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With CodinGame, Learning To Code Becomes A Game

French startup CodinGame just raised $1.6 million from Isai for its innovative code learning platform. As the name suggests, CodinGame is all about games — not game development, not gamification, just plain games. The logic behind each exercise is tied to an actual game so that you get visual …

Game Development

Seven must-have tools for entrepreneurs in 2015

BUZZSUMO<p>My marketing department at Boughtonlaw is a big fan of BuzzSumo, an application that they use to optimize their content marketing strategy. Buzzsumo shows the most shared articles, infographics and videos about a particular topic. You can see at first glance what content is working well in …

Project Management

Social Marketing Platform SocialBro Adds Twitter Monitoring

Social media campaign management platform SocialBro has just launched a monitoring tool that harnesses the power of Twitter data, enabling deep data mining across available Twitter content in real-time.<p>With this addition to its arsenal, SocialBro is able to provide its users with full real-time and …

Cool facts about your biological clock

Feeling tired after turning the clock back? That’s because the internal clock that controls your circadian rhythms needs time to adjust.<p>Circadian …

Steal Competitor's Customers with Effective Comparison Pages

<i>Meagan French is the founder of</i> <i>Lotus Growth</i><i>, a consultancy helping SaaS companies acquire and convert more customers.</i><p>Marketing your SaaS startup in a crowded space with many competitors presents its own set of challenges. Chances are, you’re going up against companies that have more funding, more …

CrowdFlower raises $12.5M to deliver better data for better models

Advertisement<p>0 Comments<p>Crowdsourcing startup CrowdFlower has raised a $12.5 million Series C round of venture capital, thanks in part to the rise of …

The Neurochemistry of Empathy, Storytelling, and the Dramatic Arc, Animated

From <i>Future of Storytelling</i> summit and neuroeconomics pioneer <b>Paul Zak</b>, director of the Center for Neuroeconomic Studies and author of <i>The Moral Molecule: The Source of Love and Prosperity</i>, comes this short film on empathy, neurochemistry, and the dramatic arc, directed and edited by my friend Kirby …

An Essay-Writing Machine Made To Fool Other Machines

An inverse Turing test?<p>Step right up, ladies and gentlemen, we're taking bets. The fight is machine versus machine. Will one of them be able to spot the tricks of the other?<p>Machine #1 is an algorithm, developed by computer science students at MIT and Harvard University, that is able to write an …

Wireless electricity? It's here

Katie Hall was shocked the second she saw it: a light-bulb glowing in the middle of a room with no wires attached.<p>Looking back, it was a crude experiment, she remembers: a tiny room filled with gigantic copper refrigerator coils -- the kind you'd see if you cracked open the back of your freezer.<p>She …

Google releasing standalone mobile apps for editing docs, spreadsheets and presentations

Google's long had a Drive app for both Android and iOS, but who knows, maybe you just can't handle that many features in one program. If for some reason you're the kind of person who only wants to edit documents and never see another spreadsheet again (not that we blame you), Google just released …

Having High-Tech Gadgets Is a Career-Booster, Says Study

Always using the latest high-tech gadget is one way to boost your image at work, new research suggests.<p>Indeed, business professionals who want to be …

How Are You Feeling Today? Soon Your App Could Know

Emotion-tracking technology–using your phone’s camera to monitor your face–is being used for “neuromarketing” already. And it’s coming soon to health, education, and gaming apps.<p>Imagine if your exercise tracking app could also tell when you looked tired after a run. Or if the online class you were …

Jokes

IBM's Watson Supercomputer May Soon Be The Best Doctor In The World

"Watson, the supercomputer that is now the world Jeopardy champion, basically went to med school after it won Jeopardy," MIT's Andrew McAfee, coauthor of The Second Machine Age, said recently in an interview with Smart Planet. "I'm convinced that <b>if it's not already the world's best diagnostician,</b> …

Artificial Intelligence

Seeing red? The mind-bending power of colour

One person sees a blue and black dress, another a white and gold one. Why? Once dismissed as hippyish, the science of colour is finally being taken seriously<p>If you give the patient one pill, he perks up. If you give him another pill, he calms down. That might not surprise you. What might, though, …

The dream office of the future: No email!

April 17, 2014 | 11:11 AM<p>Embed Code<iframe src="https://www.marketplace.org/2014/04/17/tech/dream-office-future-no-email/popout" frameborder="0" width="100%" height="240px"></iframe><p>Copy<br>• Close<p>Embed Code<iframe src="https://www.marketplace.org/2014/04/17/tech/dream-office-future-no-email/popout" …

Startups

Why Is Facebook Blue? The Science Behind Colors In Marketing

Turns out, something as simple as tweaking the color of a button changes user behavior or endears people to your product. Buffer’s Leo Widrich explains the importance of color in website and brand design.<p><i>Editor’s Note: This is one of the most-read leadership articles of 2013. Click here to see the</i> …

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