Andy Thorington

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How a chatbot helped get research feedback from 10 million people

<i>Presented by SnatchBot</i><p>Chatbots are everywhere in 2018. This summer’s FIFA World Cup, for example, sees a new landmark in chatbot use as millions of fans interact with bots from teams, brands, betting companies, sponsors, and more. One obvious vertical for chatbot use is customer service, where the …

Chatbots

Index of Best AI/Machine Learning Resources

Artificial Intelligence/Machine Learning field is getting a lot of attention right now, and knowing where to start can be a little difficult.<p>I’ve …

Why More Americans Are Breaking $1 Million As One-Person Businesses

Searching for colorful napkins and cups to liven up their next bash, hosts all over the country turn to Party Innovations, a one-man internet store. The thriving shop enables Jeff Sadowsky, a New York City dad, to generate over $1 million in annual revenue per year.<p>When Sadowsky, a former computer …

Entrepreneurship

Customer Experience Is the Key Competitive Differentiator in the Digital Age

Digital customers can be fickle and hard to satisfy bunch<p>By<p>Irving Wladawsky-Berger<p>A company can differentiate itself from competitors in one of two key ways: by providing a superior customer experience or by offering the lowest prices. For companies that prefer the former, digital channels are, far …

Customer Experience

YouTube just made it easier for creators to make money without ads

Just one day after Instagram revealed its new, YouTube-like service, YouTube is announcing new features meant to entice its most influential …

MIT researchers have figured out a way to see through walls and we’re terrified

A team of scientists at the MIT Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (CSAIL) has managed to develop technology capable of tracking …

The most important skill nobody taught you

Before dying at the age of 39, Blaise Pascal made huge contributions to both physics and mathematics, notably in fluids, geometry, and probability.<p>This work, however, would influence more than just the realm of the natural sciences. Many fields that we now classify under the heading of social …

Pascal

6 Free UX Design Courses From Top Universities Worldwide

To master UX skills requires adequate guidance from industry professionals. Here are 6 UX design courses from top universities, all FREE!<p>This article …

How science fiction is training us to ignore the real threats posed by AI

Clara Labs’ Maran Nelson on why movies like Her and Ex Machina miss the point<p>CEOs of artificial intelligence companies usually seek to minimize the threats posed by AI, rather than play them up. But on this week’s episode of <i>Converge</i>, Clara Labs co-founder and CEO Maran Nelson tells us there is real …

Artificial Intelligence

Create slick UI animations

More and more frequently, designers and developers are acknowledging the importance of motion design in the context of user experience. Animation on …

How to Use Facebook Groups for Business Growth

It is now a reality to use groups for positioning yourself, acquiring new customers, and many things more<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You're reading Entrepreneur India, an international franchise of Entrepreneur Media.<p>Today, most of us are part of one Facebook group …

Marketing

Oxygen 2.0 Review: A True Visual WordPress Website Builder

Looking for a more flexible way to build your next WordPress website? Oxygen, a visual WordPress website builder that we previously reviewed back in …

The future of branding? The third dimension

Hey Helvetica, why don’t you slap on this stereoscopic headset?<p>That’s a nice typeface. Does it come in three dimensions?<p>As fonts make their way into augmented and virtual worlds, designers are posed with creating type that doesn’t just live in the X and Y world, but in Z-space, too. At least that’s …

These are the Most Popular Cameras and Settings for Stock Photography

<i>Here’s an infographic that peers into the preference of stock photographers… at least, for one stock photography site.</i><p>Ever been curious about getting …

How to Find a Lost Smartphone

Smartphones contain a lot of personal information, and they're not cheap. If you've misplaced your iPhone or Android phone, these tools can help you …

If I Die, Do All My Quantum Selves Die, Too?

We hope you are either very clever or very high for this one<p>The reality you think you’re living in isn’t what you think it is.<p>That’s according to …

10 Books Every Aspiring Millionaire Must Read

If you aspire to the summit, learn from those who have already climbed mountains.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You have big dreams and big goals -- you want to be a successful entrepreneur or business leader and join the millionaires’ club. But how do you go about …

Self-improvement

Master Hot Design Trends (with Photoshop Tutorials)

Our daily lives are are saturated with amazing images. Visual design experiments become hot graphic design trends, and suddenly we see them …

What’s in a name? From design to experience design

Earlier this year we renamed our team from ‘design’ to ‘experience design’. This may sound like a fairly subtle and relatively insignificant change …

TensorFlow Tutorial For Beginners

<i>Originally published at</i> <i>https://www.datacamp.com/community/tutorials/tensorflow-tutorial</i><p>Deep learning is a subfield of machine learning that is a set …

Amelia – a WP Booking Software that Lets You Manage Appointments While You Sleep Sponsored

Taking appointments might appear to be a low-level task. It involves little more than picking up the phone or responding to an email. The problem …

Bootstrap Framework — Best Practices

At the time of this writing, we’re at <b>Bootstrap v4.1.1</b> release! <br>In their v5 roadmap, they’re planning to rewrite everything with PostCSS. When that …

How this 34-year-old dad made $1 million off a simple Fiverr side hustle

A little over five years ago, Joel Young found himself in a situation many American families are facing: He was deeply in debt with an unpredictable …

Best website builders for start-up founders, entrepreneurs, and anyone with a side hustle

All businesses — no matter how big or small — need a strong and compelling website if they want to stand out from the crowd. Whether you're starting …

Web Design: Beautifully Designed Home Pages

Matt Wojtaś shared a set of beautifully design website home pages and shared on his Behance profile. I believe most of the work was done as a concept …

7 design tactics to enhance the storytelling on your website

There's more to storytelling—at least on websites—than just words.Your content is important, but the design and layout of your website contribute to …

Google’s Machine Learning (AI) Crash Course

Artificial Intelligence or Machine Learning, as it’s better known as, is something that has garnered my interest over recent years. I even used the …

How to Redesign an Existing Website and Migrate to Production

If you’re a freelance web designer or developer, or you run an agency, there’s a good chance that a lot of your business will be redesigning existing …

UI Designer Shares His Top 19 Bite-Sized Design Tips From Year’s Worth Of Advice

Some of you might already be familiar with UI designer Steve Schoger. Last month, DesignTAXI featured his free-to-download poster for web developers …