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Tech in Asia’s launching in India!

Just a couple of months back, we excitedly reported that amongst other encouraging statistics, total seed funding in India skyrocketed more than …

India

Google has found that its most successful teams have 5 traits in common

Following the success of Project Oxygen, an internal study of what it takes to be a top manager at Google that started in 2008 and whose findings are still used today, the company undertook another study, this one of team dynamics.<p>A group of Google's People Operations (HR) employees spent the past …

The Workplace

Mark Zuckerberg donates $20 million to give kids faster internet at schools

In a Facebook post, the social network's founder announced that he and his wife, Priscilla Chan, are donating $20 million to Education Super Highway, a nonprofit group that helps schools receive funding to improve their internet connections.<p>The money will go towards Zuckerberg's idea of using …

Mark Zuckerberg

When Tech Teaches, What Do Teachers Do?

So when tech is doing the things teachers did, what do teachers do? Here are some ideas.<p>0<p>SHARES<p>Innovative educators enjoy using high quality digital …

Education Technology

Coding For More Than an Hour

Aman Yadav from Michigan State University made this great image from the popular meme. I love it because for me it is so very true. I code for fun …

Education

Learning Python for Data Analysis and Visualization

Why you should care about Square, unicorns and the new tech bubble

Want to know why "everyone" is talking about unicorns, Jack Dorsey and a tech firm called Square? No, not Foursquare. Just Square. It's debuted at …

Don’t Let Your Company Get Trapped by Success

It’s harder to stay on top than to get there. For every Apple, there is an Atari, for every Fuji a Polaroid, and for every Zara an American Apparel. How can you avoid the seemingly inevitable and remain a profitably growing “evergreen corporation” that stays on top?<p>In today’s dynamic business …

8 Ways Online Shopping Will Change in the Next 10 Years

Get ready--according to one industry insider, the way people buy things online is going to change.<p>Computing power has increased exponentially in the last decade, to the point where big data and machine learning have come together to make the customer experience richer and infinitely more simple. …

The 15 Coolest Products of 2015

From all-terrain adventure seekers to workplace warriors, you'll have a leg up over the competition this year and beyond with these nifty gadgets.

Tech Industry

Messaging Apps And Revenge Of The Computer Science Nerd

Early websites were simple HTML. They followed a pattern of a long-form equation, with perfectly balanced sides. There was no CSS to make the HTML code appear a three-dimensional hyperbole, which it is today. I hated CSS then, and I still do today.<p>I feel that designers, whom I both love and hate, …

The single most effective step to start getting rich, from a 78-year-old personal finance classic

Their wealth all started with one emotion, he argues: <b>desire.</b><p>"Wishing will not bring riches," he writes in "Think and Grow Rich," the culmination of his interviews with Andrew Carnegie, Henry Ford, John D. Rockefeller, and hundreds of other successful people.<p>"But desiring riches with a state of mind …

Self-improvement

10 mistakes you might be making in the first 10 minutes of the workday

If you show up late to the office or get sucked into an overflowing inbox, you could easily get thrown off and have a hard time focusing for the rest of the day.<p>We did some research and rounded up 10 common traps that can ensnare you within the first 10 minutes of your workday. Read on to find out …

Time Management

We found a 5-year-old startup that's profitable and generating tens of millions — and it didn’t burn gobs of cash to get there

"Doing a startup here was unusual," he says. "Foursquare and Etsy did carry the torch a little."<p>Five years after Sharma started Movable Ink in 2010, he's still a bit unusual, even though there's a bumper crop of startup founders in New York. That's because he has carefully built a profitable …

Venture Capital

7 Steps to Mastering Machine Learning With Python

<b>By Matthew Mayo, KDnuggets.</b><p><i>Getting started</i>. Two of the most de-motivational words in the English language. The first step is often the hardest to …

Machine Learning

Pay what you want for a full-course education in JavaScript [Deals]

JavaScript is one of the most essential languages underpinning the modern internet. It’s an invaluable entry on anyone’s resume, and with this bundle of 10 JavaScript development courses you’ll be able to claim that knowledge with confidence. What’s more, you can pay whatever you want for the whole …

Teens And Young Adults Get Ripped Off More Than Anyone Else Online

"Millennials" also say they know more about online security than any other age group.<p>Teenagers and adults born after 1980 are pretty damn confident they know more about online security than anyone else. And why wouldn't they? They're the first generation to grow up with the internet.<p>Yet a higher …

Algorithms and the death of the recruiter

There are 11.8 million employees in Australia – and the internet is coming to get them.<p>Human resources and recruitment is the latest battlefield for …

How To Include Javascript and CSS Stylesheets in WordPress

PHP is one of the easiest programming languages to learn. It powers a number of highly-trafficked websites such as Facebook, Wikipedia as well as …

The Nature of Things

How will design shape a new world of connectivity, digital manufacturing and machine learning?<p><i>All of the amazing things that you and your peers in</i> …

Want to Succeed in Business? Read “Lean Business Planning”

I want to tell you about this book. But I’m afraid that when you see the words “Lean Business Planning” you’ll get scared and stop reading. Maybe …

Small Business

Snapchat slashes ad prices by $600,000 in a bid to get more advertisers on side

Since its launch on iOS in 2011, Snapchat has amassed more than 100 million users, which is obviously an appealing stat for eyeball-hungry brands. In response this growing demand, the company has now started packaging audiences by themes for advertisers.<p>Yes, Snapchat has popped you in a …

Snapchat

3 Pitches That Will Have Investors Begging You to Take Their Money

Of the hundreds of pitches investors hear each year, these are the ones they say caught lightning in a bottle.<p>Phin Barnes recalls how, when his VC firm First Round Capital was deciding whether to back the meal-kit delivery service Blue Apron, founder Matt Salzberg's eyes lit up as he nerded out on …

Venture Capital

Marshmallow 6.0.1 already hitting one Android One device

Now that Marshmallow (Android 6.0) has been available for several weeks, it’s not surprising to find that there is already a 6.0.1 update hitting some devices. In this particular case, said devices are select Android One handsets. According to reports, only a limited number of users have received …

Android News

Opera Max Now Also Helps You Save Data While Streaming Music

While Opera is best known for its browsers, the company has recently put quite a bit of effort into its Opera Max data-saving app for Android. The company started with helping users save bandwidth for image-heavy apps like Instagram and Facebook, but earlier this year, it also introduced support …

5 Ways Introverts Become Highly Successful Entrepreneurs

Between one-third and one-half of the population are introverts -- and many are incredibly successful. Here's why.<p>The image of the outgoing, gregarious, never-met-a-stranger entrepreneur is a common one. That's especially true when many successful entrepreneurs appear to have pushed through …

Self-improvement

Bringing machine learning to the masses [Q&A]

Big businesses are increasingly recognizing the potential of data science and machine learning. Until recently, however, it hasn't been readily …

Big Data

8 successful entrepreneurs share the worst advice they ever received

Bad advice is easy to ignore. But sometimes the <i>worst</i> advice can stick with you, as a reminder of what matters most to your personal and professional fulfillment.<p>Entrepreneurs by definition have to go against the grain, and so conventional, albeit terrible, advice can be used as a motivational …

Entrepreneurship