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The top 50 brands that cool teenage girls love

Goldman Sachs and Teen Vogue picked out young women ages 13-29 that they defined as fashion forward, and polled these select girls in the fall to find out which brands they love the most.<p>These "It Girls," according to the study, obviously have discerning taste in brands.<p>Based on the survey results, …

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The best quotes to help you find business success

Beyond Dashboards: Good Business Intelligence is About Actionable Data

Business intelligence is a lot more than visually appealing dashboards. With a market size of roughly $14 billion, business analytics software companies are making actionable sense of an endless stream of data.<p>Simply defined as the "transformation of raw data into meaningful and useful information …

Google’s machine learning gains natural language understanding

Google is promoting natural language understanding with the open-sourcing of SyntaxNet, a neural network framework, and Parsey McParseface, an …

America’s enduring Hiroshima shame: Why Barack Obama should apologize for the atomic bomb — but won’t | Salon.com

<b>Barack Obama (AP/Carolyn Kaster)</b><p>America’s enduring Hiroshima shame: Why Barack Obama should apologize for the atomic bomb — but won’t<p>Obama will become the first sitting president to ever visit the site of one of America’s greatest crimes<p>Jack Mirkinson<p>May 12, 2016 9:56am (UTC)<p>As President Obama …

Barack Obama

This Algorithm Explains How to Make Perfect French Fries Every Time

Whether you want to make steak fries, shoestring fries, or classic French fries, this algorithm guides you every step of the way so they turn out …

May's 10 best new web design tools

Researching what's been done before is often the best way to work out how to achieve things in your own projects. This month there are two UI flow …

Web Design

Amazon Increases Free Shipping Minimum From $35 To $49

If you are not an Amazon Prime user, then you will not be thrilled to hear that Amazon has increased its free shipping minimum by 40%. Specifically, the free shipping minimum has increased to $49 from $35. The price increase makes it easier for Prime users to justify the $99 per year ($49 for …

An Unusual Checklist To Upgrade eCommerce Checkout Pages

When shoppers arrive at checkout, an overwhelming majority get cold feet. The data suggests that, on average, 68.53% of shopping carts are left …

How mobile apps “ate” brick and mortar retail — and what needs to happen next

<i>This sponsored post is produced by Neumob.</i><p><i>“If there’s an underlying take-away from (the 2015) holiday season, I think it will be remembered as the one where mobile ate brick-and-mortar”</i> — ComScore chairman emeritus Gian Fulgoni<p><i>“On the desktop, the browser was king. Not so in mobile. We’re already</i> …

eCommerce

How Retailers Will Survive In The Amazon Era

Hire a service designer, for starters.<p>There’s no way around it—the past year has been rough for retail. Even the stalwarts have taken a hit: Nordstrom had a terrible run on NASDAQ; Macy’s cratered, with its stock ending 2015 40% down for the year; and Walmart is shutting down over 250 stores …

Alibaba is working to bring virtual reality into its e-commerce services

Alibaba has formally thrown its hat into the virtual reality ring after the Chinese e-commerce giant announced its own VR research lab, dubbed GnomeMagic Lab.<p>The company invested in red hot augmented reality company Magic Leap earlier this year, in a deal that put Alibaba vice chairman Joe Tsai on …

This Week on DineSafe: Ali Baba's, Sweet Escape, BakeryHaus, Hermes Bakery, KO Burgers, The Fry

This week on DineSafe, Welcome Restaurant on Jane Street was shut down for an insect infestation. A trio of bakeries received conditional passes too, …

Startup, IPO, Acquisition, Phenomenal Growth: the Inside Story of the Salesforce Marketing Cloud

How many startups go public, then get acquired, and then grow at a phenomenal rate? An exclusive interview with Salesforce Marketing Cloud CEO Scott McCorkle.<p>For a number of years I've been fortunate to get an inside look at a very unusual company evolution. Very few startups make it to an IPO. …

The moment Hitler declared war on the US

Until December 11, 1941, the US and Nazi Germany were technically neutral despite World War II having ravaged large portions of Europe, the Middle East, and Asia.<p>But following Imperial Japan's attack on Pearl Harbor and the beginning of hostilities between the US and the Axis Powers on December 7, …

World War II

Machine-learning enhances, doesn't hurt, human creativity

Machines are getting smarter. And pretty soon, they’ll come for us.<p>That seems to be the story today, whether from Hollywood or in breathless articles in popular tech magazines about artificial intelligence and nanotechnology.<p>In a world where machines can learn, once humans push the “on” button, …

Amazon open-sources its own deep learning software, DSSTNE

Amazon has suddenly made a remarkable entrance into the world of open-source software for deep learning. Yesterday the ecommerce company quietly released a library called DSSTNE on GitHub under an open-source Apache license.<p>Deep learning involves training artificial neural networks on lots of data …

Machine Learning

50 essential free resources for your graphic design projects

When it comes to being a designer, you’ll always need to stock up on graphics, stock photography and fonts as well as rely on other helpful tools to …

Does Machine Learning Spell The End Of The Data Scientist? | Articles | Analytics

The data scientist role has long been considered one of the most prestigious of the digital age, with wages averaging around $120,000. Despite this, …