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Building a Chatbot: analysis & limitations of modern platforms - Open Data Science - Your News Source for AI, Machine Learning & more

<i>The TryoLabs R&D department is in the process of releasing a very interesting AI open source toolkit oriented towards image processing, utilizing</i> …

Chatbots

The Best Credit Cards for People Who Are Bad With Money

The Best Credit Cards for People Who Are Bad With Money<p>Updated October 26, 2017<p>Some people just aren’t cut out for having credit cards. If you’re a …

Personal Finance

I retired at 37 as a self-made millionaire — here's my best investing advice for your 20s, 30s, and 40s

Investing in too many things at once could destroy your wealth. Courtesy of Chris Reining <i>Chris Reining worked as cyber security programmer in the Midwest before retiring as a millionaire at age 37. The following was recently published under the "Ask Chris" column on his website.</i><p>Today's question …

Investing

How to Use Google Search Console to Drive 28% More Search Traffic

Do you know what question I get asked almost more than any other question?It’s this one: <i>“How do I get more traffic?”</i>People ask me this every single …

Analytics

10 Questions Entrepreneurs Should Ask Before Starting a New Business

Are you an entrepreneur thinking about starting a new business? If so, you're not alone. More than 640,000 new businesses on average are launched in the U.S. each year. In many respects, small businesses serve as the lifeblood of the nation's economy.<p>But taking the leap by starting a business isn't …

5 secrets of people who spend way less than they earn

If you want to get rich, or at least enjoy some financial security, you have a few options. One: Win the lottery (a bad bet). Two: Inherit a lot of …

Personal Finance

Trump's New Budget Would Make It Tougher to Get Student Loans Forgiven

Trump's New Budget Would Kill Student Loan Forgiveness Program<p>Updated May 24, 2017<p>For many nonprofit and public sector employees, the Public Service …

College & University

Attention Procrastinators: How To Get Your Finances In Order In Under Two Hours

If you procrastinate managing your finances, you are not alone! For many of us getting our finances in order is a daunting task, one that is constantly hanging over our heads. It’s something we all know is crucial and plan to do it, yet for one reason or another we put it off. Maybe it’s because …

Retirement

How can I pay off $175,000 in student loans and still have a life?

<i>I am 27 and just graduated from law school with about $175,000 in student loans. I have a good job, but am torn between working to pay off these loans quickly, or focusing on more equity-building financial decisions, like saving for a down payment on a house. Where should I allocate my</i> …

Personal Finance

3 Times Refinancing Your Student Loans Is A Bad Idea

If you’re dealing with high interest rates on your student loans, refinancing could bring you major relief.<p>When you refinance your debt, you take out a new loan with a private lender to repay your old loans. This gives you the opportunity to find a lower interest rate or more manageable monthly …

Personal Finance