The UK spent £ 6 million on data scientists

In May 201? a team of British scientists held a thematic study and found that spending on data scientists (or experts on analytical data) in the UK increased significantly. We decided to understand the situation and give a brief overview.
 
 
The UK spent £ 6 million on data scientists

 
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What's the matter


 
The purpose of the study is to determine the role that "data scientists" play in the public sector and to identify areas of activity where there is an increased demand for such specialists. To implement the ...[/h]
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Analysis of various methods of IT training

Many people are interested in the question of how best to train and why? Let's consider all the training options and choose the optimal one for this or that task
 
 
So, the main types of training in the IT field are the following:
 
 
 
Forums, conferences, free resources
 
Books
 
Remote self-study on the Internet
 
Webinars
 
Full-time education
 
 
Perhaps there are some other forms, but they are mostly similar to those that are already indicated. Let's now examine each form of training separately and identify the strengths and weaknesses.
 
 
[h3] Forums, conferences and free resources ...[/h]
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Report of the Club of Rome 2018: "Literacy for the future"

I suggest myself to deal with the report of the "world government", and at the same time help to translate the source.
 
 
Report of the Club of Rome 2018: "Literacy for the future"

 
 

??? Education for a sustainable civilization


 
A common opinion of the leading educators is formed that agree that in the global education system radical changes are needed to meet the new and diverse needs of humanity that we are discussing. Although education alone can not provide sustainability, it is obviously one of the key instruments of society. Educational goals require a fundamental shift - from learning memorization and understanding - to learning new, systematic ...[/h]
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A fresh study of Telegram indicators after blocking: subscribers are growing, coverage is falling

A fresh study of Telegram indicators after blocking: subscribers are growing, coverage is falling  
 
The non-profit organization Radio Frequency Spectrum today is presented a study of the audience of the TOP-50 channels of Telegram, which was blocked in Russia in April.
 
 
The study is based on calculations of the average growth rates of the main channel indicators after the messenger is blocked on the territory of Russia. The most informative indicators by the authors are the number of subscribers and the average coverage of one post. According to the researchers, the average coverage of the post is a key indicator, because it reflects the volume of the active audience of the channel.
 
 
The ...
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How we scanned the entire Internet and that we found out

How many sites do you use daily? A couple of social networks, a search engine, several favorite publishers, about 5 working services. Perhaps, it is unlikely to be typed more than 20 sites.
 
 
How we scanned the entire Internet and that we found out  
 
Have you ever wondered how many sites on the Internet and what happens to them?
 
example.com . 3 million domains do not tie ip to a subdomain of www.
 
 
An important point is the presence of redirects between versions. Because if there are 200 codes in both cases, then for the search engine they are two different sites with duplicated content. I want to remind you, do not forget to set up correct redirects.
 
Redirects w...
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The IT person's pension is

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About the future of sharing in Russia and in the world

Why is the principle "Be first, Freddie" important for startups, how to save cities from permanent traffic jams and why large companies increasingly want not to sell goods, and deliver services - the most interesting theses and thoughts in our selection. We visited the session "Schering and platforming. Technologies that expand the radius of our interaction "at the Startup Village conference and share the speakers' theses.
 
 
About the future of sharing in Russia and in the world
 
Watch the video
 
 
What services do you use for sharing, and what do you think about their future?
Why is the principle "Be first, Freddie" important for startups, how to save cities from permanent traffic jams and why large companies increasingly want not to sell goods, and deliver services - the most interesting theses and thoughts in our selection. We visited the session "Schering and platforming. Technologies that expand the radius of our interaction "at the Startup Village conference and share the speakers' theses.     Watch the video   What services do you use for sharing, and what do you think about their future? ...
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Scrolling and attention (study 2018)

Scrolling and attention (study 2018)I bring to your attention the translation of article Therese Fessenden - Scrolling and Attention . The article is devoted to a new study of the use of scrolling when browsing sites. The previous research was conducted in 201? the translation of the article on it is also was laid out on Habr .
 
 
I apologize for any possible inaccuracies in the translation :)
 
Summary: People scroll vertically more than before, but new eye-tracking studies show that they are still looking at the "first screen" more than others.
 
 
The patterns of human behavior are fairly stable, and ...
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BCG report: "New billionaires" and subversive technologies in philanthropy

BCG report: "New billionaires" and subversive technologies in philanthropyHello, Habr!
 
 
Pavel Luksha gave a tip to an interesting and authoritative analysis from Boston Consulting Group about "subversive innovations" in philanthropy (this is about how to make a profit on a scale of humanity). The publication of 201? but it is still relevant and touches on the key themes of "fighting the forces of reason with the forces of good."
 
 
Alena Svetushkova (organizational moments), Katya Shikhova (translation), Alisa Kozlyakova (proof-reading and proofreading), Olga Klimova (proof-reading and proofreading), Kristina Roppelt (proof-reading and editing) worked on the translation...
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Richard Hamming: Chapter 21. Fiber optics

"The purpose of this course is to prepare you for your technical future."
 
Richard Hamming: Chapter 21. Fiber optics Hello, Habr. Remember the awesome article "You and your work" (+21? 2394 in bookmarks, 380k of readings)?
 
 
So Hamming (yes, yes, self-controlling and self-correcting Hamming codes ) Have a whole book based on his lectures. We translate it, because the peasant is talking.
 
 
This book is not just about IT, it's a book about the thinking style of incredibly cool people. "This is not just a charge of positive thinking; it describes ...
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