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23 Books Mark Zuckerberg Thinks Everyone Should Read

The Facebook CEO's best picks and why he thinks everyone should read them.<p>Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has a single mission: to connect people around …

University of Manitoba

Social Media Marketing vs Social Media Advertising: Who Will in 2018?

Organic Social Marketing or Paid Social Advertising?<p>Which is the more effective traffic generation and customer acquisition channel between the two? …

10 Facts You Didn't Know About Facebook Advertising

What works today may not work tomorrow.<p>5 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Facebook ads are one of the trendiest online advertising tools because of their wide reach and relatively low cost. However, right when people believe they have figured it out, Facebook is …

Social Media

7 Things That Influence Every Sales Email Strategy

You must evaluate these seven factors in order to create a highly effective inside sales strategy for your organization<p>Writing a successful sales email requires a careful consideration of options and variables, rather than a one-size-fits all approach. No matter who your audience is, or what you're …

Marketing

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Fig. 1 Nice overview, but laying out pattern relationships in a two dimension grid has severe limitations.<p>Fig. 2 Deep Learning Roadmap<p>Start Here →</b> …

Why Deep Learning is Radically Different from Machine Learning

There is a lot of confusion these days about Artificial Intelligence (AI), Machine Learning (ML) and Deep Learning (DL). There certainly is a massive …

The Three Frameworks You Need to Kick-start Sales

TalentIQ VP of Sales Whitney Sales offers three indispensable exercises for startups seeking to build their early sales function and tally their …

The Best PR Advice You’ve Never Heard - from Facebook’s Head of Tech Communications

“Imagine you’re sitting across from a reporter at lunch. You’re telling them what you do, your story, why they should care about your product. You …

David Letterman

Inside Magic Leap, The Secretive $4.5 Billion Startup Changing Computing Forever

The hottest ticket in tech is an invitation to a banal South Florida business park, indistinguishable on the outside from countless other office buildings that dot America’s suburban landscape. Inside, it’s a whole different story. A different reality, in fact. Humanoid robots walk down the halls, …

Augmented Reality

10 cities that are starting to go car-free

According to Time, Norway is preparing a bill that, if passed, would ban the sale of gas-powered cars in the country by 2025.<p>But cities in Norway are not the only ones getting ready to take the car-free plunge. Urban planners and policy makers around the world have started to brainstorm ways that …

Crafting content that blows away the competition

Content marketers today are faced with unprecedented competition.<p>They compete with other companies for eyes on their content. They compete with …

7 Must-Read Classic Business Books

Business is always changing, but the foundations of great entrepreneurship never do. These classic business books are a must-read for every founder.<p>Summer vacation. For most founders of early-stage and fast-growth companies those two words together are about as foreign as snow in August. Still, …

Entrepreneurship

The New Nordic Road Trip

Day 1: Sogndal to Gudbrandsjuvet, 4 hours<p>Roads connecting towns to their airports are usually the dullest stretches of asphalt on the planet. Not in …

European Travel

How to find the right freelancers to get your business off the ground

<i>This article is part of DBA, a series on Mashable about running a business that features insights from leaders in entrepreneurship, venture capital</i> …

Employment

Google and Levi’s team up on a “connected” jacket that lets you answer calls, use maps and more

At Google’s I/O conference today, Google’s Advanced Technology and Projects (ATAP) research unit offered an update on its interactive textiles project unveiled last year, Project Jacquard. ATAP’s Ivan Poupyrev announced that the company was collaborating with iconic clothing company, Levi’s, to …

Wearable Tech

Story of cities #36: how Copenhagen rejected 1960s modernist 'utopia'

While concrete was being poured across Europe’s cities, Denmark’s capital found itself at a crossroads: would it follow the car-centric vision of grand boulevards and streets in the sky – or keep its citizen-focused design?<p>“In the 60s and 70s, we thought that if you built huge blocks with …

Urbanism

TV networks battle new media threat as Facebook looms over ad war

Hulu, Vice and other new media services are preparing to gather in New York for this year’s NewFronts, as Facebook and Google watch ad dollars pour in<p>Television executives have cause to be scared: though they’ve survived at least eight years of predicted doom, billions in ad money has disappeared, …

Media Industry

Silicon Valley Legend Creates Pitch Deck Template For Entrepreneurs

Peter Thiel cofounded Paypal with Elon Musk and Max Levchin in 1998. They sold this company to eBay in a deal worth over $1B. He then founded several …

The Best Places You've Never Heard of to Raise Money

Fundraising is less of a drag when you aren't chasing the same dollars as everybody else<p>I took a meeting this morning with a first time founder who meekly asked if I could explain the seed stage funding landscape - who exactly are these angels and their groups, how does a fund operate, where …

Venture Capital

Coming soon: The internet of clothes

The internet of clothes might soon be a reality, if a deal announced today (Apr. 18) between Avery Dennison, a major manufacturer of apparel and footwear care-labels, and Evrythng, a London internet of things startup, succeeds. The partnership will result in 10 billion items of clothing getting …

Internet of Things

Finally, The Golden Ratio Gets Its Own Coloring Book

Venezuelan artist Rafael Araujo creates meticulously detailed drawings of the Fibonacci spiral in nature–now, you can color along.<p>When it comes to design, the golden ratio is mostly bullshit. Though designers sometimes use it, there’s just no proof people prefer that precise spatial ratio in their …

Drawing

US by rail: Take the slow train down the West Coast

The usual way to do the US West Coast is to drive Route 101 – which is fine, if a bit obvious, perhaps a touch unadventurous. There is another way which is neither obvious nor bland, but a great adventure. And – as Billy Connolly reveals in his current television series – it is brilliant. It is the …