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Kirk Borne is the Principal Data Scientist and Executive Advisor at Booz Allen Hamilton in Virginia. Prior to that, Dr. Borne has been an astrophysicist, professor, and major influencer in the world of Big Data. At his talks, Dr. Borne frequently speaks out on ways to use different areas of data science to improve society, including AI and machine learning.
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Dancing with Python
Learn to code with Python and Quantum Computing
Robert S. Sutor - 2021-08-31
Kirk Borne
🌟Amazing book: “Dancing with #Python — Learn to code with Python and #QuantumComputing” at via @PacktPublishing @PacktAuthors ———— #computationalmathematics #computationalscience #coding      source
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Elevate the Debate
A Multilayered Approach to Communicating Your Research
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Discover how to effectively communicate data-driven research with Elevate the Debate. This real-world guide helps researchers of all types develop communication strategies that work in today's crowded landscape of content, research, and data. Written by expert members of the Urban Institute's Communication department, this book offers practical strategies and proven techniques for making research accessible to diverse audiences, from traditional news outlets to the new media platforms of the digital age. With Elevate the Debate, you'll be inspired and equipped to use data visualization, presentation skills, social media, and other communication styles to make a difference through policy insights and policy solutions.
Kirk Borne
I have copies of all 3 books by @jschwabish — excellent content and quality publications      source
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Better Presentations
A Guide for Scholars, Researchers, and Wonks
Jonathan Schwabish - 2016-11-15
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Learn how to create powerful and visually captivating presentations in Better Presentations. Leave behind the text-heavy slides and discover essential strategies for visualizing data effectively, choosing sensible fonts and colors, and restructuring your arguments for maximum persuasion. This practical guide shares clear examples of what to do (and what not to do) to win over your audience and deliver memorable presentations. Whether you're a university professor, graduate student, or analyst at a private firm, Better Presentations is a must-have tool for anyone who wants to improve their presentation skills.
Kirk Borne
I have copies of all 3 books by @jschwabish — excellent content and quality publications      source
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Operating AI
Bridging the Gap Between Technology and Business
Ulrika Jagare - 2022-05-17
Learn how to effectively operate AI in your company with this comprehensive book by Ulrika Jagare. Covering everything from data engineering and model development to security and ethical considerations, Operating AI provides a life cycle perspective for successful AI implementation. Discover the importance of efficient data management, adopting an operational approach to AI model development, and the need for resilient and secure AI solutions. With a focus on trustworthiness and the operationalization of AI business models, this book is a must-read for anyone looking to invest in AI technology.
Kirk Borne
🌟💯🚀Outstanding book by @jagare_ulrika "Operating #AI: Bridging the Gap Between Technology and Business” available at ————— #BigData #DataScience #MachineLearning #AIStrategy #AIOps #MLOps #ArtificialIntelligence #EnterpriseAI #DigitalTransformation      source
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Understanding By Design
Grant Wiggins - 2005-03-15 (first published in 1998)
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This book explores the difference between knowledge and understanding, and provides guidance on how to create a curriculum that focuses on the latter. The authors answer important questions about teaching goals and student achievement, and offer practical strategies, tools, and examples from various subjects. With an emphasis on the six facets of understanding, this book provides a clear path to creating a curriculum that ensures better learning for students and a more stimulating experience for teachers.
Kirk Borne
I love this education book: "Understanding By Design" (UbD): some call it "Backward Design"—start with your desired results & end goals, then determine acceptable evidence that will prove you did it, and then plan what to build. #LearningAnalytics #EdTech      source
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People Skills for Analytical Thinkers
Boost Your Communication and Advance Your Career - and Life
Gilbert Eijkelenboom - 2020-09-29
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Learn how to improve your people skills as an analytical thinker with this insightful book. Rational thinking isn't always enough in the workplace, and this book helps readers navigate situations where people skills make all the difference. From communicating effectively with colleagues to understanding human behavior, this book offers practical advice, academic insights, exercises, and stories to help readers excel at communication and advance their careers. The author even uses algorithm and data metaphors to describe human behavior in an analytical language, making it easy for analytical thinkers to understand and apply to their social interactions.
Kirk Borne
Remarkable 5-star Book >> "People Skills for Analytical Thinkers: Boost Your Communication and Advance Your Career—and Life" by Gilbert Eijkelenboom ———— We are each endowed with our own internal algorithms that produce certain behaviors based on inputs...      source
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Science and Practice (5th Edition)
Robert B. Cialdini - 2006-12-26 (first published in 1984)
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Discover the science of compliance in this captivating book that uncovers the factors that influence people to say "yes" to a request. Scholarly research is combined with real-life techniques and strategies gathered from sales, fundraising, advertising, and other positions that commonly use compliance tactics. The author has organized the tactics into six categories based on psychological principles: reciprocation, consistency, social proof, liking, authority, and scarcity. Widely used in both classes and the business world, this book is a must-read for anyone interested in the power of persuasion.
Kirk Borne
@barrettjoneill Brilliant books on #Nudge Theory and #BehavioralScience — by Nobel Prize-winning economist @R_Thaler and by @RobertCialdini —>Nudge: —>Pre-Suasion: —>Influence: ————— #neuroscience #DecisionScience #martech      source
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Thinking, Fast and Slow
Daniel Kahneman - 2011-10-25
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Explore the inner workings of the mind in this groundbreaking book that explains the two systems that drive the way we think. System 1 is fast, emotional, and intuitive while System 2 is slower, more analytical, and logical. Discover the benefits and drawbacks of both systems and learn how to tap into the benefits of slow thinking. With practical insights into decision-making in both our personal and professional lives, this book is a must-read for anyone looking to guard against mental pitfalls and gain a deeper understanding of the way we think.
Kirk Borne
Operationalizing #AI >> Decision-making often comes down to resolving the conflict in our minds between the “impulsive, automatic, intuitive” and the “thoughtful, deliberate, calculating” systems of thinking. ————— Brilliant book "Thinking, Fast and Slow":      source
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Better Data Visualizations
A Guide for Scholars, Researchers, and Wonks
Jonathan Schwabish - 2021-02-09
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Learn how to create more effective and compelling data visualizations with this essential guide. In today's world where readers are constantly bombarded with data and text, visuals can make it easier for them to recognize and recall information. This book by Jonathan Schwabish offers more than 500 examples and strategies to move beyond simple line, bar, and pie charts. Discover the do's and don'ts of data visualization, principles of visual perception, and how to make subjective style decisions around chart design. Explore more than 80 visualization types suitable for different audiences and goals. Anyone can create outstanding visualizations that clearly communicate their message.
Kirk Borne
💯🚀I love this beautiful and extraordinarily well published book: "Better Data Visualizations" by @jschwabish 🌟 👉Get it at —————— #DataViz #DataStorytelling #Statistics #VisualAnalytics #DataScience #ResearchData #DataScientists #BeDataBrilliant      source
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Data Teams
A Unified Management Model for Successful Data-Focused Teams
Jesse Anderson - 2020-09-18
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Learn how to successfully manage big data projects with Data Teams. This book introduces the three essential teams needed for success and delves into their roles and responsibilities. Discover the importance of both technology and management in these projects and why failures are often attributed to management. This book is perfect for individuals at all management levels who are starting or stuck on a big data project and need guidance on team organization and project success.
Kirk Borne
Excellent book by @jessetanderson >> "Data Teams: A Unified Management Model for Successful Data-Focused Teams" at ————— #BigData #Analytics #DataScience #DataScientists #DataEngineers #AI #MachineLearning #DataLeadership #DataStrategy #DSBooks      source
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