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Big Data And AI: 30 Amazing (And Free) Public Data Sources For 2018

Machine learning, artificial intelligence, blockchains, predictive analytics – all amazing technologies which have promised to revolutionize business and society.<p>They are useless, however, without data. Fortunately for businesses and organizations which don’t have the resources to methodically …

Machine Learning

Why Old-School Brands Like Gap Need to Learn New Tricks to Survive in the Digital Age

On the third floor of Gap Inc. in San Francisco, near the western terminus of the Bay Bridge, a bank of 14 big-screen monitors displays web visits, …

Video is Now the Biggest Ad Format: Are Millennials Shifting Trends Again?

Video’s day is dawning. As the latest Internet Advertising Bureau (IAB) Digital Adspend report shows; video has at last usurped the banner as …

Digital Advertising

From an evolutionary perspective, does it make any sense to be nice?

Solving Darwin’s puzzle of kindness.<p>World Kindness Day is a global 24-hour celebration dedicated to paying-it-forward and focusing on the good. We are encouraged to perform acts of kindness such as giving blood, cleaning a communal microwave at work, or volunteering at a nursing home.<p>Of course, …

Psychology

Apple CEO Tim Cook gave a shout-out to a $100-per-year app for doctors — here's what it does

Apple CEO Tim Cook isn't a doctor, but he talked about a piece of medical software, VisualDx, during Apple's most recent earnings call.<p>It was an interesting choice of an app to highlight. Apple has deep ambition to break into the health and medical worlds, but although VisualDx is available to …

Machine Learning

Covering Streets in Cooling Paint Is The New Trick to Deal With Rising Heat in Cities

Take that, global warming.<p>There are many ways we can combat temperatures rising on our planet. The city of LA has hit upon one small change that …

What ‘disruption’ looks like at PwC

An auditor may not be the first kind of business that comes to mind when you hear the word disruption’. Yet disruptive technology is as relevant to …

Marvel Cinematic Universe

This is how music can help you achieve mindfulness

We spoke to mindfulness studio The Indigo Project about the strong correlation between good music and good vibes.<p>Most of us are so overloaded …

The One Question I Ask To Stop Negative Thoughts From Ruining My Day

No meditation needed.<p><i>This piece originally appeared on Shine, a free daily text service, and is reprinted with permission.</i><p>I like to think I’m an unofficial expert on negative thinking. It’s not unusual for me to start and finish the day ruminating on something that <i>could</i> go wrong–but most likely …

When Your Patient Gets Angry

If you’ve grown up on Marvel Comics, you know the Incredible Hulk’s line: “Don’t make me angry. You wouldn’t like me when I’m angry.” Some of our …

Spending 10 days in absolute silence changed the way I think, act, and work

<i>In this opinion piece, Payal Sheth, a global marketing manager at the Boston Consulting Group, explains how an ancient meditation technique helped change the way she thinks and engages with people.</i><p>Yes, you read that right. Silent meditation.<p>One might ask: Isn't it obvious that you are almost always …

Meditation

How to stop worrying in 4 easy steps

Horst Diekgerdes for Harper's Bazaar<p>Advertisement - Continue Reading Below<p>I have a vivid memory of being four years old in a diner with my mother and …

Managing Worry With Mindfulness

<i>“Do not anticipate trouble, or worry about what may never happen.</i> <i><br>Keep in the sunlight.” – Benjamin Franklin</i><p>Today I am tired. I worry about the work …

What Mothering Has Taught Me: Women Share Life-Changing Lessons

Motherhood is many emotions and adventures. It is laughter and tears—sometimes simultaneously. It is watching with wonder as your child goes from …

The New Wave Of Mindfulness Tech: Meditation VR

In a new immersive experience, anyone can cut ties with reality for a few minutes and find themselves at a Northern California retreat center.<p>When talking about the particular stressors of life in the modern age, it’s hard not to point to tech as part of the problem. Technological innovations, it …

Mindfulness

'Souped-up meditation': Boulder's Naropa University to back up mindfulness with science

The quaint Naropa University campus is nestled in the shadows of the sprawling University of Colorado Boulder campus, less than a mile from CU's …

Five Ways To Support Someone With Chronic Illness At Events

Today I have a wedding of one of my oldest friends, but I woke up in blinding abdo pain and with a crippling UTI. I should just stay in bed, but last …

How to Create an Abundance Mentality

This curated post is authored by Henrik Edberg, Founder ofThe post How to Create an Abundance Mentality appeared first on iamwire.

Self-improvement

Equinix CEO: How my data center REIT serves clients like Burger King

Companies like Burger King might seem antithetical to data centers, but for Equinix CEO Steve Smith, the fast-food chain represents just one of the …

The 25 Best Ads of 2017 (So Far)

We’ve made it through the first six months of 2017 more or less intact, so it’s time to look back at some of our favorite advertising produced over …

How to Use Social Insights to Improve Your Brand’s Content

Here are some ways you can use social insights to inform your content marketing strategies and craft the right messages for your customers.The post …

Marketing

The Story About AI In Ad Tech Is Mostly Fiction

AdExchanger |"Data-Driven Thinking" is written by members of the media community and contains fresh ideas on the digital revolution in media. Today’s …

Inside The New York Times’ international programmatic strategy

The New York Times is leaning on programmatic advertising to support its expansion across Europe and Asia. It has done so with a lean programmatic …

TBWA\MAL Adds Agency A-Leaguer To Its Social Purpose Unit

TBWA\Media Arts Lab formed a cause-related unit a few years back called MAL\For Good. It was launched by Lee Clow, who needs no introduction. He has …

How Moat mastered the art of the ad tech pivot

Fresh off an $850 million acquisition by Yahoo, Right Media CEO Michael Walrath and board members Noah and Jonah Goodhart thought their next big ad …

Advertisers Need to Stop Chasing Engagement and Get Back to Focusing on Awareness

In the early days of advertising, awareness was the name of the game.<p>Fifty years ago, if your brand could afford to get into television, print or …

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German consortium to build a Tesla gigafactory rival

The world's second largest exporter is gearing up to compete with California's Tesla, by building its own advanced battery plant, Bloomberg reports. …