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This iPhone app built by teens helps you finish your tasks on time for once

If you constantly find yourself overwhelmed by your daily schedule, maybe it’s time to seek help. Who ya gonna call? Try teenagers Shaan Singh, 17 and Erik Vanderplas, 15, whose cleverly designed productivity app, Time, is ready to assist you in crushing your tasks.<p>Available for iPhone, the app …

You can now add Alexa to any car with Logi’s ZeroTouch hands-free system

Last year’s Logi ZeroTouch was an interesting idea from Logitech to offer a hands-free solution for texting and using a phone while driving. Today, the company announced that the ZeroTouch app will be getting a whole new suite of functionality through a partnership to integrate Amazon’s Alexa …

Smart Homes

How to Tell If Machine Learning Can Solve Your Business Problem

“AI,” “big data,” and “machine learning” are all trending buzzwords, and you might be curious about how they apply to your domain. You might even have startups beating down your door, pitching you their new “AI-powered” product. So how can you know which problems in your business are amenable to …

Machine Learning

What It Will Take for Us to Trust AI

The early days of artificial intelligence have been met with some very public hand wringing. Well-respected technologists and business leaders have voiced their concerns over the (responsible) development of AI. And Hollywood’s appetite for dystopian AI narratives appears to be bottomless.<p>This is …

Artificial Intelligence

Aplique governança corporativa na gestão de startups

Confira cinco passos básicos que podem auxiliar o gestor nessa tarefa<p>Um dos maiores equívocos de empreendedores de <i>startups</i> é pensar em governança …

Siri can now send money to 30 countries with PayPal

If you have the PayPal app installed, you can say "Hey Siri, send Nathan $20 using PayPal," and it will transfer the money. You can also use Touch ID to verify before sending.<p>This move is part of PayPal's goal to make person-to-person money transfer as easy as possible on smartphones, Meron …

FinTech

EXAME

article<p>EXAME<p>https://exame.abril.com.br/ciencia/neurocientistas-criam-playlist-capaz-de-diminuir-a-ansidade/<p>Neurocientistas criam playlist capaz de …

Como um implante cerebral fez macacos paralíticos voltarem a andar - Tecnoblog

Se você quebrar um osso ou tiver uma ruptura muscular, o seu corpo conseguirá se recuperar da lesão, mesmo que reste uma ou outra sequela. Lesões …

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<i>By Jason Shah, founder and CEO of Do.</i><p>Meeting minutes are important: It's vital to capture relevant information, decisions and assigned tasks. When you have solid records for each and every one of your meetings, it's easy to refer back to decisions that were made, and how disagreements or disputes …

Productivity

Millennial Leaders’ Secrets To Productive Meetings

<i>This piece originally appeared on MillennialMagazine.com.</i><p>Business meetings are a necessary evil in life. However, productive meetings can be a great …

Time Management

IQM Visualization Interactions

One of the interactive data visualization widgets we designed for IQM. We're available for new projects: hello@clay.global Check us out at: …

The No. 1 Reason Companies Can't Get Good People to Work for Them

Having trouble recruiting the right talent for your team? This could be why...<p>Ask any manager today what the key to business success is and they'll likely say something along the lines of, <i>"Our people."</i> Executive teams know the effectiveness of their employees determines just how far the company can …

Employment

This Old Steve Jobs Interview Is Helping Fuel Criticism Against Apple’s Latest Decisions

There’s always a lot of talk about what Steve Jobs would think of the current state of Apple. What would he say about the AirPods or the throne of dongles that Tim Cook seems to sit upon with the current slate of Apple products. With the announcement of the new MacBook and it’s enourmous price tag, …

You'll Be Able to See All 47 National Parks Along This Insane Road Trip

Just in time for the National Park Service's 100th anniversary!<p>We already know the most efficient and sight-packed route to drive to see all the continental states, but what if you only wanted to focus on seeing the most beautiful nature in America? A map for that exists now too.<p>Randy Olson, senior …

National Parks

Six Reasons Why Walking Is The Daily Brain Medicine We Really Need

Sometimes science jibes with ancient wisdom on simple but deceptively powerful things. Case in point: walking. A wealth of research bolsters the Zen of putting one foot in front of the other, with stronger science than any supplement marketer or brain trainer could hope for. Walking is potent mood …

Walking

The 9 Signs You're Not Being Productive at Work

These red flags suggest that you might not be performing at your optimum level of effectiveness.<p>If you want to be successful (and who doesn't?), it's important to know whether you're being productive at work on a day-to-day basis.<p>With that in mind, here's an infographic from office supply firm …

Time Management

Interruptions At Work Are Killing Your Productivity

If you’re like most people, you get interrupted way too much at work. Over the past two months, more than 6,000 people have taken the online quiz “How Do Your Time Management Skills Stack Up?” As I’ve been analyzing the results, one of the most striking findings has been just how many people suffer …

Time Management

10 features of Google Docs you should be using

Get the most out of Google Docs with these 10 tips.<p>Google Docs is packed with powerful tools. Here are 10 that will help you get more out of Google's free word-processing app.<p>Talk instead of type<p>For times when you'd rather use your voice than your fingertips to type, give Google Docs' voice typing …

Google

Gastos com TI no Brasil devem atingir R$ 236,1 bilhões em 2017

Percentual de crescimento em relação à 2016 acompanha a média global, de 2,9%, com maiores índices registrados nos setores de software e serviço, …

Skype announces improvements to calls and voicemail

Skype is one of the most common ways to make video and VoIP calls, but there are a number of annoyances that seem to be carried over from traditional …

Apps

Microsoft Azure’s new data-analysis service embraces competing databases and visualization tools

Microsoft is set to expand its Azure public cloud by launching Analysis Services as a technical preview today. The new offering runs a range of …

Microsoft SQL Server

Microsoft to launch its Slack competitor as Microsoft Teams

Microsoft is planning to unveil its Slack competitor at an Office event in New York City next week. Originally dubbed Skype Teams internally, Microsoft will launch the service as Microsoft Teams once it's broadly available for businesses and schools to make use of. Just like Slack, it's a …

Microsoft Teams

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Hocus Focus: Do You Really Know What It Means To Be Focused?

The definition of “hocus pocus” is “meaningless talk or activity, often designed to draw attention away from and disguise what is actually happening.” Unfortunately, this is not dissimilar to how many people understand the meaning of “focus.” Focus is one of those concepts that we use a lot, but do …

Self-improvement

How Time Management Can Help You Earn More (and Play More Too)

How to use time management to add more money to your pockets and more minutes to each day.<p>The old adage that "time is money" is categorically true, but for self-employed workers, it is a fact of life.<p>"Time is money"--or, more to the point, "time is income"--is something they must constantly think …

Project Management

You'll Be Able to See All 47 National Parks Along This Insane Road Trip

Start packing.<p>We already know the most efficient and sight-packed route to drive to see all the continental states, but what if you only wanted to focus on seeing the most beautiful nature in America? A map for that exists now too.<p>Randy Olson, senior data scientist at the University of …

National Parks

The Top Meeting Trick That Saves Everyone Time and Money

Say farewell to wasted time in the conference room.<p><i>By Liz Valentine, CEO, Swift (a Possible agency)</i><p>Most meetings hinge on the last five minutes. This is the time when the group comes to a consensus, approves a project, or maps the next steps. It's the moment the meeting was created for.<p>What if this …

Participation

Let’s Not Kill Performance Reviews Yet

The long march to the boss’s office to get evaluated—it’s a moment we all dread. Performance reviews are awkward. They’re biased. They stick us in boxes and leave us waiting far too long for feedback. It’s no surprise that by the end of 2015, at least 30 of the Fortune 500 companies had ditched …

David Bowie

The Wrong Way to Introduce People Over Email

When I was young and just starting out in my career, one of the networking principles I followed was the common advice of “introduce two people every week.” So every week, I dutifully fired up my computer and typed out an email introduction to two people I’d thought of that week who would benefit …

Networking