Venkat Subbiah

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Stop Beginning Your Speeches with 'Good Morning and Thank You' and Start With This Instead

It doesn't matter how compelling your presentation is if you haven't grabbed your audience's attention in the first few seconds.<p>Every presentation is an opportunity to make an impression. You can either use your pitch to build credibility, engagement and buy-in, or blow the chance to share your …

After a week I must begrudgingly admit VSCode is a better editor than Emacs

10 years of love for Emacs undone by a week in VSCode.Last week, I wrote about Why I won’t be switching to VSCode any time soon. Then Cunningham’s …

20 of Europe’s most innovative hardware and IoT start-ups

Which IoT and hardware players are the ones to watch in 2018? Here, we list 20 of the most innovative and diverse start-ups to keep an eye on.<p>The …

Learn to code on iOS with awesome perks — for a price

A Silicon Valley is offering wannabe coders the opportunity to get a free MacBook and free housing while taking their 30-week iOS coding course.<p>Of course, there’s a bit of a catch with the offer. Lambda School CEO Austen Allred revealed his school’s amazing offer along with the stipulation that if …

Labor Economics

People are going crazy over this new 50-inch 4K TV with built-in Fire TV for just $399.99

If you’re in the market for an affordable TV with great picture quality and fantastic smart features, there’s probably only one TV you should even …

This Country Has Just Been Voted as the Best European Travel Destination

Voices in global travel have officially declared what Portugal’s Tourism Office, the Turismo de Portugal, has been communicating for over a year now: …

How I become Blockchain developer and Smart contract hacker

Half a year to become middle smart contract hacker<p>My first fail<p>For about two years i were a freelance Android developer and studied Machine Learning …

How To Iron A Shirt For A Perfectly Crisp Result

Ah, the good old days – when you could throw your dress shirt in a crumpled heap on the floor and your mother would iron it back to perfection. Or …

30 Breathtaking North American Natural Wonders You Have to See Before You Die

When it comes to traveling, Americans often feel like they haven't seen enough, despite the number of foreign countries they may be lucky enough to have already visited. You might be determined to visit the famed Seven Wonders of the World, but did you know there are actually dozens and dozens of …

These 32 Brilliant Products On Amazon Have Over 5,000+ Reviews For Good Reason

Good reviews matter when it comes to buying new products online — and oftentimes, the more widely reviewed something is, the easier it is to take a …

The Internet of Growing Things

Connected sensors and big data are changing how farmers grow crops and raise livestock—making food safer and better for everyone.<p>The Internet of Things (IoT) is turning the ancient practice of farming into precision agriculture. Sensors implanted in the soil can tell you when and where to irrigate. …

15 Top Leadership Books Every Current or Future Boss Should Read

Since Robert K. Greenleaf wrote his seminal essay, <i>The Servant as Leader</i>, the servant leadership movement has risen from obscurity to the very principles of how the most successful companies on the planet operate and profit.<p>Roughly one-third of those companies are regularly featured in <i>Fortune</i> …

General Electric

10 apps that will change the way you use your Mac

The right apps can completely revolutionize your computer experience, but why bother paying for them when there are so many free alternatives …

Apps

4 Questions Great Managers Ask Their Employees Every Week

The prerequisite for setting the stage for these questions to be asked (and answered) is transparency. Therein lies the problem for most bosses.<p>Readers of my column in management roles will often write to me asking about what they can do to improve their relationships with employees. It's not that …

These are the best books for learning modern statistics—and they’re all free

Statistics came well before computers. It would be very different if it were the other way around.<p>The stats most people learn in high school or college come from the time when computations were done with pen and paper. “Statistics were constrained by the computational technology available at the …

Web Development Top 10 Open Source (v.Feb 2018)

This is a new monthly series<p>For the past month<b>,</b> we ranked nearly 200 Web Development Open Source Projects to pick the Top 10.<p>We compared projects …

Python Top 10 Open Source Projects (v.Feb 2018)

This is a new monthly series<p>For the past month<b>,</b> we ranked nearly 250 Python Open Source Projects to pick the Top 10.<p>We compared projects with new or …

Top 10

The Future Of Real Estate Investment And Finance

Sure, sites like Zillow and Trulia have forever changed the way we shop for homes and Airbnb has re-imagined the way we rent them out. But the underlying pipes that make the real estate market run have largely remained stuck in the past. The seven real estate companies on the Forbes Fintech 50 list …

Real Estate

The Future Of Real Estate Tech: How We Got Here And What's Next In An Exploding New Ecosystem

In 2017, venture investors deployed over $5 billion in real estate technology, more than 150 times the $33 million invested in 2010. Once a sector seemingly ignored by the venture industry, real estate tech has come front and center, notably producing two of the three most valuable startups in the …

Real Estate

How to Generate Leads for Your Business Using Content

<i>(Editor’s note: This post originally appeared on the Shopify Partners blog. Read the original post here.)</i>Whether you’re an affiliate marketer, web …

A Decade After Bubble, Spanish Real Estate a Hot Buy Again

Spanish real estate is hot property once again.<p>Investment in malls, warehouses, hotels and offices is this year set to reach the highest since 2007, …

Meet the High Schooler Shaking Up Artificial Intelligence

Since its founding by Elon Musk and others nearly two years ago, nonprofit research lab OpenAI has published dozens of research papers. One posted …

7 fantastic resources for free images

High-quality photos are crucial to successful content marketing and social media strategies.<p>Unfortunately, organizations run lots of bad stock images …

A Functional Programmer’s Introduction to JavaScript (Composing Software)

Note: This is part of the “Composing Software” series on learning functional programming and compositional software techniques in JavaScript ES6+ …

Artificial Intelligence, IoT Will Fuel Technology Deal-Making In Year Ahead

The relentless drive to digital transformation among tech and non-tech companies pushed mergers and acquisitions to record levels over the past year, the latest analysis finds. Now, artificial intelligence and machine learning loom as the next wave of hot targets for companies seeking new market …

New Artificial Intelligence Threat Prediction Platform Detects Cyberattacks in Real Time

A new artificial intelligence (AI) SaaS application was introduced at the RSA Conference 2017 courtesy of PatternEx. PatternEx is making the …

Essential HTML, CSS and JavaScript Tools and Libraries

by Bradley Nice, Content Manager at ClickHelp.co — best technical writing tool<p>Front-end development is tricky: it’s not difficult to learn, but it’s …

Create A REST API With JSON Server

<i>This post has been published first on</i> <i>CodingTheSmartWay.com</i><i>.</i><p>A common task for front-end developers is to simulate a backend REST service to deliver …

Looking For The Logic Behind Logarithms

When I was first trying to figure out what topics to cover in this series, I started off by doing what any developer would do: I asked the internet, …

Mathematics

Open Source Toolkits for Speech Recognition

As members of the deep learning R&D team at SVDS, we are interested in comparing Recurrent Neural Network (RNN) and other approaches to speech …