Jim Ostergaard

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12 Ways You Can Absolutely Make Money Online

For many people, making money online would be an absolute dream come true. If they could find a way to make money with a website or some other online venture, they could quit their job to focus on entrepreneurship, spend more time with their family, and finally take back control of their time and …

Marketing

Ginger Page is the 24/7 writing tutor you need on any device

Ever fielded a text or email so chock full of typos and grammar errors that it felt less like reading and more like code breaking? The sad fact is that the advent of quick, on-the-fly digital communication has done its fair share of damage to the English language.<p>Unfortunately, if you suffer from a …

10 Ways You Can Make an Impressive Impact At Work

You were born to make an impact, so be impressive.<p>The world's growing ever more competitive. Even if you already have a job, making sure you have access to the best opportunities means going beyond the usual. It's not enough to stay on top of your to-do list or meet the expectations of your job …

BOLT Internet Of Things Platform Hits Kickstarter From $12

Developers, makers and hobbyists looking to develop their own Internet of Things projects may be interested in the world’s first IoT platform which …

Machine-learning cloud platforms get to work

Analytic platforms as a service (PaaS) could shorten machine-learning learning curve.<p>The machine-learning smarts that help Google know what’s in a …

Machine Learning

A cofounder of Google’s moonshot factory doesn’t like to fire people, so he ‘liberates’ them instead

Sebastian Thrun, a cofounder of Google’s moonshot factory, has been testing a management theory inside his online education startup Udacity: If people aren’t happy, make them leave.<p>“If you are unhappy, and you and I both recognize that’s the case, I never fire you. I liberate you. Liberation is …

Online Education

12 AI Quotes Everyone Should Read

Artificial Intelligence began as a philosophical conundrum in ancient times, developed into a science fiction forecast (and warning) in the Modern Era and is a practical reality today. This shows that from the earliest known period of human history to the present day it has been a subject of …

Artificial Intelligence

The data that transformed AI research—and possibly the world

In 2006, Fei-Fei Li started ruminating on an idea.<p>Li, a newly-minted computer science professor at University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, saw her colleagues across academia and the AI industry hammering away at the same concept: a better algorithm would make better decisions, regardless of the …

Deep Learning

Google’s AI scientists showed that you can get better image recognition results by feeding machines a whole lot more data

Google released a new paper last week outlining the principles behind the experiment.<p>Machine learning algorithms learn to better perform a particular task by munching through enormous quantities of data, but so far the amount of data the major AI experiments have been conducted with has remain …

Artificial Intelligence, Explained

From personal assistants like Siri, to movie suggestions on Netflix, artificial intelligence (NYSE:AI) is rapidly becoming ubiquitous in everyday …

Getting Started with AWS X-Ray

To get started with AWS X-Ray, launch a sample app in Elastic Beanstalk that is already instrumented to generate trace data. In a few minutes, you …

Cloud Computing

4 Easy Fixes That Actually Make Your Resume Stand Out | Inc.com

If you're like most job seekers, the thought of sitting down to update your resume can seem pretty darned unpleasant. Anxiety provoking. Full-on dreadful.<p>You get the drift.<p>Part of the reason it feels like this is that you probably assume it's going to take tons of blood, sweat, and tears to ensure …

Employment

Facebook just fired four more shots into the belly of the $53 billion server market

And on Wednesday, Facebook upped the bar yet again.<p>Facebook announced that it was giving away four new designs for brand-new types of computer servers invented at Facebook.<p>Anyone can take these designs, modify them and use them, with contract manufacturers standing by to build them.<p>Those contract …

40 Awesome Ways to Be an (Even) Better Leader | Inc.com

You're a good leader. You run a good organization. You have a good product and a good brand. You have good customer service. Your sales are good. You have good people on your team and a good culture. So if everything is so good, why are you unsatisfied?<p>My bet is that you have finally arrived at the …

Leadership

Snap has financially handcuffed itself to Google Cloud (Updated)

In doing so, it’s not in control over some key parts of its business and costs for the foreseeable future as its IPO approaches.<p>The S-1 Registration Statement just issued by Snap is (as these documents usually are) highly illuminating into the inner workings of this business. While the company has …

Oracle bets the future of Java EE on REST APIs

Oracle is banking on REST and JSON to modernize Java EE for microservices and the cloud.<p>It may seem like ages since REST stole thunder from SOAP as a …

VMware NSX Network Virtualization Platform Enables Businesses to Accelerate Digital Transformation

PALO ALTO, CA--(Marketwired - February 02, 2017) - VMware, Inc. (<p>NYSE: VMW) today announced new releases of the VMware NSX® network virtualization …

Serverless Functions for Kubernetes

What is Fission?<p>Fission is a framework for serverless functions on Kubernetes.<p>Write short-lived functions in any language, and map them to HTTP …

DevOps

Key Technology Trends For 2017

Every year, technology introduces new ways of doing business. In 2016, we witnessed significant technological advancements. This year, be it Internet …

Internet of Things