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Diverse map collection highlights fascinating information about Dutch capital, from areas attacked in second world war to development of its canals<p>Maps of cities are great. By visualising information about a place you can see geographical patterns that can yield dozens of insights.<p>The city of …

Maps

USA, Europe, LuxLeaks : Le grand marché des inégalités

États-Unis

Gilles Babinet - Le Big Data

Big Data

À la guerre comme à l’Uber

Le vétéran Colby Buzzell a vu pas mal d'horreurs en Irak – mais ça ne l'a pas tout à fait préparé à celles qui se passent sur la banquette de son taxi.<p>Sur mon tableau de bord, tout le monde peut admirer mon badge de combattant de l'infanterie. C'est une médaille décernée à des soldats « qui ont …

De l'influence de la meule rotative sur la puissance de l'Empire romain

Dates/Horaires de Diffusion: 18 Juin, 2015 - 19:30 - 19:33Le numéro d'été de la revue Books est consacré à la cuisine. Parmi les nombreux et …

Revealed: The Secret Gear Connecting Google's Online Empire

Three-and-a-half years ago, a strange computing device appeared at an office building in the tiny farmland town of Shelby, Iowa.<p>It was wide and thin …

Tajikistan

The company building terrifyingly accurate smart rifles is nearly dead

De meilleurs amis bâtissent leur propre mini ville pour vieillir ensemble

Quatre couples voulaient trouver une façon de vivre plus près l’un de l’autre et de la nature, alors ils ont mis leur argent en commun et ont décidé …

MTB & KITESURFING - A place find the best information so you can have an amazing MTB experience as well as Kitesurfing

Different Types of Kitesurfing Boards – You have kiteboards of all sorts and sizes, we can divide them into the categories below. We will discuss all …

The awful truth about climate change no one wants to admit

There has always been an odd tenor to discussions among climate scientists, policy wonks, and politicians, a passive-aggressive quality, and I think it can be traced to the fact that everyone involved has to dance around the obvious truth, at risk of losing their status and influence.<p>The obvious …

Google's self-driving cars have been in 11 accidents, but none were the car's fault

Shortly after the release of an AP report asserting that Google's self-driving cars have been involved in four accidents since last September, the company published a post on <i>Backchannel</i> today — the Medium-based publication from former <i>Wired</i> writer Steven Levy — to dive into more detail on all the …

Facebook Starts Hosting Publishers’ “Instant Articles”

After months of rumors, Facebook today unveiled “Instant Articles”, a program that natively hosts publishers’ content in its app’s News Feed so users don’t have to click out and wait for websites to load. Instant Articles debuts today with rich-media stories from The New York Times, BuzzFeed, …

A Month With the Apple Watch: Does It Pass the Test of Time?

The Apple Watch is a very good product with a chance to be great as new and better apps get written.<p>While there have been many reviews of the Apple Watch since it officially emerged in April, few of them have tackled the question of how a user might feel about the highly touted device after wearing …

Tomorrow’s Advance Man

Marc Andreessen’s plan to win the future.<p>On a bright October morning, Suhail Doshi drove to Silicon Valley in his parents’ Honda Civic, carrying a laptop with a twelve-slide presentation that was surely worth at least fifty million dollars. Doshi, the twenty-six-year-old C.E.O. of a data-analytics …

5 exemples de home page pour mieux comprendre la conversion

La home page, c’est le début de la grande aventure de la startup, la page la plus emblématique de votre site. Il y a deux grands principes de home …

Marketing

No Diversity on Your Facebook Feed? It's You, Not the Algorithm

If you're only seeing similar viewpoints on your timeline, it's your fault, not Facebook's algorithm. Or is it?<p>PCMag reviews products independently, …

"Il y a en France un problème de liberté d'expression"

L'historien et anthropologue Emmanuel Todd a évoqué, mercredi sur la RTS, une montée de la "pensée unique" en France après les tueries de Charlie …

Meerkat's CEO describes what it was like the day Twitter decided to crush his app: 'The team went back to the office to get ready to dive in'

When it initially launched, Meerkat was responsible for sparking a renewed interest in live video broadcasting apps, and it managed to attract 160,000 users in its first month. But after Twitter acquired Meerkat competitor Periscope and shut off Meerkat's ability to tap into Twitter's social …

How Apple Influenced The Labels To Shut Down My Music Streaming Startup

We had 50M monthly active users and 250M searches every month. Steve Jobs told the labels, including Warner Music, to sue us. So they did and for …

Why Copyblogger Is Killing Its Facebook Page - Copyblogger

Have you ever stared at something, knowing you’re doing everything right, but it still won’t … freaking … <i>work</i>?<p>That’s how Copyblogger has felt about …

Things I will tell my kids if they become entrepreneurs

The lessons I learned in 20 years as an entrepreneur. Partly inspired by Sam Altman's excellent course on How to start a startup, available on http://startupclass.samaltman.com<p>Feedback on laurenthaug at gmail dot com

To Invent the Future, You Must Understand the Past

Silicon Valley Then and Now:<p>“You can’t really understand what is going on now without understanding what came before.”<p>Steve Jobs is explaining why, …

Silicon Valley

How One Woman Could Destroy Uber’s Business Model — and Take the Entire ‘On-Demand’ Economy Down With It

One of the perks of being a top Uber driver is the company’s employee-of-the-week award. It’s called the Sixth Star prize, and it comes with a swag …

Synesthésie : elle peint ce qu'elle entend et c'est magnifique

La synesthésie est un phénomène neurologique rare. Un synesthète peut voir ce qu'il entend. Melissa McCracken, synesthète, a décidé de peindre la …

Chouette, mon livre est piraté ! – Des vies

Entends-tu le vol noir des pirates ?<p><i>Auteur, quand ton œuvre est partagée, tu n’es pas lésé. Le lecteur que tu discrimines aujourd’hui, demain fera</i> …

Watch what ‘open’ startups earn in real time with this handy tool

A new initiative is launching today to help draw attention to the growing number of startups that make all their company financial data available to anyone.<p>Courtesy of Alabama-based Baremetrics, a company that provides analytics for Stripe-based payments, Open Startups features seven startups right …

Cheap, Fun, and Fast: You’re Going to Want a Cyclekart

It’s a light-hearted homage to the early days of motorsport, when building a race car meant more than putting shelf parts on a credit card. It’s …

Facebook’s secret plan to kill Google — and become the second trillion-dollar company in the process

Facebook is out to kill Google. There, I said it. You probably think I’m crazy, but there are a bunch of macro-trends coming together, as well as several moves that Facebook got right. that support this. But first, a disclaimer: I’m the cofounder of AdEspresso, a Facebook partner that manages …

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