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Talking Isn't Enough: Meet Your Customer At Their 'Channel Of Choice'

Your customers are trying to talk to you. Are you listening? Every customer has their preferred channel. Some use social media, some send an email, and some just want to talk on the phone. No matter the situation, they want to get in touch—and if you aren’t on their channel of choice, they’re going …

Customer Experience

Die Entwicklung des Menschen begann auf Bäumen

Wann wurde der Affe zum Menschen? Nicht erst als unsere Vorfahren von den Bäumen stiegen, behauptet eine aktuelle Studie. Frühmensch "Lucy" und ihre …

Wissenschaft

AI Chatbots Try to Schedule Meetings—Without Enraging Us

I was in the middle of my usual morning routine—40 reps of How Will I Pay These Damn Bills and 30 minutes on the treadmill of Where Did I Go …

Instagram will soon let you buy movie tickets and book restaurant tables

Instagram is gearing up to become a major shopping and commerce platform in the near future, with the introduction of support for payments.<p>TechCrunch reports that the company is presently testing a feature to allow some business accounts in the US and the UK to accept payments natively for booking …

42 Percent of Startups Fail for This 1 Simple Reason (It's Not What You Think)

Close to half of the over 100 startups analyzed made this mistake -- and never recovered.<p>CBI Insights recently analyzed 101 startup post-mortems (reports they wrote after they failed). The researchers extracted the top reasons startups fail, including things like a pivot going wrong; legal …

Startups

How To Grow Unlimited Amounts Of Blueberries In Your Backyard

Blueberries are not only delicious snack but they are also very healthy fruit too. Whether you eat them raw, squeezed in your juice, added to your …

3 Tricks to Living Well While Spending Less

With some time and planning, you too can join the million-dollar club. Find out your best route to seven figures, then learn the moves to get you …

Unsere Stimme sagt alles über uns – auch das, was wir gar nicht sagen wollen

Wir rufen, und Alexa lässt die Rollläden herunter. Wir reden, und Siri wählt die Nummer unseres Lieblingsrestaurants. Unsere Stimme wird zum …

Keeping Your Photos Safe, Part 1: Don’t Touch Anything!

Figure 1. Losing our work that we cherish so much is totally preventable. But we first need to know what the hazards are before we safeguard against …

Free Eye-Catching Résumé Templates To Help You Stand Out From The Crowd

<b>Competition in the</b> employment market can be tough. Thanks to this list of 17 free résumé templates by Creative Bloq, you can choose from a variety of …

10 principles we learned from launching 6 airline chatbots in 1 year

This is a viewpoint from Iñaki Úriz, CEO at Caravelo.We built our first chatbot over 4 years ago. Its name is Tato, it lives on Hipchat and its …

Wie Sie der Folienhölle entkommen

Sechs Alternativen zu Microsoft Powerpoint, mit denen Sie spannende Präsentationen abliefern.

Die abwechslungsreichen Seiten der Schweizer Sonnenstube

Das Tessin ist Inbegriff von Sonne, Wärme und süssem Leben. Die Regionen Ascona - Locarno, Bellinzonese und Nordtessin, Luganese und Mendrisiotto …

We tried Cleo, the UK personal finance management chatbot that's currently growing rapidly in the US - here's our verdict

<i>This story was delivered to BI Intelligence "Fintech Briefing" subscribers. To learn more and subscribe, please click here.</i><p>UK-based Cleo, an AI-powered personal finance management (PFM) chatbot with 120,000 users in its home market, entered the US in late February.<p>Since then, it's reportedly been …

I Tried 6 Money-Saving Hacks And Here's What Actually Worked

Two apps, a money jar, and a new bullet journal addition actually saved me a whole lot of cash in just one month.

How to Kill Democracy in Four Easy Steps: Lessons on the Gestapo at 85

Eighty-five years ago the Nazi terror machine began operations. It met little resistance. And that’s the lesson that should really worry us now.<p>The …

This 8-Minute Ab Workout Will Strengthen Every Muscle in Your Core

In this video, 8fit trainer Marife San Victores will take you through a short routine that targets every muscle in the abdomen in just 8 minutes.<p>They …

Workouts

Google's AI Has Learned to Become "Highly Aggressive" in Stressful Situations

Well, that's just great.<p>We've all seen the <i>Terminator</i> movies, and the apocalyptic nightmare that the self-aware AI system, Skynet, wrought upon …

GDPR and Chatbots: How to Use Conversational Marketing As a Safety Net

GDPR mania is in full swing. Everyone is beginning to realise that no matter what the size of their company, GDPR poses a significant issue (or a …

How to Paint Your Walls Like a Pro

Painting your walls might seem like the most elemental home remodeling task, a project that amateurs can perform just as easily as professionals. …

Home Improvement

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 …

Blockchain

Conversational AI is Ready for Prime Time

Don't lump the various types of AI-based technologies into one basket. There are differences among them, as a look at call center tech …

7 Gmail Secrets From a Former Google Employee

My first day at Google in 2011 felt a bit like joining Hogwarts: you’re excited and not entirely sure what you’ll be doing!<p>I was happy to do anything …

Apps

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Top 13 Nutrition Lies That Made the World Sick and Fat

Nutrition is full of all kinds of nonsense.<p>The worst examples are listed here, but unfortunately this is just the tip of the iceberg.<p>Here are the top …

Former Cambridge Analytica exec says she wants lies to stop

Brittany Kaiser talks about her time inside the controversial political data firm and why she is speaking out now<p>It was the summer of 2007. Brittany Kaiser was not yet 21, but she was one of a handful of full-time workers in the small digital team for Barack Obama’s presidential campaign, uploading …

Cambridge Analytica

Why Millennials Prefer Chatbots Over Travel Agents When Planning Their Vacations

As of early last year, there were more than 100K bots on Facebook’s messenger platform. According to Gartner research, by 2020, 85% of customer interactions will take place via these “smart” conversationalists.<p>Millennials have a special love for this type of interaction. Up to 55% of them report …

Extensive Data Shows Punishing Reach of Racism for Black Boys

A study of 20 million children shows the fragility of the American Dream.

Racism

What’s Next for Humanity: Automation, New Morality and a ‘Global Useless Class’

LONDON — What will our future look like — not in a century but in a mere two decades?<p>Terrifying, if you’re to believe Yuval Noah Harari, the Israeli historian and author of “Sapiens” and “Homo Deus,” a pair of audacious books that offer a sweeping history of humankind and a forecast of what lies …

Artificial Intelligence

Cambridge Analytica's CEO Was Filmed Secretly Bragging About Entrapping Politicians With Sex Workers

Alexander Nix told an undercover reporter from Britain's Channel 4 News how the firm, which worked on the Trump campaign, used front companies to secretly campaign in elections around the world.<p>The boss of Cambridge Analytica, the analytics firm at the centre of an international storm over the …