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This 1 Rule Will Seriously Up Your Company's Innovation Game | Inc.com

One of the things I always get asked about from the companies I work with is how to manage their innovation resources. Should they bet big on an unproven, but possibly breakthrough idea? Or focus on improving the products that they already know their customers want? Or maybe leveraging existing …

Innovation

Top 5 things you need to know about Kotlin, Android's new programming language

Google announced support for Kotlin in Android at Google I/O 2017, but many of us aren't sure what's going on or why we should care.<p>Let's take a look …

How Google Took Over the Classroom

CHICAGO — The sixth graders at Newton Bateman, a public elementary school here with a classic red brick facade, know the Google drill.<p>In a social-science class last year, the students each grabbed a Google-powered laptop. They opened Google Classroom, an app where teachers make assignments. Then …

Education

14 disruptive food-tech startups that will change how we eat | Australian Food News

Food technology is all about piling your plate with safer, cheaper, fresher, more nutritious and environmentally friendly edibles.<p>Continuing in the …

Barack Obama
Startups

10 Fascinating Facts About Chatbots | Inc.com

Every day, more people are discovering the many benefits of chatbots.<p>They're easy to use.<p>They save your customers' time.<p>They've got personality.<p>In fact, many people prefer to interact with brands and businesses via chat or messaging - and this trend is only growing with the younger generations.<p>The …

Chatbots

Microsoft Research shows off its augmented reality glasses

Because we're spoiled and don't appreciate amazing technology unless it's immediately convenient, some tech pundits are dismissing VR in favor of AR, …

The Next Mobile Phone Revolution Is Coming

Competition among intelligent digital assistants will help them take over our gadgets.<p>For years, mobile phone owners have had access to just one digital assistant -- Siri on an iPhone, Google Now/Google Assistant on an Android device, Cortana on a Windows one. Now that's changing as multiple …

Artificial Intelligence

Hacking Children's Learning: Why Gamification Technology Has The Answer

The problem with learning in recent years across all levels of schooling is that, somewhere along the way, we lost how to make it fun. Instead, it’s become a chore or punishment to kids and their parents. In reality, learning should be fun as it once had been.<p>There is hope that fun can be put back …

Education Technology

Slack adds screen sharing two years after acquiring Screenhero

For when a screen shot just won’t cut it, Slack’s paid users can now share live video of their screens during video calls. The addition of the feature comes a slow two years after Slack bought Screenhero, a startup that offered enterprise screenshare, in a cash-and-stock deal for its tech and six …

Apps

Uber will start showing train and bus times near your drop-off point

Uber is updating its Android app today to begin showing departure times for busses and trains that are nearby where a passenger is getting dropped off. The intention seems to be making Uber seem like a more viable option for taking commuters and other travelers the so-called last mile from where …

Transportation

If You Want to Glimpse the Power of AI, Play These Games

Google made one thing abundantly clear at this week's big I/O developer conference: It is an AI-first company now. The brass spent hours explaining …

What are websites made of?

HTML, CSS and JavaScript: Jill Clarke, trainer and developer, looks at the building blocks of modern websites<p>Web pages on the internet have been around for some time now and like all technology-related things, the way they look, feel and are built is constantly evolving.<p>In order to create a website …

InterAct

29 Ways To Eat More Veggies For Breakfast

You should eat about 3 cups of vegetables every day. Better start early!

Breakfast

5 Mistakes You Can't Afford To Make

By Amity Gaige<p>A few key things to avoid in life, by the author of Schroder: A Novel.<p>Mistake #1: Accepting crisis as your M.O.<p>I have an older friend who once told me, "When I was younger, I used to feel so stressed out. I thought I'd never make it through life. And then I gave up the drama." She was …

Madhur Jaffrey: 'Children must learn to cook’

Teaching children to cook is the job of their parents rather than schools, Madhur Jaffrey, the cook, has said.<p>She argues it is a “part of their responsibility” to set a good example.<p>Jaffrey, who has written dozens of cookery books and presented numerous television programmes about food, said …

Creative Mom Turns Her Baby’s Naptime Into Dream Adventures (Updated)

Do babies dream when they sleep, or they simply rest peacefully? Queenie Liao, a free-lance artist and mother of three boys living in California, has …

Fairy Tales

The 10 best contemporary still lifes

Art historian Michael Petry chooses works from Marc Quinn and Sharon Core among his favourite contemporary still lifes<p>Nature Morte: Contemporary Artists Reinvigorate the Still-Life Tradition by Michael Petry is published by Thames & Hudson (£35)

Bizarre Furniture Inspired by Animals and Bugs

We love all this creepy/cute furniture inspired by animals and bugs. Some of it gets a little macabre, too.<p>Centipede-like lamps named Nymph and …

Photographer Dad Takes Super Fun & Creative Photos of His Girls

Jason Lee, photographer and father, has taken a photo series of his adorable girls Kristin and Kayla in a variety of silly and creative situations. …

Cute

How to Frost a Cake

<i>Once you've perfected basic techniques like frying an egg and cooking rice, it's time to move on to those things that may have initially scared you off. Every other Monday, on Food52, chef</i> <i>Camille Becerra</i> <i>is going beyond the basics to help us tackle even the scariest cooking techniques.</i><p><i>Today: Tips</i> …

Dessert

How to Quit Sugar

I know two things for sure about sugar. One is that it is toxic (I'm not being hyperbolic -- that's really the word health experts are using these days), and two is that I love it and need it after every meal (until recently, anyway). My parents, both of whom are certified holistic health coaches, …

Nutrition

All About Our Wedding

Think All Halloween Candy Is Good Candy? Not According to These Kids

Funny kid interviews about the best and worst Halloween candy they've ever gotten while trick-or-treating.<p>For discerning little ghosts and goblins, trick-or-treat is more like pick-a-treat. With such a wide variety of candy to choose from in their always scarily large Halloween hauls, lots of kids …

Decorations

How To Cook Perfect Fluffy Rice | Jamie Oliver