Monthly Archives: October 2014

Data Sources for Cool Data Science Projects: Part 1

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At The Data Incubator, we run a free six week data science fellowship to help our Fellows land industry jobs. Our hiring partners love considering Fellows who don’t mind getting their hands dirty with data.  That’s why our Fellows work on cool capstone projects that showcase those skills.

http://blog.thedataincubator.com/2014/10/data-sources-for-cool-data-science-projects-part-1/

McLaren P1 vs Porsche 918 vs Ducati 1199 Superleggera in epic standing-mile drag race

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We live in a high-tech supercar renaissance, with the Porsche 918 Spyder, McLaren P1 and Ferrari LaFerrari all duking it out for performance supremacy. All three members of this power trio place the engine behind the driver and use some kind of hybrid assist.

http://www.autoblog.com/2014/10/10/mclaren-p1-porsche-918-ducati-1199-drag-race-video/

Marc Andreessen on Finance: ‘We Can Reinvent the Entire Thing’

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Twitter. Facebook. AirBnB. Marc Andreessen, co-founder of the $4.2 billion venture capital firm Andreessen Horowitz, has backed them all — along with dozens of others. His latest project? Upending finance.

http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2014-10-07/andreessen-on-finance-we-can-reinvent-the-entire-thing-.html