Business

Artificial Intelligence Will Transform Business Practices

By | Sep 23, 2016 at 6:00 pm

While artificial intelligence is relatively new, it has become a part of the day to day life of many individuals. People in today’s world don’t think twice before they use digital assistants like Siri or Alexa. Uber has even introduced self-driving cars,which take artificial intelligence…

Business

Firing Someone for the First Time: 5 Critical Steps

By | Sep 23, 2016 at 4:40 pm

This article is courtesy of Techstars, the best global ecosystem for entrepreneurs to bring new technologies to market. From inspiration to IPO, Techstars empowers the world’s most promising entrepreneurs throughout their lifelong journey by providing a global ecosystem made up of tens of thousands…

Opinion/Analysis

The Very Real Startup Benefits to Having Women in Tech

By | Sep 23, 2016 at 2:00 pm

The technology sector is a rapidly advancing one and, in a world that relies so heavily on technological advances, it is strange and unacceptable to have such little representation of women. Statistics speak for themselves: according to The Muse, women account for 56 percent…

Opinion/Analysis

The 5 Things You Need to Do Before Becoming a ‘Solopreneur’

By | Sep 23, 2016 at 12:30 pm

In 2013 I made the move to solopreneur after 15 years in corporate roles. I was three years into a role leading talent acquisition and innovation at NPR, tasked with rebuilding a talent function that helped NPR broaden towards digital. I was brought in…

Opinion/Analysis

Why the UK Is Ripe for Startup Funding

By | Sep 23, 2016 at 11:40 am

Brexit has significantly rocked the British economy. Yet, after the initial shock wave has passed and the legislators are now navigating their way through all the possible post-Brexit scenarios, the UK startup community has recovered pretty quickly. According to the most recent data from…

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What Freelance Work Model Works Best for Your Business?

By | Sep 21, 2016 at 12:19 pm

As freelance workers have become more common in workplaces, the roles they take have gradually evolved in recent years. Today’s freelancers can fit into an organization in a variety of ways, allowing them to either operate independently from employees or work side-by-side with their…

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3 Crucial Pieces of Data Impacting Millennial Marketing

By | Sep 20, 2016 at 8:00 pm

Now the strongest purchaser of consumer technologies, the millennial is becoming an important decision maker in business. But despite their newfound significance to this landscape, most organizations have very little insight into how millennials utilize technology and react to marketing efforts. Whether companies are targeting them…

Business

Do Pain Letters Suck? The Pros and Cons

By | Sep 20, 2016 at 7:00 pm

The “pain letter” is a term for a specific, hyper-targeted cover letter, designed to be sent directly to whatever manager you hope to work under. It’s essentially “the 21st-century answer to a cover letter” that lets you avoid the online application process and the…

Opinion/Analysis

3 Ways Fast Broadband Contributes to Economic Growth

By | Sep 20, 2016 at 11:23 am

In the years since the International Telecommunications Union (ITU) published a report on the positive impact of broadband connectivity to global economies, the observations are supported and confirmed by major research projects by economic think tanks. For example, the Council of Economic Advisers to…

News

Pixar’s ‘Cars’ Is the Future: Autonomous Vehicles Can Now Smile

By | Sep 19, 2016 at 7:15 pm

There’s a fan theory that Pixar’s ‘Cars’ franchise — which features sentient vehicles but no humans in sight — is set in a post-apocalyptic wasteland in which humans are extinct but their AI-powered self-driving cars live on. Today, we’re one step closer to that…

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‘Pokémon Go’ Distracts 10K Drivers Per Day. Sort of. I Guess.

By | Sep 19, 2016 at 5:15 pm

Keck School of Medicine researchers just published a study on Pokémon Go and distracted drivers: The AR app game could be causing as many as 10,000 distractions in drivers across the globe daily. Does that sound crazy? Judge the data behind the claim yourself: The…

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Google Is Fighting Internet Trolls With AI

By | Sep 19, 2016 at 4:04 pm

Google subsidiary Jigsaw is developing an AI program that can analyze language patterns to identify online harassment. The technology is called “Conversation AI,” and with an accuracy rate of 92%, its team claims it’s already better than human moderators. “I want to use the best technology we…

Business

4 Marketing Tricks You Should Know About Google Analytics

By | Sep 19, 2016 at 3:30 pm

You need Google Analytics to be a successful marketer. Whether it’s to get a jumpstart on your next campaign or to understand the different aspects of marketing, the use of this resource is imperative to learn what you can do for your business. However, while Google…

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Cydersoft Uses Machine Learning to Battle Fraud-Bots

By | Sep 19, 2016 at 12:56 pm

Machine learning is, as simple search for news can prove, a hot topic in the tech industry. Its varied applications make machine learning truly unique: from the existing ones, such as disease prediction or loan assessment, to future applications, like generating videos from photos…