Michele Drigo

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How to Write a Cover Letter for a Management Position

Cover Letter Examples for Management Jobs<p>Updated February 26, 2018<p>The goal of any cover letter is to show that you're a strong candidate and should …

Want to Become a Consultant? There's an App for That. Actually, There Are 3.

If you have skills that others need, consider the apps Clarity, Moonlighting and Upwork.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>If you're a seasoned entrepreneur, you're likely expert at something other entrepreneurs need help with -- be it complex accounting issues, or how to …

It's Going to Get Easier to Make Money the Next 5 to 10 Years, and It's Because of These 5 Technologies

From cryptocurrencies to mobile pay, today's innovations have me excited for the future of our wallets.<p>As an entrepreneur and an angel investor, I get really excited about the future of personal finance.<p>As new technologies develop, from cryptocurrencies to virtual wallets, I see advantages for …

7 tips to keep your brain as sharp as your body

When it comes to our hearts, even the non-medical types among us pretty much know what we need to be doing. In a nutshell: exercising and eating right.<p>But when it comes to our brains, guidelines tend to be foggier. Besides, we figure, since we’re probably as smart as we’ll ever be, what can we …

Google wants to teach more people AI and machine learning with a free online course

A new ‘Learn with Google AI’ site will serve as a hub for AI and machine learning resources<p>Machine learning and AI are some of the biggest topics in the tech world right now, and Google is looking to make those fields more accessible to more people with its new Learn with Google AI website.<p>Google …

Machine Learning

7 tough lessons people often learn too late in life

Life lessons are full of wisdom because they often have to be learned the hard way. However, the hardest part about that process is realizing that sometimes not every opportunity lasts forever. You finally "get it" long after the fact.<p>If possible, it's best to learn these things sooner rather than …

25 words you should use on your resume if you want to get more interviews

When it comes to making hiring decisions, including "team player language" on your resume makes it less likely you'll get an offer.<p>So, how do you write a great resume that uses language that will get you hired?<p>A lot of well-meaning people will suggest you should use "action verbs." But that's fast …

Language

Hate your boss? B12 is designing work without (human) managers

Online labor marketplaces have been around since the dawn of the internet. Post a task, select a worker, verify the work, and submit a payment. There are dozens of companies that broker labor services, and the rise of these marketplaces has been a large factor in encouraging as many as a third of …

Why the Best Salespeople Are Masters of These 3 Skills (It's Not Just About Listening) | Inc.com

All the experts agree, the number one sales skill every professional needs is the ability to listen. Listening is the starting point for all learning, for understanding, and for relationships.<p>Listening is helpful when done right. Most sales professionals don't, I didn't.<p>The hard truth is listening …

Selling

10 things smart people never say

There are some things you simply never want to say at work.<p>These phrases carry special power: They have an uncanny ability to make you look bad even …

4 Proven Methods for Learning Faster | Inc.com

<i>What can we do to learn better and faster? originally appeared on Quora: the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world.</i><p><b>Answer by Brett Wingeier, CTO and co-founder of Halo Neuroscience, on Quora:</b><p>Learning can be hard work. That's what …

Machine Learning

Google’s self-training AI turns coders into machine-learning masters - MIT Technology Review

Google just made it a lot easier to build your very own custom AI system.<p>A new service, called Cloud AutoML, uses several machine-learning tricks to …

Machine Learning

These are the two books that are helping Xi Jinping understand AI

China’s president Xi Jinping is an avid reader. He peppers his speeches with quotes from his favorite writers, including Charles Dickens, Victor Hugo, and Paulo Coelho. His annual New Year’s Day greetings offers a rare look into the secrets of his office bookshelf—something Chinese netizens …

Artificial Intelligence

10 Lessons From Billion-Dollar 'Unicorn' Startups

Great success begins with founding teams that create solutions to improve daily life.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>It takes a brave and talented team to found a company these days.The failure rate of all U.S. companies after five years is over 50 percent, and after 10 …

If launching a career in AI is your thing, this online course can get you started

Heads up: All products featured here are selected by Mashable's commerce team and meet our rigorous standards for awesomeness. If you buy something, …

Starbucks has been fending off the robot takeover for years — and any company can take a lesson from its methods

A 2017 report by investment advisory firm Cornerstone Capital Group found that about 6 million to 7.5 million retail jobs will be rendered obsolete by automation in the coming years, Business Insider's Hayley Peterson reported. Cashiers in particular have a 97% chance of being replaced by robots, …

6 Creative Ways to Approach Time Management | Inc.com

<i>What are some of your favorite tips for time management? originally appeared on Quora - the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world.</i><p><b>Answer by Carrie DiRisio, YA writer and creator of @BroodingYAHero, on Quora:</b><p>As an author with a day …

Time Management

Winding Tree is the new kid on the blockchain set on disrupting Airbnb and Expedia

Bitcoin and Ethereum may be the stars of the cryptocurrency story, but the real hero is the technology behind them: blockchain. Platforms like Winding Tree, which is operated by a non-profit out of Switzerland, are using the blockchain to disrupt industries.<p>Essentially there are two ways that …

Blockchain

9 Signs an Employee Is Exceptionally Productive (Which Never Appear on Performance Evaluations) | Inc.com

Many people stay busy. After all, checking items off a to-do list isn't hard.<p>What's hard is checking the <i>right</i> things off your to-do list, completing the <i>right</i> projects, and getting the <i>right</i> stuff done. That's when an employee goes from busy to productive -- and in the process become indispensable to …

Self-improvement

No, Facebook Did Not Panic and Shut Down an AI Program That Was Getting Dangerously Smart

In recent weeks, a story about experimental Facebook machine learning research has been circulating with increasingly panicky, Skynet-esque headlines.<p>…

Google launches its own AI Studio to foster machine intelligence startups

A new week brings a fresh Google initiative targeting AI startups. We started the month with the announcement of Gradient Ventures, Google’s on-balance sheet AI investment vehicle. Two days later we watched the finalists of Google Cloud’s machine learning competition pitch to a panel of top AI …

Andrew Ng to launch Deeplearning.ai months after departure from Baidu

Former Baidu chief scientist Andrew Ng today announced plans to launch a new business called Deeplearning.ai. The company launched with little information about what to expect beyond an exploration of the “frontiers of AI” but alludes to additional details about Deeplearning.ai’s focus and mission …

MIT and Google researchers have made AI that can link sound, sight, and text to understand the world

If we ever want future robots to do our bidding, they’ll have to understand the world around them in a complete way—if a robot hears a barking noise, what’s making it? What does a dog look like, and what do dogs need?<p>AI research has typically treated the ability to recognize images, identify …

Artificial Intelligence

Google's neural network is a multi-tasking pro

Neural networks have been trained to complete a number of different tasks including generating pickup lines, adding animation to video games, and guiding robots to grab objects. But for the most part, these systems are limited to doing one task really well. Trying to train a neural network to do an …

A Photographer Manipulates Light to Mimic the Magic of Reality

André Distel is a self-taught photographer using digital tools to match the perceptive power of the human eye.<p>The colorful coastline of the Cinque Terre in Italy, neon lights shining through the night in Singapore, and the rugged landscape of Iceland are just some of the landscapes photographer …

Kotlin: Everything you need to know about Android's newest development language

Google announced support for Kotlin in Android at Google I/O 2017. It reinforced how important Kotlin is for app development again in 2018, but many …

Programming

The Top 10 Books Every Leader Must Read

Being a leader requires a strong drive to learn, something these 10 authors dwell on.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Were you to ask any great leader in the world for his or her secret to success, the answer would be simple: listening. That's because the best leaders …

A former banker taught herself how to code and is now a top exec at a $700 million startup

Then the 2008 financial crisis struck and Lehman Brothers collapsed.<p>Lachs left Wall Street to get an MBA, hoping that some magical moment would strike where she would know what else to do with her life.<p>"I thought that I'd be sitting in a class and just have this moment of inspiration and I'd be …

This Robot Completes a 2-Hour Brain Surgery Procedure in Just 2.5 Minutes

Doc Bot<p>Brain surgery is precision business, and one slip can spell doom for affected patients. Even in one of the most skilled jobs in the world, …

Robotics

30 Things About Life Everyone Should Learn Before Turning 30 | Inc.com

Life is full of lessons. Some lessons are learned in an instant--like when you touch a hot stove. Others take time to fully understand--for example, what it truly means to be in love. But regardless of the size of the lesson, there are 30 important ones everyone should know before exiting young …

Self-improvement