Allen Noriega

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WriteWell Gives Students and Professionals Templates to Jumpstart Research Papers

If you’ve ever had to write a reference paper, essay, or lab report, you know what it means to struggle with an overwhelming amount of information to …

11 Mental Habits That Will Improve Your Business Savvy

Want to become a savvier entrepreneur? Follow these tips.<p>Psychology and business success go hand in hand. It's been well documented that people like Steve Jobs, Mark Zuckerberg, and Richard Branson all have unique mindsets that have contributed to their success.<p>Thoughts become words, words become …

Recession Probability Recedes

At the beginning of the year, I placed the odds of a recession at one-in-three chance. The January wobbles in the stock market and persistent news of China slowdown were the potential causes that could easily tip the economy into a recession. Home sales were also bouncy and not giving a clear …

IDG Contributor Network: Big data and machine learning – is the glass half empty?

Artificial intelligence is currently making a resurgence since the 1990s. Today, the focus is on machine learning and statistical algorithms. This …

5 huge trends in big data and storage

Machine learning — algorithms that enable computers to learn from experiences over time — will continue to grow. This will be an incredibly useful tool in data preparation and predictive analysis. Be on the lookout for the rise of deep neural nets (DNNs), a type of advanced machine learning that …

Machine Learning

5 Reasons You Should Build a Small Business ,  Not a Startup

The allure of startups and why most people should choose to be small-business owners instead.<p>In Silicon Valley, it seems that everyone's aspiration is to "Be A Founder." I chatted with Jon Westenberg, who thinks that most people should focus on building a small business instead of chasing the …

How to Master Microsoft Office OneNote

Microsoft OneNote has been one of our favorite note-taking apps for years, and it keeps getting better. The app is completely free to install on your …

7 rookie investing mistakes — and how to avoid them

In the wake of the Great Recession, being a little wary of Wall Street is understandable. But it shouldn't keep you from investing in the stock market. In fact, not investing means you may be missing out on one of the greatest instruments for wealth-building out there.<p>But steering clear of stocks …

Investing

How to power through a day when you didn't get any sleep the night before

Lack of sleep can cause anxiety and irritability and affect your ability to retain information, all impairing your productivity.<p>But as all busy entrepreneurs know, sometimes getting a full night of shut-eye just isn't possible, leaving you with no choice but to try to power through the day on …

Sleep

A CEO and serial entrepreneur shares the biggest excuses that hold people back

Oh my God, the excuses. When you start a sentence with "I want to ..." then end up with "but" midway through, you're making an excuse.<p>You can probably guess a few of the most common. You may have even used one or two in your life: "I didn't have any money," "I didn't have a chance," "I grew up in a …

Gary Vaynerchuk