Ivan Di Giusto

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How Data Scientists Extract Value from Data [Infographic]

Building a successful data science program in your company relies on a good understanding of the data professionals who extract insights and value …

Data Science

7 open-source password managers to try now that LogMeIn owns LastPass

Some LastPass users were clearly not pleased to find out last week that the password management app had been acquired by LogMeIn. Fortunately, there are several alternatives to choose from.<p>Sure, there are premium options like Dashlane, Keeper, Passpack, 1Password, and RoboForm, but there are also …

Pinterest open-sources Terrapin, a tool for serving data from Hadoop

Pinterest today announced the availability of Terrapin, a new piece of open-source software that’s designed to more efficiently push data out of the Hadoop open-source big data software and make it available for other systems to use.<p>Engineers at Pinterest designed Terrapin as a replacement for the …

APIs Are The New FTEs

Gaurav Jain Contributor<p>Gaurav Jain is a principal at Founder Collective. He co-founded Polar and was an early product manager for Android.<p>More posts by this contributor:<p>How To Be A VC Without Any Capital<br>• You’ve Only Got One Shot At Building A Consumer Unicorn<p>Facebook, Google and Twitter have to deal …

Startups

Amsterdam becomes a 'smart city' with The Things Network

Amsterdam is set to become a ‘connected city,’ with the launch of a new Internet-of-Things wireless network that will allow objects to transmit data between each other – and The Next Web is helping to bring it to life.<p>The Things Network is a first-of-its-kind system that uses low-power, …

Okta Customer Research Finds Office 365 Most Used Cloud Service

As a cloud identity management service, Okta collects tons of data about how its customers use other cloud products. Today it released its first Okta Business @ Work Report. Among the many compelling findings was that Microsoft’s Office 365 was the favorite cloud service overall so far this …

Customers

Is Getting Old A Disease?

Drug researchers are trying to convince the FDA that the answer is yes<p>On June 24, researchers will meet with the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for a very specific reason: they want to test a drug that might slow the aging process. If they succeed, they will show for the first time that aging …

Google releases an Android version of Topeka, its Material Design example code

Last year, Google launched the Topeka web app as an “Open Source example” of what material design should look like on the web, and now they’re doing much the same—but for Android. The company took to its Android Developers’ blog to announce the Android version of Topeka, which the company hopes …

Node.js and io.js are settling their differences, merging back together

Earlier this year, a number of Node.js developers started their own fork of the framework, io.js, after a public spat with the “steward” of the framework, Joyent.<p>Today, the Linux Foundation has announced that Node.js and io.js will officially merge codebases under a new entity: the ‘Node …

Forecast: Workplace Trends, Choices and Technologies for 2015

We gotta wear shades.<p>What’s in store for 2015 when it comes to technology advances in the workplace?<p>Box growth in a number of nascent technologies accurately describes 2014. This next year will see these technologies broadly deployed, but with that deployment will come challenges and choices to …

5 digital health trends you'll see in 2015 - CNN.com

<b>(Mashable)</b> -- 2014 has been a huge year for health tech. According to digital health incubator StartUp Health, digital health funding in the first three quarters of 2014 has already surpassed $5 billion, close to double what was invested in all of 2013 ($2.8 billion).<p>"Digital health funding for the …

How Positive Thinking Builds Skills And Improves Your Work

<i>James Clear writes about using behavioral science to master your habits and improve your health. His free guide, Transform Your Habits, has been downloaded more than 80,000 times. This post originally appeared on his blog.</i><p>Positive thinking sounds useful on the surface (most of us would prefer to be …