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Kong: Next-Generation API platform for Microservices

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Tebow, Tebowed, Tebowing: Spelling Variants and Associations - Gavagai – Next generation text analytics.

2012-01-17<p>Tebow, Tebowed, Tebowing: Spelling Variants and Associations<p>The Wall Street Journal recently ran a piece on the countless ways to spell …

Miserable Monday and the Effect of Vacation in Swedish Social Media - Gavagai – Next generation text analytics.

2012-08-22<p>Miserable Monday and the Effect of Vacation in Swedish Social Media<p>Recently, we found out that Miserable Monday might not be anything but a …

Data collection and the dehumanization of family tragedy

Mike Seay was reminded of a family tragedy by the front of a junk mail envelope. The letter, sent from office supply company OfficeMax, noted the detail "Daughter Killed in Car Crash" just underneath Seay's name. The personal information, <i>The Wall Street Journal</i> says, came from customer data …

Should designers trust their instincts — or the data?

<b>Should designers trust their instincts — or the data?</b><p>For many tech companies, design is no longer subjective. Instead, it’s all about data. Analytics …

The Daily Routines of Great Writers

<i>UPDATE: These daily routines have now been adapted into a labor-of-love visualization of writers’ sleep habits vs. literary productivity.</i><p>Kurt Vonnegut’s recently published daily routine made we wonder how other beloved writers organized their days. So I pored through various old diaries and …

How Apple and Amazon Security Flaws Led to My Epic Hacking

In the space of one hour, my entire digital life was destroyed. First my Google account was taken over, then deleted. Next my Twitter account was …

The 200 top scoring reddit posts of all time: Front-page version

Storytelling with Data - Hyper Island, December 13, 2013

Storytelling with Data - summary of seminar with Daniel Lapidus Storytelling with Data - summary of seminar with Daniel Lapidus Four components to …

Data and visualization year in review, 2013

Visualization continues to mature and focus more on the data first than on novel designs and size. People improved on existing forms and got better …

IFTTT can now automate actions based on your iPhone's location

The clever automation service IFTTT is getting a lot more powerful today with the addition of location features. In an update to IFTTT's iPhone app that's rolling out now, the service will be able to begin watching your location, allowing it to automatically trigger tasks based on where you are. …

Chrome Experiment #500

The Delicate Balance Between Internet Freedom and Big Data

As the world keeps going online, with more and more people getting connected, there's more and more data available to be mined. And this large …

A Radical Way of Unleashing a Generation of Geniuses

José Urbina López Primary School sits next to a dump just across the US border in Mexico. The school serves residents of Matamoros, a dusty, sunbaked …

President Barack Obama takes selfie at Nelson Mandela's memorial service

The "selfie" and its most controversial subcategory, the funeral selfie, briefly dominated online conversations earlier this year — narcissism or reclamation? Callousness or an honest expression of grief? Whatever they represent about American society, it's now being reflected at the highest levels …

Mentally Strong People: The 13 Things They Avoid

<i>Editors’ Note: Following the huge popularity of this post, article source Amy Morin has authored a guest post on exercises to increase mental strength here and Cheryl Conner has interviewed Amy in a Forbes video chat about this article here.</i><p>For all the time executives spend concerned about physical …

trendwatching.com's Trend Briefing covering "7 Consumer Trends To Run With In 2014"

Why in 2014, guilt-free is the new status symbol.<p>Growing numbers of consumers can no longer escape an awareness of the damage done by their …

Setting Unrealistic Goals • Ultra168

<i>Today we welcome back our resident man on all things coaching and advice, Andy DuBois – and what an apt title after my weekend’s running. I think we</i> …