Top 2,500 Data Science, Big Data and Analytics Websites

Here is another list of available data.

Reference: Top 2,500 Data Science, Big Data and Analytics Websites

Animated Music Video Jumps Across 14 iPhones and iPads in One Shot

In a time where everything you see on TV and in the movies could easily be faked with computer graphics, it’s nice when someone goes the extra mile to create something special using old-school techniques. For its new single Knock Knock, the band Brunettes Shoot Blondes created an animation that jumps across 14 different devices, and filmed the accompanying perfectly-synced performance in real time.

Reference: Animated Music Video Jumps Across 14 iPhones and iPads in One Shot

Cirque du Soleil Does Its Thing… With Drones

Cirque du Soleil is known for doing incredible things with the human body. Now it’s doing incredible things with quadcopters.

In a collaboration with ETH Zurich and its Swiss spin-off company Verity Studios, Cirque has gussied up a brigade of drones to look like lampshades floating about their creator’s workshop.

Reference: Cirque du Soleil Does Its Thing… With Drones

Imaginative Dreamlike Worlds by Digital Artist Gediminas Pranckevicius

Conceptual artist and illustrator Gediminas Pranckevicius creates digital art that instantly whisk viewers off into a world of imagination. The Lithuania-born artist uses soft light and blended colors to create harmonious worlds where it is easy to get lost in the surreal stories.

He uses software like Photoshop to produce the playful digital drawings that feature imaginative creations like giant trolls, flying pigs, and houses and towns perched on top of precariously balanced mountaintops. His places and characters come alive through layer upon layer of intricate details, which are evident in the final work.

Reference: Imaginative Dreamlike Worlds by Digital Artist Gediminas Pranckevicius

20 Of The Most Creative Cakes That Are Too Cool To Eat

Some of us eat with our eyes as well as our mouths, so for us, food presentation is as important, if not more so, than the taste. These cakes are perfect examples – we can’t taste them (unfortunately), but most of them look as delicious as can be.

Reference: 20 Of The Most Creative Cakes That Are Too Cool To Eat

Scotland gives 110%

This is a very interesting tweet of a CNN update.

Reference: Scotland gives 110%

2014 Guide to Big Data

In the guide you will find tons of great information, including:

“The No Fluff Introduction to Big Data”
“The Evolution of MapReduce and Hadoop”
“The Developer’s Guide to Data Science”
“The DIY Big Data Cluster”
“Finding the Database for Your Use Case” Checklist
PLUS – Survey of over 800 developers and a big data solution directory

Reference: 2014 Guide to Big Data