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CLOT and Converse Team up for Confucius-Inspired One Star

A fuzzy balance of yin and yang.<p>New photos of CLOT‘s latest collaboration with Converse for a pair of One Stars have just surfaced. The photos were posted courtesy of @s.sam.group, and reveals some hairy suede in the upper. The colorway has a well-balanced composition of black and white, which …

"Triple Black" Visits the Converse Chuck Taylor All Star '70

The retro classic gets stealthy.<p>Converse‘s iconic Chuck Taylor All Star ‘70 models receive the classic “Triple Black” treatment for this summer. Both the Hi and Ox iterations will boast higher midsole foxing, a polished rubber finish on the sole unit, premium quality construction and a thoroughly …

When Apps Get Too Human, They Tumble into the Uncanny Valley

I recently returned from a vacation to find that Google’s algorithms had created a customized slide show of my trip. I hadn’t asked for one. But the …

Silicon Valley

Airbnb’s Surprising Path to Y Combinator

<b>In 2008,</b> Brian Chesky and Joe Gebbia had run out of money; they were going into debt; and Airbnb had notraffic.NateBlecharczyk had followed his …

These Mobile Innovators Are Shaping the Future of Advertising

The mobile marketing landscape has grown more heavily populated with important players, many of whom quietly operate behind the scenes while some of …

A Ridiculously Simple Tool For Building Products People Love

What do Airbnb, Google, and Snap have in common? They know how to get their products “hired” for the job.<p>I was a late adopter of Snapchat. When it first surfaced in 2011, I didn’t relate to its intended audience of college students who wanted to “chat” with photos that only lasted …

The Internet of Things: 10 types of enterprise deployments

As businesses continue to experiment with the Internet of Things, interesting use cases are emerging. Here are some of the most common ways IoT is …

Internet of Things

You can now transfer money internationally through Facebook

Forget about likes and shares. You can now transfer money internationally through Facebook.<p>The money transfer startup TransferWise has launched a new chatbot that enables Facebook (FB) users to move funds abroad using the social platform's Messenger service.<p>The bot can be used to move money between …

Chatbots

The 5 Things No One Ever Tells You About Starting a Business | Inc.com

Entrepreneurship is experiencing a romantic renaissance of sorts, a startup spring if you will. Everyone wants to hang a shingle on the back of their budding unicorn. It's culture and it's growth and it's hustle. Starting a business today seems to look really good on a t-shirt. The CEO's and …

Entrepreneurship

Machine Learning is About to Turn the Marketing World Upside Down

<i>Steven Wong is CMO and Derek Slater is content director at Ready State, a digital-marketing agency in San Francisco</i><p>Scene: It’s 2017, and your CEO calls you in. She asks about your market segmentation—you have five personas, based on demographic data. Then she hands you a report from the data …

Why the Founder of Kit Built a Chatbot to Solve Every Entrepreneur’s Biggest Problem

On this special episode of Shopify Masters, you'll hear from Michael Perry, the Founder of Kit: a virtual employee recently acquired by Shopify that …

How I made our AI chatbot more human

<i>Disclosure: The author is the Senior Technical Client Partner at Red Ant.</i><p>There has been a lot of buzz recently about AI chatbots and how brands can …

Up to Speed on Deep Learning: July Update

<i>By Isaac Madan</i><p>Continuing our series of deep learning updates, we pulled together some of the awesome resources that have emerged since our last post …

Digital Edition

25 book recommendations from some of the smartest people in tech

Our goal has always been to give you rare, unprecedented access to the people shaping the tech industry— specifically, the advice that they've gained through experience, or used to get where they are today.<p>So when we sat down earlier this year to double down on this mission, we wondered who these …

7 e-commerce SEO trends we’re seeing in 2016

For those managing search engine optimization for e-commerce websites, contributor Jayson DeMers has some advice for what to focus on to stay ahead …

Apple Now Has A Neural Network API

Unlock Apple's machine learning with a few lines of code<p>Neural networks are all the rage recently—they're a way to get software to make decisions based on an overwhelming amount of data and the fundamental component of deep learning, which allows computers to recognize photos, speech, and text with …

Category merchandising: E-commerce optimization’s best-kept secret

What is the biggest missed opportunity in e-commerce optimization? For nearly ten years, A/B testing has been the weapon of choice for improving …

Mobile App Development: How to Create a Useful App

These days, it's easy to get caught up in cool, new technology and mobile apps while forgetting about the user. Bethany Poole, group marketing …

Apps

7 essential Google Analytics reports every marketer must know

You may be using Google Analytics, but are you using it to its full potential? Contributor Khalid Saleh lays out 7 key reports with which every …

20 Online Invoice Solutions That Offer More Than Just Invoicing

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>More small business owners and freelancers recognize the benefits of moving from manual invoices created in a word processing program and then mailed or faxed to their clients, to online invoicing solutions that speed the process of …

Practical Guide to implementing Neural Networks in Python (using Theano)

Introduction<p>In my last article, I discussed the fundamentals of deep learning, where I explained the basic working of a artificial neural network. If …

First 10 Things You Should Do When Launching a Website

Launching a website can be stressful and overwhelming. It doesn’t matter whether it’s a personal blog or a business website, the issue is still the same: you need to start promoting your site so real, human visitors can find you and enjoy your content.<p>Over the past month I’ve been working on my …

Google Search

Vicarious Is The AI Company That Includes Zuckerberg, Bezos, Musk, And Thiel As Investors

Vicarious has the mission to “build the next generation of artificial intelligence algorithms.” That said, its objectives are longer-term in nature. Vicarious has assembled a who’s who of technology legends as investors, including Jeff Bezos, Elon Musk, Peter Thiel, and Mark Zuckerberg. Co-founder, …

Artificial Intelligence

The leading enterprise intranet, portal, and collaboration platforms for 2016

While there is a relatively small short list of platforms suitable for large enterprise needs, two recent entrants, and some maturing contenders, are …

Landscape Is a Free Web Service That Sizes Photos For Any Social Media Channel

There are a lot of social media channels photographers keep up with at the moment. Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter are just the start, and every one …

Photo Editing

Startups Seek Big Data Leverage with Machine Learning

It’s well understood that machine learning is eating the software world, so it’s no surprise to see tech startups like Cosmify and LodgIQ emerging …

Machine Learning

7 Remarkably Simple Methods To Boost Checkout Conversion Rates

For e-commerce companies, there is no metric more important than the checkout process conversion rate. This is the page that brings in your actual …

Conversion Rate

How the best retention strategies used by ecommerce giants can work for you

Did you know that once you have established yourself as a trusted ecommerce platform making more than 10 sales per day, about 60 percent of your …