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Apple Services

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Apple services especially iTunes and Maps are a sad placeholder in countries like China and India. While iOS is a solid ecosystem with apps, the services fro...

Blaise Pascal on writing

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Blaise Pascal famously wrote in his Provincial Letters, “If I had more time, I would have written you a shorter letter.” —http://jamesclear.com/getting-simple

Razor Sales Move Online, Away From Gillette

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The online market for razorblades barely existed a few years ago, yet Americans have taken to it quickly: Web sales of men’s shaving gear in the U.S. have ne...

Getting the Most out of App Analytics

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App Analytics is the powerful new tool inside iTunes Connect. Get a walk through of the metrics related to user engagement, marketing campaigns, monetization...

Marketing Technology is huge

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IDC predicts that the worldwide spend for marketing software in 2015 will be $22.6 billion — and by 2018, it will grow by nearly 50% to $32.3 billion.

Growth hacking

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Growth hacking recognizes that when you focus on understanding your users and how they discover and adopt your products, you can build features that help you...

Careers in Growth Marketing

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<p>New generation of marketing managers need to watch this. Follow my blog for more Analytical Marketing</p>

Coming tablet price wars

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How much does Apple spends on the iPad hardware? Recently introduced AppleTV has the A4 chip along with wireless chip and 8GB flash memory. This teardown at ...

Notes on India’s default risk

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Rating agencies models have come under severe scrutiny in the recent years after their track record on issues related to the sub-prime crisis. In Financial E...

You’re not your job.

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You’re not your job. You’re not how much money you have in the bank. You’re not the car you drive. You’re not the contents of your wa...

Risk & Prudence

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All courses of action are risky, so prudence is not in avoiding danger (it’s impossible), but calculating risk and acting decisively. Make mistakes of ...

Advise for job seekers

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Seth writes as advise for job seekers, I like to do a few things in this list as well Seth writes: Graduate school for unemployed college students Fewer coll...

This “talent mind-set”

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This “talent mind-set” is the new orthodoxy of American management. It is the intellectual justification for why such a high premium is placed on degrees from...

Job interviews

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Really useful perspective for this job hunting season. marco: lindsayneedscoffee: I have a job interview tomorrow. Or today for some of you East Coast folk...

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Gaussian Mixture Models

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Gaussian Mixtures A Gaussian mixture model is a probabilistic model that assumes all the data points are generated from a mixtures of a finite number of Gaus...

Probabilistic Programming

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%matplotlib inline import pandas as pd import numpy as np import matplotlib.pyplot as plt

Kaggle Python Tutorial on Machine Learning

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Kaggle Python Tutorial on Machine Learning<p>Always wanted to compete in a Kaggle competition? This Python tutorial by Kaggle and DataCamp offers the s...

Uber’s and HERE bid

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Uber’s and other auto makers’ interest in HERE shows a third business model. Accurate maps are a key to making vehicles autonomous. More so even than the val...

Norving on Economics

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http://nbviewer.ipython.org/url/norvig.com/ipython/Economics.ipynb —<p>Economics Simulations: key insight</p>

Marketing Technology is huge

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IDC predicts that the worldwide spend for marketing software in 2015 will be $22.6 billion — and by 2018, it will grow by nearly 50% to $32.3 billion.

Clustering stocks in a sector

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Quantitative clustering techniques solely rely on grouping a bunch of stocks based on returns and their correlations, seems to fail while trying to classify ...

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misc

The Declining Marginal Value of Crazy

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The Declining Marginal Value of Crazy<p>Showmanship, lack of touch with reality, and a palpable handle on the grievance and unrestrained self-assertion...

Software in the IOT world

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More objects are becoming embedded with sensors and gaining the ability to communicate. The resulting information networks promise to create new business mod...

The Pain of Being A Pro

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Approaching your goals — whatever they are — with the attitude of a professional isn’t easy. In fact, being a pro is painful.

Do the work every day.

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What I usually recommend: get up early. Get up early and work for a couple hours on the thing you really care about. When you’re done, go about your day: go ...

Dunning- Kruger effect

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Dunning- Kruger effect— the tendency for some people to substantially overestimate their abilities. (The less competent they are, the more they overestimate ...

Choose to create

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I’m not sure about you, but I’m done criticizing.

GORILLA society

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GORILLA society, power belongs to silverback males. These splendid creatures have numerous status markers besides their back hair: they are bigger than the r...

Role of a critic

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In the movie Ratatouille, the food critic Anton Ego says this in a monologue,

Decisions & Self

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Instead of thinking what you want to do, think about who you want to be. Picture how your identity will change as the result of your decision. Are you the ty...

Experiences & Happiness

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Our experiences are a bigger part of ourselves than our material goods. You can really like your material stuff. You can even think that part of your identit...

Buying things & Happiness

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We buy things to make us happy, and we succeed. But only for a while. New things are exciting to us at first, but then we adapt to them. —Gilovich

Best & Worst

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The best lack all conviction, while the worst Are full of passionate intensity. —W.B. Yeats

If

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BY RUDYARD KIPLING

Euler Project - Problem 1

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# Project Euler: Problem 1 # Use Module:Enumerable # Sum some numbers (5..10).inject { |sum,n| sum+n } # find the sum of all multiples of 3 and 5 below 1000 ...

Barney Frank

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The Daily Show With Jon StewartMon - Thurs 11p / 10cBarney Frank's Town Hall Snapswww.thedailyshow.com</embed>Daily Show Full EpisodesPolitical HumorHe...

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design

Future of artists

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Seth Godin talk about artists and their leverage in the new connected world. Today, I listened to Sophie Madeleine. She is so talented. She chose to sell her...

Art & Commercialism

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The hard part for us avant-garde post-modern artists is deciding whether or not to embrace commercialism. Do we allow our work to be hyped and exploited by a...

Jeremy Levine Design

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Jeremy Levine Design<p>Awesome architect who uses sustainable technologies for homes. Check out his Eagle Rock home in flickr as well here.</p>

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python

Getting started with SolverFoundation

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First, you need to get the Solver Foundation assemblies from here. Then head to Resolver One and paste this sample code into the editor and hit recalculate t...

i made a sudoku solver in the resolver one

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<p>I made a Sudoku Solver in the Resolver One environment, using the Microsoft Solver Foundation. The kernel of this sheet is to implement Sudoku as a ...

Binomial option pricing using Resolver-one

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I posted a spreadsheet to calculate option prices using ‘Binomial option pricing method'  at Resolver One site. The core idea is from Cox et al. (1979)...

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sklearn

Gaussian Mixture Models

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Gaussian Mixtures A Gaussian mixture model is a probabilistic model that assumes all the data points are generated from a mixtures of a finite number of Gaus...

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mobile

Samsung software strategy (or lack of one)

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I own couple of Samsung android phone, earlier generation Galaxy phones. They have seen no official software updates and they run on Android 1.6! I wondered...

Android development on Samsung Galaxy:

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I got a new phone - Samsung i7500 Galaxy. Looks like it is going to be more fun than my older phones. 1. Samsung i7500 Galaxy runs the Android 1.5 platform. ...

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finance

Clustering stocks in a sector

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Quantitative clustering techniques solely rely on grouping a bunch of stocks based on returns and their correlations, seems to fail while trying to classify ...

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pandas

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