Monthly Archives: June 2017

Weekly Reading Roundup – 06/09/17

The Riddle of the Wall Street Brain Drain – Bloomberg: https://www.bloomberg.com/view/articles/2016-08-17/the-riddle-of-the-wall-street-brain-drain

Apple’s Strengths and Weaknesses – Stratechery: https://stratechery.com/2017/apples-strengths-and-weaknesses/

Reality Check: Companies Need to Invest in Wages and Training – Strategy Business: https://www.strategy-business.com/blog/Reality-Check-Companies-Need-to-Invest-in-Wages-and-Training

A Peek Under Bitcoin’s Hood – Sam Lewis: http://www.samlewis.me/2017/06/a-peek-under-bitcoins-hood/

How to Call B.S. On Big Data, A Practical Guide – The New Yorker: http://www.newyorker.com/tech/elements/how-to-call-bullshit-on-big-data-a-practical-guide

Is American Work at Odds With New Realities of American Life? – USA Today: https://www.usatoday.com/story/money/2017/06/04/life-american-worker-hard-ever-get-bette/345685001/

If Your Company Isn’t Good At Analytics, It’s Not Ready for AI – Harvard Business Review: https://hbr.org/2017/06/if-your-company-isnt-good-at-analytics-its-not-ready-for-ai

The Unintended Consequences of Machine Learning – KDNuggets: http://www.kdnuggets.com/2017/06/unintended-consequences-machine-learning.html

Weekly Reading Roundup – 06/02/17

What Get Stolen From Restaurants? Everything – Bloomberg: https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2017-05-31/what-gets-stolen-from-restaurants-everything

IKEA launches $86,500 flat-pack home — but don’t worry, they’ll build it for you – Digital Trends: https://www.digitaltrends.com/home/ikea-launches-86500-flat-pack-home-but-dont-worry-theyll-build-it-for-you/

The 15 Richest Billionaire Football Club Owners in England, and How They Made Their Money – Business Insider: http://www.businessinsider.com/the-15-richest-billionaire-football-club-owners-in-england-2017-5

Aerospace Executive ‘Absolutely Convinced’ There Are Aliens On Earth – Huffington Post: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/robert-bigelow-ufos-aliens-on-earth_us_592ca03ce4b0065b20b7bfb7

Laptops in 2017, Which GPU is Right For You? – Laptop Mag: https://www.laptopmag.com/articles/gpu-comparison

Giving Up Time as a Parent – Flowing Data: http://flowingdata.com/2017/05/31/giving-up-days-as-a-parent/

Basic Income: The Potential For Crytocurrency – Continuations: http://continuations.com/post/161240433890/basic-income-the-potential-of-cryptocurrency

How Data Science Helps Power Worldwide Delivery of Netflix Content – Medium: https://medium.com/netflix-techblog/how-data-science-helps-power-worldwide-delivery-of-netflix-content-bac55800f9a7

How Siemens Is Using Big Data And IoT To Build The Internet Of Trains – Forbes: https://www.forbes.com/sites/bernardmarr/2017/05/30/how-siemens-is-using-big-data-and-iot-to-build-the-internet-of-trains/#6af5452572b8

Faceless Publishers – Stratechery: https://stratechery.com/2017/the-faceless-publisher/

The Coca-Cola Company Commercialization Program Welcomes New Corporate Partners and Doubles the Number of Participating Startups – PR Web: http://www.prweb.com/releases/2017/05/prweb14318458.htm

How Your Data is Stored, or, The Laws of the Imaginary Greeks – Hackernoon: https://hackernoon.com/how-your-data-is-stored-or-the-laws-of-the-imaginary-greeks-54c569c17a49

8 Ways Machine Learning Is Improving Companies’ Work Processes – Harvard Business Review: https://hbr.org/2017/05/8-ways-machine-learning-is-improving-companies-work-processes

How A Data Scientist Can Improve His Productivity – Data Version Control: https://blog.dataversioncontrol.com/how-a-data-scientist-can-improve-his-productivity-730425ba4aa0