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38 enterprise startups that will boom in 2017, according to VC investors

Who better to ask than the startup experts, the VCs that watch the industry, guide the startups, hear their pitches, and invest in them?<p>So we reached out to a handful of top VCs and asked them which young or growth-stage startups will boom in 2017.<p>We asked them to particularly focus on enterprise …

A quiet education revolution worldwide is giving kids the skills to be 21st-century citizens

As a child, Dana Narvaiša hated school. Her teachers thought she asked too many questions and her English instructor used to gleefully skip over her when it was time to read aloud to the class.<p>Narvaiša now runs Cesis New Primary School in a town of 40,000 people, about an hour and a half from Riga, …

This 60-Year-Old Theory Can Help You Nail Your Next Job Interview

You need to showcase the higher-order thinking skills computers haven’t mastered and your peers aren’t highlighting.<p>Day by day, year by year, machines are taking over basic tasks like data collection and processing, leaving the higher-order stuff to humans. The more automation eats away at the …

Zero Waste Living: Everything You Need to Know

How to reduce your impact on the environment<p>From clothes and food to <i>stuff</i>, how many times per week do you throw out unloved, unwanted or unused …

These apps will make your business a collaboration powerhouse

Email is still the go-to communication tool for business, but more often it's taking a backseat to a wide spectrum of cloud-based apps that can have …

MIT Develops A.I. That Can Predict Seconds Into the Future

A superhero who was able to see two seconds into the future wouldn’t be invincible, but she’d have a leg up on mere mortals. On Monday, the …

Artificial Intelligence

Google's DeepMind AI gives robots the ability to dream - ExtremeTech

Google’s DeepMind AI gives robots the ability to dream<p>By on November 28, 2016 at 10:05 am<p>This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on …

Artificial Intelligence

Preparing Your Social Media Strategy for 2017

It’s never too early to start working on your social media strategy for next year (or next week or next month).Recently, Buffer released their annual …

Think your job is safe from the robo-uprising? Think again

When I were a lad, watching the news on the telly, waiting to be allowed to use the set to plug in my ZX Spectrum, I'd be told to concentrate on the …

Ravenous Bacteria Eats Poop and Produces Power

Researchers at Ghent University have hit on a method of harvesting energy from raw sewage that treats the wastewater without using external …

This is how you persuade a VC to give you millions

How do you persuade a venture capitalist to give you money?<p>Traditionally, startup founders prepare a deck of slides and make a formal presentation to a VC fund in the hopes of getting an investment. But it turns out that "the pitch" and "the deck" are only a small part of what VCs really think …

CSSReference.io is a gorgeous visual guide to CSS

The best way to learn CSS is through trial-and-error. <i>You’ve got to write code in order to learn to be a coder</i>. That’s the simple truth of the matter. But it’s always nice to have a helping hand guide you through the often confusing and contradictory technology used to style and illustrate webpages, …

Rugged solar roads to hit four continents in 2017

Solar-generating roadways could soon be a reality on roads everywhere, thanks to new technology from Europe. According to Bloomberg, Colas SA, a …

How to make responsive web apps with container queries

Responsive web design has been around for years now, and in that time we’ve seen a drastic shift in how we approach website development. Media …

10 of the Best Social Media Marketing Tools for Your Business

What is the best social media marketing tool on the market?<p>This is a question that has sparked many heated debates among marketers. With so many …

How to Tell If Machine Learning Can Solve Your Business Problem

“AI,” “big data,” and “machine learning” are all trending buzzwords, and you might be curious about how they apply to your domain. You might even have startups beating down your door, pitching you their new “AI-powered” product. So how can you know which problems in your business are amenable to …

Big Data: 17 Predictions Everyone Should Read

This curated column is authored by leading business and data expert, Bernard Marr<p>Almost everyone can agree that big data has taken the business world …

Big Data

5 Mistakes Employees Make When Challenging the Status Quo

It’s time for companies to embrace their rebel talent as a way to foster innovation, employee engagement, and change from within.<p>But what happens when a brave employee decides to challenge organizational conformity and offer new ideas that she sincerely believes would improve operations, before the …

Weapons of math destruction? The problem with algorithms

Increasingly, the decisions impacting our lives are driven by data and made by algorithms. But do they really make fairer and better decisions? …

Pedagogy vs. Andragogy

Over this last year I have been fortunate to have been sent to many education conferences on behalf of SmartBrief in pursuit of content and guest …

12 timeless UI patterns analyzed

Cards allow sites to present a heavy dose of content in a digestible manner. As we explain in our Web Design Book of Trends 2015–2015, cards are popping out everywhere lately, and this pattern’s success is directly related to its usefulness.<p>Cards act as containers for clickable information: …

UI Design

Top 8 Big Data Tools for Enterprise Developers

This guest column is by technology enthusiast & writer, Chris Bateson<p>The term ‘Big Data‘ can no longer be considered a buzzword. As more and more …

Big Data

25+ websites to find datasets for data science projects

Introduction<p>If there is <b>one</b> sentence, which summarizes the essence of learning data science, it is this:<p><i>The best way to learn data science is to apply</i> …

4 Tips for Mastering the Art of Persuasion

<i>This article is part of</i> Tools of the Trade<i>, a weekly series in which a variety of experts share actionable tips for achieving fast and effective</i> …

13 Things Mentally Strong People Don't Do

We all reach critical points in our lives where our mental strength is tested. It might be a toxic friend or colleague, a dead-end job, or a struggling relationship. Whatever the challenge, you have to see things through a new lens, and take decisive action if you want to move through it …

How to apply natural language processing in the enterprise

It’s no secret that artificial intelligence (AI) is rapidly transitioning out of R&D labs and into the mainstream market for enterprise applications.<p>Leaders in the computer vision space, such as those developing autonomous cars, have continually made headlines as the new technology breaks ground. …

8 Ways To Get People To Take You More Seriously

Do you ever feel like nobody takes you seriously at work? If so, you're not alone. More than 50% of people don't feel respected at work, according to a global survey of more than 20,000 employees by the <i>Harvard Business Review</i>.<p>Maybe colleagues ignore your input in meetings. Perhaps they interrupt …

7 memory skills that will make you smarter

Take it from Peter Brown, Henry Roediger, and Mark McDaniel, authors of "Make It Stick: The Science Of Successful Learning."<p>"We need to keep learning and remembering all our lives," they write. "Getting ahead at work takes mastery of job skills and difficult colleagues. ... If you're good at …

Machine Learning Is No Longer Just for Experts

If you’re not using deep learning already, you should be. That was the message from legendary Google engineer Jeff Dean at the end of his keynote earlier this year at a conference on web search and data mining. Dean was referring to the rapid increase in machine learning algorithms’ accuracy, …

The future of education: We don’t need to teach our kids to code, we need to teach them how to dream

Technology is changing life faster than ever and the pace of this change is accelerating. When you look at the change to the world in the last 10 …