Readers: This was something I saw in kdnuggets.com. It is from Dr. Michael L. Brodie (CSAIL, MIT) and was originally published in June 2014. Dr. Brodie discusses the first law of data science, the role of data curation in Big Data analysis, and Thomas Piketty economic theories. This excerpt is from the forthcoming article by […]

The old adage “You get what you pay for” applies in most situations. Apparently not in the NFL. With the 2014 season in the books, SI.com compiled a list of the 25 highest-paid quarterbacks in terms of yearly average salary (data via Spotrac.com) and charted how they fared, as measured by wins. Some of the […]

Readers: Happy New Year! In late November, presumed North Korean hackers targeted Sony Pictures Entertainment in an unprecedented cyber attack. This resulted in the exposure of thousands of sensitive emails from Sony executives and threats to release more if the release of the film “The Interview” wasn’t canceled. While this breach was indeed historically devastating, […]

Readers: Happy New Year! In late November, presumed North Korean hackers targeted Sony Pictures Entertainment in an unprecedented cyber attack. This resulted in the exposure of thousands of sensitive emails from Sony executives and threats to release more if the release of the film “The Interview” wasn’t canceled. While this breach was indeed historically devastating, it’s not the first successful cyber attack […]

Readers: I grew up a Big-10 fan. Most of my family either went to The University of Michigan or Michigan State University. I loved Bo-Woody football and still root for the Big-10 even though I have been living out in the Western region of the country my entire adult life. Bowl season has been painful for […]

Source: Tim ____, Pregnancy Rates & Age of Consent Across the Globe [Infographic], Daily Infographic, December 26, 2014, http://dailyinfographic.com/pregnancy-rates-age-of-consent-across-the-globe-infographic?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+DailyInfographic+%28Daily+Infographic%29. At a quick glance, a lower age of consent for sex seems to correlates somewhat with lower teen pregnancy rates. A close look at the developed parts of the world will show that it is actually […]

[Click on image above to watch video] The Santa Claus we all know and love — that big, jolly man in the red suit with a white beard — didn’t always look that way. In fact, many people are surprised to learn that prior to 1931, Santa was depicted as everything from a tall gaunt […]

New from Pop Chart, the Charted Collection of Contemporary Footwear is a handy cheat sheet for any shoe closet. Can’t tell the difference between a slingback espadrille wedge and a peep-toe ankle strap platform wedge? The prolific infographic design studio Pop Chart Lab has you covered. The Charted Collection of Contemporary Footwear is a handy, […]

Readers: While purusing through Zite, I came across this blog post on the Design Instruct web site by Jacob Gube. Jacob is the co-founder and a managing editor of Design Instruct. He’s a web developer, and also the owner of Six Revisions. Follow Jacob on Twitter: @sixrevisions. Best Regards, Michael 6 Ways to Increase the […]

Readers: While purusing through Zite, I came across this blog post on the Design Instruct web site by Jacob Gube. Jacob is the co-founder and a managing editor of Design Instruct. He’s a web developer, and also the owner of Six Revisions. Follow Jacob on Twitter: @sixrevisions. Best Regards, Michael 6 Ways to Increase the Visual […]