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UC Berkeley puts blockchain training online; thousands sign up

UC Berkeley in 2016 saw the potential for teaching about blockchain with a primary focus on bitcoin and the other cryptocurrencies the technology …

Blockchain

15 Apps That Will Help Your Kids Learn This Summer (and Give You a Much-Needed Break)

Every mom worries about Summer brain drain — the slow erosion of the knowledge your child gained during the previous school year during the course of three months spent focusing on cannonballs, lightning bugs, and ice cream trucks. While teachers might not be overly concerned about the backslide …

Kids

Seven Excel Tricks You Need To Start Using

Image: iStock<p>Microsoft Excel is packed with useful data management features that don't see a lot of use, like pivot tables, index and match, and …

Microsoft Excel

DataRobot Puts The Power Of Machine Learning In The Hands Of Business Analysts

DataRobot, the Boston-based Data Science company, enables business analysts to build predictive analytics with no knowledge of Machine Learning or programming. It uses automated ML to build and deploy accurate predictive models in a short span of time.<p>DataRobot was founded in 2012 in Boston by …

Machine Learning

How to Use Google Analytics for Social Media: A Beginner’s Guide

Did you know that social media spend will increase by 71% in the next five years? And did you know that 42.3% of marketers believe that social media …

Analytics

The Best LinkedIn Summaries And Advice On How To Make Yours Shine

Over the past decade, I have probably read tens of thousands of LinkedIn profiles as part of the work I do to help companies maximize the value of LinkedIn. Your profile is so important to your career success (it is often people’s first impression of you) that you should make more than a cursory …

Employment

A Beginner’s Guide to Blockchain Programming

I had a lot of questions on my quest to understand how Blockchain works. The important one was <b>“How do I build applications on it?”</b>. It took a few …

Blockchain

Writers, you should be using an email signature, too. Here are 4 free ways to make one.

One of the most compelling reasons to use an email signature is that it’s the digital version of a business card. Instead of digging through old messages to find the one where you mentioned your phone number, people can look at your email signature and see all the contact details they need.<p>Plus, …

eBooks

The best coding courses for getting started

To quote the late, great Steve Jobs: “Everybody in this country should learn to program a computer, because it teaches you how to think.” Here’s our …

Online Education

The Coolest Blockchain Startups at NYC's Consensus

Thousands of crypto entrepreneurs and technologists descended upon the city for NYC Blockchain Week. Here are the up-and-coming companies that stood out.<p>6 min read<p>This story originally appeared on PCMag<p><i>By Rob Marvin</i><p>New York's first-ever Blockchain Week (May 11-17) features scores of conferences, …

30+ Real Examples Of Blockchain Technology In Practice

While Bitcoin and cryptocurrency may have been the first widely known uses of blockchain technology, today, it’s far from the only one. In fact, blockchain is revolutionizing most every industry. Here are just a few of the practical examples of blockchain technology.<p><b>Entertainment</b><p>‌KickCity—Platform …

Blockchain

Google Tour Creator brings VR content creation to the masses

Earlier today Google announced perhaps the easiest way for “anyone with a story to tell” to do so in a rich, visual interface behind the lenses of their favorite VR viewer. Called ‘Tour Creator,’ Google’s newest virtual reality tool lets anyone produce professional-looking VR content without the …

Virtual Reality

Futuristic new device lets you talk, text, even use maps with no cell service

If you enjoy hiking, climbing, skiing, or any other activity that generally takes place in a remote area, we found something you definitely need to …

Understanding Blockchain: A Beginners Guide to Ethereum Smart Contract Programming

One of the hottest technologies of late is <i>blockchain</i>. A blockchain is a digital transaction of records that’s arranged in chunks of data called …

Explainer: What is a blockchain? - MIT Technology Review

What is it?<p>A public1, permanent2, append-only3distributed4ledger5.<p>What’s that?<p>A mathematical structure for storing data in a way that is nearly …

Blockchain

A multi-trillion dollar blockchain use case

A brief history of supply chains<p>The Industrial Era started with a centralization of production. Fordism, mass manufacturing, and Taylorism all helped make centralized production more efficient.<p>This centralization took the form of large factories where raw commodities were turned into finished …

Grasshopper is an app for learning JavaScript through mini-games

Google’s in-house incubator Area 120 just released an app called Grasshopper, which teaches you how to code JavaScript through a series of fun mini-games, as reported by <i>9to5Google</i>. The goal, according to the coders who worked on the app, is to make coding feel fun and approachable as it …

The Demand For Blockchain Engineers Is Skyrocketing, But Blockchain Itself Is Redefining How They're Employed

If you want to keep up on blockchain, you will need to ensure your technical skills are polished. The simplest way? Go work directly with a project that you find exciting. Projects are now directly funding those who have an interest in blockchain programming because there is a severe skill shortage …

Blockchain

I Just Wrote a Stellar Smart Contract Pt. 2: Let’s Dig a Little Deeper

A little over a month ago, I wrote part 1 of this multi-part series, detailing my journey into the world of Stellar Smart Contracts (SSC’s).<p>Since …

When AI Meets Blockchain: The Power of Synergy

<b>Artificial intelligence and blockchain are the two major technologies that lead the innovation and change almost every industry from automotive to</b> …

5 Ways to Help Kids (and Even Adults) Understand Blockchain

The suggestions include getting them a wallet, learning through programming and attending conferences.<p>While the crypto boom of this past year brought a significant amount of attention to blockchain, there is much more to the technology than hype and hysteria. In the simplest terms, a blockchain …

Machine learning projects for kids

Dale Lane's Machine Learning for Kids project uses extensions to the popular Scratch programming environment to teach the basics of machine learning …

This Marketing Strategy Is a Game Changer for Resource-Strapped Startups

Tech-powered ABM is the future of marketing. Is your startup prepared for the transition?<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Take a look around any city sidewalk, classroom, restaurant or waiting room, and you’ll see how prevalent technology has become in our society. In …

What every utility CEO should know about blockchain

Blockchain technology can streamline transactions along the utility value chain. Here is a look at six emerging applications.<p><b>Bitcoin has attracted</b> …

How to Write a Cover Letter for a Management Position

Cover Letter Examples for Management Jobs<p>Updated February 26, 2018<p>The goal of any cover letter is to show that you're a strong candidate and should …

Aspiring Entrepreneur? Consider Perfecting Something That's Already Built

A franchise is the fast track to business ownership.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Some entrepreneurs are interested in building a business from the ground up, maintaining control and determining the direction of the business. Other entrepreneurs prefer to perfect …

Dynamic Programming (Python)

I recently encountered a difficult programming challenge which deals with getting the largest or smallest sum within a matrix. There are several …

95 Simple Ways to Generate Massive Amounts of Website Traffic

rawpixel / PixabayI’ve put this comprehensive article together to help you cut through the marketing hype and crap that’s all over the social media …

5 free programs you may not have heard of until now

As the saying goes, the best things in life are free: love, friends, and great software that works almost as well as a paid product. If you’re like me, you have probably shopped around for certain apps or programs, and then you balked at the price tag. “Is this really worth $200?” you ask …

How to set up a Google Classroom to train students, employees, or anyone who wants to learn

Google Classrooms is an easy way to create an online educational environment. Jack Wallen shows you how to create your first class so you can begin …

Education Technology