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Drowned in sound: how listening to music hinders learning

In his series of articles on how psychology research can inform teaching, Bradley Busch picks an academic study and makes sense of it for the classroom. This time: listening to music while studying<p>Read more Lessons from Research<p><i>There is a wealth of psychology research that can help teachers to</i> …

Teaching

Google wants to teach more people AI and machine learning with a free online course

A new ‘Learn with Google AI’ site will serve as a hub for AI and machine learning resources<p>Machine learning and AI are some of the biggest topics in the tech world right now, and Google is looking to make those fields more accessible to more people with its new Learn with Google AI website.<p>Google …

Machine Learning

The 30 Elements of Consumer Value: A Hierarchy

When customers evaluate a product or service, they weigh its perceived value against the asking price. Marketers have generally focused much of their time and energy on managing the price side of that equation, since raising prices can immediately boost profits. But that’s the easy part: Pricing …

How to Use KWFinder for Long Tail Keyword Research

Are you looking for a way to quickly find the best keywords for your website? The kind of niche keywords that will help you secure top rankings on …

AdWords

Demystifying the Technical Side of Social Media

Social media is now a key part of every marketing strategy. But in order to successfully leverage social channels to promote your business, you need …

Analytics

A new study shows that students learn way more effectively from print textbooks than screens

Teachers, parents and policymakers certainly acknowledge the growing influence of technology and have responded in kind. We've seen more investment in classroom technologies, with students now equipped with school-issued iPads and access to e-textbooks.<p>In 2009, California passed a law requiring …

The Best Digital Marketing Tools On the Web

Having the right tools for the job is essential to success. But how do you know which tools are right for you? There are hundreds if not thousands of …

Video Ads: A Comprehensive Guide To Video For Social Media

Like it or not, we’ve entered an era of marketing absolutely dominated by video ads. And guess what? It’s been a long time coming. For years, video …

Infographic - The Best Times and Days to Post to Social Media

With the social media landscape changing literally every single day, it's become a full-time job for social media managers to merely stay up-to-date …

14 Remarkable Ways My Life Changed When I Quit Social Media | Inc.com

<i>How did your life change after leaving Social Media? originally appeared on Quora:</i> <i>the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world</i>.<p>My friend Rafiq's Facebook status read, "I got a job offer from Google. Now I am the happiest person in the …

Social Media

College textbooks are going the way of Netflix

<i>This is the second in</i> The Vanishing University<i>, a four-part series exploring the tech-driven future of higher education in America. Here are parts one, three, and four.</i><p>A new copy of Glenn Hubbard and Tony O’Brien’s widely used introductory economics textbook costs more than some smartphones. The …

Textbooks

Google’s first ARCore goal: 100 million AR-capable Android phones

Earlier this week, Google announced ARCore, a software-based solution for making more Android devices AR-capable without the need for depth sensors and extra cameras. It will even work on the Google Pixel, Galaxy S8, and several other devices very soon and supports Java, Unity, and Unreal from day …

Augmented Reality

How to Increase Your Sales 49% Faster by Using YouTube

Video is on almost every marketer’s radar.In fact, 69% of marketers say their video-marketing budget is increasing.On top of that, mobile video …

Marketing

Japan's biggest bank 'set to move investment operations from London to Amsterdam' because of Brexit

Japan’s biggest bank is reportedly set to move its European investment operations from London to Amsterdam because of the uncertainty posed by Brexit.<p>…

What Amazon taught us this week: Data-centric companies will devour competitors

The initial head-scratching phase over the Amazon-Whole Foods deal is giving way to some aha moments as commentators absorb the idea of a mostly online retailer buying something as tangible and localized as an organic grocery chain. They’re pointing out that Amazon will be acquiring a first-class …

eCommerce

Copyright for Students: The Definitive Guide

The Internet has brought the issue of copyright to the forefront like nothing else in history. The ease and speed with which people can share digital …

Writing

If America's No. 1, Who's No. 2? European Nations Compete For The, Uh, Honor

The Netherlands was the first to ask to be second ... but they certainly weren't the last.<p>Take a moment to think back to President Trump's inauguration. (It's tough to remember, we know. A lot has happened since then.)<p>In his speech, Trump delivered the following memorable line: "From this day …

Europe

10 Marketing Conferences Entrepreneurs Must Attend in 2017

Here are events where you will get the most bang for your buck.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>I’m often underwhelmed by the conferences I attend. Many of the sessions I’ve sat in on over the past couple of years have regurgitated the same basic knowledge time and time …

In Honor Of Hans Rosling, Watch Some Of His Best Videos

The charismatic star of data-heavy videos explaining global development has died.<p>You may not know Hans Rosling by name, but there’s a good chance you’ve seen his videos. Rosling became famous for his optimistic discussions–first at TED and then all over the place–about the trajectory of global …

Globalization

72% Of Marketers Say Data Analysis More Important Than Social Media Skills

A new report by ad-tech provider Blue Venn finds that 72% of marketers consider data analysis more important than social media skills. The report, …

Marketing

Winfluencer Marketing: How B2B Companies are Winning Hearts & Minds with Influencer Content

<i>“Influencer Marketing is the practice of developing relationships with connected internal and industry experts to co-create content of mutual value</i> …

Marketing

How B2B Buyers Are Engaging With Your Content [Data]

Let’s face it …Your content marketing efforts don’t mean anything unless your ideal customers engage with your content and take action.To help you …

Marketing

The Europas Awards 2016 honored the best tech startups in Europe

This week The Europas Startup Conference and Awards — the new type of tech event devised in partnership with TechCrunch and myself — honored The Best Tech Startups in Europe. You can check out all the pictures here and follow the coverage on Twitter.<p>An annual celebration of Europe’s brightest and …

Startups

Why Big Companies Keep Failing: The Stack Fallacy

Anshu Sharma Contributor<p>Anshu Sharma is a serial entrepreneur and a former venture partner at Storm Ventures.<p>More posts by this contributor:<p>The unbeatable advantage of Apple and Amazon<br>• An engineer’s guide to picking a startup<p>Stack fallacy has caused many companies to attempt to capture new markets …

Apps

Data scientists keep forgetting the one rule every researcher should know by heart

The results are in: Skipping breakfast is associated with heart disease. But that doesn’t necessarily mean breakfast deserves its reputation as the most important meal of the day.<p>Harvard University medical researchers have concluded that American men between the ages of 45 to 82 who skip breakfast …

San Francisco

Marketing data technology: making sense of the puzzle

<i>The following is a guest post by the CEO of Sweetspot Intelligence, Sergio Maldonado. I had the pleasure of meeting Sergio at MarTech Europe last</i> …

Big Data

26 Free (or Free-to-Try) Content Curation Tools

Content isn't always practical or cost effective to produce on a regular basis. That's where curating content can come in handy. Here's a list of 26 …

Content Curation

Sorry, Google+, We Still Won't Come to Your Party

By now, it's a depressingly familiar business tactic from Google. The search giant changes a feature somewhere in its arsenal of services to make …

The Best Time to Post Tweets, Facebook Posts and More

<i>This post was originally published on the Buffer blog.</i><p>We’re pretty keen on optimal timing for social media here at Buffer, and I figured it was high time I collected all the information we have about online communication into one place. I’ve collected research and stats on Twitter, Facebook, email …

With A Flick Of The Wrist, Facebook Could Destroy Current Advertising Models

Advertising is something that we’ve all grown accustomed to in today’s society. For companies that provide free services, it’s an important part of keeping those services free for everyone to use. But are ads even working on us anymore? That’s up for debate and discussion, and those are decisions …