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4 Simple Moves That Will Help Fix Your Bad Posture

By now you know that your posture probably stinks. You sit at a desk all day, spend hours sitting in traffic or hunched over your phone on the train, …

Sitting

Albert Technologies raises $18 million for AI platform that automates marketing campaigns

In case you missed the memo, artificial intelligence (AI) is now encroaching upon just about every facet of our lives, from recruitment and cybersecurity to ecommerce and even reputation management.<p>But creativity is one of the last remaining vestiges of human endeavor that is safe from the bony …

SQL Injection 101: Database & SQL Basics Every Hacker Needs to Know

The key to becoming a competent white hat is knowing how the technology that you are trying to exploit actually works. SQL injection is one of the …

11 things you can do in 5 minutes or less to instantly improve your health

It literally only takes 5 minutes.<p>What if you could positively improve your health and fitness in the same amount of time it takes you to skim a recap of <i>Queer Eye</i>? Okay, so you may not actually see a different number on the scale in just a few minutes (sorry!), but you <i>can</i> do something that will …

Queer Eye

Bain Capital and Andreessen Horowitz Confirm Investment in New Cryptocurrency Basecoin

Bain Capital Ventures and Andreessen Horowitz have participated in the pre-sale of a new cryptocurrency called basecoin, the companies have confirmed.<p>…

Headstart wants to better analyze candidates to fit them with the best jobs

Nicholas Shekerdemian has a pretty typical startup story: he dropped out of college, met up with technical co-founder Jeremy Hindle and then ended up starting a company. But Shekerdemian, who at the time was helping match English teachers with Chinese citizens, wanted to start a company that would …

Just In--Google Dares Something New in Artificial Intelligence

As Google goes AI-first, here's the latest development.<p>As reported first by Axios and then Tech Crunch, Google is doubling down on its ability to invest in artificial intelligence. Alphabet recently announced an AI-first strategy at Google I/O. Now, it's reportedly building out a group of investors …

How to create the ‘perfect’ AI-driven bot

Imagine the perfect personal assistant.<p>This partner would understand your needs — often before you’ve even expressed them — and know exactly how to deliver what you’re asking for. They would make helpful suggestions without becoming intrusive, and keep you from missing appointments and …

Artificial Intelligence

Nvidia Metropolis video analytics paves the way for AI cities

In a city of the future, it would be nice to know quickly if there’s a fire burning out of control, a crime in progress at a certain location, or a traffic snarl at a particular corner.<p>Nvidia hopes to detect such problems in smart cities using Nvidia Metropolis, which the company said could pave …

How to Predict If a Borrower Will Pay You Back

Recently, three economists—Oded Netzer and Alain Lemaire, both of Columbia, and Michal Herzenstein of the University of Delaware—looked for ways to …

Finance

Hire and retain talent to make it in the digital economy

The way we work is transforming at an extraordinary rate. Explosive progress in the technology industry, demonstrated by the fact that digital tech …

Sorting Out The Basics Behind Sorting Algorithms

We’ve covered a whole array (pun totally intended) of data structures in this series thus far, and so far, I’ve really enjoyed exploring all the …

Snap's Story Won't Be The Same Tomorrow

Snapchat's (NYSE:SNAP) price movement since its IPO has been fascinating and its volatility is likely a reflection of investor's struggle to …

Industrial IoT's global market to reach $934B by 2025

The Internet of Things' ability to reduce costs has led to increasing adoption in the industrial sector, growing at a CAGR of 28%.<p>The global …

Has the Hadoop market turned a corner?

The recent numbers from Cloudera and Hortonworks show positive signs toward the path to profitability. But as they aim for the black, they are …

How machine learning influences your productivity

If there is one word that the enterprise wants to be associated with, it’s “productive.”<p>This is the metric that influences so many others by which business is measured — success, efficiency, profit. And recently, artificial intelligence (AI) has been touted as a new way to increase productivity by …

Artificial Intelligence

Design principle: IKEA effect – UX Collective

The IKEA effect is a cognitive bias that can influence the outcome and perceived value of products to a big degree. People tend to place high value …

Security Surprises Arising from the Internet of Things (IoT)

My brother can’t function in the morning until he has a cup of coffee. So I use his daily routine as an example.<p>Picture my brother stumbling down to the kitchen one morning only to find his internet-enabled coffee maker won’t work. There’s a message on his iPhone: “We have taken control of your …

One Company Is on a Mission to Understand How AI "Thinks"

Understanding AI Drivers<p>Autonomously driven vehicles are making headway thanks to artificial intelligence (AI) software that gives these cars …

Cloudera Wants To Be The King Of Modern Enterprise Data

<b>Data Evolves</b><p>Exponential growth in data creates new demands for which traditional data management techniques like relational databases are not …

Hadean secures $2.6m to put a supercomputer into your laptop

In order to run complex algorithms on data at any scale you normally need a lot of engineering resources and management. Like, a LOT. Over 50% of the total amount of money spent on processing that oft-remarked thing called Big Data is spent on engineering and developer operations. It’s a big …

Big Data

When Amazon Threatened Its Business, This Company Decided to Work With the Enemy -- and Revenue Grew 500 Percent

What do you do when you realize your company faces near-unbeatable competition?<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>In 2012, Amazon was starting to become a real threat to our continued success. I was the newly-minted CEO of an IT services company, Logicworks, a top complex …

Business Strategy

From Idea To Development: How To Write Mobile Application Requirements That Work

Smashing Newsletter<p>Upgrade your inbox and get our editors’ picks twice a month.<p>With useful tips for web devs. Sent 2× a month.<br>You can unsubscribe any …

The 10-Minute Morning Routine of Consistently Successful People

Want to start every morning with focus, energy and power? Here's a simple morning routine that puts power in your day--every day.<p>Successful people do things differently. They aren't slaves to "have to's"--especially during their morning routine.<p>Your first waking minutes will set the tone for the …

Treat Yourself Like an Addict to Get Out of Your Own Way in 2017

Every person has habits that keep them from the best version of themselves. These habits are blind-spots and subtle addictions.<p>You may have already created your goals for the year and feel like you are off to a great start. One thing you may not have considered in your goal setting process is how …