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‘Alle partijen profiteren van een Urban Data Center’
Roemer is enthousiast over zijn nieuwe functie, die hij sinds maart van dit jaar bekleedt. Na jarenlang actief te zijn geweest in de landelijke politiek vindt hij het mooi om dichtbij de burgers in ‘zijn’ stad te staan. ‘Heerlen heeft een aantal mooie zaken in de etalage staan. via Pocket
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9 hours ago by joostw
The Google Pixel 3 Is A Very Good Phone. But Maybe Phones Have Gone Too Far.
We are captives to our phones, they are having a deleterious effect on society, and no one is coming to help us. On the upside, this is a great phone. via Pocket
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yesterday by joostw
De relaxte professorenbuurt - Vox magazine
Hoe ziet het leven eruit van een hoogleraar op het Donders Centre for Cognitive Neuroimaging? Een dagelijkse race tegen de klok? Psychologen Karin Roelofs, Roshan Cools en Floris de Lange blijken hun grenzen stevig te bewaken. via Pocket
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yesterday by joostw
What We Often Get Wrong About Automation
When leaders describe how advances in automation will affect job prospects for humans, predictions typically fall into one of two camps. Optimists say that machines will free human workers to do higher-value, more creative work. via Pocket
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2 days ago by joostw
13 Things You Should Give Up If You Want To Be Successful
Sometimes, to become successful and get closer to the person you can become, you don’t need to add more things — you need to give some of them up. via Pocket
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2 days ago by joostw
I’m a Paramedic: Here’s How the Apple Watch Series 4 Will and Won’t Save Lives - TidBITS
I saw my first dead body in the fall of 1990. I was in Emergency Medical Technician school a couple of nights each week and on my first ride with a real ambulance crew in Boulder, Colorado. The guy’s neighbors were worried and called 9-1-1. We came and left. via Pocket
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3 days ago by joostw
Why We Need More Than 'Learn At Your Own Pace' | BrainStation Blog
The flexibility and convenience offered by these kinds of learning models have made digital skills training much more accessible than ever before. The trouble is, completion rates for these kinds of courses and programs have traditionally been very low, with rates anywhere from 0.5% to 10%. via Pocket
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3 days ago by joostw
Cookies op de Volkskrant
De afgelopen jaren heb ik de gezondheidszorg horen kraken en piepen, bijna barstend uit haar voegen. via Pocket
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4 days ago by joostw
Could populism actually be good for democracy? | News | The Guardian
A wave of populist revolts has led many to lose faith in the wisdom of people power. But such eruptions are essential to the vitality of modern politics. By Everyone seems to agree that democracy is under attack. via Pocket
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4 days ago by joostw
Learn SQL by Calculating Customer Lifetime Value Part 2: GROUP BY and JOIN - Treasure Data Blog
This is the second installment of our SQL tutorial blog series. In the first part, we set up the data source with SQLite and learned how to filter and sort data. This time, we will learn two other key concepts in SQL: GROUP BY and JOIN. via Pocket
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5 days ago by joostw
Learn SQL by Calculating Customer Lifetime Value Part 1: Setup, Counting and Filtering - Treasure Data Blog
As far as technical skills go, SQL is a really nice skill to have for product managers and product marketers. Instead of constantly running into performance issues in Excel or begging “technical” people to look stuff up for you, you can get answers to your questions directly from data. via Pocket
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5 days ago by joostw
Waarom ons onderwijssysteem niet werkt - SCHOOLDOMEIN
Veel onderwijskundigen kijken met een schuin oog naar Harold Bekkering: “Dat komt omdat ik me als neurowetenschapper in het onderwijskundig domein begeef. Bovendien ben ik tegen een systeem dat bepaald wordt door alleen een cognitieve ontwikkeling. via Pocket
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5 days ago by joostw
What We Should Take Away From Amazon’s Embedding Bias in Its Algorithm and Stopping the Project | ERE
A while ago I wrote an article warning recruiters about embedding their bias in their selection algorithms. The problem, as I described, is we all have a bias, usually unconscious. Just look around you right now at your department. via Pocket
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5 days ago by joostw
Children in Singapore will no longer be ranked by exam results. Here's why | World Economic Forum
Singapore has long been an educational high-achiever, endorsing rote learning and long study hours to propel school children toward exam success. But change is in the air as the island state rethinks its approach to education. via Pocket
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5 days ago by joostw
Surrounded by Data - Veerle's data blog
Zebras (continued) - My first data collection project 2018-10-04 626 words 3 min read Way back, in January 1996, Bill Clinton was president of the United States. The movie Toy Story had just come out and we all danced the Macarena. via Pocket
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5 days ago by joostw
Cookies op de Volkskrant
‘Wel, ik zal jullie wat zeggen’, stamelde Trump in het Witte Huis nadat West eindelijk was uitgesproken. ‘Dat was nogal indrukwekkend.’ In het Oval Office brak direct gelach uit. via Pocket
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6 days ago by joostw
Peer-reviewed homeopathy study sparks uproar in Italy
A study1 that claims to show that a homeopathic treatment can ease pain in rats has caused uproar after it was published in a peer-reviewed journal. via Pocket
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7 days ago by joostw
Sleep: how much do we really need? | Science | The Guardian
The optimum amount of sleep is supposed to be eight hours a night. Why is shuteye so important – and what happens if we don’t get enough? “The only known function of sleep is to cure sleepiness,” the Harvard sleep scientist Dr J Allan Hobson once joked. via Pocket
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8 days ago by joostw
Bill Gates, Elon Musk and Mark Cuban quit these 3 bad habits 
Habits and routines are powerful. They help us every day, freeing up brain space and releasing us from making countless decisions. But not every habit is good, and not breaking a bad one can hold you back from success. via Pocket
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8 days ago by joostw
Vooral bedrijven krijgen hun zin, burgers niet - NRC
Die collectieve lastenverzwaring, of een lastenverlichting die minder is dan beloofd, komt vrijwel geheel ten laste van huishoudens: particuliere belastingbetalers dus, de kiezers. via Pocket
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9 days ago by joostw
Thordis Elva and Tom Stranger: Our story of rape and reconciliation | TED Talk
In 1996, Thordis Elva shared a teenage romance with Tom Stranger, an exchange student from Australia. After a school dance, Tom raped Thordis, after which they parted ways for many years. In this extraordinary talk, Elva and Stranger move through a years-long chronology of shame and silence, and invite us to discuss the omnipresent global issue of sexual violence in a new, honest way. For a Q&A with the speakers, visit go.ted.com/thordisandtom. via Pocket
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9 days ago by joostw
Agile ethics pioneer Alix Dunn on why ‘moving fast and breaking things’ must not extend to ethics – The ODI
Ahead of the ODI Summit, Co-founder of the Engine Room and consultant Alix Dunn talks with Anna Scott about ‘agile ethics’, how innovative organisations can adopt them and why diversity is so important to ethics You can hear Alix speak on ‘Operationalising ethics in innovative organisations via Pocket
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9 days ago by joostw
Boosting with AdaBoost and Gradient Boosting – The Making Of… a Data Scientist – Medium
Have you ever been or seen a Kaggle competition? Most of the prize winners do it by using boosting algorithms. Why is AdaBoost, GBM, and XGBoost the go-to algorithm of champions? via Pocket
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9 days ago by joostw
Cookiemuur iCulture.nl
Speel digitale Backgammon, zet je foto’s om naar pixel art en leg vast welke boeken je wilt lezen. Er is weer genoeg om gratis te downloaden, maar controleer wel even goed of de app nog steeds gratis is en welke in-app aankopen erin zitten, die te herkennen zijn aan het winkelwagentje. via Pocket
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10 days ago by joostw
BBC - Future - What if the internet stopped working for a day?
Jeff Hancock likes to give his Stanford University students weekend assignments that let them experience concepts discussed in class for themselves. Before 2008, he would sometimes challenge his students to stay off the internet for 48 hours and then discuss how it affected them. via Pocket
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11 days ago by joostw
What would happen if the Internet collapsed? | HowStuffWorks
The Internet is robust. It's not dependent upon a single machine or cable. It's a network made up of other computer networks. It spans the globe. Connections cross over continents, under oceans and through space via satellites. And as the Internet has grown, so has our dependence upon it. via Pocket
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11 days ago by joostw
Wat als het internet uitvalt? - NRC
De komende weken stelt NRC ‘wat als…?’-vragen over grote, wereldwijde ontwikkelingen. We beschrijven daarin een toekomst waarin een trend van nu is doorgetrokken of uitvergroot, om erachter te komen wat de mogelijke wereld van morgen ons kan vertellen over vandaag. via Pocket
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11 days ago by joostw
Why Do Computers Use So Much Energy? - Scientific American Blog Network
Microsoft is currently running an interesting set of hardware experiments. The company is taking a souped-up shipping container stuffed full of computer servers and submerging it in the ocean. via Pocket
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12 days ago by joostw
Hoe slim (of dom) waren de Russische OPCW-hackers? | NOS
Het clichébeeld van de hacker: een slimme, misschien ietwat slonzig geklede nerd die met een paar muisklikken je computer of telefoon binnendringt. Maar in de praktijk blijken het ook maar mensen die een biertje drinken en soms fouten maken. via Pocket
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13 days ago by joostw
Dieren wordt niets gevraagd – Bits of Freedom
Er is natuurlijk veel meer mogelijk. Je kunt je kat ook met een GPS-tracker uitrustenDe route van een kat gevisualiseerd op Google Maps.. Daarmee weet je op elk moment waar je kat uithangt (spoiler alert: vrijwel altijd op je bank). via Pocket
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14 days ago by joostw
Seksueel misbruik van kinderen vraagt om meer dan “iets doen” – Bits of Freedom
Ook niet onbelangrijk: de politie zal het filter over een tijdje weer moeten slopenZo'n internetfilter staat op gespannen voet met EVRM. via Pocket
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14 days ago by joostw
The Dangers of YouTube for Young Children - The Atlantic
The platform’s entertainment for children is weirder—and more globalized—than adults could have expected. ChuChu TV, the company responsible for some of the most widely viewed toddler content on YouTube, has a suitably cute origin story. via Pocket
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14 days ago by joostw
Personal Technology With Joanna Stern - Apple Watch Series 4 Fall Detection Tested By a Hollywood Stunt Double
iPhone XS Max Reviewed—With Help from Tallest NBA Player EverApple's biggest phone yet can be a bit unwieldy for those with smaller hands, so WSJ's Joanna Stern recruited NBA legend Gheorghe Muresan to help put the 6.5-inch iPhone's screen, camera and battery through the paces. via Pocket
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15 days ago by joostw
Help! I can’t reproduce a machine learning project! | No Free Hunch
Have you ever sat down with the code and data for an existing machine learning project, trained the same model, checked your results… and found that they were different from the original results? Not being able to reproduce someone else’s results is super frustrating. via Pocket
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15 days ago by joostw
Hire the Right Machine Learning Talent - InformationWeek
Decision intelligence engineering applies the technology already available to solve the business problems that you have today. via Pocket
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15 days ago by joostw
Opinion | Google, Tell Me. Is My Son a Genius? - The New York Times
MORE than a decade into the 21st century, we would like to think that American parents have similar standards and similar dreams for their sons and daughters. via Pocket
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15 days ago by joostw
No, it’s not The Incentives—it’s you – [citation needed]
There’s a narrative I find kind of troubling, but that unfortunately seems to be growing more common in science. via Pocket
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15 days ago by joostw
How One Nerd Found Religion with OmniFocus Tags - Inside OmniFocus
Okay. Time to admit that I was “that guy” when the Omni Group announced tags are coming to OmniFocus 3. I was a non-believer. I was very happy with my OmniFocus system. I had it dialed in. Fundamentally, my fear with tags was that they would over-complicate things. My life is complicated enough. via Pocket
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16 days ago by joostw
Is fasting the fountain of youth? - CNN
(CNN)For the past year and a half, Keith Taylor and his wife have adopted a lifestyle that includes fasting on a regular basis. "For six days per week we don't eat until around 5 pm, but eat as much as we want and whatever we want from 5 pm until we go to bed. via Pocket
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16 days ago by joostw
Beginner's Guide to Feature Selection in Python (article) - DataCamp
If you want to learn more in Python, take DataCamp's free Intro to Python for Data Science course. You all have seen datasets. Sometimes they are small, but often at times, they are tremendously large in size. via Pocket
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16 days ago by joostw
A Gentle Introduction to Statistical Sampling and Resampling
Data is the currency of applied machine learning. Therefore, it is important that it is both collected and used effectively. Data sampling refers to statistical methods for selecting observations from the domain with the objective of estimating a population parameter. via Pocket
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16 days ago by joostw
Demystifying crucial statistics in Python (article) - DataCamp
If you have little experience in applying machine learning algorithm, you would have discovered that it does not require any knowledge of Statistics as a prerequisite. However, knowing some statistics can be beneficial to understand machine learning technically as well intuitively. via Pocket
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16 days ago by joostw
No-deal Brexit would stall the NHS medical revolution | Jeremy Farrar | Opinion | The Guardian
Every year, about 100 babies in the UK are diagnosed with rare, soft-tissue cancers. Treating young babies with chemotherapy and surgery is difficult and dangerous, but a new way of understanding these tumours using genomics offers hope. via Pocket
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17 days ago by joostw
The Absurdity of the Nobel Prizes in Science - The Atlantic
This morning, physicists Rainer Weiss, Kip Thorne, and Barry Barish received the Nobel Prize for Physics, for their discovery of gravitational waves—distortions in the fabric of space and time. via Pocket
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17 days ago by joostw
26 Reasons Not to Use GTD | Geekpreneur
Say it softly. Whisper it to your friends. David Allen’s Getting Things Done is NOT the best way to get things done. It’s dull, it’s difficult, it’s about as satisfying as an air sandwich. And it doesn’t work. via Pocket
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18 days ago by joostw
Hypercritical | Ars Technica
As far back as I can remember, I was told I would grow up to be an artist. By age six, my obsessively detailed renderings of Mechagodzilla, et al. were already drawing attention from adults. via Pocket
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18 days ago by joostw
Why you don’t need motivation to succeed | The JotForm Blog
I’m not highly motivated. That’s because I don’t believe in motivation. via Pocket
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19 days ago by joostw
The hunter method productivity hack can bring clarity to your day — Quartz at Work
Productivity science is generally unkind to standard to-do lists. We’re told that they feed the impulses of our faulty brains in all the wrong ways. They call our attention to tasks that are easy to quantify and thus easy to “complete. via Pocket
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19 days ago by joostw
How to Create OmniFocus Projects with Workflow | Colter Reed
Colter has an excellent post which shows you how to create OmniFocus project templates with AppleScript—and this is a fabulous tool which is ideal for use at your Mac. via Pocket
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20 days ago by joostw
Using Drafts 5 Taskpaper with OmniFocus | Rosemary Orchard
Apr 19 I have created an action group for Drafts 5 which is meant to help you create Taskpaper formatter projects or tasks and then send it all along to OmniFocus afterwards. The first thing you will want to do is to create a Draft with the Taskpaper format. via Pocket
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20 days ago by joostw
How to Fill Out OmniFocus Project Templates with Workflow | Colter Reed
Some of you may use Curt Clifton’s Populate Templates Script, and face the limitation that you can only execute the script to manipulate these on macOS—iOS being unable to execute AppleScript. I have created a pair of Workflows which replicate this AppleScript. via Pocket
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20 days ago by joostw
The quest for postdoctoral independence
When Rebecca Lawson started her postdoc position in the lab of Geraint Rees, a neuroscientist at University College London, in 2014, she prioritized something very important to her and her future: Rebecca Lawson. “I was thinking about independence,” she says. via Pocket
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20 days ago by joostw
Teardown reveals big changes inside the Apple Watch Series 4 | Ars Technica
Apple announced a number of features that got people excited for the Apple Watch Series 4, and its redesigned internals show how much thought the company put into its latest smartwatch. via Pocket
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22 days ago by joostw
Apple Watch Series 4 review: A bigger, better watchOS experience | Ars Technica
The fourth iteration of the Apple Watch still looks like a tiny iPhone on your wrist, but for many, it was the most exciting device announced at Apple's event earlier this month. via Pocket
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22 days ago by joostw
Data scientist Jornt de Gruijl versterkt Bright & Company
Bright & Company heeft het team versterkt met ervaren data-scientist en adviseur Jornt de Gruijl. via Pocket
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22 days ago by joostw
macOS 10.14 Mojave: The Ars Technica review | Ars Technica
I ended last year’s review of macOS High Sierra by lamenting its invisibility but praising the much-needed work it did on the macOS foundation. via Pocket
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23 days ago by joostw
OmniFocus 3 for Mac: Multiple Tags, Enhanced Forecast, Powerful Perspectives – MacStories
I, like probably many of you, struggle to remember essential things. I can remember that the fire alarm went off last Tuesday at 11:07 AM, but essential things like what I need to finish for the next episode of Automators don't seem to stick in my head. via Pocket
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24 days ago by joostw
Reboot undergraduate courses for reproducibility
Three years ago, as I prepared to start as a lecturer in the University of Bath’s psychology department, I reflected on my own undergraduate training. What should I emulate? What would I like to improve? The ‘reproducibility crisis’ was in full swing. via Pocket
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24 days ago by joostw
Google AI Blog: The What-If Tool: Code-Free Probing of Machine Learning Models
Building effective machine learning (ML) systems means asking a lot of questions. It's not enough to train a model and walk away. via Pocket
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27 days ago by joostw
Tien jaar na ‘Lehman’ leert: we zijn als samenleving gijzelaar van de grootbanken - De Correspondent
Gelukkig lukt het me meestal er niet aan toe te geven. Maar vaak voel ik de wanhoop over de staat van onze democratie opkomen als ik naar aanleiding van mijn boek over de financiële crash van 2008 de vraag voorgelegd krijg: kan het weer gebeuren? via Pocket
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27 days ago by joostw
Idle Android Devices Send Data to Google Nearly 10 Times More Often Than iOS Devices do to Apple, Research Finds - Mac Rumors
Idle Android devices typically send data ten times more often to Google than iOS devices do to Apple's servers, according to new research shared by trade association Digital Content Next. In a paper titled "Google Data Collection," Douglas C. via Pocket
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28 days ago by joostw
Daring Fireball: Apple Watch Series 4
Tim Cook opened the Apple Watch segment of the event last week by stating that Apple Watch wasn’t just the number one smart watch in the world (come on, that’s obvious), but that “it’s the number one watch, period”, standing in front of a slide with a big “#1” on it. via Pocket
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28 days ago by joostw
Running down that dream: Podcast and interval training on an Apple Watch - Six Colors
The day the Apple Watch was introduced, four years ago 1, I immediately envisioned a use case for it that would be the perfect way for me to embrace a universe where I could strap a computer on my wrist. via Pocket
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28 days ago by joostw
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The image above is a boxplot. A boxplot is a standardized way of displaying the distribution of data based on a five number summary (“minimum”, first quartile (Q1), median, third quartile (Q3), and “maximum”). It can tell you about your outliers and what their values are. via Pocket
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28 days ago by joostw
Forget the new iPhones, Apple's best product is now privacy
When my friends come to me asking which smartphone or laptop they should buy, I almost always recommend an Apple product–the latest iPhone or MacBook. via Pocket
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28 days ago by joostw
Everything You Know About Obesity Is Wrong - The Huffington Post
From the 16th century to the 19th, scurvy killed around 2 million sailors, more than warfare, shipwrecks and syphilis combined. via Pocket
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28 days ago by joostw
The best way to learn is drawing, even if you're no artist — Quartzy
“I just can’t draw.” It’s a refrain most adults say when confronted with a blank piece of paper. Something happens in our teenage years that makes most of us shy away from drawing, fretting that our draftsmanship skills aren’t up to par, and leaving it to the “artists” among us. via Pocket
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28 days ago by joostw
How to Trigger IFTTT Applets with iOS 12’s New Shortcuts App and Siri – MacStories
Among the actions that didn't make the transition from Workflow to the new Shortcuts app for iOS 12, built-in support for triggering IFTTT applets (formerly known as "recipes") is perhaps the most annoying one. via Pocket
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28 days ago by joostw
Apple Watch Series 4 Reviews: Larger Screen is 'Incredibly Good', Upgrading From Series 0 or 1 a 'No Brainer' - Mac Rumors
The first reviews of the Apple Watch Series 4 have been published online today, just a couple of days before the new smartwatch is available in stores. The Apple Watch Series 4 features a new design with a slimmer body, a 30 percent larger display, and electric sensors for taking ECG readings. via Pocket
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29 days ago by joostw
Tips on self-control from Walter Mischel, the "marshmallow test" founder — Quartz
He offered children a plate of marshmallows, and became one of the 20th century’s most cited psychologists. Walter Mischel, who died on Wednesday (Sept. 12), was a clinical psychologist best known for his work on delayed gratification. via Pocket
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4 weeks ago by joostw
Nietzsche’s Guide to Better Living - The Atlantic
The dubious notion that philosophy is a guide to calmer living is as old as the field itself. via Pocket
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4 weeks ago by joostw
100% renewable energy: the public wants it, and quick - Vox
Renewable energy is hot. It has incredible momentum, not only in terms of deployment and costs but in terms of public opinion and cultural cachet. To put it simply: Everyone loves renewable energy. It’s cleaner, it’s high-tech, it’s new jobs, it’s the future. via Pocket
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4 weeks ago by joostw
8 Ways Machine Learning Is Improving Companies’ Work Processes
Today’s leading organizations are using machine learning–based tools to automate decision processes, and they’re starting to experiment with more-advanced uses of artificial intelligence (AI) for digital transformation. via Pocket
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4 weeks ago by joostw
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When our son was in high school, at least once a week he would say, “What is the point of school? I am never going to use [insert subject] again.” The counterargument was, “You may not use all of it. But good grades get you into college, and knowing how to work gets you into a happy life. via Pocket
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4 weeks ago by joostw
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