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How Startups Are Solving A Decades-Old Problem In Education

In 1984, educational psychologist Benjamin Bloom published research on a new method of teaching, commonly called Bloom’s 2 Sigma Problem. Wikipedia summarizes it: “The average student tutored one-to-one using mastery learning techniques performed two standard deviations better than students who …

Online learning can work if universities just rethink the design of their courses

Early attempts by universities to put their courses online haven’t been hugely successful so far in terms of generating strong grades and …

Six Scientifically Supported Ways to Crush Procrastination

Procrastination is something that <i>everyone</i> deals with. It’s hard to place too much blame on ourselves though, as the internet offers an unlimited …

Essential Algorithms: A Practical Approach to Computer Algorithms

Does Getting An MBA Make You A Better Entrepreneur?

<i>This question originally appeared on Quora: Does getting an MBA make someone a better entrepreneur?</i><p><i>Answer by Auren Hoffman, CEO of LiveRamp. started and sold 5 companies (and many more that failed), on Quora</i><p>The value of an MBA is declining and for most schools, it is negative.<p>In the 1980s, the ROI …

Startups

Experiments with Time: How to Take Back Your Day from the Grip of Procrastination

I love to experiment with my workday. The ability to do so, in fact, is one of the aspects I value most about working remotely.<p>These experiments are …

15 UX and UI Tools for Web Designers

What has been working for you in the past may not be entirely appropriate for your next web or app design project. If this is the case, there are a …

Prototypes

DIGITS: Deep Learning GPU Training System

The hottest area in machine learning today is Deep Learning, which uses Deep Neural Networks (DNNs) to teach computers to detect recognizable …

Let’s build open source tensor libraries for data science

Data scientists frequently find themselves dealing with high-dimensional feature spaces. As an example, text mining usually involves vocabularies …

Machine Learning