow his life path to see how he learned to create and think like a genius. Create an infographic like this on Adioma How Steve Jobs Started – The Winding Path As people around the world wondered if innovation at Apple had stopped with Steve Jobs, we want to share with you a snapshot of the genius’s life.

How did Steve Jobs start? His life story is not a straight line, but more like a winding path. However winding his path at time, Jobs did find inspiration and creativity in himself at certain periods of his life. Keep Looking, Don’t Settle Steve Jobs summarized his guiding principle in life in 2005 at the commencement at Stanford in a talk titled “How to Live Before You Die”. And One More Thing “Sometimes life hits you in the head with a brick. Most of the facts in the timeline came from Walter Isaacson’s biography Steve Jobs. The story doesn’t end here. Untitled. Untitled. The Daily Routines of Famous Creative People. What Your Brand Colors Say About Your Business? Untitled. How a Car Engine Works - Animagraffs. Did you know that your car will take in 20,000 cubic feet of air to burn 20 gallons of fuel? That's the equivalent of a 2,500 sq. ft. house! If your only experience with a car engine's inner workings is "How much is that going to cost to fix?

" this graphic is for you. Car engines are astoundingly awesome mechanical wonders. It's time you learned more about the magic under the hood! Our 3D animated infographics attract thousands of viewers. Follow Animagraffs: email, twitter, facebook. 10 Morning Rituals of Successful Entrepreneurs [infographic] How do the world’s most successful people start the day? The ambitious among us may have asked this question before – trying to find similarities between us and them. But what are those differences? If you’re the type who struggles to get out of bed in the morning, you may find that is the biggest advantage these entrepreneurs have over us ‘everyday humans’.

They rise early and make the day catch up with them – not the other way round. Related: How to Get Out of Bed in the Morning When You Don’t Want To Find out their other advantages in the infographic below, and be sure to remind all the late-risers you know what they’re missing out on. It’s time to sleep your way to the top. – Arianna Huffington Here’s a text friendly version of this infographic: 10 morning rituals of successful entrepreneurs How do the world’s most successful people start the day?

1. Worth £22.3bn “I am not a cool person, and I’ve never really tried to be cool.” 2. Worth £3.2bn 3. Worth £1.5bn “Expect the unexpected. 4. 5. 6. An animated chart of 42 North American butterflies. Inspired by Purpose. Joy Springs Creation. Radiant Knowledge. Noble Thoughts. First Break All Rules. Banyan Tree Growth. Nestle's Inspiration. Laxmi Mittal. Wright from Cycle to Plane. HP Rules of Garage. Edison. Md Yunus. IKEA. Inorganic Growth. Tesla's Inspiration.

HP' s Inspiration. Ray Kroc McDonalds. Dell. Steve Jobs. Steve Jobs. Islands. Innovate Stonehenge. Nature is origin. Airbus Beluga. Jellyfish Innovation. Bullet Train. Nissan Eporo. Nature inspired designs. Combine and Connect. Ideas and Butterfly. Octopus Morph. Robtronics. Engineered by Nature. Extraordinary. Iceberg Candle. Jeju solar green. Innovation & Big Bang. Human spirit. Spirit and universe. Observation. Challenges or Opportunities. Harmony. Cactus Gears. Breakthroughs.