Gaurav Aggarwal

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The 9 Characteristics Of People Who Get Promoted

When I talk to my personal branding clients about their career goals, one regular topic of enthusiastic discussion is getting promoted to a more senior role. Being promoted is one of the most important milestones in an upwardly mobile career path, yet promotions aren’t guaranteed. In fact, they …

Self-improvement

Why Do Employees Really Quit Their Jobs? Research Says It Comes Down to These Top 8 Reasons

This is how to stop the bleeding.<p>I've done a lot of research over the years to drill down to the most likely reason for employees to quit and answer the question, "How do you stop the bleeding?"<p>As in bleeding money. The cost of employee turnover is exorbitant, with some recent estimates putting the …

Employment

10 Lessons this Entrepreneur Learned from Flipping $100 Million in Real Estate

You learn a lot going from broke to successful -- and mostly it's about yourself.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The U.S. housing market has been on a steady tear for the past century. While there have been blips on the radar, especially recently with the Great …

Real Estate

TensorFlow Tutorial For Beginners

<i>Originally published at</i> <i>https://www.datacamp.com/community/tutorials/tensorflow-tutorial</i><p>Deep learning is a subfield of machine learning that is a set …

A simple chart can help you figure out how you should really be investing your time and energy at work

Amy Jen Su, co-founder and managing partner of Paravis Partners, has a creative solution to this common dilemma, which she explained in a video published by the Harvard Business Review.<p>As Su says in the video, you can use a four-quadrant chart to represent — and prioritize — all your …

Time Management

6 Things You Need to Know About How Netflix Built Its Powerful Culture

In the eighth episode of Masters of Scale, Reed Hastings, the CEO of Netflix, explains how having a strong culture helps the company overcome lows, push the envelope with content and allows for innovation.<p><i>Editor’s Note: In the new podcast</i><i>Masters of Scale</i><i>, LinkedIn co-founder and Greylock partner</i> …

Employment

Will big data create a new untouchable business elite?

Dark side of the boon<p><b>Will the ascent of artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning built by big data create an unstoppable inequality of</b> …

3 Steps To Embedding Artificial Intelligence In Enterprise Applications

In the context of contemporary applications, it’s hard to think of an application that doesn’t use a database. From mobile to web to the desktop, every modern application relies on some form of a database. Some apps use flat files while others rely on in-memory or NoSQL databases. Traditional …

Artificial Intelligence

How to shoot urban landscapes during the ‘blue hour’

<b>Award-winning photographer Matt Parry offers tips for getting the best from cityscapes and how to make the most of 'blue hour' light</b><p>Millions of …

The 2 exercises that will keep you fit for life

If you want to live a long and healthy life, make sure to get enough exercise.<p>It will keep your brain healthy and can add years to your life. Researchers have found that many fit older adults have the muscles and bones of people years — even decades— younger.<p>Any exercise is good for you, whether …

Exercise

7 Worthwhile Uses For Your Old Phone or Tablet

No need for it to be sitting useless in a drawer.<p>When it's time to upgrade to a new phone or tablet, the question comes up: What do you do with the old one?<p>You've got a few options to pick from. You could pass it on to a friend or family member, if you're feeling generous, or you could take …

Apps

How do I set my Camera's Exposure?

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Why conversations are reinventing software

In years to come, conversations will breathe new life into software — particularly the boring enterprise tools millions of knowledge workers begrudgingly use every day. Conversational user interfaces (CUIs) work because of our familiarity with messaging.<p>Even the most technically complex …

A Harvard professor explains how to train your brain to innovate so you can be more successful

Unconsciously, however, our brains have a vastly different opinion on the matter.<p>Humans have a natural aversion to innovation because it involves a healthy dose of uncertainty and risk. In fact, studies point out that people associate the word "creativity" with words like "vomit" and "agony."<p>In our …

Harvard Business School

Design Thinking Is Not a Silver Bullet. Sorry.

<b>Innovation Needs More Than Just a Process</b><p><i>“Learning how to drive a car won’t turn you into a Formula 1 driver.”</i><p>Everyone’s seems to be (talking about) …

How To Build A Data Science Team

Businesses today need to do more than merely acknowledge big data. They need to embrace data and analytics and make them an integral part of their …

The 20-minute workout to lose weight and torch fat

You may think you’d be better off with an hour-long workout—or at least 45 minutes. But here’s the reality: being tight on time can actually make you</i> …

The Dangers of Photography Addiction

Photography is dangerous. Just editing a photo and getting OK results is enough to get you hooked.<p>Then you get an entry-level DSLR. And a cheap 50mm …

14 facts about South East Scotland that will surprise you

LOCATED BETWEEN the border with England to the south and the city of Edinburgh to the north, the Scottish Borders and Midlothian are two of the most …

Scotland

Donald Trump tells world 'don't be afraid' in first television interview since winning presidency - and reveals he will earn only $1 a year

Donald Trump has backtracked on his promise to imprison Hillary Clinton in his first televised interview since becoming president-elect, insisting that he is a “sober person” who will prioritise healthcare, tax reform and immigration.<p>Mr Trump appeared on CBS News show 60 Minutes on Sunday night, …

Here’s Why Your Team Meetings Suck

Team meetings suck, but they are a must — both internally and externally — for most businesses.<p>Google “meetings” and you’ll find that many articles …

Project Management

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How To Use Color To Prove Your Point, From A Data Viz Expert

The importance of color theory is a well-explored topic in art and design. But what about when it comes to information design?<p>When working with large amounts of data, precision is key. The same is true of the art of data visualization: size, shape, shade, hue–the tiniest details of a visualization …

Data visualization service Reflect raises $2.5M seed round led by DFJ

Reflect, a Portland, Oregon-based data visualization service, today announced that it has raised $2.5 million on an oversubscribed seed round led by Draper Fisher Jurvetson. Other participants in this round include Founders’ Co-Op, Liquid 2 Ventures (Joe Montana’s investment vehicle), Techstars, …

Data Visualization

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12 Movie Sex Maneuvers That Would Not Work In Real Life

We're looking at you, Titanic.<p>While love scenes are often the pivotal moment of any romantic comedy, take away the music and slo-mo and you're left with something totally impossible. That's because so many movies use the your willing suspension of disbelief and the magic of editing to create sex …

The Definition of Happiness Changes as You Age, According to Science

The definition of happiness shifts radically but predictably with age, research shows.<p>Type a simple search into Google and you will bombarded by tips on how to be happy. You could spend weeks if not years reading all that advice on boosting well being.<p>Many of these articles are valuable, but most …

Why 'Big Data' Means Nothing Without 'Little Data'

It’s easy to get caught up in the hype of big data. Huge datasets, fast-moving analytics, complex and diverse data sources are hot right now, but it’s important to understand that big data would be nothing without the little data that goes along with it.<p>Little data, what I call traditional …

Big Data

Ex-Google engineers have spent 2 years secretly trying to solve 'the hardest problem in banking'

London-based Thought Machine has been working on its VaultOS platform behind closed doors for two years, with over 50 engineers dedicated to the project.<p>The project is one of the first bottom-up attempts to built a modern computer system for banks, which can be used out of the box by any bank and …

History of Science