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Why Many Millennials Are Turning To The Internet For Education

For many millennials, the traditional four year university is no longer appealing. Yes, that is the route that many will take. For some, this is for no reason other than necessity. They simply don’t see another choice to pursue their career choice.<p>However, that doesn’t mean that millennials rely …

Education Technology

How to get a world-class education for free on the internet

As crucial as a university degree has become for working in the modern economy, it is not the only route forward into a wildly lucrative and satisfying career—just ask famous dropouts Bill Gates, Oprah Winfrey, Michael Dell, Steve Jobs, Mark Zuckerberg.<p>In the future, a single bachelor’s degree in a …

Learning

SpareMin Headliner turns podcast clips into shareable videos

One of the great things about podcasts is the opportunity to discuss things in-depth, without having to squeeze it all down into a 30- or 60-second sound bite. But that creates a subsequent challenge: What’s the best way to promote those longer conversations on social media?<p>That’s something we’ve …

TV shows

Tim Ferriss explains why he left Silicon Valley

Tim Ferriss, the author of "The 4-Hour Workweek" and "Tribe of Mentors," left Silicon Valley after living there for 17 years. Not only did he want the sunshine of Austin, Texas, but Silicon Valley had become for him an echo chamber that wasn't really about open-mindedness anymore. Following is a …

Silicon Valley

'It's able to create knowledge itself': Google unveils AI that learns on its own

In a major breakthrough for artificial intelligence, AlphaGo Zero took just three days to master the ancient Chinese board game of Go ... with no human help<p>Google’s artificial intelligence group, DeepMind, has unveiled the latest incarnation of its Go-playing program, AlphaGo – an AI so powerful …

Artificial Intelligence

How This Singaporean Startup Generated $12.9M In Only 8 Months

Online ads are dead. Right?<p>Tell that to Kosuke Sogo. His company, AdAsia Holdings, has expanded into nine countries and generated over US$12.9million in revenue in only eight months. On top of that, the company received US$12 million in Series A funding, the most for an ad tech company in Southeast …

Marketing

Google is sharing its management tools with the world

Speaking at his alma mater in January, Sundar Pichai, Google’s low-profile CEO, revealed his key to effective management: “Let others succeed.”<p>Enacting Pichai’s advice is easier said than done. But Google is sharing some tools that might help. Its Re:Work blog is offering a series of instructive …

These Are The Job Skills Of The Future That Robots Can’t Master

“To beat the bot, you need to be more human.”<p>We may live in a digital world, but soft skills like communication, problem solving, collaboration, and empathy are becoming more valued than technology, says Paul Roehrig, chief strategy officer for Cognizant Digital Business, a business and technology …

Leadership

Language-learning apps that you need now

Heads up: All products featured here are selected by Mashable's commerce team and meet our rigorous standards for awesomeness. If you buy something, …

The 3 Biggest Fintech Trends to Watch in 2017 | Inc.com

To say that fintech startups are cautiously optimistic about their prospects in the New Year might be generous.<p>After a scandal engulfed Lending Club -- the online lender that was recently found to be peddling faulty loans -- and as Prosper, a competing alternative lender, struggles to scare up …

Interest Rates

Snapchat is making a big push on measurement in Europe

From Tuesday, advertisers in the UK and France will be able to use third-party measurement firm Moat to analyze the effectiveness of their video campaigns on the app.<p>Snapchat beta-launched Moat measurement for US advertisers in June this year.<p>Now advertisers running campaigns in Europe will be able …

Advertising

Journalists and Trump voters live in separate online bubbles, MIT analysis shows

When Donald Trump rode to victory in the Electoral College on Nov. 8, perhaps no group was more surprised than journalists, who had largely bought into the polls showing Hillary Clinton was consistently several percentage points ahead in key swing states.<p>But there may be another reason they didn’t …

Social Media

Can technology replace teachers? You asked Google – here’s the answer

Anxiety about losing your job to technology is both a rational and growing fear. Andy Haldane, the chief economist at the Bank of England, recently estimated that 15m jobs in the UK were threatened by automation. Technology is reaching such levels of sophistication that it is capable not only of …

Education

SentiOne raises $3.5 million to monitor social media

While it’s not exactly sentient, SentiOne sure sounds like it should be. This Polish company watches social media for brands allowing you to create an instant monitor for any topic. Founded by Bartek Baziński, Michael Brzezicki and Kamil Bargiel, the company raised $3.5 million from Venture TFI and …

Bots

From Teachers To Students: How Education Technology Is Connecting Us On A Global Scale

I had the chance to sit down with James Stewart, head of marketing and business development for 51Talk. He is connecting teachers and students across the globe through his engaging work and initiatives here in the United States.<p><b>1. James, can you tell me about the founding of 51Talk and how it began</b> …

Teaching

Education Enters The Age of Differentiation

To fully grasp the significance of the education revolution happening around us, it helps to see it in a larger context. What’s being disrupted isn’t …

PhET Science and Maths Simulations – now an iPad App

The PhET website has been a favourite of mine for a long time. Created by the University of Colorado Boulder it hosts a wonderful array of …

iPad Apps

Which Edtech Companies Are Producing the Best Research-Based Products?

column | Research<p>Which Edtech Companies Are Producing the Best Research-Based Products?<p>By Mary Jo Madda (Columnist)     Nov 9, 2016<p>Shutterstock / …

Easily Create, Share, and Sell Content Online With Kajabi

With the popularization of the Internet, anyone can enhance their knowledge and obtain content in a particular area through a good online course. The …

Selling

6 Lessons from Donald Trump's Winning Marketing Manual

Donald Trump's upset election win offers six lessons for marketers looking to beat the odds and overcome powerful competitors, says John A. …

Donald Trump

Can we build AI without losing control over it? | Sam Harris

5 Must-Read Books That Are Required Reading at Harvard Business School | Inc.com

Getting an MBA at Harvard will currently cost you two years of your life and a little over $150,000. That's a little rich for a lot of folks.<p>But thankfully, while there's no way to replicate the connections you'd get from actually attending, there are plenty of workarounds to help you learn a bunch …

Harvard Business School

15 Brand New (And Free!) Moodle Add-Ons to Make Your eLessons Shine

My housemate is a character. She’s a lifelong vegan, works at a hardware store just for fun, has an alarmingly high government security clearance, …

New aerial picture of the Tesla Gigafactory shows new sections going up

We haven’t shared an update on the Tesla Gigafactory in Nevada since the inauguration of the first phase of the project back in July. But today, we get our first look in two months with this new picture showing the latest sections of the plant going up.<p>A reader, Lonnie Ganz, flew over the plant …

Tesla

New College Rankings Are Out: NPR Ed Rates The Rankings!

College presidents from High Point, N. C., to Laie, Hawaii, are sitting up a little straighter, because the 2017 U.S. News & World Report rankings are out today. Published every year since 1983, they've become perhaps the most famous and influential college rankings. But they're no longer the only …

College & University

Tesla has 80% market share of Hong Kong’s growing electric vehicle market, German automakers are not happy

Aside from regulations preventing them from releasing some of its in-car features, Tesla and Elon Musk love Hong Kong. The CEO was in the City earlier this year for a special event for Tesla owners and he said that Hong Kong is a “beacon city for electric vehicles”.<p>The California-based automaker …

Hong Kong

Here’s your chance to pay what you want for the ‘Complete Developer’ training ($1,840 value)

For professionals with a coding background, job opportunities are virtually endless.<p>If you’re looking for a new job or career upgrade in a web-based industry, the Pay What You Want: Complete Developer Bundle can help you out — all at a price you choose.<p>This online training is now available for a …

Stanford Professor puts his entire digital photography course online for free

When it comes to the list of digital imaging pioneers, Marc Levoy is one of those names that belongs right near the top. His work has led to many of …

Digital Photography

The secret libraries of history

After news emerged about an underground reading room in Damascus, Fiona Macdonald discovers the places where writing has been hidden for centuries.<p>Beneath the streets of a suburb of Damascus, rows of shelves hold books that have been rescued from bombed-out buildings. Over the past four years, …

Archaeology

25 startups in Asia that caught our eye

Here’s our newest round-up of the featured startups on our site this week. If you have startup tips or story suggestions, feel free to email us. …

Income Tax