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What Makes A New York Times Article Popular? (Part 1/2)

Recently, I completed the MITx course The Analytics Edge on edX, which I can wholeheartedly recommend to anyone who is interested in analytics. As a part of the MOOC, there was a competition on… 6,380 more words


What Makes A New York Times Article Popular? (Part 2/2)

In the previous post I talked about the details of the data set for the Kaggle challenge to build a model that predicts which New York Times blog article become popular. 5,315 more words


We're looking for a special someone to join our Science in Society team

For the last two years we (Rhian and Rebecca) have been getting by on a lot of adrenalin and with the support of an army of awesome tutors: but now we have new courses to launch and new plans to hatch and we need someone else to join our small, dynamic team. 343 more words

Science Communication

Tips for those who (like me) want to leave retail

Retail is hard. It doesn’t understand social life or weekends. Sometimes it can be rewarding but most of the time is rather ungrateful. I have worked in retail for some years now and even when I don’t hate it, I feel like it is not for me. 435 more words

Go Further for Free: 12 Awesome Courses for Marketers, AdMen and Strategic Planners

I am lucky enough that my sort-of-accidentally-chosen career means I meet lots of diverse business challenges, brands, industries and people. However, that also means that in order to be successful in this industry, you have to have a hunger for knowledge. 2,063 more words


Universities will Never Become Obsolete!

Prof. Dirk Ifenthaler
An interview with Prof. Dirk Ifenthaler, Professor for Instructional Design and Technology at the University of Mannheim, Germany, Adjunct Professor at Deakin University, Australia, and Affiliate Research Scholar at the University of Oklahoma, USA. 806 more words
The Academic Eye

How is personalized learning transforming education?

 Last month, EducPros and Prime organized an immersion program in NY and Boston for 20 French education executives from universities, engineering and business schools, and training organizations. 1,603 more words