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The 23 Best National Park Adventures

Longtime park patrons known that what makes parks significant isn’t the packaging, but what’s inside their borders. Still, the more popular parks get …

National Parks

50 Day Hikes to See the Best of America's Natural Wonders

A state-by-state guide to hikes that promise jaw-dropping vistas, stunning waterfalls, and just-challenging-enough terrain.<p><i>This story originally</i> …

Hiking

An Example Customer Journey Map from ProductPlan

Product Management<p>Product Strategy<p>A Customer Journey Map of the ProductPlan First Time User Experience<p>by <b>Jeremy Rawson, Founder at Raw UX</b><p><i>I was asked</i> …

Product Management

Persona Development and Storytelling for Business Growth

Presented February 10, 2017 at the Product Management & Innovation 2017 event in San Francisco, CA.

San Francisco

10 apps everyone should have on their computer

Mobile apps are far more popular than their desktop counterparts, but most people still rely on laptop or desktop computers, either for work or just browsing the web at home.<p>Whether you've invested in Apple's Mac line or a Windows PC, there are absolutely some worthwhile desktop apps out there to …

The ultimate workout playlist to help you through January

Admit it, you usually ditch your New Year's resolutions come January 10th. (Don't we all?)<p>While conquering your ambitious exercise goals for 2017 …

What Google, Microsoft, and Amazon did this week in the race to be everyone’s favorite virtual assistant

Take a step back for a look at the big picture, and it’s clear that 2016 was a remarkable year for bots and virtual assistants.<p>Within the span of a few months this spring, Google, Apple, Facebook, and Microsoft all made plans to grow bot ecosystems and each invited developers to build bots or …

Chatbots

Visualising UI Solutions for Our Mixed Reality Future

Augmented and Mixed Reality technologies are rapidly evolving, with consumer devices on the horizon. But how will people interact with their new …

Crash: how computers are setting us up for disaster

When a sleepy Marc Dubois walked into the cockpit of his own aeroplane, he was confronted with a scene of confusion. The plane was shaking so violently that it was hard to read the instruments. An alarm was alternating between a chirruping trill and an automated voice: “STALL STALL STALL.” His …

Customer Service

Facebook has released AI code that can help machines to 'see'

The Silicon Valley social media giant hopes that open sourcing its machine vision algorithms will help to accelerate developments in the field.<p>The code dump, announced in a Facebook blog on Thursday, includes three data sets: DeepMask, SharpMask, and MultiPathNet.<p>"Together, they have enabled FAIR's …

Study shows speech recognition is 3x faster than typing

Even though voice recognition is now available on more apps and devices than ever, I rarely find myself using the feature to dictate text or issue commands. I’ve certainly noticed improvements in the past few years, but it can still be awkward and inaccurate.<p>A new study conducted by researchers at …

Speech Recognition

The Last 10—and How to Lose It

You're in decent shape, you exercise, you watch what you eat. So why can't you shed those last ten pounds? Actually, you can—but not by dieting madly or sweating it off the usual way<p>It starts about now: The pressing sensation around the waistline of your pants, the paralyzing lethargy when the …