Bradley Carr

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How to Spot a Machine Learning Opportunity, Even If You Aren’t a Data Scientist

Artificial intelligence is no longer just a niche subfield of computer science. Tech giants have been using AI for years: Machine learning algorithms power Amazon product recommendations, Google Maps, and the content that Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter display in social media feeds. But William …

Machine Learning

Become a Better Listener by Taking Notes

Team dynamics can make or break a meeting. Have you ever been in a meeting where people interrupt each other, introduce new ideas when they should be building on the conversation, and repeat someone else’s point just to be heard? These communication issues waste time and energy, and usually lead to …

A 5-Step Process to Get More Out of Your Organization’s Data

“My best employees are leaving,” Daniel told me, “and I can’t seem to figure out why.”<p>Daniel (not his real name) was a VP human resource manager at a Fortune 500 company. I asked him whether he had collected any data that could provide him with insights into systematic patterns. “I made sure we get …

Check Out These Pitch Decks From Airbnb, YouTube and Other Famous Startups

Airbnb described its service as a way to “save money, make money, and share culture.” BuzzFeed billed itself as a “one stop shop for web buzz.” And …

Secrets of the 1 Percent (Shhhh!)

10 Secrets of the Capitalist Class, or the "1 Percent"<p>Updated October 27, 2016<p>01<p>10 Secrets of the Capitalist Class<p>As you learned in Class in the …

Here are all of the superhero movies coming out in the next 5 years

"Suicide Squad" is in theaters this August, and while it may be one of the final films in the superhero genre for the year, there are plenty more in store for the next few years.<p>There are well over 30 superhero movies planned for the next five years. Below, we've gathered together the release dates …

You Should Be Storing Coffee Beans In The Freezer

Whether you actually like the taste of coffee or not, it’s pretty hard to deny that the smell of freshly ground coffee beans is something close to …

100 noteworthy young startups — and what they tell us about tech this year

Looking at what early-stage startups are working on is not only entertaining — and sometimes concerning — it can also be a good indicator of where tech is headed.<p>Since we have data on these young ventures at my company, Startup Tracker, we have the opportunity to glimpse emergent product trends in …

8 Free and Cheap Tools Every Web Startup Should Use

It's not easy to launch a brand new company, especially when you have little to no funding. For so many startups it's important to have access to top quality software and resources, but a lot of that software can have heavy costs associated with them. A huge struggle for many startups is …

A Step-by-Step Guide to Structuring Better Meetings

From The New York Public Library<p>I am frequently flummoxed by the complete misalignment between a team’s mandate and the agenda for their meetings. My favorite example was a Corporate Affairs team that had an ambitious agenda to work collaboratively to transform the perception of the organization …

The Secret History of Agile Innovation

You hear a lot about “agile innovation” these days. Teams using agile methods get things done faster than teams using traditional processes. They keep customers happier. They enjoy their work more. Agile has indisputably transformed software development, and many experts believe it is now poised to …

A Quick Introduction to Agile Management

How to Talk in Meetings When You Hate Talking in Meetings

Nobody loves meetings. But they can be especially taxing for people who crave a quieter setting for brainstorming or thinking through issues, or who struggle to have their voices heard in a room full of loud-talkers. How can these folks make sure their ideas are well-represented in team meetings? …

Keeping Meetings on Track When You’re Not in Charge

Meetings frustrate everyone. There are too many of them, they take too much time, and not enough gets done during and after.<p>It’s easy to blame this on others – the higher-ups who invite us, arrange the agendas, and chair the meetings. We just show up, make our presentations, and try to sound …

3 Ways to Incorporate Sustainability into Everyday Work

<i>NICHOLAS BLECHMAN FOR HBR</i><p>A look at global trends such as energy demand should remind leaders of businesses small and large that what we do every day matters. The key to solving the world’s pressing energy and environmental challenges is for organizations with the right expertise — like the one I …

The 5 Best Money Books For Entrepreneurs

When it comes to books on business, marketing and management, entrepreneurs are overrun with choices. But when it comes to books on money, entrepreneurs are underserved. It’s not that money books don’t exist, it’s that they rarely look at money through the eyes of an entrepreneur. So here are 5 …

Entrepreneurship

10 Marvel TV Series We Want to See

<i>**It's Prime Day, Baby! See the Deals Here!</i><p>Marvel superheroes vary from the massive hulking types to the ant-sized, each being wholly unique and …

Data Storytelling: The Essential Data Science Skill Everyone Needs

Once your business has started collecting and combining all kinds of data, the next elusive step is to extract value from it. Your data may hold tremendous amounts of <i>potential</i> <i>value</i>, but not an ounce of value can be created unless insights are uncovered and translated into actions or business …

Save the Children

The complete list of 'OK, Google' commands

With Google Now, you can use voice commands to create reminders, get help with trivia questions, and, yes, even find out "what does the fox say?"<p>And, with the recent update from Google, the voice assistant's reponse will sound more natural than ever. (Though, of all the voice assistants, Google Now …

You Have a Great Business Idea? Hold On. Ask These 15 Questions First

We have all heard it, "I have an amazing business idea!" Wait, do you? Better ask yourself these 15 questions first.<p>How do you know if you've got a great business idea?<p>Before you proceed with your venture, it's a great idea to do some market research and assess the potential for success.<p>Here are 15 …

A Gift Guide For The Young At Heart

Some people never grow up. They might age, go into debt and get mortgages, but they don’t get older in spirit. And that’s great! What follows is a gift guide for a person still holding onto their inner child. They’re gifts for the young at heart and the person not afraid to let loose. Or you know, …